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Poplar Tree Garden Centre & Coffee Shop

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Address: Shincliffe Village Hall Lane, Durham DH1 2NG, England
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+44 191 384 7553
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Poplar Tree Garden Centre & Brambles Coffee Shop in Shincliffe, County...

Poplar Tree Garden Centre & Brambles Coffee Shop in Shincliffe, County Durham have been helping people from all over the UK get the best from their gardens for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on taking as much care with our customer as they do with their gardens and strive to be a friendly and helpful at all times. Poplar Tree Garden Centre Durham staff carry a comprehensive level of knowledge and expertise that is sure to answer even the most difficult of questions. Please don't be shy in approaching them as they are ready and waiting to assist at all times.Poplar Tree Garden Centre, Florist & Coffee Shop all under ONE roof!

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Dog friendly garden centre

Often visit here in the summer as we can take our dog and eat outside with him.Food always good as well as the service.shame there's not an indoor part for us to go in,in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a good cup of coffee here but scones and cakes are rather expensive. The garden centre stocks all sorts of items and is pleasant to walk round, although goods are still rather on the expensive side. Don't visit here on a regular basis.

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Cos, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love coming here for a sneaky cake and a bit of peace; with the whole family for a chat and a catch up; with my dog for a scone and a drink after a lovely walk; to buy all my plants for the garden and that birthday card and gift I forgot to get! There is always a reason... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Often visit here in the summer as we can take our dog and eat outside with him.Food always good as well as the service.shame there's not an indoor part for us to go in,in the winter as would go more often.

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Thank Allison D
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Have been to poplar tree coffee shop a couple of times now. The hot chocolate is lovely and the scones are very good but first visit was better than the return trip. Lovely coffee rooms though and well worth a visit for just coffee or a meal.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The coffee shop sells delicious cakes as well as sustaining lunches. The garden centre sells high-quality plants and a selection of gardening sundries and gifts. There is a good-sized car park.

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Thank fusspot2017
Hereford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Me and my grandchildren popped in her for a drink and biscuit each, like a lot of places that get lots of good reviews they believe their own press. Our bill was nearly £30 and when my grand daughter went upto the counter for some milk to cool her drink down they ignored her, I then went up and they... More 

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Durham
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I ordered "Hot Beef Sandwich" ....Disappointing to note it was "packet beef" bought from a supermarket and was only just warmed ! However it does come with a portion ice cold salad and a small jug of hot gravy !! Coffee or drinks are served immediately (no chance to say "can we have drinks with meal"and if you don't drink... More 

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Thank IJJE
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

My friend and I ordered bacon and sausage butties this morning . Buns were not fresh ..a bit stodgy and both a shade on cold side Both sandwiches ( bearing mind were breakfast meals) were served with salad and tinned sweetcorn !! May be better to offer with beans /mushrooms / grilled tomatoes .....hot .. Coffee is nearly always on... More 

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Thank Joan S
Durham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This place is in an idyllic country village. Perfect location with free onsite parking. However, the menu and food are fairly average, the scones we had were burnt and the salad that accompanied our meal was limp and very basic. The worst thing about this place is most definitely the staff, who are generally sour faced and lacking in customer... More 

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Always guaranteed to have nice food, but can be very busy at times although queue goes down quite quickly.

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