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The Herb Farm

#16 of 86 things to do in Reading Features Animals
Herb Farm Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
+44 118 972 4220
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The maze works every time!

I visited with my 10 and 12 year-old daughters. We had a light lunch and then a play in the maze... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
3 generations for lunch

I went with my daughter and new granddaughter to the herb farm for lunch yesterday. Baby was a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“coffee shop” (20 reviews)
“scones” (11 reviews)
“lovely shop” (5 reviews)
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Herb Farm Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
+44 118 972 4220
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with my 10 and 12 year-old daughters. We had a light lunch and then a play in the maze. We used to go when the children were younger, and it worked every time. The maze is delightful! The hedges were below my children's...More

Thank London1030
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my daughter and new granddaughter to the herb farm for lunch yesterday. Baby was a little unsettled but we relaxed in the cafe and enjoyed a leisurely lunch and after a while baby settled and enjoyed her feed. The menu is varied...More

Thank Cherry_dr0p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great selection of herbs and gifts. Fun maze for the family to walk round - the children loved it. I had a savoury afternoon tea which consisted of cheese scones, cheese and onion marmalade which was delicious. Child friendly with high chairs and food suitable...More

1  Thank Caninecaper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a cream tea here - a tad expensive, I thought, but lashings of cream, and excellent cheerful service. Really enjoyed it. Toilets do need sorting out: very basic. Didn't have the time to do a proper browse around the plants on sale, nor...More

1  Thank Deejaysee
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Your cooking need never be bland again after a visit and purchase of some of these excellent herbs. The variety is great and the farm is set in a peaceful setting with a tea room for making more of a visit. The prices are a...More

1  Thank Ruth A
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Definitely a place to come and while away a few hours, whether you are are a horticulturalist/gardener or just like your culinary herbs, a family or just looking for somewhere to spend a little relaxed time. A draw for families and certainly for children is...More

Thank Halfhighlander
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Met a friend at The Herb Farm, first time visit. From a gardening perspective really excellent for herbs and good selection of seasonal roses, irises, etc. Nice gardens to walk around too with an epic Saxon Maze made from beech hedging to get lost in....More

Thank Mary3005
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Nice small herb orientated garden and shop but the cafe is pricy and the toilets are so very basic which was a surprise!

1  Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Visited today - managed to refrain from buying more than to pots of herbs and some culinary lavender. Coffee shop served delicious soup and sandwiches, and we especially loved the lavender shortbread.

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit with a delicious cafe. If you order herb tea they go and pick it fresh each time and it tastes divine. The lavender scones with local honey are light and mouth watering. The cheese and onion marmalade sandwich was very filling....More

Thank Andrew S
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