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“Lovely lunch”

Eggleston Hall Gardens
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Eggleston
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

Called in for lunch after a walk and were greeted by lovely staff who were attentive but not intrusive , it was our first visit since being took over and we so enjoyed our lunch everything was presented nicely , local fresh produce used where possible and tasted lovely. I had the Parma ham and sunblushed tomato baguette and my friend had the burger and commented on how succulent it was. We squeezed room for dessert I had the lemon cake which was so moist and my friend plumped for the banoffee pie , it was huge !!!
We will definitely be back

1  Thank kh1354
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We enjoyed the garden trail and did manage to find the stones that indicated the suggested route. The church is atmospheric and we spent some time reading the old stones. The garden centre is well stocked and it's staff are very helpful.
We had a snack at the cafe and the service was friendly and the food good.
The shop was well stocked with gifts.
The only suggestion we have is that there is a need for a couple more toilets as when it's busy the wait is long.

1  Thank BillyB0y2014
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Have been here before but we called in whilst on a ride out in the area. The tea rooms are lovely, great selection of really good food in a lovely environment. The staff were brilliant, really accommodating, helpful and friendly with our 2 year old! The desserts were particularly tasty and recommend the 'Elephants foot!'. The gardens are well maintained and are lovely to walk around, it was really quiet when we visited so had free roam of the place! We never looked around the the garden centre but it was quite large!

Thank since1986
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

We visited Eggleston Hall Gardens on 1st March 2014 and were very impressed with all we found there. Firstly the gardens that were perfectly manicured with lots of healthy plants just waiting to bloom, with helpful friendly staff all round. Then over to the Cafe/Tea Rooms which had just opened under new management that day and found it was buzzing with customers. We all sampled one of the lunchtime specials and were most pleased. Helpful, friendly service. Good to see that it is Disabled friendly too. Then on to the Garden Room Gift Shop, again under new management. Lots of choice of tasteful gifts to suit all pockets. Helpful, pleasant staff. All in all a very pleasant outing and must say that each enterprise complements each other. We will return and highly recommend

1  Thank MrsW004
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

On the first day of autumn, with a fairly keen wind at our backs, a group of us had a trip to Eggleston Hall Gardens - rightly called The Jewel Amongst the Hills. This is a plantsmans & plantswomans dream location - A well laid out nursery with plant sof every kind you could wish for...and all very reasonably priced compared to some well known names!! The staff are friendly & efficient .... and who display an air of bygone days -
There is also a lovely gift shop with unusual gifts...and some lovely food stuff!! The Cafe serves delicious home made food - especially good are the carrot & coriander soup and the mushroom soup - Quiche also recommended and if you have room - try one of their scones...You will then need a good walk around the nursery to walk off the calories ! Coffee is served in a cafeterie - so you actually get 4 cups...lovely little touches all around!! With the staff again being pleasant and helpful - ( www.egglestonhallgardens.co.uk )
You may also like to explore the couple of artists galleries that are on site - especially the work of Victoria Bellas Carter - simply unique & beautiful pieces ( www.victoriabellascarter.com )

An ideal day out for you gardeners out there - all they ask is an 'honesty box' fee of £2.50!!

Thank Christine S
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