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“Sunday tea”
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Hopleys
Cuisines: British
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is a lovely independent garden centre selling different pants from the ordinary chains.They provide excellent advice on bee and insect friendly plants.

The tea room is a delight providing organic tea, and home made delicious cakes. M had pear, hazlenut and chocolate cake. A delight!

They are a large garden area which is open to all to walk around.

A great place to spend a few hours.

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Thank Richard B
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

We had coffee and cakes while hunting for plants for the garden. The coffee and cakes were as good as you can get and the selection of plants at Hopleys was excellent. We also loved the chance to walk round their garden. We will be bringing the family next time.

Thank ShaneR297
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

This isn't a grand restaurant or anything, more a cosy casual chilled place to have an informal bite. Made in a large cabin, various home made tasty dishes. Whilst the food isn't the best we've eaten, it's none the less very pleasant, and the atmosphere is great. There are large gardens for the children to run around and you can look at and buy craft and other items there in the restaurant.

People say the roasts are good, although we have not tried those yet.

Lots of luscious home made cakes and puds to keep you happy.

SERVICE - could be a bit better but I think this is down to the design of the till space, where all the staff have to cram through behind the till to get to the restaurant so it gets a bit hectic sometimes. Took quite a while to queue and pay, so order the bill early I guess and choose a quiet moment to pay.

A great little place.

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Thank Morocinvestor
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Visited on a Saturday afternoon when they had an art exhibition on.
I found the food to be well presented and very tasty. The Cafe/Restaurant have some cosy chairs outside and as we were visiting on a sunny day is was lovely to sit outside overlooking part on the grounds.
My wife had a pot of tea which she said was lovely. I had a coffee which was nice but very small so I ended up ordering 2 more cups so that my wife didn't rush her drink.

Free entry into the grounds although there is a tin for donations if you want to make one. The grounds are a lovely walk and definitely worth doing especially if you need to walk off one of the home made cakes from the cafe.

The garden centre has a good variety of shrubs at reasonable prices although could do with more summer bedding plants for sale.

All in all a lovely setting with welcoming staff. Would have given this 5 stars but for the cost of the food which can be pricey especially if you are a family.

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Reviewed September 19, 2012

I confess I'm hooked on this place, I enjoy it for girlie get togethers, family lunches or just a solo treat. The cakes are amazing, I love the plum or rhubarb cake but it's hard to resist delicious frittatas or wonderful hot beef sandwiches too, yummy. The salads are to die for but don't miss Fiona's lovely homemade breads either, basically whatever your taste you won't be disappointed. Must also recommend Fiona's outside catering, Copleys, all these delicious treats at your private function, nothing better.

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2  Thank Doodlemad
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