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The Herb Farm

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Excellent light lunch.

Apart from the shop selling herbs and all sorts of wonderful things and the Saxon maze this is an... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Nadia L
Reading, United Kingdom
Great selection!

It’s sometime since I have visited The Herb Farm but needed to replenish the herb garden and there... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Wokingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“coffee shop”(22 reviews)
“scones”(15 reviews)
“welsh rarebit”(5 reviews)
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.
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Herb Farm Peppard Road | Sonning Common, Reading RG4 9NJ, England
+44 118 972 4220
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All reviews coffee shop scones welsh rarebit onion marmalade garden centre light lunch unusual gifts delightful place waiting staff gift items delicious soup spoilt for choice lovely location beautiful place to visit wide selection afternoon tea cream tea
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here for some lunch and wasn't disappointed! Nicest soup I've ever had served with a cheese and thyme scone. Heaven! I then bought a lavender scone home with me to try, and again, heavenly. Not your usual bog standard food. Most impressed!

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Apart from the shop selling herbs and all sorts of wonderful things and the Saxon maze this is an excellent little cafe which serves freshy prepared quality food and good tea and coffee. They also serve herb infusions from their own herbs..the mint infusion are...More

Thank Nadia L
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I get the feeling that this Garden Centre is in decline and they are winding things down. If this is not the case then they really need to address it quickly. All looking a bit tired and scruffy. The cafe (mentioned in separate post) is...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I have visited the herb farm a few times and sadly each trip I do make it seems as though things are slipping. The garden looked very neglected. The flowers were dry and limp. And also the garden section which features the knot garden is...More

3  Thank Cristina W
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

It’s sometime since I have visited The Herb Farm but needed to replenish the herb garden and there is no where better (locally) in terms of choice and price! Can’t comment on the cafe but it did look busy (weekend) and there are now many...More

1  Thank Scene-set
Reviewed 28 July 2018

great plants and a good selection of ornaments and decorations for the garden - could easily have spent a fortune on all the goodies as well as lovely herbs if I lived nearby ( as it is have now got one of their garlic chive...More

Thank Gilliane M
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Nice stroll around the herb centre Sonning Nice little gift shop and coffee shop If you like herbs you will love this place Also a Saxon maze

Thank Brigitte S
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The herb garden can be visited and enjoyed free of charge. There is a cafe, shop and toilets onsite.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I love this place, it is a hidden gem. There is the great range of gifts ideas as you go in, although there were many of the items I wish I had the money to buy myself. There is also the cafe where you can...More

Thank PsychoGunner94
Reviewed 3 June 2018

we cycled there over to Sonning common. lotts parking for both cars and Bikes. the shop looks lovely, it was a shame we were on our bikes (nowhere to put stuff) great selection of gluten free and normal cakes with proper coffee. we sat out...More

Thank peter h
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Jenny S
3 October 2017|
Response from Cheralita I |
Yes dogs are most welcome in all areas at the herb farm ☺water bowls ready for any thirsty pooches .👍👍
Jenny S
3 October 2017|
Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
Not actually sure... best to contact them directly 0118 972 4220