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The FIG Tree

High Street, Garstang PR3 1EB, England
+44 7526 713255
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Not the best in Garstang

Food is basic but the servers seem to be volunteers, and it shows they are not professionals. The... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2014
Garstang, United Kingdom
Excellent product and very informative

We went to Garstang especially to have coffee and toast at Fig Tree.Coffee was made to our... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2014
Telford, United Kingdom
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The FIG Tree; the world's first international Fair Trade Visitor Centre located centrally in the world's first Fair Trade Town. The people of Garstang voted for their unique status at a public meeting in April 2000 and since then over 1,000 Fair Trade Towns in 23 countries worldwide, including London, Paris, Rome, Madrid, Brussels, Copenhagen, Oslo, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Vancouver and Wellington in New Zealand have all followed in Garstang's footsteps.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
14 Oct 2014
“Not the best in Garstang”
12 Sep 2014
“Excellent product and very informative”
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High Street, Garstang PR3 1EB, England
+44 7526 713255
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Reviewed 14 October 2014

Food is basic but the servers seem to be volunteers, and it shows they are not professionals. The nice lady who served me stood there after she had served the food, she seemed to want a round of applause, it made me uncomfortable

Thank Beaglemiller
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We went to Garstang especially to have coffee and toast at Fig Tree.Coffee was made to our specification and served promptly. Very friendly and relaxed place. We looked at the exhibition and were helped by one of the volunteers. I thought I knew a lot...More

Thank waffler_2
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for a coffee and cake but with two young children and no baby change facilities it was a bit of a struggle when the youngest needed it. The coffee was ok, the cake (waffle) was ok'ish but my children loved the ice...More

Thank Hunny1966
Reviewed 19 January 2014

This is a lovely cafe, and a true 'find'. The coffee was delicious and so was the home-made soup. My daughter who accompanied me, said it was as nice as my own home-made tomato and basil. Our dog was allowed to accompany us and he...More

Thank Hazel K
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

Stopped here on a rainy day. Had coffee and a toastie both of which were very good. Not sure why other people on here have said the decor was uninviting - the cafe is very welcoming and spacious, the toilets are in the old council...More

1  Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

This little cafe is a delightful welcome to the smaller let town of Garstang. As the first FairTrade town in the UK, to have such an "ethical" cafe is only proper. The food is wholesome, fresh and ethically sourced. It has a lively atmosphere and...More

Thank Bosco D
Reviewed 1 July 2013

This is a reasonably priced cafe, with discovery/meeting room upstairs. Although I've only been to the cafe. It is well situated, close to the car park, with a short walk to the river , which also is an enticing part of the visit. The Fig...More

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 21 May 2013

This cafe is run by volunteers and is an exhibit of the history of fair trade in Garstang. As an exhibit it gets an interesting 4. As a cafe it struggles to get 2. The environment is one of a library or a function centre...More

Thank Tinsley_S_D
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Starting at the car park at the top of the High Street in Garstang behind the FIG Tree cafe. The walk takes you out of the back of the car park, past the sports fields, along the riverside millennium green park until you come to...More

3  Thank trubster
Reviewed 1 March 2013

What a wonderful place - Fairtrade, clean, fully accessible, great coffee, good food, fair price, nice view, gluten-free options, crafts to buy - AND a place to play - whatever your age! Nothing negative to say about it at all..

Thank Ducklet2
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