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Medicine Garden

Downside Road, Cobham KT11 3LU, England
+44 1932 862562
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Calming and enjoyable hidden gem 2 minutes from Cobham High St.

Nice peaceful tea room and tiny little vintage shops. Also, have a spa room and therapy room... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jayne R
via mobile
Worst lunch I can remember

Took a friend for a poignant day - £34 for a lemonade, water and 2 salads - hers was supposed to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane R
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“coffee and cake” (16 reviews)
“cakes” (14 reviews)
“hothouse cafe” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Downside Road, Cobham KT11 3LU, England
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+44 1932 862562
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"coffee and cake"
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"cakes"
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"hothouse cafe"
in 7 reviews
"walled garden"
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"hot house"
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"artisan shops"
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"home made"
in 4 reviews
"local artists"
in 4 reviews
"tucked away"
in 6 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"children's play area"
in 3 reviews
"tai chi"
in 3 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 7 reviews
"lovely lunch"
in 2 reviews
"large deck"
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"climbing frame"
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"lovely space"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice peaceful tea room and tiny little vintage shops. Also, have a spa room and therapy room. Garden area and ample car park.More

Thank Jayne R
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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Jayne, we're delighted you enjoyed your visit and thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We have lots planned for the next 18 months and we very much hope you will visit again soon. Very Best Regards, The Medicine...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a friend for a poignant day - £34 for a lemonade, water and 2 salads - hers was supposed to be King Prawn panzanella - was essentially a large bowl of celery, no croutons, no dressing and a few bland defrosted prawns - mine...More

Thank Jane R
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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jane, we're very sorry to hear you didn't have a relaxing and enjoyable experience on visiting the garden and The Hothouse Eatery. Please be assured we will be investigating the issues you've raised further so we can address them in full. If you would...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in on our way back from Painshill Park. Had a quick look around the shops but did not stay more fifteen minutes.More

Thank ShaunH290
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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Shaun, thank you for taking the time to let us know. We always appreciate customer feedback and comments, as we strive to improve the overall experience of visiting. We hope you will consider returning in the future as we continue to develop the site....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to spend an hour or two. Few small gift type shops. Cafe and small restaurant. We had a very nice if not cheap light lunch sitting outside on a sunny day. Dogs allowed

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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ollietobymini, thank you very much for taking the time to review the garden. We're so please you enjoyed your experience and we hope you'll consider joining us again soon. Very Best Regards, The Medicine Garden Team

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A great place to come and to look around for an hour or so before taking in tea and a cake in the cafe (very nice). Lovely and quirky craft based studios to look around, too. Almost needs more there though / more attractions /...More

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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hello, thank you so much for taking the time to get in touch. We really appreciate your feedback and we're so pleased you enjoyed the tea and cake! We're currently in the process of planning lots of exciting upcoming events and attractions for the garden...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t sure if I should put my review here or under the hothouse cafe (under new management)as someone else had? But as it’s part of the medicine gardens I think this is right?! So I took my granddaughter for lunch at the new Hothouse Eatery,...More

Thank ShelleyMunday
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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hello, thank you so much for getting in touch and taking the time to leave a wonderful review. We're delighted you enjoyed lunch in the sunshine at our newly opened Hothouse and we very much look forward to welcoming you again soon to sample the...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Went to the garden and found it disappointing. The garden is not well kept. We found plants dying in one of the shops wile the weeds are taking over. The whole place needs some tender loving care. The coffee was the best that I tasted...More

Thank HermanK449
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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hello, thank you for getting in touch. Whilst we're thrilled you enjoyed the coffee, we're very sorry to hear that the garden didn't live up to your expectations and we will certainly review your comments further, as we always aim to ensure it's a lovely...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the medicine garden with a friend. The gardens are beautiful and well maintained. There is a lot to do and it's a great family day out. Children can run around the gardens and it's all enclosed. We weren't very impressed with the restraunt as...More

Thank John S
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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hello John, thank you for getting in touch. We really appreciate your feedback and we're so glad you enjoyed the garden space with some coffee and cake! With regard to our restaurant menu, we're in the process of introducing weekly specials to ensure we keep...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

This review is for the Restaurant at the back of the Medicine Garden, not the Cafe overlooking the garden. The restaurant is under new ownership/management and it is definitely ‘a must’ to try for lunch. The best ‘trendy chicken burger’ I have ever tasted! Limited...More

Thank Shirley C
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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hello Shirley, thank you so much for taking the time to get in touch and let us know. We're absolutely delighted to hear this and your kind words have been passed on to the team. We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon....More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We took my elderly mother for lunch but were so disappointed we had cold tea in a cracked teapot which we took back and swapped for coffee, we waited over half an hour for paninis ( and it wasn’t very busy) and when they arrived...More

Thank Angela T
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Elle M, Public Relations Manager at Medicine Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Dear Angela, thank you for taking the time to get in touch with us regarding your recent visit. This is certainly not the typical experience we would wish to offer you on visiting us and please be assured we are investigating and addressing the concerns...More

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jilldecroos
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Response from Allison H | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is plenty of space to play.
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Karen C
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Response from incyLondon | Reviewed this property |
Yes I went with my friend and her dog. Nobody approached us about rules, etc. Dog was on a lead but no issues
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