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The Depot Garden

1685 Paeroa-Tahuna Road | Tirohia, Paeroa 3673, New Zealand
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Hidden gem

We called in here on a hot day at the end of summer and what a treat to sit under a shady pergola... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2017
Paeroa, New Zealand
Delightful Surprise

This is a lovely place to stop on route to Te Aroha. Delightful surroundings however the quality of... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2017
Taupo, New Zealand
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“scones” (8 reviews)
“parterre” (2 reviews)
1685 Paeroa-Tahuna Road | Tirohia, Paeroa 3673, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

We called in here on a hot day at the end of summer and what a treat to sit under a shady pergola overlooking the parterre, enjoying a delicious Devonshire tea. We had a choice of jams and chose Damson which was just lovely. Very...More

Thank 55vintage
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stop on route to Te Aroha. Delightful surroundings however the quality of the coffee needs a little work, far too weak...more beans please.

Thank born2roam1962
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely garden centre with helpful staff. We selected a lot of grasses and weed mat for our planter boxes. Garden looks great. We would not hesitate to recommend it.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We stopped in on a very wet day on our cycle from Paeroa to Te Aroha Great tea and scones and lovely garden

Thank dlcNz
Reviewed February 12, 2016

My namesake Roger.....and Sandra welcomed our group into their garden serving delicious Devonshire cream teas, cold drinks, ice cream. The homemade fresh scones were so good many in the group asked for "more". We were introduced to the pet goats Rosie and Lilly that were...More

Thank zoomer66
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Hundreds of buxus plants form a parterre garden, placed within a rather untidy property. A few tables and chairs under a roof structure in the private home's garden, the owner serving tea(bags) and scones for ten dollars. I was underwhelmed.

1  Thank quiggel
Reviewed January 7, 2016

We were concerned that there may not be anywhere for lunch on our cycle ride between Waihi and Te Aroha. We were pleased to come across The Depot Garden and meet the lovely hosts here. Devonshire tea in a pretty garden never tasted so good!...More

1  Thank ellabeepage
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Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in at the Depot Garden en route from Paeroa to Te Aroha and enjoyed delicious scones and plunger coffee. On the way back I stopped in again to wait for my husband to bring the car to collect me and had a lovely...More

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 19, 2015

An unexpectedly big and stunningly beautiful garden you can take in seated on the deck with delicious home made devonshire teas! Stunning work to great effect!

4  Thank sonicjett
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Have been here several times this year, and loved both experiences.. simple and elegant is the way to describe this wee gem. Devonshire teas/coffee in a very lovely relaxing garden setting. Wonderful hosts.

4  Thank Kiwitraveler198
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