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The Potting Shed Cafe

Chard Garden Centre | Cuttifords Door, Chard TA20 3AA, England
+44 1460 63088
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“scones” (7 reviews)
“side salad” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chard Garden Centre | Cuttifords Door, Chard TA20 3AA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to visit family in chard and went here for a snack. Good quality food and well presented. We didn't have room for a cake but the looked lovely and were really reasonable. Will look forward to going again.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my two young boys. Lovely cozy cafe with a lovely selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, fresh cakes and biscuits. The tea and coffee is lovely and if the sun's out the terrace outside is beautiful. My little boys love coming back here...the flapjack...More

Thank Sydview
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Popped in for lunch with friends, after visiting the garden centre. It was a friendly atmosphere, like a pensioners' luncheon club. Food was tasty, and good portion size. Worth having a snack there if you there anyway.

Thank Cwyfan
Reviewed May 6, 2017

The potting shed is lovely! Its really cute inside. The food is lovely and coffee is nice. Staff are very friendly. The scone is to die for, really nice and light.

Thank Fairy1344
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Very clean and tidy cafe. Staff always happy and obliging. Mum and I visit often. Gets busy at lunch times. Good value fr money.

Thank karina b
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Lovely home cooked food . Very good service,pleasant ambience . Nice to wander around the garden centre afterwards . Plenty of parking . Prices were reasonable .Highly recommended .

Thank Val K
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I asked The Potting Shed if they could accommodate a number of cyclists for their mid ride refreshment on Sunday. They ensured that extra cakes were available and even allocated reserved seating on the patio for us. The services was great and friendly. Any cycling...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

A very cosy atmosphere, lovely place to have a coffee and scone. Between us we had a cheese scone (warm) which was delicious, a hot chocolate which was a good average and a latte which was lovely. They also have a children's area with books...More

Thank Gill C
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Stopped off at chard garden centre for some lunch and had a lovely time The staff were friendly and the food was delicious the price was good value For what we had. I will be popping back there next time I'm in the area

Thank x3agc
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

This is such a lovely lovely little cafe at Chard Garden Centre, quite honestly tops all of the cafes in Chard! The jacket potatoes always taste fresh and delicious as do the sandwiches, and the cakes are always fresh. They do a fantastic little persons...More

Thank GLM15
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Heather H
Hi can you give me a idea of the menu you have. Do you serve afternoon tea if so what do you get. Can you give me a idea on prices. does it have another name I amstruggling finding you. the one I thought you were says cafe not applicable? Thank you.
August 12, 2016|
Response from Danielle C | Property representative |
Hi there, at the Potting Shed Cafe we serve a range of light lunches and homemade cakes. We have recently updated our menu to include salads, wraps and some breakfast items such as scrambled egg and bacon croissant. We have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chard Garden Centre | Cuttifords Door, Chard TA20 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chard
  • Phone Number: +44 1460 63088
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