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The Emporium Somerset

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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Something different

You will always find something different and unusual in the Emporium, Wellington. Love spending... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wellington, United Kingdom
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Wonderful wonderful place!

This was me and my mum's Saturday activity and we loved it! So many lovely things and gave us... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
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  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lovely things”(4 reviews)
“old building”(3 reviews)
The Emporium, an elegant Victorian building that was once a chapel, now a distinctive and beautiful shopping environment housing a collection of individual traders selling handcrafted and Fair Trade products. Including Chalk paint & Workshops...more
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Clifton House Mantle Street | Clifton House, Wellington TA21 8AR, England
+44 1823 660076
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You will always find something different and unusual in the Emporium, Wellington. Love spending time here, you're never know what your going to find.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sallyh289
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately due to being a very old building not wheelchair friendly the visit was planned due to great reviews I did not check before about disabled access the visit was with a elderly friend manage with the help of staff to get to the ground...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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localdutchie2015, Manager at The Emporium Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for your review. Unfortunately as you’ve given is only one star, albeit the shop a fantastic place to come to, it’s realiy downgraded our hard work in being a top attraction to come to. Is there a chance to change your rating to...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This was me and my mum's Saturday activity and we loved it! So many lovely things and gave us inspiration for things to do for our house. I can't wait to come here Christmas shopping! It wasn't too busy and the things are reasonably priced....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Visited this with an elderly relative & really felt there was something for everyone here. Very interesting & well laid out. Prices very reasonable - allow at least an hour to visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank marion_bevis
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Fabulous shop with lots of unique finds, will definitely come back ! Three floors to browse, definitely not your run of the mill shop - perfect.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Alex D
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The Emporium has over 40 different ‘shops’ to browse. All of these stalls are different and each one has a unique style. I will come again.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Townymia
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Loads of lovely things under one roof. Great for gifts, art, home products, antiques and toys. Visited with my grand daughter and she found lots to spend he Christmas money on!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cathyakbar
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a two storey building well fitted out and has a variety of independent stall holders who sell various items of goods for the house, including paintings, various furniture and bric a brac and is very interesting to visit. If the individual stall holder...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank John F
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is a real find. Across a couple of floors of a converted chapel (with intriguing glimpses of the original ceiling and stained glass windows) is a huge variety of stalls selling original and unique gifts and homeware. If you want a present that's a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank cltc43
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I love this shop. So many lovely things all under one roof, from paint to upcycled products, hand crafted cards, bespoke gifts and amazing original art work .

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank LindseMarkandboo
localdutchie2015, Owner at The Emporium Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you Lindse for your review, so glad you love our shop. Cato x

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17 February 2018|
Response from localdutchie2015 | Property representative |
Hi, we do allow dogs but only if they can be carried around. I am afraid those that can't be carried, will have to stay outside. We sell a lovely variety of handmade leads and collars so it would be nice to be able to have... More
9 May 2016|
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Response from localdutchie2015 | Property representative |
Hi Heather, thanks for your query. We are in the process of setting up a cafe but this will not be until after Christmas. Hopefully we will see you again and able to offer you cake and coffee. Cato x