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Milestone Garden and Leisure

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Not great

While it all looks very nice now I’m not convinced by the table service. I don’t think it’s needed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Service slow-disappointing

Our first visit to the Cafe with our two Grandchildren. As others have said, minimal selection of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane M
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones”(10 reviews)
“garden centre”(24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
B6398, Newtown St Boswells TD6 0PL, Scotland
+44 1835 825959
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The café is always busy at all times of the day. It offers a vast array of delicious cakes and the hot food is also very tasty too. I always opt for a toastie or a bacon/sausage in a roll at this establishment due to...More

4  Thank DStarReviews
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 September 2014

My husband and I visited the garden centre while waiting for our car to be M.O.T.ed at the local garage. We decided to visit the restaurant for a snack I ordered 2 teas 1 traybake and a small quiche pie. I had a £10 note...More

6  Thank Raymond F
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having been visiting this centre since it opened and have always had good food and service, however, since they have refurbished the cafe and went for table service, the prices have went through the roof. Before the cafe upgrade their soup sandwich combo was approx...More

1  Thank freddy h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While it all looks very nice now I’m not convinced by the table service. I don’t think it’s needed for a garden centre eatery. Our order was taken quickly, and arrived in good time, but at no point did anyone come back over and ask...More

Thank OnAir647760
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to the Cafe with our two Grandchildren. As others have said, minimal selection of cakes-I paid £3.85 for one small slice of coffee cake-no scones/plain cakes available-plenty Staff on duty but still took ages to get served and our cake arrived ages...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Just been for the first time in a while. The new “table service” is trying to make it something it isn’t and never was Dirty tables and poor service! Sat at a table that hadn’t been cleared as was only one available. People came in...More

1  Thank Terry B
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We are regular customer to the cafe, and made a second visit since the refurbishment. First time turned out to be the first week of the new look, and it was chaotic with confusion on where to order. - plenty of staff but they did...More

1  Thank scotsue23
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The restaurant looked pleasant enough and staff were polite and friendly. Our order was taken quickly and we didn't have to wait long for our food and drinks. Unfortunately the portions were small and the taste mediocre. For the size of the meals I thought...More

Thank Stan A
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

On walking into milestone I was hit with what I can only describe as a pungent smell of farts (being as polite as possible here) and old people needless to say was very unpleasant. The cafe has had a nice revamp and the introduction of...More

Thank MrGrumpsalot2186
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This visit was the first time we had visited since they changed to the Greenhouse Cafe with table service. The waiting staff were very pleasant but service was slow in bringing out food from the kitchen. The reason I've given an average rating is that...More

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The refurbished cafe is very nice, and there is a good selection of cakes on offer. The table service is however very disappointing, as we had to wait some twenty minutes for a waitress to come and take our order. Other customers gave up waiting...More

Thank Mdubhghlas
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were told about the refurbishment and thought we would check it out for ourselves,SO Disappointed. Lovely selection of cakes, gone, scones to die for, gone. Delicious main meals with roast potatoes, gone. Prices,gone UP! The refurbishment is attractive but to our minds unecessary. Too...More

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