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The Plantation



Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For lunch, had what I hoped as a vegeterian ,would be a cheese and tomato pizza. That is what I had asked for. When it arrived after a lengthy wait it had slices of salami sausage!!!. Hardly a vegeterian choice. No offer was made to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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FABrach, General Manager at The Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm afraid you have reviewed the wrong business. We do not offer cheese and tomato pizza on our menu, moreover we do not stock salami.

Reviewed 10 January 2019

Been going here for 3 years - never had bad service, prices better than the competition, good selection of plentiful and tasty food, and the place is getting more and more popular. The garden centre itself has unbelievable bargains, especially at Christmas. I always plan...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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FABrach, General Manager at The Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sincere thanks for your positive review! Unfortunately we have been subject to a number of malicious and disingenuous reviews. We have always prided ourselves on good food at value for money prices and work very hard to ensure high standards at all times, and are...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018

This a a good stop off between Norwich and Ipswich on the A140. Good value cakes, scones and great coffee. Delicious breakfast, panini sandwiches and desserts. Worth visit if you’re feeling peckish.

Date of visit: November 2018
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FABrach, General Manager at The Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for taking the time to review our café. We do hope to welcome you again soon. Kindest regards All at Plantation

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on journey back from Norwich to Manningtree. 2 cheese scones, vegetable soup and 2 hot drinks. All perfectly tasty and served quickly, pleasant and polite staff too. A little pricey. Sat outside which was fine. Quick look around the garden centre too made...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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FABrach, General Manager at The Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your review. We're very grateful for your positive comments about the staff and food. This should not be an unusual experience, we have actually just had a number or malicious and disingenuous reviews. Many thanks again for taking the time. With best...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Didn't get here until after 1pm thinking it'd be quieter. How wrong can you be. Only ordered burger and two jacket potatoes. Took almost 45mins for jps to come out. My burger took another 10 mins and was wrong as forgotten cheese and bacon. Grease...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JKD31
FABrach, General Manager at The Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Really sorry you felt this way! Please be assured that if an issue is reported to a member of staff instore, or if we are contacted directly we would be able to try to rectify the situation and put right your experience - we always...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Food was ok, but very expensive for what you get. Service was very slow, if you don’t have enough staff to cope with the amount of tables you have, limit the seating during busy periods. Hygiene needs looking at, young girl serving food in and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Absolutely disgusting service by a rude woman called Victoria / Vics??? clearly thought her conversation and phone was more important than serving or cleaning. with staff like that no wonder the place was nearly empty. Management need to get better staff that actually care -...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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FABrach, General Manager at The Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

This is a malicious and disingenuous review. Please note that this is the wrong forum for airing family disputes. Review reported to Trip Advisor.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

BEWARE OF SALAD !!!! Stopped for a cuppa and baguette No baguettes as oven broken Decided on a chicken salad bap and cheese salad bap £ 5.00 each Waitress apologised for only having grated cheese left ! Cheese was dry and clearly old But worse...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carol C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

visited here in march with my dad who had a voucher for two for one full english breakfast,the young lad behind the counter queried the voucher and took a few minutes to confirm they would accept it even though the board outside was advertising two...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the Plantation Cafe at Pulham Market, had a milkshake, soft drink, chocolate cake and vanilla slice with fresh cream. The milkshake was room temperature as the milk had been sat out on the side, and hardly any strawberry flavour. The vanilla slice was hard...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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