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Burston Garden Centre

North Orbital Road | Chiswell Green, St Albans AL2 2DS, England
+44 1727 832444
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More garden stuff than can point a stick at

I always feel relaxed at Burton's. There is lots of plants to choose from, some areas tend to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rod K
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London, United Kingdom
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an excellent well stocked garden centre

This is a well stocked garden centre, especially for garden equipment and furniture. Its seed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
254pf
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“fruit trees” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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North Orbital Road | Chiswell Green, St Albans AL2 2DS, England
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+44 1727 832444
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always feel relaxed at Burton's. There is lots of plants to choose from, some areas tend to suffer from too much sun and not enough water and therefore the plants are not as good condition as you would want. Not all areas however. The...More

Thank Rod K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well stocked garden centre, especially for garden equipment and furniture. Its seed collection is extensive and stocks quality season plants at a reasonable price. The staff are knowledgeable, helpful and friendly.

Thank 254pf
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We visited when they had a special family thing going on and it was amazing! Storytellers, tarantulas to hold and lunch was amazing and catered for everyone from my 7 year old daughter to my 90 year old dad. Will be back when we have...More

Thank Jo B
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

We were a group of 48 en route for High Wycombe after a visit to St Albans Market. Our visit was enjoyed by everyone, many of us enjoying a lunch or just a snack. The staff should all be commended on their helpful manner. We...More

Thank Rosemary D
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Visited Bank Holiday Sunday. Good selection of plants but food was awful. The jacket potatoes were cold and had been cooked long befor lunch time as they had discoloured. The fillings were all covered with lids so you could not see what was on offer...More

Thank Sandra H
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burston2015, Catering Manager at Burston Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for review regarding your experience in the restaurant. All customer feedback is taken very seriously and I am disappointed you were not happy when you visited us recently. Positive steps have been taken regarding the jacket potatoes and the fillings are now uncovered....More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We visit Burston's every few months and we always buy some plants as the choice and quality is very good especially with seasonal ones like bedding plants. We also use the restaurant but on this visit we thought the prices had increased a lot. A...More

Thank Caroledj2015
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burston2015, Catering Manager at Burston Garden Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your comments regarding the prices in the restaurant and am sorry you feel that you will not return to visit us We last adjusted our prices in May 2017. I looked again this May and decided to delay any further increases despite...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

I use this centre quite often. They have a very good cafe which does nice food and is a nice area to sit in. In very good weather they also open up a small area outside amongst the plants. Although the plant selection is not...More

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

The Garden Centre always has a large range of local stock and branded goods. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful if you have a problem

Thank stuartg1949
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I visit burston regularly for garden wares and to use the restaurant. The staff are so friendly Ange knowledgable. The restaurant is delightful! Food is very nice and cooked fresh. Garden centre is well priced and well stocked! There is lots for children to do...More

Thank nik1971
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Lots of box in stock but not the shape we wanted. Whilst there we enjoyed at looking at all other things and would recommend a visit for garden and gift purchases.

Thank John R
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