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“Interesting diversion”

Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Welcome to Arboretum Your Home and Garden Heaven Commitment to excellence in customer service, high quality products, unbeatable choice and value for money has earned the Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven the coveted title of National Company of the Year 2016 by Retail Excellence Ireland. Based in Co. Carlow on a ten acre site, this family run business is a complete shopping experience with a Five Star award winning garden centre plus interior furnishings, a kitchen Store, fashion outlet, pet zone and home to the award winning Rachel's Garden Café. The Arboretum has also attracted other well-known brands to the centre joining forces with the Edinburgh Woollen Mill and ISE Garden and Forest Equipment which adds to its offering. An entire day can be devoted to just visiting the Arboretum so take some time out and relax with friends and family in the famous Rachel's Garden Café and treat yourself to some of its signature dishes made with the very best local Irish produce. The delicious tempting desserts are all made on the premises and customers' special dietary needs are catered for with gluten, sugar or dairy free options. There is a full children's menu with a playground and maze adjacent in the gardens to keep the little ones entertained. A trip to Arboretum is like no other so pop in store today We look forward to welcoming you!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase
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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Interesting diversion”
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Pleasantly surprised by the variety of shops. Nice selection of good quality. Plants were attractive. Wish we had time to try the restaurant.

Visited January 2014
Thank Macsam3
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English first
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Lovely Cafe”
Reviewed 6 December 2013 via mobile

Stopped here on way home from Dublin the café is a real gem and a lovely place to relax. Choice of hot and cold food and the coffee really good.

2 Thank Carriganure
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“great to find a great cafe”
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Hard to know what to expect from trip advisor. Really worth a trip to Rachel's Cafe. One of the best refurbishments seen for a while. Very stylish. Really enjoyed the lunch, leek and potato soup, really good beef stew. Everything looked very inviting.
Pity no take away. They should really think about having a food shop and be able to buy more than just the bread and scones.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Dalriada2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Garden Heaven”
Reviewed 5 September 2013

As a keen gardner i just love this place, i only discovered the garden out the back of the shop on my second visit, they have so much too choose from i be very surprised if you came away empty handed.

Visited June 2013
2 Thank claralara54
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45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Highly Recommended”
Reviewed 11 August 2013

I regularly have lunch here. Always find it tasty and very reasonably priced. I have always found the staff attentive and polite. The food is always fresh and I've never been disappointed here.

Visited August 2013
Thank Kilbaha
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