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“Great place to relax!!”
Review of The Clay Studio

The Clay Studio
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 site.
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I was introduced to The Clay Studio by a friend of mine and have been back three times since. It's a lovely relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff and lovely coffee and food. Everytime I leave here I feel completely stress free and have a lovely new item for the house!!
Looking forward to my next visit.xx

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Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

It was lovely to see you again. Your painting has improved with each piece you have completed. We think The Clay Studio is a great place to relax as there is no pressure and we can provide high quality freshly-made food and a wide range of drinks. We look forward to seeing you next time.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

After not visiting for an extended period of time, I had the opportunity to stop and do some painting. I absolutely loved it! Martin and Mary were great as always and the panninis just as tasty as before. See you soon again

1  Thank Michele K
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Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Good to see you again and we are looking forward to seeing some more stunning pieces. We are very proud of our paninis as they are made fresh to order and have plenty of filling.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I visited The Clay Studio with my 11 year old sister and we both had an absolutely superb time. The members of staff were very friendly and accommodating to our needs. The process was explained to us once we were seated and we were told where to find everything we would need, which was very helpful as first time visitors. The hardest part was choosing what to paint as there is such a selection of wonderful pieces- there is truly something to suit everyone. It was very relaxing and we didn’t feel rushed at any point. We’d already eaten by the time we arrived so didn’t purchase food, however the food that was being served to other tables looked very tasty. We did have drinks though that were enjoyed. The prices were very reasonable and we had a fantastic afternoon. We cannot wait to make a return visit in the near future and would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for something fun to do in the area. Thanks to all that made our visit so enjoyable.

1  Thank Summer N
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Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Many thanks for your review. We are very pleased that you had a good time and that our staff on the day were very helpful. We always emphasise not rushing as pottery painting does take time and patience to achieve decent results. We are always keen to ensure that you feel relaxed and unhurried so that you can achieve the maximum value, maximum achievement and maximum relaxation from your visit. Our food is very tasty as we prepare everything fresh to order. Try one of the paninis next time you visit.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t recommend this place the person who was running this on the particular day we went in did not have very good customer service skills and I thought was quite rude with way he spoke to me and wasn’t very friendly I am local to Christchurch and I found it very disappointing to say the least

1  Thank Samantha P
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Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

We will not be commenting on this review as we know it to be fake.

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Out for lunch. Great menu and reasonable prices. Portions were generous so need for dessert! Comprehensive menu for all ages and appetites. Plenty of tables and piping hot food.

1  Thank Elaine B
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Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you for your review. This helps others to understand more about The Clay Studio. We are very pleased your enjoyed your meal with us. We take our food and beverages very seriously and we are keen to provide high quality, freshly-prepared food at good value prices.

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