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Fabulous family cafe

This local, family-run cafe is a great place to head for a morning or afternoon out. Good coffee... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
via mobile
Stunning tea room

Stopped on my bike ride through the beautiful village of Sutton Bonington. The garden is amazing... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
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​Temporarily Closed for Maintenance and Refurbishment A unique Giftshop with Garden Railway and mini Tearoom in a family home. Sutton Bonington, East Midlands
119 Main Street, Sutton Bonington LE12 5PE, England
+44 1509 678867
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This local, family-run cafe is a great place to head for a morning or afternoon out. Good coffee, cakes and ice-cream and a cute patio garden that has several miniature trains set up that children can play with.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I love a tea room so my family and I went to the Gallery last weekend for lunch. The garden/railway was stunning and great for the kids. However the menu was basic, customer service not the best and we felt overcharged for a simple sandwich,...More

Thank CThoro
TheMartinP, Owner at Bonington's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hi, I'm sorry to hear that your visit was a disappointing one. Thank-you for your kind comments about our Garden and Railway which are free to visit. I do apologise for the service last weekend. We we're short staffed due to sickness and we were...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped on my bike ride through the beautiful village of Sutton Bonington. The garden is amazing for little kiddies and big kids , loads of seating and safe for little ones to wander around with a good gate preventing them getting near the road. I...More

Thank DaveH801
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We took our little boy to see the model railway today and he loved it. Myself and my wife thought it was great, nice coffee and cake is always a bonus. I suppose it's quite a unique place. The chap who owns it is really...More

Thank StuRos5
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Not a good experience, the member of staff here had no interest in providing any customer service whatsoever and so the claim on their website to provide a warm welcome fell a little flat, sorry guys, must try harder.More

Thank 4nthony
TheMartinP, Owner at Bonington's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hi Anthony, Thank-you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. I'm very sorry that your experience here with us was unsatisfactory, it's not something we hear very often and something we take to heart and quite seriously. We're a small family business with...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Visited today as we were passing through. Really lovely model railway in the garden. There was only one type of cake left but it was delicious so not disappointed. A high chair was hunted down for our little one and the staff were very friendly....More

Thank ciaranotts
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Beautiful and unique gifts available by local artists in a lovely setting with the best coffee we've had since moving to England 2.5yrs ago!

Thank MaireadR80
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very cold day to visit on Boxing day 2016 - made up for coffee and the warm tea room. Trains running on the layouts proved popular.

Thank ChrisP6403
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Just had a lovely time this afternoon at the gallery, always made to feel so welcome by the owners and staff, nice coffee, delicious treats and the kids both enjoyed driving the trains. Would highly recommend!

Thank Katy K
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My son and I have just moved to the village so thought we'd pop in and have a look. The sign in the window informing potential customers about the selection of ice creams convinced us! It's a really lovely little place with a great selection...More

Thank Local_diner2016
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