Basket

Your shopping cart is empty.

The Secret Garden

All the best places to eat, shop and stay in Ireland. A local guide to local places.

What a pretty tea rooms Brian and Sarah have here in The Secret Garden, one of those cultish Cork garden centres that has so much more than just plants. “Who could resist?”, asks Caroline Hennessy, “Especially since the tea comes in proper pots with china cups and real homebaking. My first taste of Christmas mince pies was here in October and I had to be held back from buying pots of the deliciously rich mincemeat there and then. The garden centre is the only place I managed to find a long-sought-for quince tree. Definitely worth a detour”. Even if you do not know a begonia from a brassica, the aesthetic of the garden, and a cup of good tea in a good tea cup, is sufficient reason to make that detour.

Brian Paterson & Sarah Evans, Aghaneenagh, Newmarket, County Cork
+ 353 29 60084

More from the wonderful County Cork

Phoenix Street, Cork, Co Cork.
Unit 3, Coolnanave Industrial Park, Dublin Road, Mitchelstown, County Cork
Barryscourt House, Douglas Village East, Cork
Renanirree, Cork
81-82 North Main Street, Cork, Co.Cork.
66B Lower O’Connell Street, Kinsale

Thank you for sharing

Megabites Blog Sign Up

Sign up for our Megabites Newsletter, a blog which brings you all the latest contemporary news of the best food and food people in Ireland, including all that’s new on the Wild Atlantic Way.