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Creative Gardens

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34 Stockbridge Road | Down, Northern Ireland. BT21 0PN, Donaghadee BT21 0PN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9188 3603
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great choices for lunch Great choice of knick knacks and gifts Great choice of plants and flowers What's not to love

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Thank elainemadden
Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic place to visit whether it just be to treat yourself to a coffee, food or purchase gifts! I have been here several times before and it never fails to live up to my expectations! I made a visit yesterday afternoon and as usual the shop was clean and tidy and the displays excellent. I could easily buy... More 

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Thank Alan M
Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended here yesterday & the food is second to none. It just reminds me of a good home cooked meal. I highly recommend here, its fantastic for people of all ages.

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Thank N8BOH
Bangor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At busy times your hot food is available before you get to sweet or savoury section By the time you reach payment ,hot food has gone cold and staff usually offer to reheat The food is excellent especially sweets and deserts , it's just a pity they don't offer table service instead of the long que at busy times

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Thank hazelharry
Belfast, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

On arrival four of us went for some dinner. A queue had already started and the service was really slow. I do think the food is very over priced. We went shopping into the Christmas shop and this year we were very disappointed. The decorations were really sparse and not what you would really want in your home. Extremely disappointed... More 

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Large garden centre with a wonderful eating facility. The garden centre is well equipped with everything for the gardener and has a wonderful Xmas display. The food was very good and the deserts are great.

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Thank charles m
Windsor, United Kingdom
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446 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

As usual this garden centre, like most others, is so much more. There are lots of ideas for home furnishings and decoration. The ideas for gardens are very good too, especially the Japanese Garden. In addition to all this though is the great cafe. It's very busy which attests to its quality and popularity. Great selection of huge cakes, which... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This place is an attractive Garden Centre in an out of town location but the main attraction is not the greenery but rather the excellent coffee shop. I'm not an expert analyst but I'd wager that most people in the large and very busy coffee shop are there for the excellent coffee and bakery products rather than the garden products.... More 

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Thank CTCTraveller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

What a fab Cafe with a massive selection of homemade eats available. Have enjoyed breakfast, scones, toasties, meals and cakes here over the years. Great facilities all round and lovely to browse gift shop afterwards. Can be very busy at times but definitely worth the wait!

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Thank Tasty81
Bangor, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is primarily a garden center with you've guessed it - a coffee shop. Its okay for the occasional visit, but it is a little pricey. A large filter coffee is £2.30 and a plain scone £1.80. If you want a few (and I mean a few) pieces of cherry or fruit in your scone the price goes up to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Stockbridge Road | Down, Northern Ireland. BT21 0PN, Donaghadee BT21 0PN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Donaghadee
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9188 3603

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?