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The Garlic Farm

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Mersley Farm Mersley Lane | Isle of Wight, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NR, England
+44 1983 865378
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Great find

We spent a good couple of hours here and was fascinated by the varieties of garlic and produce... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CityJohn
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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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Nothing really to write home about

We were told by a friend that this was a must-see. So we drove out to the place thinking we would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wildfirejc
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Lydd, United Kingdom
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The Garlic Farm is all about garlic...We've been growing garlic on the Isle of Wight for over 30 years now and are the UK's largest specialist garlic grower. We are proud of our exceptional quality garlic which is renowned for its flavour, keeping quality and beauty.We also travel the world to find the best quality garlic varieties to offer our customers. We sell our garlic through our farm shop, farmers' markets, our website and through specialist food retailers across the UK including farm shops and delicatessens. We welcome visitors to our farm shop and cafe on the Isle of Wight.
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Mersley Farm Mersley Lane | Isle of Wight, Newchurch, Sandown PO36 0NR, England
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+44 1983 865378

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a good couple of hours here and was fascinated by the varieties of garlic and produce available to buy. There are nice walks around the farm suitable for all with plenty of parking available. I could have spent an absolute fortune and left...More

Thank CityJohn
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Super review, thank you so much! It means so much to us all to hear when customers have had a great time. Hope you enjoy your garlicky products and hope you'll be back to visit again soon. Best wishes, The Garlic Farm Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told by a friend that this was a must-see. So we drove out to the place thinking we would have lunch there - the website mentioned a restaurant. When we got there, after getting into a mess with road closures and diversions, the...More

Thank wildfirejc
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to feedback to us. We've taken all your comments on board and will try to respond appropriately. You visited us at a time of year when garlic is not in the ground as most of the varieties are yet to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We choose the sharing platter of various garlic foods and enjoyed it. We also had a conducted tour and an explanation of how the Garlic Farm started. We found it all very interesting and bought some relishes from the shop

Thank Hillheadbob1
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for your feedback. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed the visit and hope the rest of your gastronomic weekend went well. Best wishes, The Garlic Farm Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fourth visit to this fascinating shop, farm and restaurant. We love it. Due to a bridge being down access it a littlle more tortuous but well sign posted. In the Summer there are trips around the farm in a triler but a...More

Thank countrygourmetOxhill
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for your feedback! Great to hear you are now growing your own bulbs. Good luck with your growing and hope to see you again next time you're on the Island. Best wishes, The Garlic Farm Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had passed this a few times, and had decided if we had the time we would visit. On a trip to another place we were diverted (I think we took the wrong turn) and as we turned a corner noticed we had reached the...More

Thank 1dustyrhodes
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, we're so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Please stop by again soon. Best wishes, The Garlic Farm Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The garlic farm is very interesting. They have a tasting area enabling you to try before you buy. ( always a hit with our children) They had Halloween crafts and pumpkin carving available on the day we visited. During the year they offer a tour...More

Thank Emma L
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Super review!! Thank you so much. Glad you enjoyed the halloween crafts and hope you'll be able to do the tour next time and eat in our restaurant. Best wishes, The Garlic Farm TEam

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is at the same time a restaurant, a farm and a small exhibition center. All three functions indicate a shameless, unreserved passion for garlic. We can share this interest for the day. For the restaurant, it is interesting as a one-off visit, but...More

Thank 127Fred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having previously done the farm tour we just visited the shop, which is attached to the cafe. There is a room here to sample the various sauces, chutneys etc sold in the shop, worth doing before you buy in the shop which has some great...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to visit, and find out, about wonderful herb,plus taste various garlic mixtures, from BBQ sauce, jam, and Ho sin sauce, to name only a few. Did not have a meal there in the restaurant, but they serve excellent coffee.

Thank diamondcittage
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback - so pleased you enjoyed your visit and we hope you'll stop for a meal next time. Best wishes, The Garlic Farm Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent good one hour at this farm. Went their after read some good reviews and didn’t get disappointed. Nice collection of garlics and garlic products. We had a good walk around and spotted some peacock which was a surprise. My daughter enjoyed it too....More

Thank vinodhattrip
garlicfarmer-iow, Owner at The Garlic Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review- glad you got to see the peacocks and enjoyed the cafe. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, The Garlic Farm Team

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2Barnetts2015
19 August 2015|
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Response from garlicfarmer-iow | Property representative |
Gaze out at the spectacular views of the eastern side of the Solent on our amazing open top bus. The Downs Breezer runs from 23rd May to 31st August 2015 and provides a glimpse of the delights of the Island from the scenic... More
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Joanne H
19 August 2015|
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Response from TheGarlicFarm | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, yes dogs are welcome in the grounds and in the Allium Café but not in the shop and restaurant. We strongly encourage leads as we have chickens, peacocks and red squirrels roaming freely. Hope to see you soon, Hugo
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