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Thetford Garden Centre

Kilverstone, Thetford IP24 2RL, England
+44 1842 763267
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“fruit scones” (13 reviews)
“cake” (24 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kilverstone, Thetford IP24 2RL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited this garden centre looking for plants, and found the cafe has been extensively enlarged. The menu was very tempting indeed, and we had our lunch here. The food was really delicious, and the new extension has a lovely view! We will definitely be coming...More

Thank William T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow - I have been visiting this place since it’s conception and up to a few years ago it had remained true to it’s roots. Now it is a vastly overpriced retail outlet with nothing substantial to differentiate from all the others that we can...More

Thank janerolfe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Lime Kiln twice this past week, your limited on multiple reviews so this one is written with both my experiences combined. I visited on Friday with my youngest daughter for a date night. I was disappointed being at 4pm the menu changes...More

Thank Corrine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday lunchtime. We quickly found a table and made ourselves comfy. Within a few minutes a friendly waitress arrived to take our order. We ordered a pot of tea each (more than enough for 2 cups), a jacket potato and a wrap....More

Thank sarabrownuk30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the newly refurbished area and very impressed with the food. Who would have thought that a sausage roll could be so delicious! Will definitely return, in fact took my elderly mother there the following day for tea and scones.

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was excited to eat here after the revamp but food was disappointing. Caesar salad was expensive and was dressed with what tasted like mayonnaise. No Caesar taste whatsoever. Also the chicken was not freshly cooked. It was cold and also no flavour. It was a...More

1  Thank bmmein
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good find, although cafe a little on the pricey side. Very modern and nicely decorated. Great toys and books selection for the children as well as some fantastic boutique type gifts.

Thank Kirsty L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 6 of us had the pleasure of sampling Afternoon Tea at the Thetford Garden Centre. The sandwiches had lots of variety (the coronation chicken was heavenly), the scones were warm and delicious and the desserts were fabulous. The service was excellent -...More

Thank elldee2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the garden centre for breakfast. The service was good, lovely friendly staff, very quick at serving us.The breakfast arrived fairly quickly, but was cold.The waitress apologised and said she would re order two more. Within a minute a second lot of food arrived,...More

Thank janicemo555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived with 24 other people and found a very busy coffee shop. However we were quickly seated and served with our coffee, scones and bacon rolls. Will go back for lunch when I'm in the area. Very pleasant surroundings too.

Thank Sue H
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Cheryl M
26 March 2018|
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Response from Maurfran | Reviewed this property |
Also, they have a loyalty card scheme so well worth getting it.
17 May 2015|
Response from TGC1992 | Property representative |
Hi Filka2009, We do allow dogs in the outdoor seating area and we also have one seat which is near the entrance to our coffee shop that we also allow dogs to sit by, hope this answers your question!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilverstone, Thetford IP24 2RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thetford
  • Phone Number: +44 1842 763267
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re of town - we're proud of our history and of being a part of Thetford - the Lime Kiln Kitchen is our nod to this. We
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