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The Clay Studio

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Such a buzz

Well i went in stressed but what a way to de-stress with a nice cup of coffee and a slice of dorset... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2015
EmmaH5450
via mobile
Amazing experience

Took my little cousins on a rainy day not expecting the great service we got. I was relaxed and the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2015
Jaimee P
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Paint Your Own Pottery cafe offering a great opportunity to relax in a friendly and helpful environment. The cafe offers a wide range of high quality food and drink. Open 6-7 days including late night on Thursdays. Check opening times on our Web...more
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The Fountain 1 High Street | The Fountain, Christchurch BH23 1AE, England
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+44 1202 475000
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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Well i went in stressed but what a way to de-stress with a nice cup of coffee and a slice of dorset apple i became a calm zone of zen the staff were lovely and answered all of my questions

Thank EmmaH5450
Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Many thanks for your review. Like yourself many find that painting pottery is a great way to relax and distress. This explains why our late nights on Thursdays have become so popular.

Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Took my little cousins on a rainy day not expecting the great service we got. I was relaxed and the girls were having loads of fun. Staff were extremely helpful and always happy to help. When it came to lunch time there was a wide...More

1  Thank Jaimee P
Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased that you had a great time. Our staff are very important to helping you have a relaxing time with us and clearly they have done their usual great job. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 14 July 2015

been to the caly studio multiple times and have enjoyed every visit. theres always plenty to do and you can easily spend the day there. personally would recomend making it an all day activity rather than a "quick lets go there with he kids for...More

1  Thank Rebekah B
Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thank you for the very detailed review which says a lot about the experience people have when visiting us. We are so pleased that you decided to become a member and enjoy those benefits. We can't wait to see what you cruet set looks like...More

Reviewed 17 June 2015

We were staying locally and looking for an activity on our last Sunday before returning home. We had not done pottery painting before but this place was amazing. There were loads of items to choose from and I would say something for every budget -...More

1  Thank Lizzielb1980
Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2015

We are pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Clay Studio and I trust the pieces arrived safely with you. We hope to see you again next time you are in Christchurch.

Reviewed 25 May 2015

When added up separately costs do mount up but I can see why overheads in christchurch High Street have to be met & can't think of anything else for them in the High Street while grown ups are window shopping . Give it a goMore

1  Thank Mike G
Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2015

Thank you for visiting The Clay Studio and taking the time to leave a positive review. We aim to provide value for money - with lots of help if wanted, tips, advice, resources to help with painting and a huge gallery of samples to inspire....More

Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Who needs kids to come here. Came with a friend and painted a new bowl for my dog. Was a bit unsure at first as not very good at painting but I got loads of help and ideas given. Time flew by, took far longer...More

1  Thank clairelw
Martin P, Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2015

You took the right approach, taking your time and following the guidelines given. Together with trying something new like silk-screens it looks like your dog bowl will look excellent when it emerges from the kiln on Wednesday.

Reviewed 18 February 2015

go go go! Free parking, brilliant menu & inspiration galore! Kids and adults love it! What a lovely experience

3  Thank Lizzielion
Martin P, Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2015

Thank you for review. This helps others to understand more about The Clay Studio. We are very pleased that you had a great time and loved our food menu. We hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

We went here for a friends birthday and it was so much fun! we chose what we wanted to paint and then the friendly staff told us how it all works etc and then we were able to sit and chill with an immense hot...More

2  Thank Tori_Clarke
Martin P, Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2015

Thank you for your review. Brief reviews are very helpful for others to understand more about The Clay Studio. Your pieces looked superb when fired and benefited from the time you took to paint them. Never rush a piece as you can always come back...More

Reviewed 2 February 2015

My little brother and sister had a great time at the clay studio painting Christmas decorations. Service and food was good. Will be visiting again.

2  Thank Warren N
Martin P, Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2015

Thank you for review. It is always nice to have decorations that you have painted yourselves and they are something to treasure.

Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

Thank you to your warm and friendly staff for such a lovely afternoon painting ! such a relaxing place to be with amazing food and coffee ! Can't wait to go back !

1  Thank Elaine W
Martin P, Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2015

We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and our staff looked after you well. Your mugs look great. http://www.theclaystudio.co.uk/gallery/mugspottymugs.jpg

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