We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Retford & Gainsborough Garden Centre

Save
Share
Review Highlights
Lovely garden centre

This is a lovely garden centre with a lovely assortment of stock but there isn't any atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Anne D
,
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Great cafe, great choice of plants.

We have often called into this garden centre, either on the way to or on the way back from... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
John O
Read all 51 reviews
17
All photos (17)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“full english”(3 reviews)
“quiche”(2 reviews)
About
Garden Centre, Gift Shop, Restaurant/Cafe, Disabled and baby changing facilities, large free car park, open 7 days a week
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
Bar Road | Saundby, Gainsborough DN22 9EU, England
Website
+44 1427 848784
Call
Reviews (51)
Filter reviews
51 results
Traveller rating
17
19
11
4
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
17
19
11
4
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews full english quiche garden furniture cannot comment roast dinner will visit again lovely cafe helpful staff for sale value for money plants gardening gifts shop
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 51 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is a lovely garden centre with a lovely assortment of stock but there isn't any atmosphere. That is just my personal opinion. Some of the staff are friendly whereas others don't speak to you. They do have some lovely birthday cards etc. It is...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 11:40 after a 50 mile bike ride along the Trent and we were ready for a refuel. Menu was ambiguous with breakfast up to 11:30 and ‘hot food’ from 12:00 so I guess that we were in the twilight zone!? Other diners were...More

1  Thank AndySING73
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely relaxing place with nice food. Perfect for family time. Clean lots of variety in plants and gardening things

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice place for a drink or a bite to eat. Good menu which caters for all taste. Garden centre itself a little disappointing but it is mid season for plants.

Thank suebU4216NU
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Overly priced plants. Not as much choice as one not too far away. The guy I spoke to couldn’t offer any advice , but did manage to sell me the more expensive compost, against my better judgment. Apparently the guy who would’ve been informative was...More

Thank amyjC2419TE
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We have often called into this garden centre, either on the way to or on the way back from Gainsborough. We have always enjoyed the food in the cafe, the staff are very pleasant and helpful, the atmosphere is very calming and the leather chairs...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We stop off at this garden centre regular for a browse & to eat in the cafe, although not the biggest garden centre we visit we like the atmosphere & the staff are helpful & polite, the food is palatable & the plants are healthy,...More

Thank Kathryn B
RetfordGainsboroGdnC, Owner at Retford & Gainsborough Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for your review and kind words regarding our premises and staff. With regards to our cafe; for more than 10 months of the year the cafe benefits from having glass walls and roof, as it lets in so much light and warmth, thus...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Called in with my partner,we were surprised at the choice of plants at good prices, also liked the shop area which had some nice outdoor seating for sale as well as a great choice of garden pots etc The cafe looked lovely although we didn't...More

Thank Janette F
RetfordGainsboroGdnC, Owner at Retford & Gainsborough Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and comments. I will pass on your kind words to our Garden Centre staff too. Please do call again soon and hopefully stop off for a coffee or tea break next time! Kind regards Jill

Reviewed 18 June 2018

A good garden centre with a lovely cafe setting. Food good. Place clean. Staff friendly. Will go again.

Thank JLW109
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

A similar group of people have consisted this garden centre cafe on a no of occasions over the last two years. We only ever have tea/coffee and cake/tea cake, all of which have always been excellent.

Thank Simon NS S
RetfordGainsboroGdnC, Owner at Retford & Gainsborough Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review and comments, we look forward to serving you with many more teas, coffees and cakes!

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Hickman Hill Hotel
167 reviews
3.99 km away
Best Western Plus West Retford Hotel
720 reviews
10.79 km away
The Duke William Motel
46 reviews
11.56 km away
Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant
606 reviews
12.69 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 61 nearby restaurants
Adam's Bay
471 reviews
3.38 km away
Johnson's Fish & Chip shop
199 reviews
3.27 km away
Moonlight
226 reviews
3.49 km away
Elach
46 reviews
3.48 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 31 nearby attractions
Idle Valley Nature Reserve
259 reviews
3.08 km away
Gainsborough Old Hall
413 reviews
3.34 km away
St Peters Church
9 reviews
5.73 km away
West Stockwith Lock
12 reviews
6.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Retford & Gainsborough Garden Centre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines