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Gates Garden Centre

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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A nice visit with lunch 🍴

Gates garden centre is a decent size with lots of choice and variety for garden ideas. Whilst... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Button1321
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Lovely Garden Centre

We have visited twice recently, it has a lot of choice of garden items and lots of smaller shops... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
oakley2013
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Corby, United Kingdom
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Set in a beautiful rural location, just 4 miles from the pretty market town of Oakham in Rutland, we have everything you need for the perfect day out. Built within an original 1818 Victorian walled garden, the nursery was founded by Fred and Ivy...more
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Somerby Road, Oakham LE15 7QB, England
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Went here for lunch. There was a good selection on the menu. The portions were very generous. The food was cooked well. Would definitely go again.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gates garden centre is a decent size with lots of choice and variety for garden ideas. Whilst there we had lunch in their restaurant, it wasn’t too badly priced and there was lots of seating available.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Button1321
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited twice recently, it has a lot of choice of garden items and lots of smaller shops including Mountain Warehouse, lots of gifts, items for the home. Just a lovely place to visit. Looking forward to going back when the weather improves.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank oakley2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Girl friends mother had come to Oakham to visit, so we showed her round all the nice places around Rutland, one of them we thought would be Gates garden centre. We arrived at the restaurant after finding a table we had to clear other people's...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Petertripadder
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is set in delightful countryside of Rutland. Its pricey - most garden centres are. There are some reasonably priced items.To stroll round outside was really nice. A point to mention is the grounds slope so be aware. The inside has lots to see and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a place, so much choice of plants and garden furniture and accessories plus , other outlet shops. Going to be even better by the end of summer as they are building on. Highly recommend now and only set to get better.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LYW55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was excellent and the cake to die for.The plants are good but expensive but there is a good choice. The other products sold make it a good day out and definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dave m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the tea shop had two tea cakes toasted put on cold plates butter very hard. and a pot of tea. One lady had a roll with filling three bits of cucumber and hard crisps no salad looked terrible. Even the gifts are expensive.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank blackbird769
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent several hours yesterday looking at the vast array of products, if you want something for the garden and much more this is the place to go, the restaurant is vast, clean and efficient, we had two lunches from the specials board and a pot...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 22sfud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This refers to the restaurant and not the garden centre itself which is ok. The restaurant however is overpriced and the food mediocre and bland at best. The portions are large, possibly to justify the high prices, but this just encourages food waste. Looking around...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Quest21898834551
January 19, 2019|
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Response from GatesGardenCentre | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry. We do indeed accept National Garden Vouchers and you do not need to book a table in order to eat in our restaurant or coffee shop.
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Janet S
January 29, 2018|
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Response from GatesGardenCentre | Property representative |
Hi Janet Apologies for the delay in replying but have only just picked up this message. Our plug plants all came in this weekend so we now have a very full range in! Kind regards Gates Garden Centre
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butterfly0854
November 26, 2017|
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Response from Sooz T | Reviewed this property |
We visited yesterday and the place was rammed, the queue in the restaurant looked like it would have been over half hour wait just to order and there weren't any free tables. We went elsewhere for food this time but... More
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