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Poplar Tree Garden Centre & Coffee Shop

Shincliffe Village Hall Lane, Durham DH1 2NG, England
+44 191 384 7553
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Pleasant but noisy

This is a pleasant centre to visit with some lovely items for sale. The coffee shop is roomy and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rona F
Darlington, United Kingdom

Our friends chose this place as a meeting point to have drinks etc with their family who would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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Poplar Tree Garden Centre & Brambles Coffee Shop in Shincliffe, County Durham have been helping people from all over the UK get the best from their gardens for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on taking as much care with our customer as they do with their gardens and strive to be a friendly and helpful at all times. Poplar Tree Garden Centre Durham staff carry a comprehensive level of knowledge and expertise that is sure to answer even the most difficult of questions. Please don't be shy in approaching them as they are ready and waiting to assist at all times.Poplar Tree Garden Centre, Florist & Coffee Shop all under ONE roof!
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (9 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (10 reviews)
Shincliffe Village Hall Lane, Durham DH1 2NG, England
+44 191 384 7553
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pleasant centre to visit with some lovely items for sale. The coffee shop is roomy and split between 2 rooms but it can be very noisy. The food is appetising and wholesome. However the filter coffee is awful. The prices are a...More

Thank Rona F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends chose this place as a meeting point to have drinks etc with their family who would come along and join us. It was admittedly Sunday afternoon and we ordered a variety of drinks etc. We didn't realize it closed at 4pm, but what...More

Thank 455Douglas1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called for a quick lunch, with my parents and son. Fairly decent menu, I feel the quiches and pies etc should offer a side of chips though! But maybe that's just me being unhealthy. Food was OK and service also average. Nothing stood out...More

Thank LYPud
Reviewed September 15, 2017

The choice of plants and gardening sundries is vast and though on the expensive side the plants are good for a garden=the coffee shop is a recent addition and is good value offering full meals including Sunday Lunch and snacks

Thank Roy Y
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Hi, We very much enjoy our visits to your garden Centre but can't understand why your EV charge points do not work.It appears that you have not contacted the Charge your car network and renewed your listing with them.The cards can not be authorized and...More

1  Thank Heiko L
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Very popular with locals and walkers. Plenty of free parking is the main attraction. Large garden centre and shop full of the usual overpriced items. Flower shop inside is good though. Good cup of coffee, food is ok. Scones are often burnt and you rarely...More

Thank Doncorn_13
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Had "Gardeners Delight" afternoon tea yesterday with my daughter. Exceeded our expectations - served on a miniature garden bench, fruit smoothies in a glass Wellington boot were lovely. Excellent selection of sandwiches, pastries and cake. The jam and cream scone was delicious - plenty of...More

Thank layfield225
Reviewed August 17, 2017

6 family members had afternoon tea today what a disappointment..The sandwiches were piled high on a separate plate not nicely presented on a cake stand. No crusts cut off fillings were tastey but very poorly prepared. Chunky bits of red onion ,cheese was corsely grated...More

Thank lindaorton36
Reviewed August 7, 2017

The lunchtime food is excellent. My wife had quiche with salted which was excellent and I had a cheese and ham toastie which was one of the best I have tasted. Service was good and if good weather you can eat outside.

Thank Geordie008
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Visited garden centre shincliff village. Purchased plants for the garden and tubs. Etc. Then went to coffee shop also on premises coffee very tasty hot. Also had homemade scone butter and jam. Freshly made. Gift shop also well stocked with items suitable for gifts etc.

Thank magsjim_12
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George H
August 5, 2017|
Response from Caroline C | Property representative |
Hi George. Brambles offers a delicious breakfast, ranging from Toast to a Full English Breakfast. If you would like a full menu emailing over, simply call on 0191 3847553
December 15, 2016|
Response from Shirley B | Reviewed this property |
Garden centre - Opening times Mon-Fri 9.00 - 5.30 Sat 9.00 - 5.00 Sun 10.30 - 4.30 Brambles Coffee shop which is in the garden centre opening times - 9.30am to 5pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10am to 4pm on Sundays.