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Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven

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Kilkenny Road, Leighlinbridge, Ireland
+353 59 972 1558
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The best garden center I have ever visited. I am a semi-regular visitor here when I am made to go... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wandererfromthehills
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Worth travelling to for a visit

We visit here from Dublin every few Months, and find it a really good place to pick up some home... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 Year 2016 by Retail Excellence Ireland. Based in Co. Carlow on a ten acre site, this family run business is a complete shopping experience with a Five Star award winning garden centre plus interior furnishings, a kitchen Store, fashion outlet, pet zone and home to the award winning Rachel's Garden Café. The Arboretum has also attracted other well-known brands to the centre joining forces with the Edinburgh Woollen Mill and ISE Garden and Forest Equipment which adds to its offering. An entire day can be devoted to just visiting the Arboretum so take some time out and relax with friends and family in the famous Rachel's Garden Café and treat yourself to some of its signature dishes made with the very best local Irish produce. The delicious tempting desserts are all made on the premises and customers' special dietary needs are catered for with gluten, sugar or dairy free options. There is a full children's menu with a playground and maze adjacent in the gardens to keep the little ones entertained. A trip to Arboretum is like no other so pop in store today We look forward to welcoming you!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kilkenny Road, Leighlinbridge, Ireland
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+353 59 972 1558
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"lovely restaurant"
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"great variety"
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"beautiful plants"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The best garden center I have ever visited. I am a semi-regular visitor here when I am made to go by my wife. The quality of the plants are very good and they have a wonderful variety. Plants and bulbs available in a lot of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit here from Dublin every few Months, and find it a really good place to pick up some home furnishings , plants etc and enjoy some really nice food in the restaurant , well worth a day out to visit

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast so can’t comment on the garden centre. Restaurant is huge and breakfast was well cooked and very reasonably priced. Staff very friendly and lots of coffee refills.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited out of the blue, from the outside the car park looks small but when we went inside it was like the Dr Who Tardis. The centre as you walk in is laid to plants and the smell are wonderful, you then enter into a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped into the Arboretum for lunch as we were in the area anyway. The restaurant is fantastic. A lovely carvery style offering. We both had the chicken and were impressed with the quality and quantity. It was very reasonably priced too. Have been a few...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

It's always a good sign when a dining area is always busy as you know the food is good! Excellent garden centre, expensive but what garden centre isn't? Well worth a visit, my kids love the maze outside and we love the garden so it's...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Always on my visit list when travelling to see family in Ireland. Interesting shops to browse in, great garden to explore, they always put on lovely Christmas displays in December, different each time I have been there. Cafe and restaurant is nice but I have...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This place is great! It has a restaurant/cafe that serves up good comfort food in generous portions but isn't cheap! In face nothing is actually cheap in this entire place! Be prepared to spend alot of money here. In saying that they have amazing plants,...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful centre with plenty of things to see do and buy. A restaurant/coffee shop with amazing delights to tempt you.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Carvery style offer . Always a sure bet for a nice dinner in a relaxed atmosphere. Have eaten here several times and never disappointed Food is always good quality and staff are pleasant

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ocsin
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
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maggs311
11 May 2015|
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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.
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