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The Potting Shed Cafe

Mill Lane, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
+44 1524 733780
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible10%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mill Lane, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The cafe is in a lovely setting as part of the Bay View Garden Centre. There are extensive views over Morecambe Bay to the hills beyond. We have eaten here many times,however on this occasion we were disappointed. The menu clearly states Gluten Free always...More

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Been going to the Potting Shed on and off for a number of years and while it has never been great it has sunk to new depths. I ordered Prawns with rose marie dressing, cucumber and a green salad leaf on a type of bread....More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting at least once a week for several years, and the service on our last two trips has been awful. Last week we ordered drinks and waited 30 minutes, we queried what the delay was and were told the order had gone...More

Thank _davidkettlewell1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going there for over two years, but last week had a very poor experience. As we were ordering nearly all the staff exited for a staff meeting. However when we placed our order my wife ordered chips instead salad with the salmon...More

2  Thank Paul E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want delicious cakes and coffee in pleasant surrounding call in at the potting shed. It can get really busy at lunchtime so go early to be sure of a seat. There is an outdoor seating area under cover.

1  Thank mandria2008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived at this garden centre café as the staff were clearing all the cakes on display away even though it wasn't yet closing time. I chose a slice of white chocolate and maple syrup loaf which sounded interesting to have with my tea. Both...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

even though we went late in the day there was still plenty of excellent choice for cake to go with our coffee

Thank 383PatW
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Cheap and cheerful menu, a bit pricey for what s on offer. They do so a nice english lakes ice cream cone for a couple of quid.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Good choice of food with a little bit of a difference. Staff need to brush up on their customer service!! Other than that clean and comfortable.

Thank MM Eckersley
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Arrived too late for a recommended breakfast nevertheless stayed for early lunch. Cafe busy but well run food nice,surroundings and view lovely, food arrived not too long to wait all very fresh..menu extensive...maybe slightly pricey for a cafe

Thank Janine W
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October 17, 2016|
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Response from feathered_nester1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Doggiepal, only just received your question - Stephen W is correct. It's still warm enough in this area, so you won't freeze. Very pleasant at the moment, too, with all the fairy lights on!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Lane, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Bolton le Sands
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 733780
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