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“Good food and location, let down by service.”
Review of The Secret Garden - CLOSED

The Secret Garden
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

We dropped in for a cream tea on a sunny afternoon. The setting is a lovely, secluded garden and the food was good, but it's let down by the service. Our table still had the previous customers' crumbs on it. Staff were slow to take our order. The tea then arrived, but no scones and we had to remind them. We saw other customers arrive, sit for a while, then leave without being served. The table next to ours got the wrong bill. It could be great, but badly needs some organisation and staff training. If you go, allow for it to take longer than you expect.

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Thank Badelynge
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Came across this place by chance and so glad we did, it is charming, quirky, relaxed and beautiful, tea and cake was delightful, perfect spot to take friends too, a must for anyone visiting the area..

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2  Thank karenmerry
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We went on a sunny Sunday afternoon at 4.45pm after some delay we did get served the pot of tea was lovely, however the cake was over sweet and jam and icing not good for the money.

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Thank Emma F
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Absolutely loved the uniqueness of this place. Lovely setting and ambience and a great place to enjoy a cream tea and relax, very Cath Kidston eque and good, friendly service. We had cream teas and they were delicious, great fun and very pleasant place to relax and slip back in time a little bit.

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1  Thank 695helen_
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

the service was nice the ceylon tea very good.the cakes tasted
perfect.The seating comfortable could add some new cakes

1  Thank herbiefrogg
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