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Botanical Gardens Cafe and Restaurant

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Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield S10 2LN, England
+44 114 268 7788
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the conservatory for our wedding venue it over looks the gardens and is a lovely atmosphere the owner was lovely and went off menu to create the buffet we wanted and provided gluten free options thanks again

Thank Lorna H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

After a lovely walk around the gardens we went to the cafe for lunch. Service was slow whilst ordering food and had to change orders as they'd ran out. Half our orders came after half an hour and the other half came after everyone else had finished after a 50 minute wait in total. On top of the wait the... More 

Thank elhev22
united kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Visited here today gardens are beautiful well tended and a good variety of plants and shrubs. Also a plant sale with a good variety of shrubs most only £2 great value for money. Now for the down side, after doing all the park, greenhouse gardens we decided to Visit the cafe what a mistake that was, the bathrooms was beyond... More 

Thank robinunitedkingdom
Wirksworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We waited 50 minutes for our food to arrive, and when it did ,the order was totally wrong. Only way 2 other diners in conservatory room when we sat down, although several mums with babies on terrace are enjoying the lovely sunny day. Obviously understaffed, and not a pleasant atmosphere on the other side of the counter. Floor and Windows... More 

Thank Daisydotes
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We are sorry but the rating says it all. As is obvious we live in Sheffield and have been sad to see this place go downhill. At one stage it was a full service eaterie with good hot food and drink. Now sadly reduced to little more than a park cafe that is not as good as many in the... More 

Thank SheffieldTravellers9
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately it has been more of a miss than hit lately. Dirty cups and cutlery, staff rarely clearing tables. It may be underfunded or understaffed, I am not sure, but I doubt we'll be back again soon. Cleaner places to go nearby on Eccleshall Road.

Thank Anthony O
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My friend and i went to the cafe for lunch today. What a disaster. Firstly, we couldn't find a menu, queued for 10 mins, to be given a menu and then having to queue again before ordering our food. I ordered a cheese and ham toastie, and my friend a fish finger sandwich. 10 mins later we were then told... More 

1 Thank Caroline L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This place used to be lovely and we came loads when the kids were little. It's horrible now and I wouldn't advise that anyone visit here. My glass was filthy. The sugar bowl was disgusting. The floor hadn't been swept for days and the toilets stank and were revolting. The choice of cakes was minimal and looked unappealing and the... More 

Thank Sarah F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I have to start off by saying how nice the botanical gardens is and what a shame that this cafe almost actually spoils the whole place with its poor service & disgusting food. We sat down at a table and went through the menu, chose chips and sausage for the kid and me and the wife chose the only vegetarian... More 

Thank Rupert R
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My in-laws visited on Saturday and were extremely disappointed with the service here. The food was OK but overpriced, still they enjoyed it. However, the staff need to learn some manners and customer service skills!! If you have a job in a cafe you should at least look like you want to be there! The waitress also splashed brown sauce... More 

Thank shinysheff43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield S10 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 268 7788

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