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We had a 2 course mother,s day meal. The food was absolutely delicious. The service was very prompt despite how busy it was. Everyone who served us was so welcoming and helpful. The herb centre is lovely to look around with amazing views and a...More
The choice on the menu at the bistro is good, with specials on the blackboard which change regularly. On our most recent visit, we opted for leek and potato soup, with cheese scone. The soup was really delicious, served promptly at our table. The children's...More
Yes I understand it is still winter and there may be less visitors but this does not excuse the laziness of today's food.
Carrot and coriander soup needed more fresh coriander blended into the soup (surely there is plenty on site??).
The cottage pie had...More
Date of experience: February 2017
Sam T, Owner at The National Herb Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017
Thank you for your feedback concerning your visit on your Sunday 19th Feb. We would like to take this opportunity to apologise for not meeting your expectations on this visit. To address your specific issues I have spoken with the Chefs on site. I can...More
My husband and I decided to pop here for lunch the other day as we only live 5 mins away. We have eaten in the cafe a few times and have always enjoyed our meals but normally its just a snack. This time we had...More
Came for annual pilgrimage for our Halloween pumpkin. Always a great selection and the plants on offer look good too.
Nice to be able to take a walk around the grounds too, the kids don't even realise we are 'going for a walk'!
Came for lunch what a joy -my partner had beef bourginon, I had goats cheese quiche, both were delicious. Not expensive, a good range of tea-pig flavours to choose from and gorgeous looking cakes although we resisted! Give it a go - I don't think...More
I've been to the NHC for a 31st birthday lunch, a third date and a cream tea, it never disappoints! It's a little out of the way from Banbury but absolutely worth the drive. We've not yet been round the walks and maze, which we...More
Well behaved dogs are welcome on the site. We ask you to keep them on a lead and not to take them into the shop or Bistro. Outside seating is available in the Bistro and a tether point is available outside the shop. All... More
Well behaved dogs are welcome on the site. We ask you to keep them on a lead and not to take them into the shop or Bistro. Outside seating is available in the Bistro and a tether point is available outside the shop. All other areas are dog friendly.