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Address: 24 Omana Avenue, Epsom, New Zealand
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Beautiful grounds with cafe. A lovely place for a walk on a sunny autumn day.

Visited Eden Gardens after an investiture at Government House. We stopped in briefly for a bite to eat at the café with family. Lovely surroundings with inside and outdoor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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New Zealand
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89 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Eden Gardens after an investiture at Government House. We stopped in briefly for a bite to eat at the café with family. Lovely surroundings with inside and outdoor seating and tables. Food great and nicely presented. Also reasonably priced. A lovely spot for a wander around the gardens. Just a note that it is $8.00 admission for adults into... More 

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Thank NewZealandChevgurl
Fort Worth, Texas
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228 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A large garden in a former quarry but not most of the flora and fauna are not labelled. Also not very well maintained compared to other similar attractions.

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Thank Texhusky75
Helsinki, Finland
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637 reviews
213 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of gardens but the visit to Eden Garden was enjoyable. It's a well maintained and beautiful garden. There is a cafeteria inside offering lunch, coffee and drinks. The adjacent and free Mount Eden offers much better views but it is the garden you visit this place for.

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Thank beachstone2c
Auckland, New Zealand
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56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Got a deal on Grab One for entry to the gardens and a hot drink per person at the cafe. Great we thought, meet there for brunch and then have a stroll around the gardens. Wrong! Got there for 10.30am really ready for something to eat only to be told by the café that they no longer did breakfasts. Seriously!!... More 

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Thank Smithstravels1955
Podgora, Croatia
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I expected a big garden, but it is not, so it is not a lot of walking, if you dont like, but it is definitely worth visiting. Big variety of native New Zealand trees and flowers, small waterfall, on the top very nice view over the city.

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Thank Alida R
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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132 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had lunch here and then toured the garden. The garden was beautiful. Such a delight. The food was as bad as the garden was good. As a vegetarian, I had the vegetable frittata. It was bland and not worth eating. I am thankful that it was accompanied by a small salad, a little fruit, and some bite sized desserts.... More 

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Thank cbg52
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39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I went to Eden Memorial Gardens to find my grandmother, without much hope as she died 10 years previously. The ladies on the counter were so helpful going straight on to the computer, finding her spot and marking it on the map. Imagine my delight when I actually found her memorial! Unfortunately her shrub had died so they explained the... More 

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Thank TJ_NZ228
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I was expecting to find a small and interesting garden on different levels up and down an old quarry site. It is that with meandering paths. It is quiet, leafy and green. It is inadequately signposted with a very small sign attached to a lampost that could easily be fixed. What I wasn't prepared for were all the memorials to... More 

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Thank kateHCMC
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

A small but perfectly formed hidden garden - a lovely retreat from the city, nice cafe & shop too.Accessible by public transport & could be combined with a visit to Mount Eden itself.

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Thank Geraldine M
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87 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little garden with beautiful examples of the native plants and flowers. There is also a lovely view of the harbor from the top of the garden as well as a lovely little cafe.

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Thank Susan M

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