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The Potting Shed Cafe

Mill Lane, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
+44 1524 733780
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible10%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Mill Lane, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure why there are negative views about this place it's in a lovely setting with fantastic views over Morecambe Bay. Staff are really pleasent and friendly - it has a well stocked garden centre and food was yummy. Cakes look amazing. Would high recommend.

Thank Volky15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this cafe many times because of its great breakfast. However this time not so great. Quality of food, items still OK, but just dumped on the plate. Ordered Early Grey Tea fir my daughter, single cafatier of coffee for me. Coffee arrived , but...More

Thank AngieJS20
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The cafe is in a lovely setting as part of the Bay View Garden Centre. There are extensive views over Morecambe Bay to the hills beyond. We have eaten here many times,however on this occasion we were disappointed. The menu clearly states Gluten Free always...More

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Been going to the Potting Shed on and off for a number of years and while it has never been great it has sunk to new depths. I ordered Prawns with rose marie dressing, cucumber and a green salad leaf on a type of bread....More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We have been visiting at least once a week for several years, and the service on our last two trips has been awful. Last week we ordered drinks and waited 30 minutes, we queried what the delay was and were told the order had gone...More

Thank _davidkettlewell1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have been going there for over two years, but last week had a very poor experience. As we were ordering nearly all the staff exited for a staff meeting. However when we placed our order my wife ordered chips instead salad with the salmon...More

4  Thank Paul E
Reviewed 27 July 2017

If you want delicious cakes and coffee in pleasant surrounding call in at the potting shed. It can get really busy at lunchtime so go early to be sure of a seat. There is an outdoor seating area under cover.

1  Thank mandria2008
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I arrived at this garden centre café as the staff were clearing all the cakes on display away even though it wasn't yet closing time. I chose a slice of white chocolate and maple syrup loaf which sounded interesting to have with my tea. Both...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

even though we went late in the day there was still plenty of excellent choice for cake to go with our coffee

Thank 383PatW
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Cheap and cheerful menu, a bit pricey for what s on offer. They do so a nice english lakes ice cream cone for a couple of quid.

Thank Andrew M
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17 October 2016|
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Response from feathered_nester1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Doggiepal, only just received your question - Stephen W is correct. It's still warm enough in this area, so you won't freeze. Very pleasant at the moment, too, with all the fairy lights on!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Lane, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Bolton le Sands
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 733780
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