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Akamba Garden Centre

Tythe Barn Lane | Shirley, Solihull B90 1PH, England
+44 121 733 3111
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Amazing

Truly forgot where I was... It's breathtakingly beautiful, the food is amazing & Tammy was so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dean_hughes_88
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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An African holiday oasis

This is a garden centre with amazing extras! Atmospheric, interesting & peaceful! Love it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
maria c
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“exotic plants” (27 reviews)
“african theme” (20 reviews)
“curried goat” (18 reviews)
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Tythe Barn Lane | Shirley, Solihull B90 1PH, England
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+44 121 733 3111
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"exotic plants"
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"african theme"
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"curried goat"
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"life size"
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"for sale"
in 21 reviews
"bird walk"
in 13 reviews
"unusual garden"
in 10 reviews
"reptile house"
in 9 reviews
"african animals"
in 7 reviews
"live band"
in 8 reviews
"limbo dancer"
in 6 reviews
"unusual place"
in 6 reviews
"bird sanctuary"
in 6 reviews
"theme nights"
in 6 reviews
"african food"
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"african feel"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Truly forgot where I was... It's breathtakingly beautiful, the food is amazing & Tammy was so welcoming & so helpful recommending cocktails & making my time here special... I will definitely be returning

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a garden centre with amazing extras! Atmospheric, interesting & peaceful! Love it here!!!!! X

Thank maria c
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little place, children love it here in ther sand. never had an evening here yet, but defo on the cards.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place and very unique. The carribean and English food is great. You can always smell the jerk chicken being cooked on the bbq as you walk through the very interesting garden. My little boy loves it here and loves exploring the...More

Thank Loveseatingout2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting place! Had a really nice meal, African chicken which was full of flavour and tasted authentic, the rest of our group opted for Caribbean cuisine which was really good - high praise from our Jamaican friend who had the Caribbean platter. There...More

Thank Rachel M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family had booked venue for 40th bday party at the cost of £25 per head. Firstly the venue was hard to find, not in the road as address states. The car park was badly kept and muddy. We weren’t able to take the present in...More

Thank lindahird
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful day walking around the avairy looking at the different birds and reptiles. The various plants and garden ornaments were great especially as we were able to buy what we wanted. The metallic animals were so life like. The outside bar ( reasonable...More

1  Thank Pat P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the New Year's Eve party. On entry we were presented with garlands. There was a three course meal comprising of soup for starter, a choice of main courses and a choice of deserts. Our service was good. Following the food a live band...More

Thank Neil M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took my parents here for their first visit last year. We’ve been a few times but decided to take mum & dad for some lunch and a look around the garden area and small gift shop. It was a rainy bleak day, so probably...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous place! I recently had my 30th birthday meal here with around 40 of us, and several young children, the staff let us decorate the area, the food was well prepared and all came out together, the staff let the kids run around safely...More

Thank susiewest07
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Joanne B
24 September 2017|
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Haven't seen any wheelchairs available to hire. The paths are quite narrow in places
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Pixie8203
27 March 2017|
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Response from kel c | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for your interest. Yes kids love Akamba, we have the tropical house full of birds, reptiles and bugs (£4 per person). The beach is open on sunny days ( £1 charge per person). The garden centre itself is free to... More
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