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The Garden Restaurant at Gates

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Gates Garden Centre
Somerby Road
Cold Overton
LE15 7QB

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 66 reviews66 reviews

Tel: 01664 454309

The Garden Restaurant at Gates



  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Handrail by steps
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Toilets for disabled visitors


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area
  • Highchair
  • Highchairs

Establishment Features

  • Chef
  • Conference facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Groups accepted
  • Number of people seated - 360 seated in restaurant, plus 90 seated on vernadah
  • Real log/coal fires

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • In countryside

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available



    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4 of 5 stars
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    • Average
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    • Terrible

    Recent Reviews:

    • dick h
      Derby, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Improved service - food still lovely
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th March 2019
      The food ordering service is much improved, but the food remains good value, well prepared and tasty....oh and filling! The restaurant, remains much the same; very pleasant and tastefully decorated... Read full review
    • Janet H
      Leicester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Views of Rutland and Leicestershire
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
      This place takes you by surprise. Light roomy extensive spacious and also inviting, with many corners and alcoves, and tables by the windows to take in the views.(rheas and sometimes lambs) You... Read full review
    • oakley2013
      Corby, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Lovely Venue
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 16th April 2019
      We popped in while visiting the garden centre. You find a seat and then go & order your food. Good idea having reserved notices to place on table whilst goung to order your food. Served quickly and... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Based in the idyllic rural village of Cold Overton, you can find us just to the west of the A606, 4 miles from Oakham, 8 miles from Melton Mowbray and 17 miles from Leicester. From the A606 please follow the brown tourism signs from the village of Langham.

    Travelling from Leicester

    Follow the A47 east, before turning north on the B6047 towards Melton Mowbray and Tilton on the Hill. Once in Tilton please follow the brown tourism signs.

    Travelling from the A1 (13 miles)

    Leave the A1 at the Oakham/Stamford junction with the A606, heading west towards Oakham. At the roundabout take the third exit onto Burley Park Way, staying on the A606 and heading towards Melton Mowbray. After two miles, at the village of Langham, please follow the brown tourism signs.

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 16:30

    * Please note, last orders for food are taken 30 minutes before closing time

    In addition to the Garden Restaurant, the Tea Shop at Gates Garden Centre is open every day from 11am to 4pm.

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