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Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre

Broadwindsor Craft Centre B3163, Broadwindsor DT8 3PX, England
+44 1308 868362
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Pleasantly surprised at the fabulous renovation with the restaurant. Beautiful tables/chairs with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DW1958
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Dorset,UK
via mobile
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Certainly the ‘tired’ look has gone. Everywhere looks fresh and all units interesting. Restaurant... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Veronica T
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Winscombe
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The Broadwindsor Craft Centre is situated in the heart of Dorset's rolling countryside. Offering a unique blend of local crafts, gift shop and large coffee shop & restaurant, it is the perfect place while away a few hours having a spot of lunch and doing some shopping!
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“main shop” (3 reviews)
“for sale” (5 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Broadwindsor Craft Centre B3163, Broadwindsor DT8 3PX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at the fabulous renovation with the restaurant. Beautiful tables/chairs with interesting artefacts as decoration. Top class coffee/cakes etc. & reasonably priced. Addition of new shops outside the centre a great idea. Staff everywhere extremely pleasant. Young girl in the restaurant a little lacking...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Certainly the ‘tired’ look has gone. Everywhere looks fresh and all units interesting. Restaurant really good and just love the update. Always look forward to our visit moresonow. E en a great baker.

Thank Veronica T
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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments Veronica, we are working hard on the centre! Do keep an eye on our facebook page for upcoming events! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant complex of artisan businesses, be prepared to spend your money ! We sampled the bakery.... scotch eggs were fantastic, plenty of choice from sour dough breads to sweet pastries. The shop is full of quality and quirky items, it's easy to spend time...More

Thank Howard S
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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your review Howard, we are glad you found the centre interesting! You must come and try the restaurant next time you visit! PS the new new units are now completed so there is even more to see!

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

ok but lunch served on cold plates, gravy cold overall average.if i go back wont be for sunday ;lunch..everyday menue looks ok .More

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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

We are sorry you did not like your lunch Carole, we serve our gravy straight from the stove so it should always be hot! We do our best to ensure that our roast dinners are everything that people want, locally sourced meat, fresh vegetable and...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Superb selection of tasty cakes, very nice breakfasts and an amazing roast dinner. The fishy pie was packed with haddock and prawns in lovely rich sauce. The prices were all very reasonable and the service from the staff is exceptional. I can't recommend this place...More

Thank Tim B
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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit Tim, we look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to eat. I read a review that said over priced. Think that should go back to Mac Donald's. It's very reasonable priced

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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Many thanks Alfred, We think we are very reasonable too!

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A lovely day out with a great lunch in the revamped restaurant Despite a busy Saturday lunchtime, we received excellent service in the restaurant, very good food, we had a range of sandwiches and the ham, egg & chips main meal. All staff we met...More

Thank Mandy L
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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your refiew Mandy, we will always do our best to give good service, regardless of how busy we get! PS: The gallery is now open in its new home and getting lots of great feedback, do come and have a look!

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Recent visit, nice mix of craft shops (don’t expect hobbycraft style shop) Nice range of products some traditional and some a bit off the wall as you would expect from artisans. Visit to restaurant worth while, busy when we visited but still had quick service...More

Thank Philip F
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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you for you comments, we appreciate all feedback. For future reference, the disabled toilet is located in the front courtyard.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The restaurant is recently refurbished. Over priced and had to ask for spoon for my soup and milk for my tea. There is really nothing here and it was difficult to park. Would not return.

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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

We really dont know how to answer this! But thank you anyway!

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Broadwindsor Craft Centre has recently opened on Friday and Saturday nights, and what a good idea. The children enjoyed homemade burgers and fish fingers and according to them the best onion rings ever! I had halloumi burger and delicious ice cream and chocolate brownie. The...More

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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you so much for your comments, we try really hard to create a wam friendly environment for the whole family! We look forward to seeing you again!

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