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Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre

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just dropped in while passing

Well worth a visit if you are in the area with a range of crafts on offer, with studios as well as... read more

Reviewed today
Brian M
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Bungay
Things have changed

Visited today,last visit 12 months ago.Things have changed in the centre and the items for sale... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David G
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Broadwindsor Craft Centre B3163, Broadwindsor DT8 3PX, England
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+44 1308 868362
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Reviewed today

Well worth a visit if you are in the area with a range of crafts on offer, with studios as well as retail outlets.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited today,last visit 12 months ago.Things have changed in the centre and the items for sale have gone upmarket and it has lost its charm for us.The original stone shop is still there which we love and always purchase from but there are other craft...More

Thank David G
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi David, Many thanks for your comments, we are glad you you had a nice visit. You are quite right that things have changed from your last visit - and for good reason. 12 months ago (your last visit) the centre was close to closing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found the food to be of a poor standard. Pork carvery turned out to be 3 thin pork chops,4 small potatoes thin gravy and the food was already plated and brought to the table straight from the kitchen. Vegetables were plain and not very appetising....More

Thank Fox158
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Allow me to respond to your comments. 1. We are not a carvery - if that it what you wanted, perhaps you should have gone to one. 2. The ‘thin pork chops’ you refer to were actually 3 slices of freshly roasted pork joint supplied...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently the craft centre has had new ownership and these guys have done wonders, the decor is really good, but the staff are great, they really can’t do enough for you. Food well presented and tasty, not the cheapest but worth it 👍🏻

Thank Stumacher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to visit with so much on offer. There are loads of different kinds of craft shops, bakery, fusion glass, crystals, patch-working, nail salon and a gorgeous gift shop. There’s a brilliant restaurant with amazing staff that are only too happy...More

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are working hard to ensure visitors have an enjoyable experience!

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This was my 1st visit with a friend that had been before, she said it was looking a lot better since the last time she had visited. Our food was lovely and very reasonably priced, carrot cake was delicious and tea pot for one had...More

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

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

My go to place for Sunday breakfast. Fab food, lovely staff and freshly prepared food. Next visit will be for Sunday Roast. If it's coffee and cake, or lunch you won't be disappointed.

Thank jennierose47
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jennie, we pride ourselves on a great sunday meal!

Reviewed 31 July 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my lunch here today. I had the Pork, stuffing & Apple sauce sandwich, it came with crisps and side salad. Very well presented and larger portion than I expected. Excellent value and highly recommended. My friend had roasted camembert with cloves of...More

Thank Patsue2014
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your lunch! You should try out our Sunday roast - its delicious!

Reviewed 15 July 2018 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

Thank DW1958
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you for your comments, we are glad that all the hard work we are putting in is starting to show! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 18 June 2018

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
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

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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