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Wilmslow Garden Centre

Manchester Rd, Handforth, England
+44 1625 525700
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (26 reviews)
“roast pork” (3 reviews)
“parsnips” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 5:30 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Manchester Rd, Handforth, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I realise in these times of austerity one cannot dole out full pots of tea to all and sundry, but the consistently measly fills are barely worth the £1.95 even if I took the pot home. Photo provided.

2  Thank cec0c932ce01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my wife have visited the restaurant here many times and the service has always been great. Unfortunately they have gone downhill. We visited last Friday and it was pretty busy but not overly so. I waited in the queue and got to the...More

3  Thank Neil B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch here today. The staff were all so friendly and helpful and the food was fresh and delicious. The restaurant had a lovely warm and relaxing atmosphere. This is definately a favourite lunch spot for the girls and I.

Thank RachelGB47
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Mediocre Meal. We had to decide what we were eating three weeks before and then we still had to wait 1hour 30 minutes before our first course was served. No reflection on the staff they were very busy but there was no organisation. Customers who...More

1  Thank Patricia B
Leanne H, Public Relations Manager at Wilmslow Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit to our restaurant. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We strive to provide a superior service experience for every...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018

Love the cafe, we ventured out during the storm the beast from the east, the cafe was so cold I couldn’t spread the butter on my scone. The cafe was so cold you should never have opened.

2  Thank ginandtonic329
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The staff are lovely , but the food is disappointing. I was squashed in my seat , therefore couldn’t complain, as I would have had to ask a lady to get up from the next table. The risotto looked like porridge. The quiche was dry...More

Thank Swannyriver
Leanne H, Public Relations Manager at Wilmslow Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your experience; I was disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your meal on this occasion. We aim to give first class food and service and I am sorry that this is not...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Visiting from the USA, it was great to meet up for lunch at Wilmslow Garden Centre. This was a fabulous time as we all caught up with family news, job situations etc. We almost talked ourselves hoarse! The reunion joy and fun was amplified by...More

Leanne H, Public Relations Manager at Wilmslow Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review for us. We are thrilled when we get such positive feedback, whether it be food, cakes or service and we value. We hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 11 February 2018

A mortgage for cheese on toast overlooking a climbing frame...and that's before you think about a latacinco with marshellons and coco flakes

Thank Wythenshawemick
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Lovely place to wonder round Cafe was lovely Great scones We were lucky enough to be there when all the christmas things were about Very festive . Staff were very helpful and courteous.

Thank liindaandjohn
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I can really recommend the cafe at the Wilmslow Garden Centre, its a lovely place with really tasty offerings, the cakes are generous and delicious and the service is really good and attentive. They have other offerings which look really good and I must try...More

Thank Man-Tai T
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Valerie Jackson G
19 February 2018|
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Response from Stevejdp | Reviewed this property |
yes, give them a ring.
7 April 2017|
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Response from Hugh C | Reviewed this property |
From 2:30 I believe.
Diane C
1 February 2017|
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Response from stephaniehuds0n | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I thought there seemed to be more tables and the restaurant was busy but I don't think the price has increased. The quality of the sandwich was much inferior to usual which made it expensive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manchester Rd, Handforth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Handforth
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 525700
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