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Stewarts Garden Centre

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Stewarts Garden Lands Lyndhurst Road, Christchurch BH23 4SA, England
441202882462
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely little coffee shop within this wonderful garden centre. I'm so happy I live so nearby as is a perfect place to come for a Sunday afternoon for a look round and then coffee and a slice of cake :)

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Thank Chanirra
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Stewart's a couple of weeks ago for lunch taking our large well behaved dog with us as we were on a day out. What a nice experience and good to find a garden centre with a welcoming attitude towards mans best friend Stewart's lay down a few ground rules for dogs and their owners and publish them, but these... More 

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Thank tripper400
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tuesday morning and lunch. Lovely coffee, delicious, fresh, quality food with lots of choice, including for vegetarians. Staff care was great - assistance with trays as we use a wheelchair came without request. Eating area very clean, tables swiftly cleared. Ideal.

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Thank Claire S
Little_Cactus, Plant Whisperer at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Hello Claire, How lovely to hear from you, thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very filling and complete meal from Carvery. Family is full and well fed plus lively assortment of cream cakes to fill corners. Now plants are the focus. We tried 2 Carvery on the way but we're filled to brim so Stewart's filled the bill and all satisfied for reasonable price... Very good...

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Thank NewColumbo
Little_Cactus, Plant Whisperer at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Hi NewColumbo, Thank you for taking time to review us on TripAdvisor, we love hearing feedback from our customers and are glad that you enjoyed the coffee shop! We behind the scenes folk do cave into a cake craving once in a while ;) Hope to see you again soon More 

Christchurch, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a big gardener but still enjoy visiting whether it is to look round the extensive shop including the many gifts and foods or having a drink (and cake) at the restaurant. The food is decent and very popular there too.

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Thank 74carla
Little_Cactus, Plant Whisperer at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Hi Carla, thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, we do hope you'll visit us again soon! More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a very warm Sunday afternoon, and decided to have some lunch in the restaurant. There is an excellent choice of fresh sandwiches, salads etc, which is what we wanted, and also an excellent choice of hot meals, including a Sunday roast, which was pork on the day we went. I would say that it isn't the cheapest... More 

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Thank Catherine R
Little_Cactus, Plant Whisperer at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Hi Catherine, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, and for your kind words! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

New Milton, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here when family visited. We wandered around the garden centre and I bought a plant and hydrangea powder to make the flowers blue. We stopped off in the cafe and I was shocked at the prices£7 for a baked potato with tuna! It did taste good but certainly was overpriced. The selection in the cafe was great, but... More 

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Thank Kevin L
Little_Cactus, Plant Whisperer at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Hi Kevin, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're sorry to hear you found our home cooked food expensive, although a little surprised as we do regularly check our prices against other local garden centres of a similar size! More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this garden centre it's so interesting something for everyone. Whilst my husband loves the plants I love the the diverse array of items to purchase in the vast inside shop area. We both love though the afternoon tea they serve here, in fact all the food looks delicious but afternoon tea is our favourite. Plenty of sandwiches and... More 

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Thank 590shelley
Little_Cactus, Plant Whisperer at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Hi Shelley, Thanks for taking time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your afternoon tea, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Less than an hour beforehand we had visited Stewarts' stand at the New Forest & Hampshire Show. This visit to their Christchurch Centre must have been the quickest return ever on that marketing investment! We are regulars at their Holt branch where we know the fayre inside out. Christchurch boasts perhaps a larger variety and our tea for two plus... More 

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Thank DorsetGourmet2
Little_Cactus, Plant Whisperer at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Hi DorsetGourmet2, Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor, you did make us chuckle! We provide the Hospitality Tent at the New Forest Show as a special thank you to our valued Privilege Customers, so we're glad to hear it's appreciated (we have great fun doing it too!). We hope to see you again soon More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large service area with a real varied selection of foods to enjoy, from sandwiches, make your own salads, hot foods and cakes. The staff are very friendly and are always happy to help. You could spend the whole day there as there is so much to look around. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Alison B
Little_Cactus, Plant Whisperer at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Hi Alison, Thank you for taking time to review us on TripAdvisor and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stewarts Garden Lands Lyndhurst Road, Christchurch BH23 4SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 441202882462
Description
Stewarts are a family-owned chain of two Garden Centres, one in Christchurch and one in Broomhill, near Wimborne. Both have excellent Coffee Shops with 5 star ratings from the Food Standards Agency. We are open late on Thursday nights, when we have local musicians entertaining with live music. Our coffee shops close 1 hour before the Garden Centre closes. Please see our website for more details.

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