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The Herb Farm

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Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Nice to visit for coffee, cake & chat

The Herb Farm is well worth a visit. Their plant centre is well stocked with healthy plants and the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
Delicious tea and cakes

Another delicious visit to the Herb Farm! As always, fantastic choice of cakes - so difficult to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Bravo T
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“coffee shop”(21 reviews)
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Situated close to Sonning Common, The Herb Farm offers a large plant nursery, display gardens, The Herb Kitchen coffee shop and The Saxon Maze. The Barn Shop stocks many food items and gifts, with something for everyone.
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Herb Farm Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
+44 118 972 4220
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The herb garden can be visited and enjoyed free of charge. There is a cafe, shop and toilets onsite.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place, it is a hidden gem. There is the great range of gifts ideas as you go in, although there were many of the items I wish I had the money to buy myself. There is also the cafe where you can...More

Thank PsychoGunner94
Reviewed 3 June 2018

we cycled there over to Sonning common. lotts parking for both cars and Bikes. the shop looks lovely, it was a shame we were on our bikes (nowhere to put stuff) great selection of gluten free and normal cakes with proper coffee. we sat out...More

Thank peter h
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Herb Farm is well worth a visit. Their plant centre is well stocked with healthy plants and the shop is always worth browsing. It's somewhere to meet a friend and enjoy a light lunch or tea, coffee and cake. The staff are friendly and...More

Thank RSnapper
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Another delicious visit to the Herb Farm! As always, fantastic choice of cakes - so difficult to choose one so we shared two!!! Very warm welcome and not rushed in making our cake selection. Polite, courteous, timely service and takeaway service into the bargain!

Thank Bravo T
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Arrived at 16:15 to be advised that they were closing at 16:30. Therefore tea and coffee provided in one-use cups. Somehow that doesn't give a very welcoming impression. As customers our requirements for tea and coffee were met but our expectations of afternoon tea in...More

1  Thank BrabbenTE
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Coffee was ok, but paying the best part of £7 for a sandwich advertised as containing 'vintage cheese' but which was actually made of insipid pre-grated mush is a bit of an insult.. very poor. The local co-op delivers better for £2.50

1  Thank adent739
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Nice place to go for a few hours, they have a large selection of herbs and plants. Very pleasant and helpful staff. Nice little restaurant with home made cakes etc and fresh coffee.

Thank PAUL B
Reviewed 17 January 2018

They have a very well run coffee and lunch shop attached to the herb farm. We love to pop in at lunch time for a delicious and well presented lunch and then browse around the shop afterwards.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The food is OK here, nothing special. Small portions. Staff always seem more interested in showing off that looking after customers. My scone was frozen in the middle.

1  Thank MrsMaryLewis
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Jenny S
3 October 2017|
Response from Cheralita I |
Yes dogs are most welcome in all areas at the herb farm ☺water bowls ready for any thirsty pooches .👍👍
Jenny S
3 October 2017|
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Not actually sure... best to contact them directly 0118 972 4220