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Golden Acres Garden Centre - The Gardeners Rest

359 Christchurch Road, West Parley BH22 8SJ, England
+44 1202 570033
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
359 Christchurch Road, West Parley BH22 8SJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quick lunch for 2: jacket potatos with melted cheddar, and a cuppa. Delicious. Plenty of seating indoors and outside, a varied menu, considering the type of restaurant it is, good wheelchair etc access, good value and parking. The staff sometimes seem a bit over-stretched,...More

Thank Johnfrisbee
Reviewed November 26, 2017

This review is written for my partner who pre-booked Christmas lunch at Wyevale for herself and ex hospital ward staff for their annual Christmas lunch. There were 3 different sitting times and they chose the 1pm to 2pm slot. Her starter was mushroom soup that...More

Thank the_baron1
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Wyevale Garden Centre and it was really very good indeed. My husband had Battered cod and chips and I had the Scampi and Chips. The food was well presented and the helpings were good. The scampi and chips were the best...More

Thank kerrymegan52
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Here for lunch et again. Great toasted panini's and bacon sandwiches. Being a member of the garden centre's club here regularly for coffee, lunch and the garden centre.

Thank the_baron1
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

The bargain over-60s lunch on Tuesdays is excellent value. Main course, pudding and drink costs £8.95. But if you have ham, eggs and chips don't expect freshly carved ham! The food is very acceptable and the atmosphere pleasant. It's ideal at any time for a...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We love stopping off here for a coffee after walking our dogs. The coffee is good and there is a good selection of very good cakes.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Food is average but fairly good, wish there were Salads on the Menu, the Chef made one especially for me and it was good. Staff very friendly and helpful, have visited many times but not so much since Wyevale has taken over as Menu is...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Cosy, with outside seating, Situated in the garden centre, which is not too large to browse and offers a good selection of plants and gardening extras. Pleasant staff and a fair choice of lunchtime fare.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed December 13, 2016

I took my mother to the garden centre to look at the christmas decorations, plants and gifts. After buying some gifts, including non alcoholic punch, we decided to have lunch before going home. It was a lot quieter than it used to be, the carpark...More

Thank BournemouthChris
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Often pop in for lunch/afternoon snack if weather is nice. Usually have a toasty which is served with coleslaw/salad. Not cheap, but always good. The only thing I would say is that by the time food arrives, drinks are gone and time for another

Thank attrello
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 Christchurch Road, West Parley BH22 8SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  West Parley
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 570033
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