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worth a visit if you like plants

This is a Garden Centre focusing on herbs but selling other plants. But if you are in the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
ROZNBAZ
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Really Nice Place

OK, if you want to be a bit cynical it is a glorified garden centre with benefits. It is not a... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
chubchubbanana
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This overgrown, unloved centre once may have offered herb lovers inspiration and enjoyment. Sadly, now it appears to be a slightly neglected garden centre. Very disappointing and not worthy of brown sign nor ‘national’ in the title

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank NottinghamFishcake
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We have been here a couple of times as we really like the cafe. Would recommend this to anyone who wants nice reasonably priced food

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Graham305
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I had been wanting to visit the National Herb Centre for some time as I am interested in Culinary Herbs, Herbal Remedies and Aromatherapy. I was hoping that as it was the NHC there would be some books/research literature pertaining to the use of the herbs and medicinal shrubs. There was a wide variety of herbs but to me it seemed just like a garden centre. The demonstration gardens needed some tlc as some of the other areas were very overgrown (not just wild areas). Was quite busy when we visited so obviously a popular destination.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This place only has a small indoor seating area but they have lots of outdoor tables with big umbrellas for shade which make sit the perfect place to eat on a warm summer day.
Only a small menu but enough choice even for a vegetarian, and the falafel burger (with chips) was magnificent - really lovely flavour. One of the best vegetarian burgers I've ever had in a restaurant. The chips were lovely chunky chips, really nicely cooked.
Good choice of cake - the sponge with mint cream was delicious.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pixiewitches
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the herb centre as a group of cyclists. The staff were very busy but we got served very quickly. I had an Americano and a slice of lemon cake. The lemon cake was dryish in texture and didn’t taste a lot like lemon. The only lemon flavour was the icing on the top. The cake itself had a very course chrome and was definitely not enjoyable to eat. I would not recommend eating this product. The coffee was excellent as was the service. But the cakes went up to much.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mike W
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