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Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

We’ve eaten here on a few occasions and food varies from very good to average. The pizzas are very good, but I was a little disappointed with my cheese ploughman’s. The staff are always busy, so perhaps there should be a few more of them,...so that the service could be improved. It’s a nice setting, being so light and spacious, just needing a few tweaks.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 June 2021 via mobile

What an absolutely perfect spot for lunch! We had heard good things about Coppers and planned our walk in the beautiful surrounding countryside to end there. Two teenagers, one adult (and our dog) had a delicious lunch - Caesar salads, sandwiches, iced coffee and fantastic...cakes. Plus they had plenty of gluten free and vegetarian options. Really delightful setting with tables outdoors and a fountain (and tables indoors), and the staff were all so lovely.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 June 2021 via mobile

Went here today with my mum and my 12 year old son,myself and my mum had the smoked salmon and prawn salad,which was very tasty,and full of salmon,my son had the seafood pizza which he really enjoyed..portion size was perfect,service was great..and they will and...did cater for my gluten intolerance issue..thank you for making our visit most enjoyable .More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 27 May 2021

Had lunch this Tuesday, absolutely wonderful although very busy my friend and I had friendly service, munched our way through fish chips and peas I had smoked salmon and prawn salad tea and coffee, really enjoyed the fact all so clean happy staff gr8 food....Here's to the next timeMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 19 May 2021

The Afternoon Tea is delicious, very substantial with plenty of sandwiches, cake, scones, cream and jam and of course, plenty of tea. We had a delightful table outside set with tablecloth, flowers and also cushions and throws on every chair. Will be returning often.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 May 2021 via mobile

Amazing breakfast my partner and I had today! Couldn't fault the food or the service! Our new breakfast spot, I think!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 May 2021

Unfortunately our experience of being here was poor, once we were seated and asked to check in via the NHS covid app (which we did) we waited and waited and waited. The waitress informed us once we were seated that someone would be be with...us in a couple of minutes to take our drinks order, well after 25 minutes of waiting we gave up and left, even the table next to us couldn't believe how long we'd been left. Through out our ordeal more and more customers were being seated, just hope they weren't made to wait like we were. I'm not sure if we had been forgotten or if they were just too busy? In which case perhaps they should have stopped seating more people or at least informing customers there would be a long delay.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

Went to coppers today for a late breakfast. Is a lovely setting and service was good. We had eggs benedict and royal, and an omelette. All delicious. Reasonable value. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 October 2020

Gently classy environment for breakfast with friends. Unhurried service and interesting, tasty food. A pleasure to be somewhere that has the confidence and purpose to be a little unusual. Not your standard garden centre cafe.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 24 October 2020 via mobile

We were told about this gem of a place by friends. If you didnt know it was there you'd miss it.. I had the poached salmon which was delicious and my husband had the pork belly and he said it was one of the best...he had ever had. The desserts are lovely too Portions are perfect. We felt so safe and the staff are very conscientious and we booked our table. They clean down everything after use and the wooden spoon system causes a giggle. Tables are social distanced. The gluten free menu is excellent. We enjoyed it so much we booked for morning coffee with other friends for next day. Certainly recommend paying a visit here and enjoying the centre fireplace when it's cold. Thank you to all staffMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from youngagain1965 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know I never saw any. You will have to phone and ask
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Response from Beatyfuyu | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think it would be a good idea as they fill up quickly. It is a very popular place to eat and visit the garden centre.
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Coppers Bistro at Preston Garden Centre is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5