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The Walled Garden at Mells

Selwood Street | Rectory Garden, Mells, Frome BA11 3PN, England
+44 1373 812597
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Fantastic pizza!

Our second time of visiting this beautiful and tranquil garden in the quaint village of Mells. We... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alex S
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Somerset, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pizzas & Plants

I first came to this place over 10 years ago when it was just a garden nursery and the plants that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leigh C
,
Bath, United Kingdom
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A seasonal outdoor cafe and plant nursery set within a small and pretty walled garden in the village of Mells. Open from March to the end of October.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (70 reviews)
“walled garden” (49 reviews)
“for sale” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Selwood Street | Rectory Garden, Mells, Frome BA11 3PN, England
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+44 1373 812597
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our second time of visiting this beautiful and tranquil garden in the quaint village of Mells. We went for lunch with our two young children (7 and 5) and we enjoyed beautiful pizzas, freshly cooked on the fantastic clay pizza oven. Other food is available...More

Thank Alex S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I first came to this place over 10 years ago when it was just a garden nursery and the plants that I bought then are still going strong. These days the emphasis is more on food and drink. There is a good selection of light...More

Thank Leigh C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited hoping for cream tea, but I think maybe because we got there half an hour before closing, they weren't serving it. The Victoria sponge and tea were good. But the staff were so unfriendly. They would barely make eye contact or small talk. This...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

This is a beautiful location to sit and have a lazy lunch but after 40 minutes of waiting and chasing our order we discovered it had gone missing. The wrong order was then brought to our table before we finally got our two sandwiches. We...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018

The Walled Garden is a romantic place for teas & coffees and rather nice cakes and gateaux plus light lunches, all set in an informal, atmospheric garden. So many private, secretive spots to have your refreshment. At the weekends in Summer, a wood-burning stove is...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

A beautiful little haven in a gorgeous village - dog friendly, free to enter and with a lovely cafe on site this place is well worth a visit. Make sure you have a wander around Mells while you're there - it is a truly unique...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

I went here with a friend and although it was late in the season so I could understand if flowers would be 'thin on the ground', (and it was lovely sitting outside under the trees near the lovely little cafe) the garden itself seemed neglected...even...More

Thank g065
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Only open from March to October, but a delightful experience for a quiet alfresco coffee and cake from an outside little cafe set in a wonderful garden with wild flowers in abundance. If you’re in the area pop in for a short walk and drink....More

1  Thank jaefrome
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

we had a pizza to share the granddaughter had cake and hot chocolate all very nice and freshly made very nice setting in the garden you can also buy plants

1  Thank mlowton
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

The beautiful village of Mells is blessed with a beautiful church, St.Andrews, the Tithe Barn open for functions and the delightful Walled Garden, which also has a well organised cafe. There is no fee for entry, and no fee for parking, plenty along the wall...More

1  Thank 111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
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Mukhtar Z
May 23, 2017|
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Yes you can as long as they are well behaved!
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May 25, 2015|
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Response from Ellie123449 | Reviewed this property |
Best to ring ahead and check width of gated access compared to wheelchair width. I think it would be ok but couldn't guarantee it.
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