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Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre

Broadwindsor Craft Centre B3163, Broadwindsor DT8 3PX, England
+44 1308 868362
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Disappointed

We have always enjoyed visiting the craft centre as the food served in the restaurant has always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
judith c
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yeovil
Stopped Off for Lunch

Lots of new stuff going on here, but we were headed for the newly refurbished café which apparently... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jag500
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Taunton, 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 doing some shopping!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“for sale” (5 reviews)
“main shop” (3 reviews)
“nice cafe” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Broadwindsor Craft Centre B3163, Broadwindsor DT8 3PX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always enjoyed visiting the craft centre as the food served in the restaurant has always been excellent. So having heard that the restaurant had been reopened we called in for lunch. However we were very disappointed with the choice of food that was...More

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

Hi Judith, We are so sorry you were disappointed with your visit, as you mention, the restaurant has only just reopened and we have been overwhelmed by how popular it has been! This has led to some delays on the food service at certain times...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of new stuff going on here, but we were headed for the newly refurbished café which apparently had only just opened. Four of us had coffee and a variety of sandwiches and they were superb. A great welcome from the staff/owners who were very...More

Thank Jag500
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your comments, we are a little shell shocked at how popular the new restaurant has been! We have lots of new projects under way and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We visited with friends after picking up a leaflet on the place. It is out in the sticks a bit, but well worth the drive. There were many small units and studio's selling crafts and paintings etc, even a stone carver busy outside in the...More

Thank Phil C
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Phil, Thank you so much for your fantastic comments, we are all glad you ‘discovered us’ and enjoyed your time here! We are indeed closing the restaurant in January for some much needed TLC but dont worry, we are not changing the menu, there...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

After an interesting look at the various craft units we decided lunch was the order of the day. A well set out out cafe and an excellent menu choice. Portions are generous and the puddings absolutely delicious. The staff are welcoming and efficient. Well worth...More

Thank Susantaylor2017
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you for review, we try hard to ensure customers feel welcome and enjoy their experience! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, lovely owners who are very hands on and lovely staff. The craft centre has some beautiful gifts and a great range of things for men which is most unusual. Fantastic range of items that you can easily buy as presents or just a...More

Thank langdod
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comments - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Been going to this place for 20 years. The cafe is very good with succulent cakes. There is a lot of different ceaft items for sale with varying prices. Recently new owners have taken over and done a restyle but really nothing different.More

Thank Helen M
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear Helen, Thank you for your comments, we are glad you visited us once again! As you noticed, we are in the process of introducing new ranges and displays into the shop as well as some much needed TLC to the centre as a whole!...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This place could be fab. Unfortunately most of the stock is overpriced tat. The children's section is quite good, although very overpriced. Popped into the glass and engraving shop - some lovely work in there. The jewellery and crystal/semi precious stone shop is also extremely...More

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Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear Abigail, Thank you for your contructive comments - we are not at all offended...

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of great crafts and items, I spent a fortune whilst there, oops. The restaurant was great, I had moussaka for lunch and apricot creme brulee. Definitely worth a visit, great afternoon

Thank Louise R
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for your comments Louise, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

A really lovely little place to visit. Really friendly shop owners and cafe staff. Amazing cakes if you're looking for a tasty treat.

Thank Donna-Marie W
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Glad you love the cakes! (The chocolate fudge cake is my favourite!) hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Popped in here to avoid the rain and what a find. Enjoyed browsing amongst the craft shop displays and wished we had had room for lunch but had breakfasted well so settled for coffee and watched the lovely dishes of the day being devoured by...More

Thank Steve H
Colin W, Owner at Broadwindsor Craft and Design Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your review Steve, we are glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope you tried some our delicious cakes with your coffee? We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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