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Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven

Kilkenny Road, Leighlinbridge, Ireland
+353 59 972 1558
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Lovely for Lunch

Great variety available be it savoury or sweet that you're after. There's always a queue but the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WhereToTry
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Waterford, Ireland
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I had eaten here on a couple of occasions & always found it pleasant. However, on my recent visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom c
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Dublin, Ireland
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Welcome to Arboretum Your Home and Garden Heaven Commitment to excellence in customer service, high quality products, unbeatable choice and value for money has earned the Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven the coveted title of National Company of the Year 2016 by Retail Excellence Ireland. Based in Co. Carlow on a ten acre site, this family run business is a complete shopping experience with a Five Star award winning garden centre plus interior furnishings, a kitchen Store, fashion outlet, pet zone and home to the award winning Rachel's Garden Café. The Arboretum has also attracted other well-known brands to the centre joining forces with the Edinburgh Woollen Mill and ISE Garden and Forest Equipment which adds to its offering. An entire day can be devoted to just visiting the Arboretum so take some time out and relax with friends and family in the famous Rachel's Garden Café and treat yourself to some of its signature dishes made with the very best local Irish produce. The delicious tempting desserts are all made on the premises and customers' special dietary needs are catered for with gluten, sugar or dairy free options. There is a full children's menu with a playground and maze adjacent in the gardens to keep the little ones entertained. A trip to Arboretum is like no other so pop in store today We look forward to welcoming you!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Kilkenny Road, Leighlinbridge, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great variety available be it savoury or sweet that you're after. There's always a queue but the service is excellent so moves quite fast. The garden centre itself is quite pricey but the food is so delicious,tasty, fresh and homemade it's worth the trip alone...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had eaten here on a couple of occasions & always found it pleasant. However, on my recent visit I was a little disappointed. All of the roast main courses were gone so in the end I had the tea&scone which was a little pricey....More

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AnnaGR81, Guest Relations Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tom, Many thanks for taking time to leave us a review. We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your experience in our award winning café. All our desserts are home-made and our raspberry meringue is especially popular. We can assure you...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

I spent the month of May traipsing around Ireland, with a focus on visiting the many beautiful gardens. I have cousins that live in Leighlinbridge, County Carlow, and I spent a few days visiting them and being shown the sights and breathtaking scenery. On my...More

Thank 763ThomasK
AnnaGR81, Guest Relations Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thomas, Many thanks for leaving us a review. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time on your trip to Carlow and to us here in the Arboretum. The team prides itself on being a wonderful place to visit offering something...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Passing through and decided to head in for lunch, great selection on offer and food was great, very very nice, hot food from dinner choices and quiches and salads to scones, cakes and fab array of fresh cream to choose from, hard to pick as...More

Thank Lilyb43
AnnaGR81, Guest Relations Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lily, Thank you taking time to leave us a review. We are so happy to hear that you decided to come to us for lunch and delighted you enjoyed it - hopefully the decision will be a little easier for you next time you...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Really nice garden centre with a huge selection of plants which seem to be very well looked after. There's an Edinburgh Woollen Mill as well as garden accessories and a kitchen shop. Lots of things to browse around. The toilet facilities are very clean and...More

Thank Kate F
AnnaGR81, Guest Relations Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kate, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to us here in the Arboretum. The team prides itself on being a wonderful place to visit offering something for everyone. We too love the wash basins in the...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous shopping experience with plenty of choices and great restaurant for the non shoppers Well worth a visit

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Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for visiting Arboretum Home and Garden delighted you enjoyed the complete shopping experience with us and tasted the delicious dishes in Rachel's Garden Café, we hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended for anyone to looking to spend afternoon. We had 3 coaches of Senior Citizens and love this location due to its accessibility. It was a great restaurant very well ran by Mark, Restaurant Manager - food is fab. There is garden centre with...More

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Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

We are delighted the three coaches of guests enjoyed their visit to Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven. We pride ourselves on our accessibility for all ages and our award winning restaurant offers something for everyone. Thank you for taking the time to write a review...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great variety of plants, shrub and trees. the garden walk with a small lake and little suprises gives you great ideas for your own space, shop for indoors/outdoors from clothes to candles which I love. plenty of parking , kids play area and rachels garden...More

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Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for visiting Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and for writing a review of your visit. We were Ireland's first five star garden centre and we are committed to having the highest quality of plants, shrubs and trees. We offer something for the young...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

There's a lovely atmosphere in the arboretum whatever time of year you visit, coffee, a browse in the shops, some ideas for your garden, a stroll round the garden, Sunday lunch! Whatever the purpose of your visit the staff are always present and active but...More

Thank CynthiaClarke
AnnaGR81, Guest Relations Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cynthia, Thank you for taking time to leave us a review. We are delighted to hear you had a lovely time while visiting us. The team prides itself on being a wonderful place to visit offering something for everyone and our dedicated team are...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I enjoy regular visits to the arboretum near Carlow. It is a wonderful place to visit, lots to see such a variety of plants, indoor and outdoor. Not to mention the other retail sections consisting of all types of goods from kitchen...More

Thank Teresa N
Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for visiting Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and for taking the time to write a review. The team prides itself on being a wonderful place to visit offering something for everyone and our dedicated team are always on hand to answer any questions...More

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ocsin
22 July 2016|
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Response from Arboretum_Team | Property representative |
Hi we do not have Parrot Plants in stock at the moment but we do sell them at certain times of the year. I am trying to find out when they will be back in, if you could give us a call in a few daysand I can provide you with... More
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maggs311
11 May 2015|
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Response from Doyler79 | Property representative |
Hi Maggs, Very expensive and made in San Fran by Clark Sorenson... If you google clarkmade you will find him. Regards, Fergal.
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