Howards Restaurant

Come and relax in Howards – our spacious 200 seat restaurant. Whether you fancy a full hearty breakfast or just a coffee and a slice of cake, you can be sure all our food is freshly prepared. We take great care in sourcing quality produce and keeping it local wherever possible.

Sunday Lunch


Charlie Chuckles

Our indoor play area is situated just off the restaurant and is a firm favourite with the children. Let them burn off some energy while you relax, read a magazine or have a natter.

Charlie Chuckles Info
Opening Hours:
9am – 4pm Monday – Saturday
10am – 3pm Sunday
£2 per child

Please note: Adult supervision is required. Height restrictions also apply. Maximum capacity 20 children.



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Group bookings

Group Bookings

The Restaurant caters for coach parties and large groups – simply call 01938 555545 in advance so we can prepare for your visit! Enjoy browsing the garden centre, safe in the knowledge that your lunch will be ready when you are!

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Children’s Party Bookings

Book your child’s party at Coed-y-Dinas – play in Charlie Chuckles until lunch is ready to be served! Birthday cake can be arranged and will be delivered to your table on schedule, adding to the excitement! We can even prepare goody bags for the children!

Call our dedicated restaurant team on 01938 555545 to make the booking and discuss what we can do for you!

David Austin Roses

Join us for an informative talk to showcase the breathtaking beauty of David Austin Roses, followed by a Q&A session with an expert.

What: Discover the fascinating world of roses, with an engaging and educational presentation that delves into the inner workings of a leading garden rose breeding program. In this informative talk, you will gain a deeper understanding behind the process of creating new rose varieties, from the initial seed stage, to their grand debut at the renowned Chelsea Flower Show! Join our expert from David Austin as they share valuable insights on roses, from cultivation techniques to planting tips and proper care. get ready to explore a wide range of topics, including the specialist’s top picks and the versatility of these beautiful blooms in any garden setting.

When: Thursday 30th May, 10:30 – 12:00

Where: Raised outdoor plants area at Coed-y-Dinas Garden centre.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

Booking: To ensure your FREE place on this popular event, please follow the link to book: