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The Potting Shed

Stotfold Road | Thornes Garden Nursery, Letchworth SG6 4JR, England
+44 1462 675767
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
Stotfold Road | Thornes Garden Nursery, Letchworth SG6 4JR, England
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came across this place when I'd searched online for 'tea shops in Hertfordshire' as we'd wanted somewhere different to go with our son and daughter-in-law. The reviews were good and I'm glad I chose it. Very friendly, reasonable prices and a bright and cheery...More

Thank Libby603
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Had a morning coffee, cakes look delicious and the service is very good! Nice cheery start to the day :)

Thank Bradley F
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I am sitting in the potting shed having enjoyed 2 lovely specials the Italian pAnini And coronation chicken . Great service great food great setting This is high quality food served in a charming garden and chicken centre. Oh and I'm not a big coleslaw...More

Thank foodloverlawlor
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Been coming here off and on since it first opened. Always friendly and good food and coffee. Recently whole place has been tidied up so now a lovely place to go out and meet friends, not just grab a coffee when picking up the chicken...More

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s w, Manager at The Potting Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, the Team @ Thornes

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Second visit to this great little garden centre cafe and this time with the wife! Great location, excellent food and friendly staff. Shop has great gift ideas, plant selection is very good and cafe superb! Definately worth a visit

Thank Stuart C
s w, Manager at The Potting Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, the Team @ Thornes

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Having visited The Potting Shed several times now, I still can't decide what's better: the lovely staff or scrumptious sandwiches. The cafe is rustic yet chic with a nice array of reasonably-priced food and desserts. Great for lunch or a coffee and cake pick-me-up. Could...More

Thank Jonathan C
s w, Manager at The Potting Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, the Team @ Thornes

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Came here with my Mum for lunch on Saturday after my Dad came across this place during the week, and it was a really lovely lunch! You can tell all the ingredients were of really good quality and the staff were so friendly. Will definitely...More

Thank Kctreac08
s w, Manager at The Potting Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, the Team @ Thornes

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Well the Potting Shed never disappoints, just been for another excellent lunchtime sandwich and coffee. Their special of Tarragon Mustard Chicken is my particular favourite right now. Great Latte Coffee also puts all the major coffee outlets to shame. If you've never been to the...More

Thank Ray C
s w, Manager at The Potting Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, the Team @ Thornes

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Small and cosy, very friendly service with good food especially jacket potato and a nice cuppa. Very popular place as people coming and going all the time. Happy to recommend

Thank Stephen W
s w, Manager at The Potting Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, the Team @ Thornes

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Having spent the morning at standalone Farm, I decided to escape the rain to have lunch. I had heard of the potting shed in thornes garden centre and was really pleasantly surprised by how pretty this small cafe is. The lady who served us helped...More

Thank tashahepburn
s w, Manager at The Potting Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, the Team @ Thornes

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The Potting Shed is located at Thornes, Stotfold Road, Letchworth Garden City Hertfordshire, SG6 4JR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:00
Thursday
09:30 - 16:00
Friday
09:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stotfold Road | Thornes Garden Nursery, Letchworth SG6 4JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Letchworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 675767
  • E-mail
Description
Set in the grounds of a delightfully individual garden centre, The Potting Shed cafe serves meals, snacks and drinks at very reasonable prices. We are constantly reviewing our menu choices to include new options and specials. We have outdoor seating which is very popular in the spring and summer. There is plenty of free parking and our staff are always pleased to welcome you.
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