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The Packhouse

Hewetts Kilns | Tongham Road, Farnham GU10 1PJ, England
+44 1252 781010
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Ranked #5 of 5 Shopping in Farnham
Type: Antique Shops
Owner description: The Packhouse is located in a Grade II listed Hop Kiln, on the outskirts of Farnham, Surrey. Inside is a gorgeous mix of old and new treasures... more » Owner description: The Packhouse is located in a Grade II listed Hop Kiln, on the outskirts of Farnham, Surrey. Inside is a gorgeous mix of old and new treasures including antique and vintage finds, mirrors, lighting, soft furnishings, furniture, interior accessories and much more! Our stock changes continually, so you can be assured that no two visits will ever be the same. Dine with us in our lovely Cafe Fig, either inside or in the terrace garden. Open daily serving breakfast from 9am, through to afternoon tea. « less
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Basingstoke
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

The shop itself is full of nice enough things but you would be stretching it to call any more than 5% of them antiques. The items are all over priced and from past experience not always great quality. The Fig Cafe has all the potential to be a great little place but the service is appalling! We don't generally do... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Quaint and unusual building, recommended by family to see and wasn't disappointed. Good selection of pretty unusual stock to go with the building and the staff were friendly - even their office IT guy helped out with moving some heavy furniture. Good value food and drink in the cafe too, a very functional (if a little out of the way)... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I have been going to the Packhouse for a couple of years now and am sorry to say it's not as good as it used to be. The stuff in there is very samey, there are only a few antiques and a lot of over priced new things you can get anywhere. However the building is lovely, and the cafe... More

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Jane_Packhouse, Public Relations Manager at The Packhouse, responded to this review

Dear Helen Thank you very much for writing a review about The Packhouse. Unfortunately you have visited at a transitional period, as we have significantly reduced our stock levels to accommodate a refurbishment programme, which is due to start on 21st July. I have noted your comments regarding the floor staff, my apologies you did not find them as courteous... More

Oxfordshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My cousin and I visited this lovely place last year, and we're coming back again soon for another visit. It's amazing! so many lovely things to look at and a great revamped café. Can't wait to come back...

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Had a fantastic afternoon at The Packhouse. Lovely cream tea in relaxed surroundings. Reasonably priced antiques and collectables. Outstanding selection of quirky 'garden bits' I bought a stunning small patio set. I can thoroughly recommend this, you really must go and have a look - it won't 'break the bank'. Excellent easy car parking. I will definitely be re-visiting.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A lovely place to meet up with friends. Coffee to start in Cafe Fig then a meander around the beautiful 400 year old hop farm to find those wonderful unique one off items you won't find on the high street. Follows by lunch with something tempting on the special's board back in Cafe Fig. A little more retail therapy makes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Great place for picking up something quirky for yourself or a present for a friend also has a fab coffee shop, love The Packhouse xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous shop, so much to see and such a range, something for everyone both new and vintage, expensive and reasonable. Lovely cafe next door, well worth a visit.

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Fleet, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I just love this place! If you have the time, just visit and browse in the many fascinating nooks and crannies of this interesting building ~ it is not somewhere to go if you are in a hurry and you will not be hassled to purchase. For me that is not necessary as I don't think I have ever left... More

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Middx
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Great fun to browse amongst all the varied stalls.Around every corner is something different.not sure how antique some of this stuff is but it is a real delight to wander round all the unusual little rooms looking at items from past years.friendly staff

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