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Stewarts Garden Centre

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Stewarts Garden Lands Lyndhurst Road, Christchurch BH23 4SA, England
+44 1425 272244
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 18:00
Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have a friend who is 94 years of age, usually this is the only restaurant she will eat at ! unfortunately today, 3 of us had luke warm food. I dont usually complain after the event, but the queue was so long at mid day, that it wasnt practical to rejoin it ! We started with 3 coffees, these... More 

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Thank Dot D
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write. I am so sorry, we are not sure what happened here as we carry out regular temperature checks which are all recorded. Would you mind emailing tom@stewarts.co.uk and we will send you some vouchers in the hope that we can convince you and your friend to give us another chance. If you... More 

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Regularly come here, sometimes just for a browse, sometimes for lunch, but mostly for tea and a cake! Love it so much. Staff could be a bit friendlier, but that's just being picky.

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Thank JessOak
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments, you are a star for writing them, it means a great deal. I promise you that our feet are on the ground, we know we have the ability to mess up at times but I promise that we will forever keep trying. As for the staff needing to be a bit friendlier... More 

Bournemouth
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many people arrive here by car, though access by bus is very easy with the 1a and 1c bus terminus being just yards away. The site is extensive, with indoor and outdoor plants on show as well as a cafe and a range of garden furniture. Visitors often take the opportunity to browse the conservatories and garden sheds on display... More 

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1 Thank Colin M
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Colin, Thank you for your kind comments. We try hard to run a place that is still very much a Garden Centre while getting into some of the fun 'add on's' that are expected these days with Christmas being the seasonal twist right now. We hope to have enough people to maintain the standards during the busy times with keeping... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and it's always been Ok, however Sunday lunch today was up to much, Sorry. Meat pie was great but chips weren't chip they were nearly solid, like thick crisps. Cold peas. Parsnips were also overlooked. Sorry Stewart's but you really need to have a rethink and check "over" time items.

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Thank michaelfcastro
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Woops, Firstly thank you for the feedback, this has already been passed to the coffee shop team. Please don't ever hesitate to let us know if we have slipped up, it can happen. We would much rather have the chance to put it right for you, there and then, and of course for anyone following on behind. We do carry... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food at very affordable prices and many choices on the menu. Garden centre well worth a good look around plus books, cards etc.

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Thank David H
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

David, Thank you for your kind comments. Such reviews have a huge impact on all of us here. Its nice to know when we get it right. When we don't, we need to know quickly so that we can put it right immediately. We love what we do and only wish for people to love their visits to Stewarts too.... More 

Totton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were personally recommended and found the food really good. We had vegetable pie with veg and potatoes and a steak and ale pie. Really tasty good portion size and value for money. Staff were really helpful and the surroundings were clean and tidy. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Anne H
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Anne, Thank you, we really appreciate your comments. You will be pleased to know that the preparation of our food is nothing to do with me but down to the great team of people we have working behind the scenes. We know we can have our 'moments' but we care and we try to quickly put things right when we... More 

bournemouth
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151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in to Stewarts to see all the Christmas decirations and were not dissapointed, as always they have a lovely display. After a good wander round we went into the restaurant for morning scones and coffee. There is a large selection of fresh cakes, scones, sandwiches and a cooked breakfast if you want one. The difficulty is choosing what... More 

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Thank BournemouthChris
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Chris, Thanks so much for your kind comments. I promise that we will never take anything for granted. We love what we do and only wish to have visitors enjoying their experience. Your feed back is greatly appreciated. Best Wishes Martin Stewart More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stewarts Garden Centre has a great deal to offer. Their plants and flowers are lovely, many of them home grown from their nursery in Holt. The cafe takes some beating with a vast range of food. I particularly like the Steak & stilton pie, Steak & kidney and the steak & mushroom, made on site with their own Dexter cows.... More 

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Thank Ladon1
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review, we do try I promise!! Yes there is loads going on here and that is only possible with everyone we have here doing their bit. We mess up from time to time and need to know immediately when we do but I can promise you its not for lack of trying! Thanks again.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Wonderful selection of food to suit all tastes, both hot and cold food, very reasonable prices.Highly recommended.

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Thank Linda T
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Linda, Thank you. Your comments mean a lot to all of us here. I would love to claim the credit when we get nice comments but I can't. Its the Team not me! Best Wishes Martin Stewart (On behalf of everyone). More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went to Stewarts for the Christmas night opening of their decorations and other wares a meal was included in the ticket the price of the ticket was also reasonable as the meal price was fixed and the rest not part but all proceeds went to charity.The meal of course was a Christmas dinner better than i have had in... More 

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Thank paulnippard
Martin_Stewart_1742, Owner at Stewarts Garden Centre, responded to this review

Paul, Thanks you for your comments. Apologies for the delay in replying but I have just been brought into the 21st Century with training on how to respond to TripAdvisor feedback. About time I know!! Everyone works so hard in the run up to Christmas opening night and its pleasing to know you had a nice experience. Its good to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stewarts Garden Lands Lyndhurst Road, Christchurch BH23 4SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 272244
Description
Stewarts are a family-owned chain of two Garden Centres, one in Christchurch and one in Broomhill, near Wimborne. Both have excellent Coffee Shops with 5 star ratings from the Food Standards Agency. We are open late on Thursday nights, when we have local musicians entertaining with live music. Our coffee shops close 1 hour before the Garden Centre closes. Please see our website for more details.

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