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Address: 35-37 Bourne Avenue, Bournemouth BH2 6DT, England
Phone Number:
+44 1202 558030
Today
09:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 09:30 - 18:00
Thu 09:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 18:00

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Coffee and sandwich after a long dog walk

We are always welcome with smiles . They have lovely comfortable sofas . The coffee is out of this world. The food is fleshy made. And lovely. We go here 2 or 3 times a week... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are always welcome with smiles . They have lovely comfortable sofas . The coffee is out of this world. The food is fleshy made. And lovely. We go here 2 or 3 times a week. Lovely relaxing place.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not bad food quality and service OK, but not somewhere I would go out of my way to visit. It's hard to describe my experience really as although everything was just about acceptable, there was a general lack of enthusiasm about the café side. I think if you going there to paint ceramics, then your experience may well be better.... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I have been three times now with family. It is lovely to do something creative whilst enjoying a cup of tea. I have only ever been able to afford to paint the smallest piece of tile though, as it is quite expensive to do anything larger (a plate or cup, for example). Nevertheless, it is a great concept and I... More 

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Dorset
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Being local we have visited All Fired Up for many years. Usually as a treat or to make something for someone's birthday etc as it is quite expensive. My children always enjoy going here and it is a good place for a rainy day- but be sure to ring up and book as you're not guaranteed a table if you... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was great to read that you and your family have visited us for many years. We agree that it makes sense to book at weekends and on school holidays as we can become very busy on those days. I would like to reassure you that the staff follow fundamental hygiene regulations and we have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I came in with my wife and father for lunch and we had paninis. The food was very good and fairly priced but this place is very much designed for kids although it was almost all adults when we were there. The food is made freshly so service takes time but I just found the place a little unfriendly and... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Whilst we are primarily a pottery painting studio we do believe we provide a unique independent café experience. We believe we offer good value for money and great service. I am sorry that on this occasion you felt the service was unfriendly. The vast majority of our feedback both in the shop and online has... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with daughter, great idea for gifts or keepsakes. Staff are helpful and friendly. Lots of choice. Very quiet and relaxing in there which was lovely! No music etc...just peace and quiet! Will visit again!

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate the comments you have made and look forward to entertaining you again in the future. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We came here yesterday for the first time, as we needed something to entertain our children. Excellent concept and we had a lovely panini and coffee. However; even though we had 2 young children we weren't offered drinks at our table like we saw another table being offered, and we were unable to go up and order together as there... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we are pleased that you had a great time. When ‘setting up’ customer’s tables for painting it is our standard practice to ask if you would like anything from the café. My apologies for this not taking place in this instance. We have recently taken on some new staff for this summer and will... More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We enjoyed relaxing pottery painting few hours avoiding the summer rain !!. The only problem was that we were not told at start of painting that the pots take 7 days to be fired and gazed. But they are being sent on to us free of charge. The lunch we also had here was good quality, plentiful and excellent value.... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves with us. We do pride ourselves in the quality of our somewhat unique offering in the centre of Bournemouth. Sorry that you were not told when you started that it would take 7 days for your items to be glazed and fired but I am pleased... More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

A friend suggested that we go here and not going before I didn't know what to expect. As fathers day was coming up we both went last Thursday with our young babies a 5 month and 3 month old to make prints of their feet for gifts. When we arrived we were greeted with a smile and helped to our... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are so please you enjoyed yourselves on your first visit. We understand how stressful it is to attempt to do footprints with the little ones and we always do as much as we can to help. Maybe next time you visit we can help you with matching handprints! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

All Fired Up is fundamentally a pottery painting experience, popular with families and for children's birthday parties but they also serve an excellent cup of coffee and cakes. We ordered our coffees and found space to sit on the comfy sofas by the window while our cappuccinos were prepared and brought to our table. There are also tables outside for... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

At All Fired Up we believe we offer a unique experience in Bournemouth, combining the atmosphere of a great independent coffee shop with the ability for all generations to get together and get creative, and messy! Everyone at All Fired Up takes pride in what we have to offer whether it is the range of pottery we have on offer... More 

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