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Charity Ball

We booked the newly refurbished Octagon to host a charity ball. The planning and the attention to... read more

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SallyM1927
A very good space and delightful gardens

The Pavilion itself is set within the aptly named Pavilion Gardens. The gardens lead up from the... read more

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The jewel in the crown of Buxton and the High Peak, this beautiful heritage visitor attraction provides a great day out for all the family. Boasting a 232 seat Cafe, 80 seat coffee bar, Gift Boutique, Tourist Information Centre and state of the art...more
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked the newly refurbished Octagon to host a charity ball. The planning and the attention to detail gave us confidence that it was going to be a great evening. The team were warm and welcoming and went above and beyond to ensure the night...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The Pavilion itself is set within the aptly named Pavilion Gardens. The gardens lead up from the town centre in this very pleasant spa town. The Pavilion is a lovely building overlooking these well maintained gardens and houses a cafe, cinema, small performing space, a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked our Christmas party here , great venue and great staff who helped us plan a great night ,tended to all our dietary requirements for our 3 course meal we had. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Everyone had a fabulous time and we will be booking again...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carly G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our hotel room with a view gave us the gardens in the sunshine and sadly in the rain (or is it liquid sunshine). Even in the rain the beauty of the place is unquestionable and the rain adds energy to the river. Great beer in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely space, cafe, shop, spectacular building and beautiful gardens. I had a good wander on a sunny November day and I am sure in summer it would be even better. Very light and airy inside, friendly staff, lots to see and well worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chrisgale
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Chrisgale, Thank you so much for your wonderful and comprehensive review. As you mentioned, our venue offers a variety of facilities, from cafe and coffee bar to a retail space, art gallery and 23 acres of gardens to explore! Our team take great pride...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch at the Pavillion, the sevice was excellent and the ok. It was a lovely day we had a window overlooking the park which was very nice.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frankstretton
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Frankstretton, Thank you so much for your review. The team and I are so happy to hear that you and your wife enjoyed a great lunch here in our Pavilion Cafe. Our team strive to ensure that every visitor has a great experience with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All my family visit regularly, mainly to walk our dog. We live c.10 miles away in Congleton but it is worth the journey. The attractive landscaped areas and excellent indoor facilities make the journey worthwhile, and the gardens are a couple of minutes walk from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robl97
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello robl97, Firstly, thank you for your review, we're really happy to hear that yourself and your family visit us regularly and hope your dog enjoys the walks! We are really happy you have chosen our gardens as a great area to walk around and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens saw a total refurbishment a few years ago, making it a lovely space to amble around at your leisure. There's a super childrens play area and a miniature railway that rumbles around, according to the season. The Pavilion is a pleasant place to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Dumbunny, Thanks so much for your review, as you mentioned, over the past few years we have undergone many refurbishments which have included our parks, Octagon and more and we're really happy to hear you are pleased with them. We aim to ensure that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just look at the picture - it says it all. I couldn’t taste the bacon through the two inches of bread.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Passport439709
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Passport439709, We can only apologise for the sandwich that you were provided with. We are extremely disappointed that you were served this as our team strive to ensure that every customer has an excellent experience with us which we obviously didn't achieve here. This...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see and do in a beautiful building. There’s a lovely display of work by local artists with many reasonably priced items. We bought carved wooden animal coasters, perfect for adult stocking fillers. The shop area includes a really wide range of products, again...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda342
RichardS8974, Guest Relations Manager at Pavilion Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Linda342, Thank you so much for your review, We're very proud to showcase arts, crafts and gifts which are created by local people to the High Peak. As you mention we have a variety of staff at the Tourist Information Centre who are extremely...More

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Beverley S
13 October 2018|
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Response from RichardS8974 | Property representative |
Hello, Dogs are allowed in he gardens, we ask that you keep them on a lead. However, they are not allowed in our venue (except for guide dogs) as we serve food and drinks.
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liz s
2 July 2018|
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Response from chriscT9241NB | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liz, we didn’t have our dog with us but we also didn’t spot any dogs in the cafes. We do tend, as owners to notice them if they’re there. However the day we visited was extremely hot and not many people had their dogs in... More
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Laura L
29 June 2017|
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Response from RichardS8974 | Property representative |
Hello, The gardens are open 24/7 but the buildings do close at 5pm Many thanks, Richard S
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