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Brookside Garden Centre & Miniature Railway

London Road North; Poynton, Stockport SK12 1BY, England
+44 1706 216491
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We went to the garden centre for the trains as our son is train mad. Only the the petrol engines... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Glasgow004
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Glasgow
Lunch and shopping

Two of us went for lunch. I had chicken and mango salad. Mango was in a sauce form and tasteless... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janen783
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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London Road North; Poynton, Stockport SK12 1BY, England
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+44 1706 216491
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"model shop"
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"table number"
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"bank holiday monday"
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"station signs"
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"short stop"
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"hanging baskets"
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"tuna sandwich"
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"my mother in law"
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"fresh sandwiches"
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"specials board"
in 3 reviews
"choice of food"
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"cake"
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"cream tea"
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"well worth a visit"
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"will visit again"
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"car park"
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"at lunchtime"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to the garden centre for the trains as our son is train mad. Only the the petrol engines left as new people will take over. I am gutted we didn't find this sooner. We travelled from East Manchester. We were not disappointed with...More

Thank Glasgow004
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of us went for lunch. I had chicken and mango salad. Mango was in a sauce form and tasteless. Drink was fizzy elderflower , also tasteless.my friend asked for green tea( they only had s mint green tea) so hot water supplied. The other...More

Thank janen783
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a mishmash of things in it. One of which is having a excellent if pricey model railway shop on site. On top of this you have the usual garden centre stuff, plants, garden ornaments and books and food items. Has a very...More

Thank bazonian2015
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have not visited the refurbished restaurant here despite only living down the road however decided to treat my mother in law to lunch yesterday. What a delight the choice of food is amazing it is self service and I wanted to leave room for the...More

Thank Fififoxy
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

This newly refurbished garden centre is a delight to visit as it has a plentiful and wide selection of different flowers, trees and shrubs for your garden, and many other items that your care to mention. You will not come out empty handed. The cafe...More

2  Thank 263chinadoll
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I volunteer for this railway sometimes and love it most of the drivers are dead friendly and it is worth coming miles to go on for a ride a ticket for an adult or child is £2 and a ten ride ticket is £14 the...More

Thank magicmanwithmagi2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This was a great place for a short stop on a longer journey. The miniature railway was lovely - and great fun to take a ride on the train. We stopped at the fair on our way round. The garden centre had a café which...More

Thank blt100
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Beware!!! The gentleman who runs the Minature Railway at Brookside has been asked to leave. As of September of this year the minature railway will close.

2  Thank Gillian H
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Would like to say that don't visit brookside restaraunt as I ordered haddock and chips off the special board and when it came I tried to cut into the fish and it was frozen so I sent it back and received the same fish which...More

4  Thank elizabethU8259YB
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

My partner and I took up the offer of a tso for o e price on an afternoon tea and was quite dissapointed with what we received! At start we had to ask about our order which had been forgotten about! When we finally received...More

1  Thank Jaqueline W
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magicmanwithmagi2018
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Tracy W
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Response from Gordon F | Reviewed this property |
I understand the train is closing down it's a pity as my Grandchildren loved it.
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tinkerbellcharli2017
22 May 2018|
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Response from jonomad1 | Reviewed this property |
No it is only open on weekends and public holidays -
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