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The National Herb Centre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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worth a visit if you like plants

This is a Garden Centre focusing on herbs but selling other plants. But if you are in the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Really Nice Place

OK, if you want to be a bit cynical it is a glorified garden centre with benefits. It is not a... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Rugby, United Kingdom
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  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“nature trail”(9 reviews)
“full english”(5 reviews)
“buy plants”(4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Banbury Road | Banbury, Warmington OX17 1DF, England
+44 1295 690999
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All reviews nature trail full english buy plants lavender cake herbaceous plants medicinal herbs home cooked food cakes lovely walk around the grounds varied menu children's play area triple cooked chips sunny day climbing frame worth a visit lovely place to visit shop
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I read a review saying that this place was a garden centre. I would have to agree. On the day I visited I was disappointed as I was expecting something better given the title of something ‘National’. The plant section does have a lot of...More

2  Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is a Garden Centre focusing on herbs but selling other plants. But if you are in the Warwickshire / Banbury area and want to see all the different varieties of herbs then it is worth a visit. You will be surprised at the numbers...More

1  Thank ROZNBAZ
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Meeting friend who now live in Scotland Had various items from the menu Decided to go for homemade Beef Berger Vey tasty Other friends Had Scampi, Ham and Eggs, and chicken Very busy even f not the nicest day Worth a visit

1  Thank Vaughan J
Reviewed 20 August 2018

OK, if you want to be a bit cynical it is a glorified garden centre with benefits. It is not a chain so there are lots of little extra bits and bobs here that you would not see at an average garden centre chain. Some...More

1  Thank chubchubbanana
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We live close to but had never had the time to call in, good selection on herbs , very well watered , didn’t go to the cafe, but it had some people in it, lots of herbs to choose from.

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This overgrown, unloved centre once may have offered herb lovers inspiration and enjoyment. Sadly, now it appears to be a slightly neglected garden centre. Very disappointing and not worthy of brown sign nor ‘national’ in the title

2  Thank NottinghamFishcake
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We have been here a couple of times as we really like the cafe. Would recommend this to anyone who wants nice reasonably priced food

Thank Graham305
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I had been wanting to visit the National Herb Centre for some time as I am interested in Culinary Herbs, Herbal Remedies and Aromatherapy. I was hoping that as it was the NHC there would be some books/research literature pertaining to the use of the...More

Thank rainbownorthampton
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This place only has a small indoor seating area but they have lots of outdoor tables with big umbrellas for shade which make sit the perfect place to eat on a warm summer day. Only a small menu but enough choice even for a vegetarian,...More

Thank Pixiewitches
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the herb centre as a group of cyclists. The staff were very busy but we got served very quickly. I had an Americano and a slice of lemon cake. The lemon cake was dryish in texture and didn’t taste a lot like lemon....More

1  Thank Mike W
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16 September 2017|
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Response from Sam T | Property representative |
Well behaved dogs are welcome on the site. We ask you to keep them on a lead and not to take them into the shop or Bistro. Outside seating is available in the Bistro and a tether point is available outside the shop. All... More
14 April 2017|
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Response from Margaret T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are full facilities at the herb centre. Enjoy your visit.