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Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe

114-116 School Road | Reading, Tilehurst RG31 5AX, England
+44 118 327 2022
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Awesome afternoon

Came across this place when visiting family in Reading. Took my 6 year old. The place was packed... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Let down by the loo!

Lovely to see this place so busy and happy with customers of all ages and attentive staff... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Lawrie52
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Calcot, United Kingdom
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The first pottery painting cafe in Berkshire, offering a separate cafe area from the pottery studio. Highest quality barista coffee, speciality tea menu, stacks of cold drinks and fresh locally handmade cakes. Painting your own pottery is a great way to relax, have fun and explore your creative side. Choose from a wide range of hand finished Italian pottery. Family friendly and helpful staff.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (14 reviews)
“toasties” (4 reviews)
“drink tea” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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114-116 School Road | Reading, Tilehurst RG31 5AX, England
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+44 118 327 2022
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Came across this place when visiting family in Reading. Took my 6 year old. The place was packed but had such a lovely atmosphere and dogs welcome too! The staff were so polite, friendly and accommodating and we wouldn’t hesitate to return. Best chocolate milkshake...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Lovely to see this place so busy and happy with customers of all ages and attentive staff. This may have been a temporary unforeseen blip, but a dedicated working wash basin and hand drying facility attached to the lavatory is essential, I would have thought....More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Called in on a Sunday as passing through the area. Crowded tea room and a really nice feel to the place. Served by a very helpful young girl, all the staff seemed polite, friendly and there to help the customer. Coffee and toasted tea cakes...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Came with my 5, 4 and 2 year old. They loved the idea of picking your own thing to paint and getting messy. Lovely place but prices are expensive and parking minimal.More

Thank Donna W
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fifi_stevens, Owner at Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hello Donna, Thank you for your review. I’m sorry you were disappointed with the parking. We are very proud to offer up to a dozen free parking spaces on site and unlimited options on local side streets. Unlike the majority of Tilehurst (and Reading) shops...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

My girlfriend painted a jug, and I painted a coaster. We both had a cake and a drink, and she had a toastie. The food and drink is really great value, and the cafe has many vegan options. Altogether, we spent £30.05. We were there...More

Thank Lauren S
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fifi_stevens, Owner at Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking time out to review. 😊

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We called in so our daughter could have fun painting something for Christmas and we could have a drink and a bite to eat. The drinks, sandwiches and cakes we had hit the spot 100% and we were fortunate to get a nice comfy arm...More

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fifi_stevens, Owner at Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking time out to review. 😊

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Just the friendliest people who were willing to help us in every way. From getting me a glass of cold water on a hot summers day in July while feeding my baby,to having endless patience and skill when printing my daughters feet and hands. This...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Great place to meet up with friends during the day. Customers across a wide age spread-Yummy Mummies to Senior citizens It is a coffee and cake place rather than a "tuck in " place. Spacious with good atmosphere/ Staff cheerful and obliging. Ceramics not obligatory....More

Thank Lawrie52
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This place is great for what it offers. I would have given it 5 stars as staff are friendly, location good etc but I feel it can be a tad overpriced. £2.35 for a single cone ice cream, toasties, coffees etc are more than I...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a family member, during the cold season of winter; a warm hot chocolate, cake and a session of painting and decorating various items with my child was great fun. It's all a reasonable price and a really good idea!

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