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Address: Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 118 972 4220
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Situated close to Sonning Common, The Herb Farm offers a large plant...
Situated close to Sonning Common, The Herb Farm offers a large plant nursery, display gardens, The Herb Kitchen coffee shop and The Saxon Maze. The Barn Shop stocks many food items and gifts, with something for everyone.
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Quality plants, great afternoon visit

A huge range of herbs and fruits trees, which whilst not the cheapest the quality is certainly excellent. I like the shop which sells a quirky range of artisan products. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Russell S
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A huge range of herbs and fruits trees, which whilst not the cheapest the quality is certainly excellent. I like the shop which sells a quirky range of artisan products. The teashop is lovely, the absence improved by the smells of the herbs carried on the wind through the nursery. There is also a maze which whilst not been the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Saxon maze, herb farm, coffee shop. What is not to like. If you have kids bring them for the maze, if not buy some unusual herbs while relaxing with a coffee. The kids love running round the maze. It lets them burn off a load of energy and gives them a sense of achievement. The coffee shop is actually a... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

A good sized garden centre specialising in herbs, with a few standard plants such as roses as well. Pricing is reasonable to high, but plant quality is generally good. Alongside this is a beech maze for kids (at a small fee) and a cafe (Daisy's) with fresh cakes, sandwiches and snacks. A shop with fairly standard "smellies" and things like... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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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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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 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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68 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
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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Address: Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 118 972 4220
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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