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Poplar Tree Garden Centre & Coffee Shop

Shincliffe Village Hall Lane, Durham DH1 2NG, England
+44 191 384 7553
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Good cuppa

Always a good cup of coffee here but scones and cakes are rather expensive. The garden centre... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Durham, United Kingdom
Me and my dog

I love coming here for a sneaky cake and a bit of peace; with the whole family for a chat and a... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Cos, Spain
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Poplar Tree Garden Centre & Brambles Coffee Shop in Shincliffe, County Durham have been helping people from all over the UK get the best from their gardens for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on taking as much care with our customer as they do with their gardens and strive to be a friendly and helpful at all times. Poplar Tree Garden Centre Durham staff carry a comprehensive level of knowledge and expertise that is sure to answer even the most difficult of questions. Please don't be shy in approaching them as they are ready and waiting to assist at all times.Poplar Tree Garden Centre, Florist & Coffee Shop all under ONE roof!
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (12 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
Shincliffe Village Hall Lane, Durham DH1 2NG, England
+44 191 384 7553
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Always a good cup of coffee here but scones and cakes are rather expensive. The garden centre stocks all sorts of items and is pleasant to walk round, although goods are still rather on the expensive side. Don't visit here on a regular basis.

Thank jjj1611
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I love coming here for a sneaky cake and a bit of peace; with the whole family for a chat and a catch up; with my dog for a scone and a drink after a lovely walk; to buy all my plants for the garden...More

Thank 65JDB
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Often visit here in the summer as we can take our dog and eat outside with him.Food always good as well as the service.shame there's not an indoor part for us to go in,in the winter as would go more often.

Thank Allison D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Have been to poplar tree coffee shop a couple of times now. The hot chocolate is lovely and the scones are very good but first visit was better than the return trip. Lovely coffee rooms though and well worth a visit for just coffee or...More

Thank trishndave4
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The coffee shop sells delicious cakes as well as sustaining lunches. The garden centre sells high-quality plants and a selection of gardening sundries and gifts. There is a good-sized car park.

Thank fusspot2017
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Me and my grandchildren popped in her for a drink and biscuit each, like a lot of places that get lots of good reviews they believe their own press. Our bill was nearly £30 and when my grand daughter went upto the counter for some...More

1  Thank grandmachris1955
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I ordered "Hot Beef Sandwich" ....Disappointing to note it was "packet beef" bought from a supermarket and was only just warmed ! However it does come with a portion ice cold salad and a small jug of hot gravy !! Coffee or drinks are served...More

Thank IJJE
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My friend and I ordered bacon and sausage butties this morning . Buns were not fresh ..a bit stodgy and both a shade on cold side Both sandwiches ( bearing mind were breakfast meals) were served with salad and tinned sweetcorn !! May be better...More

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This place is in an idyllic country village. Perfect location with free onsite parking. However, the menu and food are fairly average, the scones we had were burnt and the salad that accompanied our meal was limp and very basic. The worst thing about this...More

1  Thank Doncorn_13
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Always guaranteed to have nice food, but can be very busy at times although queue goes down quite quickly.

Thank Yvonne W
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George H
5 August 2017|
Response from Caroline C | Property representative |
Hi George. Brambles offers a delicious breakfast, ranging from Toast to a Full English Breakfast. If you would like a full menu emailing over, simply call on 0191 3847553
15 December 2016|
Response from Shirley B | Reviewed this property |
Garden centre - Opening times Mon-Fri 9.00 - 5.30 Sat 9.00 - 5.00 Sun 10.30 - 4.30 Brambles Coffee shop which is in the garden centre opening times - 9.30am to 5pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10am to 4pm on Sundays.