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The Herb Farm

Address: Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 118 972 4220
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Ranked #21 of 34 Attractions in Reading
Type: Gardens, Farms, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Situated close to Sonning Common, The Herb Farm offers a large plant nursery, display gardens and...
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Type: Gardens, Farms, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Situated close to Sonning Common, The Herb Farm offers a large plant nursery, display gardens and The Saxon Maze. The Barn Shop stocks many food items and gifts, with something for everyone. Independent coffee shop on site - please see Daisy's Coffee Shop on Facebook for further information.
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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Visited Daisy's Coffee Shop today for lunch and, as normal, the food and staff were excellent - especially Carl. Always find the staff friendly and helpful whenever we visit. Good selection of food to suit all types. Would recommend.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We went at lunch time looking for a coffee and cake treat. Whilst there was a large selection of cakes on display not one was suitable as a treat because every one had nuts on or in them, the waitress did apologise for the lack of a suitable treat, my daughter decided to opt for there luxury Hot Chocolate instead,... More 

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Craig W, Manager at The Herb Farm, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for your feedback on The Herb Farm trip advisor page, sadly Daisy's coffee shop is a separately run business to the herb farm, I will of course make sure your comments are passed on to their management and hope you will try visiting some time in the future. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I love the Herb Farm, but the girl on the till at Daisy’s Coffee Shop was dreadful. She was close to being rude. We asked what coffees they served and the menu was pushed at us and we were told they were listed there. We then asked what scones were available and again we told they were listed on the... More 

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Craig W, Manager at The Herb Farm, responded to this review

Sorry to hear of your disappointment in the service you received at Daisy's Coffee Shop today. Unfortunately it is a independently run business from The Herb Farm, but it is certainly not the standard of service I would expect. I will pass on your feedback to their management and hope that the staff member receives the customer service training that... More 

Reading, UK
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4 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stopped for a coffe on Friday morning. They have a lovely outside seating area and the coffee was very good. The staff were charming and helpful. Nice place to visit.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

So many people I know have recommended Daisy's Coffee Shop I thought it was about time I gave it a try. Glad I did. Met a friend for coffee and cake and we weren't disappointed. Lovely staff, great selection of cakes but also good menu if you fancy something a bit more filling. Nice setting too, a wander around the... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I go to the Herb Farm quite often - usually when we are returning from somewhere else. Good place for young families and "oldies" alike. Garden centre is always worth a "browse".

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Love this little quaint shop, garden centre and tea room/cafe. A great place to nip down and have a cuppa tea and a very generous slice of Victoria sponge (or other lovely delights). Great for families, couples and all ages. Small but offers a lovely selection of goodies (preserves, packaged goods, teas, flour and toiletries) and if you are looking... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Herb Garden basically sells Herb Plants, has a small Shop with products such as Soap and Perfume, a small but attractive Herb Garden, a Restaurant and a complicated Beech Maze. The food and drink is on the expensive side but as their beautiful surroundings are free, it is a very pleasant way to eat or have a drink especially... More 

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Amazing how this Herb Farm has improved over the years I have been visiting. Unfortunately, I now live many miles away but always visit when I return to Berkshire. The quality of the plant stock is amazing with many unusual varieties available. If unsure of what you want, there are many helpful friendly staff there to advise. First time ever,... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

It was my first visit here and I was very impressed, the plants all looked very healthy and tempting. The gift shop was good and the cafe was in a very nice setting but I did think the food was very expensive and it was only very basic.

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