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Bell Plantation Cafe

Bell Plantation Watling Street, Towcester NN12 6GX, England
+44 1327 354126
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (49 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
“poultry” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bell Plantation Watling Street, Towcester NN12 6GX, England
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

En route to London stopped at the Bell Plantation Café (Monday @ about 2.30pm) hoping for a quick drink and snack. Ordered tea and toasted sandwiches for two. Had to ask waitress to remove dirty plates from table when tea arrived. 20 mins later have...More

Thank Janet W
Marketing B, Public Relations Manager at Bell Plantation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your feedback - I have passed it onto our Cafe team to ensure everyone has a good experience and great food. We do always recommend speaking to one of our team on the day where possible so we can be sure that we...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything is lovely apart from big rug in the middle of the room which is starting to smell and just needs binning. Music is a bit radioy, they really need classical or jazz, much more appropriate for the setting. They could also do with some...More

Thank Bagstothefuture
Marketing B, Public Relations Manager at Bell Plantation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback - the rug has done a good length of service with us! We will also be looking to review the choice of music. Thanks again and we hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff are all welcoming and helpful.They work so hard as this place is so busy at lunch times. We have been going here for many many years now but recently the food is not of the high standard it has been in the past....More

Thank Dlnmses111
Marketing B, Public Relations Manager at Bell Plantation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback which I have also passed onto our Cafe team to ensure we deliver good quality food every time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this cafe many times in recent years and the food has generally been very good. The environment is lovely and the service reliable and friendly. However, we have had some disappointing meals recently that have now resulted in us choosing to go...More

Thank Polly-on-the-wold
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here last week and we ordered baked potatoes and toasties. It took over 40 minutes to come. The food was really lovely but the delay was annoying especially as it wasn't really that busy. The water glasses were very badly stained from the...More

Thank Zara S
Marketing B, Public Relations Manager at Bell Plantation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello - Thank you for your review. Following your feedback, we have now changed orders for scones to be handled by our front of house team so it doesn't have to be managed by the kitchen to avoid any waiting when they are busy. I...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Visted today with my daughters and we all had different toasted sandwiches, they were all hot and tasted great.. service good as usual thankyou Jules!

Thank Scott H
Marketing B, Public Relations Manager at Bell Plantation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for your review - we are pleased that you had a great visit and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Wonderful environment for a fabulous high yes. Generous portions and oh so yummy. Well worth it for a special treat. Lovely to have the garden centre to wander around before or after.

Thank Colleen B
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Totally blown away with the afternoon tea. Definitely worth a visit for the afternoon tea alone, never mind the great garden centre!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Marketing B, Public Relations Manager at Bell Plantation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your review - we are pleased you enjoyed your afternoon tea - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with elderley relatives, got a table easily with space for a large wheelchair. Food was excellent and brought out quickly i had brie baguette and my inlaws had coronation chicken and tuna mayo sandwiches very fresh and tasty. The cafe is the place of...More

Thank MarieBurnies
Marketing B, Public Relations Manager at Bell Plantation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your review - we hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent service friendly staff, ordered breakfast for two, Food delivered to table piping hot within ten minute. Would highly recommend delicious. A special thank you to Jules & girls.

Thank Julia W
Marketing B, Public Relations Manager at Bell Plantation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for a great review and we hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Jennygsa
17 September 2017|
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Response from Marketing B | Property representative |
Hello - We allow dogs in our Glasshouse seating and outside on the lawn at the tables. Many Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:30
Thursday
09:00 - 17:30
Friday
09:00 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bell Plantation Watling Street, Towcester NN12 6GX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Towcester
  • Phone Number: +44 1327 354126
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Description
Looking for a great place to eat? Do you want to relax and enjoy the company of your friends and family in beautiful surroundings? Or simply looking for a great cup of freshly ground coffee? Then the Plantation Cafe at Bell Plantation Garden Centre is perfect for you.
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