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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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Magical Garden

A great variety of plants, friendly staff and outdoor cafe. 15th century walled garden is magical... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Dana C
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Highlands, North Carolina
What a let down!

We walked from Frome along the river on a beautiful sunny Sunday hoping to have lunch here having... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
sleeplessUk
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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (64 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
“bric a brac” (14 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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Reviewed 1 November 2017

A great variety of plants, friendly staff and outdoor cafe. 15th century walled garden is magical. It is right across from The Talbot Inn.

Thank Dana C
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We walked from Frome along the river on a beautiful sunny Sunday hoping to have lunch here having enjoyed the pizzas previously. On arrival at 12.45 we queued for ten minutes and then made our lunch order of pizza only to be informed by the...More

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Samantha E, Owner at The Walled Garden at Mells, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thankyou so much for your feedback and I am sorry your recent experience didn't meet your expectations. The garden is dying down for the season and transitioning to its own desolate winter beauty and we are busy in the nursery preparing our stock for next...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Sit anywhere in the far from twee gardens. Lovely staff/friendly/ helpful - cakes as always first rate. Tea and good company in a garden of delights - what more can you want.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We have visited the Church in Mells before but this time, decided to combine it with a visit to the Walled Garden. Some interesting shrubs etc., but, and because of the time of year, undergoing a good sort out. We decided to have coffee and...More

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Beautiful location on the edge of the village overlooking gorgeous countryside and in a lovely garden with garden shop too. Excellent pizzas from their pizza oven and without doubt the best cream tea i've ever had

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Came to Mells to look at the church, which was in itself amazing, and came across the Walled Garden quite by accident but what a find. Lovely setting and when fully restored will be an absolute gem....it was pretty good as it is though. Some...More

1  Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant look around the garden and bought some ice cream to enjoy at one of the pick nick tables out back with a view over the fields. There are other things on the menu, the staff was kind. Plenty of little spots...More

Thank Hester W
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Latest visit was in the hot weather in July arrived with wife daughter and grandson, sat out in the shade of the trees and could have been anywhere on the Mediterranean. Ordered wood fired pizza and beer and wallowed....... great pizza .ice cream was good...More

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This was an amazing day made so by visiting the walled garden and cafe really is a special magical place I will be visiting many more times before the end of Summer ! LOVE IT !!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely little walk, lovely gardens and pretty flowers. Nice tea room serving tea in bone china very quintessentially English nice spot to stop off and have a brew, kids loves it

Thank howellis
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