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Smeaton Nursery Gardens and Tea Shop

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Smeaton Estate | Preston Road, East Linton EH40 3DT, Scotland
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Smeaton Estate | Preston Road, East Linton EH40 3DT, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was really looking farward to having something to eat , after waiting half hour before someone came to take order was told it will take another half hour for food as there was only 1 person cooking, as we had a 2 year year old...More

Thank gran1edinburgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very well stocked & well looked after plants which i wouls yave bought majy more of if i hadnt been travelling a long way home. Knowledgeable staff. Didnt ear in tea rooms but did gisit to see & purchase some of the styalised & attractive...More

Thank jacqui3744
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch the choice of homemade scones cakes etc was great one had the panini with walnuts said it was delicious the other two of us had the afternoon tea lovely great value for money and if you get a window seat you...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely lazy lunch today sitting in the sunshine. Food delicious food and efficient and welcoming service from Martha who served us who was so pleasant and her colleagues too. First class all round - thank you will be back again.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 14 May 2018

great place to stop by for a relaxed lunch. Staff can be a bit slow but the atmosphere is relaxing so we didnt mind waiting a bit. Wish they would be open longer

Thank fkallstars2000
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This situated in an old greenhouse in a market garde so quite unique. It is a very pleasant atmosphere, The menu is limited but the quality is very good and home made. Very pleasant.

Thank Marham18
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the nursery this morning to by plants. We went for coffee and a delicious warmed cheese scone. While there we were captivated by the birds that came to the feeders. Nuthatch, tits, finches and dunnocks plus a few others. The young waitresses were...More

1  Thank LadyParker123
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Smeaton need to supervise the very young staff. We've been very disappointed the last two times we visited, poor service and badly made sandwiches don't really describe how much this place is going down hill. We will be back to the nursery but we're never...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Great wee spot and very popular with locals which speaks volumes. Lovely warm apple and cinnamon scone and great bacon baguette. So good...getting a take out of the scones - that says it all. Will definitely be back!

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 11 April 2018

As the name suggests this is more of a nursery with a tea shop attached, rather than the other way round. So much so that one has to go through the plant area to the tea shop with no real clue how to get there...More

2  Thank Agatha88
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Response from james854 | Reviewed this property |
Enjoy the soup.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smeaton Estate | Preston Road, East Linton EH40 3DT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  East Linton
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Lovely old fashioned plant nursery - beautiful plants, no gift shop - and wonderful tea shop housed in former greenhouses. Serves coffee, tea, lunch and fabulous cakes.
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