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The Potting Shed Cafe

Mill Lane | Bolton Le Sands, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
+44 1524 733780
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“black pudding” (3 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mill Lane | Bolton Le Sands, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a cuppa...the tea lacked strength and flavour, the choice of cakes was uninspiring. The cafe lacked atmosphere and looked very sterile, the last time we visited it felt very welcoming, with pictures around the walls.

1  Thank BluebottleBlues
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

A very busy place. Best carrot cake I have ever had, but a good job we knew to buy one to share. Highly recommended for a pit stop lunchtime

Thank Mike M
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

A visit at the weekend after the cafe has been closed recently for refurbishment found us a little underwhelmed. Admittedly the tired artwork that cluttered the walls is no more. The counter has has a revamp and the walls have been given a coat of...More

Thank ChattyCathy9
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Went for Sunday Lunch as previous friends had been earlier in the year for lunch during the week. The menu says Sunday Lunch with all the trimmings didn't give any choice of meats or where to look e.g. on a blackboard. We asked a waitress...More

Thank SLH4074
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Fantastic place to eat, great service, superb food at great prices, fantastic view and very comfortable.love the gift shop and garden centre, this place has everything which is why we go back again and again, every week with friends

Thank _suziecasey1
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Not sure why there are negative views about this place it's in a lovely setting with fantastic views over Morecambe Bay. Staff are really pleasent and friendly - it has a well stocked garden centre and food was yummy. Cakes look amazing. Would high recommend.

Thank Volky15
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Visited this cafe many times because of its great breakfast. However this time not so great. Quality of food, items still OK, but just dumped on the plate. Ordered Early Grey Tea fir my daughter, single cafatier of coffee for me. Coffee arrived , but...More

Thank AngieJS20
Reviewed August 14, 2017 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 August 14, 2017

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

1  Thank Bruce G
Reviewed August 12, 2017

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
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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
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Lane | Bolton Le Sands, Bolton le Sands LA5 8ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Bolton le Sands
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 733780
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