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Akamba Garden Centre

Tythe Barn Lane | Shirley, Solihull B90 1PH, England
+44 121 733 3111
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Anti Fathers Day meal

I was taken her on Father’s Day. The place is badly lit and they had some guy singing. To be fair... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tim B
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Solihull
reggae night

had a great night at the reggae magic night,great food ,great band ,thoroughly good night,cant wait... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ron4ldok
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“exotic plants” (27 reviews)
“african theme” (20 reviews)
“curried goat” (18 reviews)
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LOCATION
Tythe Barn Lane | Shirley, Solihull B90 1PH, England
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+44 121 733 3111
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"exotic plants"
in 27 reviews
"african theme"
in 20 reviews
"curried goat"
in 18 reviews
"life size"
in 16 reviews
"for sale"
in 21 reviews
"bird walk"
in 14 reviews
"reptile house"
in 10 reviews
"african animals"
in 8 reviews
"african food"
in 7 reviews
"bird enclosure"
in 6 reviews
"live band"
in 8 reviews
"limbo dancer"
in 6 reviews
"unusual place"
in 6 reviews
"gift shop"
in 19 reviews
"brilliant night"
in 7 reviews
"beach area"
in 6 reviews
"sunny day"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was taken her on Father’s Day. The place is badly lit and they had some guy singing. To be fair, he had a good voice it the volume was far too loud. We were showed to table, given a moth eaten menu and waited...More

3  Thank Tim B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

had a great night at the reggae magic night,great food ,great band ,thoroughly good night,cant wait to go back again!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Akamba had been recommended to me, so I went along out of curiosity. It is totally unique and interesting to look around. There are facilities to eat outside or indoors, all very carefully designed to keep in with the African theme. We had cake and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

really nice place to have a beer outside in the sunshine. great NYE party too. also served Caribbean food and is a great garden centre for tropical plants

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Akamba’s is a hidden gem! It was my second visit to Akamba’s with my family and I couldn’t fault the place, fantastic service, fantastic food and I recommend the Caribbean buffet. We had four small children with us and they loved the sand pit and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived with our 7 month old baby at 1pm to find a slightly irate crowd of diners forming a shambolic que at the bar. No menus on tables and no directions of where to order. To be then told by the manager i quote...More

1  Thank Dean G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a surprise this little location is in the middle of Solihull. Surprisingly charming and fun with lots of seating options inside and out - and a Beach! We were there for a funeral reception and it actually really worked very well as a life...More

1  Thank Antony J
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I had a catch up the other week with an old school friend and we decided to go to Akamba for some breakfast as we had heard of this place but never been before. We had such a good time sitting out in the gardens...More

1  Thank Gxxxxxx
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We visited for the 1st time on 7th May. We went with our 4yo and our friends who have a 3yo It was the hottest day of the year so far - c27 degrees. I was 8 mtgs pregnant. On arrival we saw bag search...More

3  Thank Elizabeth F
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We have been to Akamba many times and it’s was a family favourite and the kids loved it, however our experience yesterday will make me think twice about ever going again. Seeing as it was the hottest day of the year we told the kids...More

9  Thank Tommmo21
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Joanne B
24 September 2017|
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Haven't seen any wheelchairs available to hire. The paths are quite narrow in places
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Pixie8203
27 March 2017|
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Response from kel c | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for your interest. Yes kids love Akamba, we have the tropical house full of birds, reptiles and bugs (£4 per person). The beach is open on sunny days ( £1 charge per person). The garden centre itself is free to... More
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123sylvia2015
21 March 2017|
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Response from britishbulldog50 |
the paths are gravel, and you "walk" through a jungle, so theres spikie plants that stuck out, theres large metal animals that stick out, incense burning so asthma ppl may hve problems
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