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Simpsons Garden Centre

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Situated on the outskirts of Inverness, with stunning views over the city, Simpsons Garden Centre is ideally located for all your gardening and shopping needs. From the complete beginner to the professional landscape gardener, we have become a firm favourite based on our personal service and unrivalled facilities, offering excellent advice and experience to all types of gardener. As well as our award winning garden area, we also have an award winning restaurant serving delicious home made and seasonal breakfasts, lunches, snacks and afternoon tea, meaning you can relax and enjoy tasty food and refreshments after browsing the store.
PRICE RANGE
US$4-US$10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
CUISINES
Italian, British, Scottish, Cafe, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews lunch sandwiches veg and potatoes coronation chicken panini tray bakes soup cake meringue tatties moray firth pot of tea great cafe very busy place lovely food gardening delivery
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large well stocked garden centre. We visited on a Thursday lunch time, the garden centre was very busy and the restaurant was packed. They have an excellent Christmas display for kids, they really have made an effort, with very friendly and helpful Elves. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stanley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a nice walk from the other side of Inverness it is very pleasant to sit down At Simpson’s and enjoy their excellent cooked breakfast.The food is always well cooked, with a varied option of items and is served by pleasant staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Davy1950inv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolute joke! Expected the winter wonderland to be far better than it was! They hype it up to be a “must see” thing! Complete let down! We went for food afterwards at the van beside the reindeer. The order came out wrong then...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DR61874
SimpsonsGardenCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Simpsons Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to our winter wonderland experience. Feedback is really important to us, however we are absolutely stunned by your comments as the feedback we've had to date has been overwhelmingly positive and complimentary....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot fault the winter wonderland it was fab but the santa presents were very cheap and a disappointment to both kids for the price you pay a small soft toy would of been better. The ginger and turnip soup was lovely and staff was really...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Safari39962686468
SimpsonsGardenCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Simpsons Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to our winter wonderland, we're delighted to hear you had a great time going through our wonderland experience, a lot of time and effort has gone into creating this years experience...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve never seen queues like it however once I got to the front and ordered my meal I understood why; individually prepared gourmet style salads that were utterly delicious. A large selection of delicious looking cakes on offer too. Very friendly staff. A canteen set...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Camper805616
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went out to do some shopping when i came across this shop in which i thought id check out little did i know that i would meet the man of my dreams feeding the fish a year on from this we are together and happy,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank joe33mk0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food was lovely, great family bonding, with high quality plants. Fed the fish on my first date and was gobsmacked

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fearless23646224646
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Worth a visit on your way to Inverness. Coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. We had lunch, toastie with salad,coleslaw and crisps. Very very large shopping area, with all you can think of , garden centre, furniture shop,gifts, handbags, pet area and Christmas section.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lizsmith292017
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Today was my third visit, having been introduced to the restaurant by my brother. The food was really tasty and a great variety of choice.The staff are really friendly and helpful. It was a really busy day today but the staff coped well. The only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeorgeDWatt
SimpsonsGardenCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Simpsons Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit, especially after a recommendation from your brother. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food and we hope to see you again in future. Please accept our apologies...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

My cousin’s that live in Scotland suggested we meet here for lunch as it is a favourite pit stop of their’s. There is a very large restaurant at this garden centre and to say it was busy is an understatement however the wait was worth...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lop65
SimpsonsGardenCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Simpsons Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent visit, especially after a recommendation from your family. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food and we hope to see you again in future. Kind regards

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