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Dobbies Garden Centres

Rutherford Road, Eureka Leisure Park, Ashford TN25 4BN, England
+44 1233 619360
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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“scones” (43 reviews)
“cake” (14 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (41 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rutherford Road, Eureka Leisure Park, Ashford TN25 4BN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to come here every month for their complimentary tea and nice desserts. However coming here recently has disappointed me. They used to use their own in house tea which were fragrant and authentic. Now they use the cheap and nasty Twinnings which are awful,...More

Thank csgohan4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much potential, but fails to live up to it. The cafe is very large, with plenty of seating, and a great choice of food. It’s a nice spot with some good outside seating areas and a small play area for kids. But the seats...More

Thank JSI3
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Used to love going here for a cake and coffee but having been recently the cakes have really reduced in size! They are small whereas when they first opened they were humungeous! (not that I necessarily want to eat cake but that's what made this...More

Thank Alliejc
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Had excellent afternoon tea with the family. First class service by the young man Jake and a lovely decorated birthday cake done by the lady in the bakery. Thank you.

1  Thank 612FrankF
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We had stopped going to Dobbies for afternoon tea as we felt that the quality had slipped. We decided to try again as they have been adverting their new improved afternoon teas. It was excellent. We chose the traditional option. It was excellent. Plenty of...More

1  Thank Lea H
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Dobbies offers so much more than excellent plants. The café is wonderful and the choice of seating areas must suit all tastes. The food and drink we ordered was delicious although I must say that because it was busy, trying to get a cup of...More

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Been to this garden centre restaurant a few times for a Sunday roast & their members only special evenings & have always found it disappointing. I know it's inside a garden centre so you shouldn't expect too much but it shouldn't be allowed to sell...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Decided to do a random Sunday breakfast and normally I’m not a fan of the canteen (I love the store!!) when it comes to cooked food but I must admit £4.99 for 7 items was very good. The sausages were amazing as were the fried...More

Thank Musicmansutton
Reviewed 13 April 2018

I booked a cream tea for a birthday treat and whilst it used to be excellent, the quality was not the same as it used to be. The sandwiches had been in the fridge and were very cold and stuck together no choice of teas...More

Thank Ollytol
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Myself and my friends came here today for my baby shower and a cream tea. It wasn't the best cream tea I've ever had although there was lots of food. But the service overall was second to none and by two members of staff in...More

2  Thank DanielleCallaghan
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Questions & Answers
David S
5 February 2018|
Response from Lucas H |
There is. When booking afternoon tea, please use the 'Dietry Requirements' section, or call us in store on 01233 613398 and press option 2 to talk to the restaurant.
David S
5 February 2018|
Response from Dobbiescc | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Thank you for your query. I would suggest that you contact the store direct to discuss your dietary requirements. The contact number is tel:01233619360. With kind regards, Karen Customer Services.
Ian B
2 May 2016|
Response from Lucas H |
Traditional Afternoon Tea- £7.50 pp Luxury Afternoon Tea - £9 pp Prosecco Afternoon Tea- £11 pp Christmas Afternoon Tea - £12.50 pp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rutherford Road, Eureka Leisure Park, Ashford TN25 4BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 619360
  • E-mail
Dobbies garden centre is perfect for a family day out, with everything you need to enjoy your home and garden from flowers and plants to tools, furniture and homeware.
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