Ongar Garden Centre

Welcome to Ongar Garden Centre

Ongar Garden Centre in Brentwood is your one-stop shop for all your gardening needs. Whether you are just getting started on your first garden project or are a seasoned gardener, you can enjoy quality and value at our garden centre. The restaurant serves delicious meals, snacks, afternoon teas, and specials daily.

Alongside our departments and restaurant, we have many in-store retail partners for you to shop with whilst visiting. There is something for everyone here at Ongar.

Find Us: Langford Bridge, Ongar Road, Brentwood Essex CM15 0LB.
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About Ongar Garden Centre

Ongar Garden Centre is one of the smaller centres in the British Garden Centre Group, but we say the best things come in small packages. We are proud to offer you a plant focused garden centre that prides itself on quality and value in everything we supply, from plants to gifts and furniture.

Our lovely Gardener’s Retreat Restaurant is the perfect place to rest before, after or whilst shopping. Serving delicious breakfasts, main meals, snacks, and tasty treats. There is truly something for everyone.

We are wheelchair accessible, dog friendly, offer free parking and welcome coach parties (pre-booking essential).

We look forward to welcoming you.

Ongar Garden Centre Opening Hours

Monday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4.30pm
(Tills Open at 10.30am)

(The Restaurant closes 30 Minutes before these times.)

We are here to help

Call us at

01277 365485

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Gardeners' Retreat

Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal in beautiful surroundings. We serve breakfast, lunches, afternoon teas (pre-booking required) and daily specials. So call in and join us for a bite to eat or a leisurely coffee and cake. Special dietary requirements? Tell our friendly team, and we will be happy to help and advise - we always try to cater for all. We look foward to welcoming you soon.


The Christmas shop at Ongar Garden Centre opens soon. Take a walk around our Christmas themes in-store and get inspiration for your home. From Baubles and decorations to real Christmas trees and lighting we have everything you need for the perfect Christmas this year.

Breakfast with Santa

Give your children a magical Christmas experience they will remember for years to come with our Breakfast with Santa at Ongar Garden Centre. Booking opening shorlty for the Breakfast with Santa experience.

Meet the Team

Helen Clay

Centre Manager

Jack Ireland

Restaurant Manager

Autumn Gardening

This year we want everyone to have a go at gardening, that's why we put together useful guides and blogs to help you every step of the way. Whether your a seasoned professional or a complete beginner we have loads of advice and tips to help you create the perfect Autumn Garden.


Shop Online

Have you seen our new online store? You can now shop British Garden Centres 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the comfort of your home. Can't make it to Ongar Garden Centre? Don't worry we have everything you need from all your gardening essentials to BBQs and Outdoor Furniture already to be delivered straight to your home.

Retail Partners

Retail Partners

Ongar Garden Centre is here to provide you with a first-class shopping experience, and this is enhanced with our on-site retail partners, offering you even more choice.

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Looking to join our team at Ongar Garden Centre?

View all our job opportunities here