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The Garden Shed Ice Cream Parlour and Tea Shop

1 Arthur Lane, Bolton BL2 5PW, England
+44 1204 529929
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (15 reviews)
“garden centre” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Arthur Lane, Bolton BL2 5PW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having moved into the area we now go here every weekend for a breakfast treat. Staff are friendly and food is nice and fresh. Best breakfast around, my little girl loves visiting here and demolishing the toast that comes with the breakfast.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 26 August 2018

First impressions are not good, as the car park needs resurfacing - my mum with limited mobility struggled and the paths are quite narrow. The cafe itself had very friendly staff and the cappuccinos were good. The very fresh red velvet cake came with two...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lbj17
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today We were lucky to get a parking space as once it’s full there is nowhere else to park near the place We had a ‘Carr’s’ meat and potato pastie and a pie and they were delicious We also had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 146donnal
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We come here all the time and can't rate it highly enough. I just wish there were more cafes like this in the area. Just watch out on sunny days because it can get busy; the seating area has expanded recently but the kitchen has...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JackTheLad77
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Visited for Sunday breakfast this morning after it had been recommended. Quite disappointed to be fair, waited 40 minutes for breakfast, as we were told 30 minute delay. However thought we might have been given our drinks. The sausages were horrible, reminded us of chip...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank MOLLYBolton
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We always choose the Garden Shed when we have a family gathering for breakfast on a Sunday. It is the perfect place. Gorgeous food and friendly helpful staff.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank dianepW1705WC
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I first reviewed this place 18 months ago when I first visited having recently moved within walking distance, when I gave it the only poor review on this page. I've been again a few times recently recently and am pleased to report several separate considerably...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank LeeF81
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Nice place, nice basic café food but it was let down by the fact we had to clean the table we sat at (having looked around for another and found they all needed cleaning). After our food came a member of staff did come round...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank OnTheRoadAgain7826
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This morning I had a pregnancy craving for a cooked breakfast so off we went to the garden shed. We live nearby & in 2 years have only been once before for an ice cream. The breakfast was delicious & great value for money. I...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank DebbyL25
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is a really nice place, food is good and the staff are friendly, I would recommend this little place

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank 377foodlover1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Arthur Lane, Bolton BL2 5PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 529929
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