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Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Extremely friendly service. Lovely fresh food. Easy parking. Very interesting inhouse pottery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Nice, creative way, to spend time with the kids

Nice ambience,good coffees, cakes and ice creams available. Wide range of pottery products to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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“toy shop”(2 reviews)
We are a paint your own ceramics studio, and gift shop. We also serve freshly ground coffee, teas, and cakes/snacks.
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Nayland Road | Great Horkesley, Colchester CO6 4AH, England
+44 1206 271990
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely friendly service. Lovely fresh food. Easy parking. Very interesting inhouse pottery display and shop.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice ambience,good coffees, cakes and ice creams available. Wide range of pottery products to colour, and instructions given.

1  Thank Peterwbarton
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We visited here as a group on a monday afternoon (4 adults & 3 children) and had a lovely time. It was the first visit at this location (have been before to both of the previous premises) and I was impressed with how spacious it...More

1  Thank haribosmum
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Not being at all artistic I had no idea what to expect on my first visit. I went along with my son just to try something different. We had a great time. For the first time in ages I actually had 2 hours where I...More

1  Thank Winkywoo444
Reviewed 13 February 2018 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

1  Thank Leoni H
Reviewed 12 February 2018 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.

1  Thank ellenmG1121EE
Reviewed 24 January 2018 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

1  Thank PJ-REVIEW-01
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 473viviennew
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.

3  Thank Monkmeybum
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!

2  Thank PhilHughes73
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