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Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven

Closed Now: 09:00 - 20:00
Open today: 09:00 - 20:00
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always a great place to visit

As a regular visitor to the Arboretum, I cannot recommend it highly enough. Just a visit for a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bernie M
County Carlow, Ireland
Food @ Arboretum

I came here for Lunch, I purchased a goats cheese salad with two salads, the server was nice but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel W
via mobile
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones”(8 reviews)
Welcome to Arboretum Your Home and Garden Heaven Commitment to excellence in customer service, high quality products, unbeatable choice and value for money has earned the Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven the coveted title of National Company of the...more
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Kilkenny Road, Leighlinbridge, Ireland
+353 59 972 1558
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I think this is the biggest garden centre I have ever visited. The selection of exotics is fantastic. In the outdoors area you might come across a giraffe or two or King Kong maybe. A pleasant coffee shop and restaurant is included. I was very...More

3  Thank JohnF2011
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I recently visited your centre, and thoroughly enjoyed the products and overall atmosphere. However, this was ruined when I heard two male employees saying utterly grotesque sexual comments to a young female employee. I will not write them here, but they would most certainly be...More

9  Thank aimeegiselle
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All reviews lovely restaurant great selection scones nice food well worth a visit no shortage sunday lunch soup chicken few hours shopping area spend an afternoon great place to visit for sale play area woolen mills meringue
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a regular visitor to the Arboretum, I cannot recommend it highly enough. Just a visit for a coffee and a browse or to purchase any of their high quality merchandise i always leave feeling better for the visit. It is so much more than...More

Thank Bernie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here for Lunch, I purchased a goats cheese salad with two salads, the server was nice but the portion sizes you got in salad we're very very small, not a lot for your money! I did ask for a better portion of salad,...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the reasons why we are such regular long time customers of Rachel's Cafe is her delicious fruit scones. They have always been one of our favourite treats, both scrumptious and generous in size. On our last two visits it has become obvious that...More

Thank denis k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit. The cafe is a bit expensive but very good. There’s a lovely area to sit with children. I would have loved a better playground but apart from a nice place to visit. The Christmas shop is fabulous

Thank 583ejordan
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Stopped off as I seen a sign for this wonderful garden centre and as I had been there a few years ago I knew the diversion would be worth it . It didn't disappoint and the toilets are so quirky and apt . I had...More

Thank duggani
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Best garden Centre/ lifestyle living center in Ireland . What a wonderful place ! On the downside the restaurant is more like a large canteen and does not live up to the standard of the likes of Avoca Franchise however it is popular . Good...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Visited with small children today. The outside walk area with the animal sculptures is lovely and buggy friendly. And the restaurant is excellent. Definitely recommend the Key Lime Pie! I’d have climbed the counter to get more of it! However... they have a playground area...More

Thank Gilbert1987
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great stop off point for trip to Dublin from Waterford/Kilkenny. Food was brilliant. Lots of free parking and excellent gift shop too. Staff serving food were excellent.

Thank Paul t
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I took a trip with a friend to the Arboretum and was in awe of Rachel's Cafe - as someone who has cut sugar out of their diet and is mostly vegetarian, I was delighted to be spoiled for choice for delicious things I could...More

Thank emmbot01
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

All the garden ideas you need. The staff are very helpful and full of knowledge. The food is a little pricey but nice.

Thank vmile6799
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22 July 2016|
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Response from Arboretum_Team | Property representative |
Hi we do not have Parrot Plants in stock at the moment but we do sell them at certain times of the year. I am trying to find out when they will be back in, if you could give us a call in a few daysand I can provide you with... More
11 May 2015|
Response from Doyler79 | Property representative |
Hi Maggs, Very expensive and made in San Fran by Clark Sorenson... If you google clarkmade you will find him. Regards, Fergal.