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Thetford Garden Centre

Kilverstone, Thetford IP24 2RL, England
+44 1842 763267
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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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

Been here a few times now since the refurbishment and I can only describe it as a shambles - particularly when busy. Service is slow - waited 30 minutes for order to be taken, drinks are bought out well before food - by which time...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Papa_DH_79
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Wonderful Christmas display. Prices reasonable. Restaurant, very good, food quite good but a bit overpriced at weekend. Good that you can take dogs in.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hily63
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Turning up for a Sunday afternoon lunch the restaurant was packed out so we had a buzzer and wandered around the garden centre first. Unfortunately when we got a seat, it was in the conservatory which was like a fridge. Apparently the fire had gone...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank G2903WQcarols
Reviewed 4 December 2018

The three of us ordered what was billed as Norfolk ham,with egg and chips,it was awful,the ham was grey and placed directly under over cooked eggs,the ham was wafer thin and very fatty,by the time the waitress came to ask if we enjoyed it I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Moira P
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Our group of 43 people made the restaurant at the garden centre our coffee stop on our way to see the Christmas Show at Thursford, and then an evening meal on our return journey. We had been before, and were very impressed, but now it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Franbar48
Reviewed 2 December 2018

A smart garden centre cafe and great place to have a relaxed breakfast bite the coffee and teacakes are excellent for a rest after a vist to the garden centre

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chas c
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We arrived in the nick of time on a Sunday just before it got busy. A friendly lady greeted us and asked whether we wanted to sit on the sofas or a table. We chose the sofas and within 5 minutes another lady was asking...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Glynis B
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

found one staff member a little rude in her manor in which she told me off, when I say told me off I mean I pulled my chair around to be opposite my daughter rather than the side and this member of staff said very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Liam A
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Having taken a trip to Thetford for some business we were hungry and I Googled where to eat and the garden centre came up. What a great garden centre, I could have mooched round for hours, but had husband with me (bored). We ate in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jkwfredyl
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Try and steer clear of the restaurant if you want anything other than a tea and a scone. The food is poorly cooked and too expensive.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Geoffrey R
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Jane G
26 December 2018|
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Response from Maria9Oak | Reviewed this property |
Hello, afternoon tea costs 29.95 for two x
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$6 - 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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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