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“A night with a difference” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Akamba Garden Centre

Akamba Garden Centre
Tythe Barn Lane | Shirley, Solihull B90 1PH, England
0121 733 3111
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Solihull
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“A night with a difference”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I stumbled upon this restaurant whilst looking for a place to have a ladies night out with mum. Whilst the food and drink options are limited, Akamba was a very unique and enjoyable experience for us. Staff was also pleasant.

Visited December 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“nice to mooch round on a lazy sunday”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Well hubby would go here regularly to buy all manner of exotic plants for the garden if he could afford it and had the time. We go about twice a year for a mooch and usually spend more than planned.
Pleasant surroundings - its like a cross between an exotic garden centre and a bar! Have not tried anything to eat or drink here as yet though have considered it for a place to catch up with friends... trouble is its a bit too far for some of my friends to go for coffee!
Did think of taking hubby there for dinner as he loves curried goat but the veggie option sounded awful. Must take a look at their website to see if there are any changes in that direction as I am now thinking that would be a good place for wedding anniversary!
Anyway, we love it as a garden centre type place to mooch through. All the metal animal sculptures are wonderful... luckily they are too expensive for us or I'm sure hubby would have tried to crowbar a life size rhino into the back garden by now...

Visited August 2013
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“Love it!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

fabulous! A refreshingly, unique experience with decent food an amazing atmosphere and a great evening was had by all!

Visited December 2013
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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“Garden Centre with extras”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

A really good combination of plants, unusual ornaments and helpful staff. There's also the option to linger longer with some great food and drink.

Visited May 2013
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Birmingham ,England
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“Garden Centre with a difference”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Food and drink tables are strategically scattered amongst the plants in this fascinating garden centre, which are displayed as if in their native environment. Almost like being ion Safari!

Visited December 2013
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