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Blue Owl

Nayland Road | Great Horkesley, Colchester CO6 4AH, England
+44 1206 271990
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Excellent!

I would highly recommend this place. The staff are great! I stupidly turned up without booking to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leoni H
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Coffee and catch up

Have visited the Blue Owl on a number of occasions mainly for a coffee and catch up with friends... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ellenmG1121EE
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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We are a paint your own ceramics studio, and gift shop. We also serve freshly ground coffee, teas, and cakes/snacks.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lovely shop” (2 reviews)
“play area” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Nayland Road | Great Horkesley, Colchester CO6 4AH, England
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+44 1206 271990
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this place. The staff are great! I stupidly turned up without booking to find them fully booked. When I was about to leave with a disappointed daughter, they informed me that they’d shuffled things to make space for us. As well...More

Thank Leoni H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited the Blue Owl on a number of occasions mainly for a coffee and catch up with friends. Staff are very welcoming and they serve good teas, coffee and cakes.

Thank ellenmG1121EE
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time at the Blue Owl this morning. Great service with friendly hosts. Would thoroughly recommend a visit. Clean, tidy and we'll organised. Comfortable homely atmosphere with a great selection of food and beverages. Five out of five. I look forward to returning....More

Thank PJ-REVIEW-01
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a ceramic painting experience for children and their parents which serves coffee and cake to support that activity.

1  Thank Vivienne W
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a rather beautifully laid out tea room with a lovely walled garden to sit in. Large variety of teas and coffees.

2  Thank Monkmeybum
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with 2 young children and had a brilliant time, 2 staff members couldn't be more helpful. Lovely setting, boys painted their plates then played in the play area. Good value and the chocolate cake was yummy!

1  Thank PhilHughes73
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Absolutely lovely shop, cafe and pottery painting set-up. I went before Christmas with my little girl and had such a great time. Nice people that run it - very helpful, lots of things to paint, plus when my little girl's attention span of painting started...More

1  Thank PH_Suffolk
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I really have to agree with another reviewer who said this is one of their favourite places to be. I feel very at home here. Perhaps it's the lovely relaxing setting, the nice refreshments or maybe it's the enormously welcoming staff. They couldn't make you...More

1  Thank Lucy P
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great place, lots of room and even a play area for the toddlers. The shop has a lovely gift shop area as you go in then downstairs is a spacious craft area. The coffees are great and the proprietors mum makes the cakes which are...More

4  Thank Bekie24
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have been going here for a few years and never got round to writing a review. Always a joy to visit. So much more than ceramic painting. You can do foam clay, decopage, bracelet and necklace making. My children love our visits and everything...More

2  Thank Cheakym
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