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The Walled Nursery Cafe

Water Lane, Hawkhurst TN18 5DH, England
+44 1580 752752
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“poached eggs” (4 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Water Lane, Hawkhurst TN18 5DH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came across this little treasure whilst lost on the way to Tonbridge Wells. What an absolute find! I tried the Beetroot and Spinach Wellington which was delicious. I followed it with the excellent stick toffee pudding - yum! The staff were knowledgeable, friendly and...More

Thank phelgess0n
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us. The Beetroot Wellington that we have on at the moment is indeed delicious! We wish you all the best, Monty and Emma

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a wander into the potting shed and find yourself transported like Alice in Wonderland into a delightful glazed atrium of a greenhouse and a very cosy spot for breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea. Beautifully decorated for Christmas, offering all items displayed for sale along...More

Thank Bellhurst
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit. All the best, Monty and Emma

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called into The Walled Nursery Café as we see this advertised. Was quite surprised at the layout , quirky. looked at the menu and was very disappointed at the lack of choice. Ordered Pancakes with maple syrup with bacon, Pouched eggs with bacon on toast...More

Thank fugglestom
WalledNursery2010, Manager at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

As the Cafe Manager, I thank you for your detailed feedback above and for the positive note on the quality of the food. I've reviewed the situation with our team and understand that there was an issue which we have discussed and hopefully rectified for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time we visited this historic nursery the gates were open, the doors unlocked, but the place was shut. Mondays, we were told, we close. The next time we went on a different date, found the staff present, the products available to buy and...More

Thank gl8246
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We are always closed on Mondays, unfortunately the building team had to have the gate open to get materials through the wall! All the best, Monty and Emma

Reviewed 1 November 2017

The service from the gentleman who seemed to be in charge was rather terse and abrupt I felt, particularly towards my lovely, charming, elderly friend. She simply didn't want too large a portion of cake; not too much to ask when you are 80-plus surely......More

Thank Mary H
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry that you found Monty to be terse....all we can say is that we do try to please, we'll never please everyone! We certainly don't begrudge anyone sharing cake! We wish...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Having heard such good reports of the food we thought we'd take the opportunity to have lunch at this most atmospheric of locations. Whilst I couldn't be a vegetarian in practice, I am supportive in sentiment, but food of this quality would seduce most people....More

Thank Niloc19
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, we really appreciate it and we're really pleased that you enjoyed everything. All the best, Monty and Emma

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had thought that the nursery was much bigger than it was and hadn't realised that all bar one of the greenhouses are out of action due to renovation. However once we understood the labour of love and the undertakings in the project, our plan...More

Thank Alwaysmoving55
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you very much for your great review, we are in the midst of an exceptional year with the rebuilding of four of our glasshouses. We do have this information on our website but appreciate that you may not have had a chance to look...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

visit for lunch midweek great food nice surroundings attentive service it seems local produce is the order of the day which impressed me, would recommend and will be visiting again soon

Thank johnnyola1
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this great review, we're really pleased that you enjoyed your lunch and our quirky surroundings, we're certainly not your average cafe/nursery! We look forward to welcoming you back. All the best, Monty and Emma

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Been here a few times now for coffee and a light lunch. Excellent, well thought out menu with interesting and well put together dishes. The glasshouses here are a super environment in which to eat and the plant selection is expansive with helpful labelling throughout....More

Thank johnrjewsbury
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this great review. We're really pleased that you not only enjoyed your meal with us but the nursery as well. We are very lucky to have such a beautiful site and we're very happy...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

A beautiful setting to visit with its walled garden, Victorian greenhouses, scrummy food and interesting selection of plants.More

Thank senoritasmileMalaga
WalledNursery2010, Owner at The Walled Nursery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave this great review. We certainly do have a very special, historic site here and the food is the icing on the cake really! We look forward to welcoming you back, all the best, Monty and...More

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Mary_Woolgar
9 January 2017|
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Response from WalledNursery2010 | Property representative |
Hi, so sorry for delay, i didn't see this question until just now. Yes, of course you are very welcome to come up for a takeaway. We have takeaway cups here. We reopen on 1st Feb so come on up whenever you'd like. Remember... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Lane, Hawkhurst TN18 5DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Hawkhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 752752
  • E-mail
Description
A beautiful cafe set within a Victorian Vinery.., breakfast served from 8.30 to 10.30 mid week, 9 - 12pm Saturday and 10 - 12pm Sunday, fresh daily lunch specials served from 12pm - 3pm and afternoon teas and cakes. Closed on Mondays.
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