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Otter Garden Centres, Ottery St Mary

Gosford Road, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LZ, England
+44 1404 815815
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (39 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“roast dinner” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Gosford Road, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place. The staff are friendly, the coffee & tea are excellent and as keen gardeners we regularly visit but we have one HUGE complaint! The portion sizes are enormously! When we visit we would enjoy a normal size biscuit with our drink...More

Thank 721Anne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have many happy memories of food here, However visiting with our grandchildren proved disappointing , Both children did not finish their cakes my wife’s was stale at the edges, my treacle tart with cream was just ok, The hot chocolate was sipped and left coffee...More

Thank Scissorhappy50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic garden centre the best I have ever visited. Great selection of unusual goods at great prices and to top it off the food was amazing. Well worth a visit.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had one cream tea and one savoury cheese tea. The good news; jams (strawberry or raspberry), chutney (curried apricot or Devon fruit), [all also sold in the main garden centre shop], mature cheddar cheese and clotted cream all lovely. The bad...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

After going here from a very young age and watching it grow in to a fabulous place, I have to say how very disappointing our meal on Saturday was, one meal was luke warm,two meals of which we had asked to have well done were...More

1  Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Probably one of the best places to eat in the area. It can get very busy sometimes but that's because it is so good. A little on the pricey side but well worth it.

Thank Johnnytwocats
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Everyone is always so quick to slate poor performance yet never find the time to say that they had great service - we called in to Otter Nurseries in OSM and were only looking at the garden furniture - we had the most amazing service...More

Thank minkysmother
Reviewed 15 February 2018

After a terrible experience at a different restaurant we found this garden centre and popped in for breakfast. Well!!! What a delight!! A small breakfast was absolutely delicious, the staff were attentive and checked all was ok! What a find, will definitely remember this little...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Really good parking facility at this gardening centre they had a good choice of dahlias not found in most gardening centres I have visited in the past was very pleased with the variety and of other types of bulbs, the layout was really good ,...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Visited today and enjoyed a lovely breakfast. Restaurant clean and service efficient, ordered a small breakfast very surprised by the size. It was nothing but small can't imagine the size of a large one

Thank REH67
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Response from Fishydiner | Reviewed this property |
Have to look at website x
Lyn k
9 March 2015|
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Response from animalcrackers74 | Reviewed this property |
Not to our knowledge, we have never taken our dog in there. We dont think they arent allowed in the nusery at all
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gosford Road, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ottery St. Mary
  • Phone Number: +44 1404 815815
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Relax in our garden centre restaurant with a luscious latte and a slice of homemade cake, freshly baked daily. Or why not enjoy a delicious homemade lunch with daily specials including, lasagne, fish & chips, steak pie and sunday roasts. All our food is locally sourced and freshly homemade by our team of chefs. Each of our restaurants also include an outdoor eating area which can be enjoyed (weather permitting).
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