St Albans - Hertfordshire Garden CentreHatfield RoadSmallfordSt AlbansHertfordshireAL4 0HN
Opening hoursMon9.00am - 6.00pmTues9.00am - 6.00pmWed9.00am - 6.00pmThurs9.00am - 8.00pmFri9.00am - 6.00pmSat9.00am - 6.00pmSun10.30am - 4.30pm
Open 10am Sunday for browsing
Restaurant hoursMon - Sat* 9.00am - 5.00pm *Tuesday 9.30am - 5.00pm Sun10.00am - 4.00pmMain meal serving times11.30am - 3pmFood service stops 30 minutes before restaurant closing
Meet the team
Our Manager is Chris Holt
We are a knowledgeable, friendly team who pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service,a wide range of products and a pleasant shopping environment. As long as our customers enjoy their time with us and leave happy - we're happy!
Our Planteria team are always on hand to answer any gardening questions during your visit. Wilted Clematis? Patchy lawn? Best shrub for your border? We're always here to help.
Pet Centre Licence: LN/201200549
Looking for Inspiration?
We have created a stunning plant display at our St Albans Garden centre. The Notcutts Garden is a permanent show garden which will reflect the seasons and provide inspiration for your outdoor living space whatever the weather. It highlights both innovative and classic plant combinations and new trends in furniture and homeware to help inspire your own showstopper garden at home.
Events in your area
Santa’s Grotto, Breakfast or tea with Santa and Santa Paws
Exclusive Privilege Talks are available throughout the year.
Tickets are free and places limited.
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- Our restaurant
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Children's play area
Carry to car service
Soil testing service
- Our restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy lunch, or to just relax with friends and children.
Our menu has wonderful seasonal dishes showcasing fresh flavours as well as our year round classics such as our tempting steak and chicken pies, which are great any time of year!
Why not start the day with one of our tasty gardener’s breakfast or with one of our scrumptious pastries. Or pop in for one of our deliciously indulgent cakes with a Paddy & Scotts coffee, perfect for any time of day. Our lunch service offers a range of freshly prepared main meals and specials as well as soup, jacket potatoes and sandwiches.
From 3pm we serve a range of small plates, perfect for an early dinner, and our Deluxe Afternoon Tea (please pre-book).
We love our local area. We're situated in a great location to the east of St Albans, in the village of Smallford, with the famous Hatfield House, Galleria shopping outlet centre and University of Hertfordshire close by.