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Taurus Crafts

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Always great for coffee and cakes with friends!

An interesting place to meet up for coffee and cakes or to have lunch. The pretty restaurant often... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
custardslice
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Caldicot, United Kingdom
Lunch for two on a sunny Saturday

We had been here before, once, a long time ago. We liked it then, and this time it was even better... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ChristinEJohnson11
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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An award winning arts and crafts visitor centre on the A48 by Lydney, we are a base for 15 artisan businesses our own Gift Shop and Cafe. At any one time, local food produce in the food shop, local crafts in the Gift Shop, there will be an art...more
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Old Park Lydney Park Estate, Lydney GL15 6BU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting place to meet up for coffee and cakes or to have lunch. The pretty restaurant often has local artists' and children's work on display and there's a nice little playground for small children. There are several little shops selling a variety of crafts...More

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wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review about your recent visit to Taurus Crafts and for all of the sotive comments that you made about our shops, events. Sadly the UK’s current retail crisis has reached even Taurus Crafts but we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a little wonder around here, quite a few little shops to admire, we had a cake and drink very nice.

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wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and it is great to hear that you enjoyed our centre.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The craft centre is overpriced, the cafe is shambolic, the toilets were filthy, but the plant nursery was excellent!!More

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wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are a site where arts and crafts people work and sell their wares. The majority of shops are selling products they or colleagues have made themselves which means that they can appear more expensive than similar items you find elsewhere. Taurus Crafts is a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been here before, once, a long time ago. We liked it then, and this time it was even better. Good variety of food in the cafe, catering for all, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free. I had linguine bolognaise which was served with a lovely...More

Thank ChristinEJohnson11
wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is great to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit and we would like to thank you for taking to leave us a fantastic review about our cafe, we will pass on the feedback to our chef & front of house manager.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We regularly visit Taurus Crafts In Lydney. There are lots of little shops and everyone is so friendly and creative. My niece and nephew did the pottery workshop a few weeks ago and loved the experience. The lady sculptress creates amazing work and there are...More

Thank Anna P
wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us such a positive review about your recent visit, it is great to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Taurus Crafts.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Saw cream teas on the menu but not everyone wanted pot of tea as their drink so ordered scones with various different accompanying drinks. My mistake that didn't realise scone didn't come with jam and cream. When I realised and went back to the counter...More

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wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so sorry you were treated so rudely. I can tell you that the person who spoke to you should have known how we expect our customers to be treated and she has since left our employ. As you know we are a charity...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Pleasantly surprised by the variety of little shops filled to the brim with local talent. There was something for everyone to browse through and most of the staff were warm and welcoming. Very lovely atmosphere and child play area and activities.

1  Thank AjHacker
wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we appreicate your wonderful comments about our visitor center

Reviewed 12 August 2018

We visited the craft centre on a day when they held a Ukelele Day, There as a real buzz and parking was hard to find. Very popular

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wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your comments about our recent event and we hope you enjoy our next event in September.

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Taurus Craft on one of our days out whilst on holiday. Lots of great little shops selling their wares and every day in the holiday there is a different activity for kids. Ours did candle dipping and paper plane building. A good day...More

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wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

It is great to hear that you enjoyed your visit to participate in our summer activities programme while you were on your holiday and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Taurus Crafts is a great place to pop in and look around a good number small shops with lots of interesting items. Went with the Grandchildren (teenage) played Krazy Golf, really good value with air hockey. table tennis, and pool included. The cafe was really...More

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wendyfirkin, General Manager at Taurus Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

thank you for taking the time to leave a review

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Zsófia L
25 September 2018|
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Response from wendyfirkin | Property representative |
Our pottery is open Thursday to Sunday, 11.00 -1.00 & 2.00-4.00.
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joto4092
4 March 2016|
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Response from wendyfirkin | Property representative |
Dog's are allowed on site and there is plenty of outdoor seating area's but they are not allowed in the café or conservatory.
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