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Chessell Pottery Cafe

Chessell Pottery Barns Brook Road, Brook PO41 0UE, England
+44 1983 531248
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Family visit - mum and daughter (oldies!!!)

Absolutely fabulous visit this morning. The new owners and staff so nice welcoming and friendly. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AJChes53
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Harrow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fabulous!!

We have loved visiting Chessel for many years, we live locally so it a favourite for coffee or a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jilly e
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yarmouth isle of wight
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Chessell Pottery is now under new management, recently taken over by Mark & Anna (May 2018) who have undertaken an exciting new refurbishment to the buildings, we wish them all the best with their new venture. The business will operate as Chessell Pottery Cafe.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“cream tea” (78 reviews)
“scones” (76 reviews)
“rainy day” (18 reviews)
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Chessell Pottery Barns Brook Road, Brook PO41 0UE, England
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+44 1983 531248
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous visit this morning. The new owners and staff so nice welcoming and friendly. We found it much more relaxing than on previous visit. Mum and I chose pottery to paint (much cheaper than before too) and lots of pottery to choose from. We...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have loved visiting Chessel for many years, we live locally so it a favourite for coffee or a cream tea. The new cafe is brilliant! The design is wonderful, and what a fabulous idea to switch rooms, plus! They hope to be open all...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited Chessell Pottery a lot in the past and I would always have voted it my favourite place to visit on the Island. Unfortunately the changes that the new owners have made have changed my opinion completely.We came earlier in the year and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thank you to all at Chessell who made my daughters birthday party a great success. We all had a fantastic time and would recommend you as a party function. The added bonus of delicious food and drink for the parents helped keep everyone happy.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Please do not listen to the negative posts as they are being harsh due to change. The Cafe/Pottery has changed ownership so there will be changes, the cafe is much larger and the pottery is decorated in a smaller area. I found the food great,...More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Returned to Chessell Pottery today and was very disappointed. The pottery workshop has been turned into a large cafe area (like having coffee in a barn) which has replaced the lovely old cafe. The pottery is now located in what was the shop. You can...More

Thank EddySch
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Anna D, Public Relations Manager at Chessell Pottery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for giving us such a terrible review when you didn't try our delicious coffees, or our amazing homemade cakes, or our fresh homemade lunches and breakfasts, all served by our amazing, friendly team. Thank you for not noticing that the price for having...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here this morning for breakfast and we were absolutely delighted. This is was our first time visiting since the cafe has changed hands. The place looks amazing and the food was delicious. Husband had the full English and I had the Veggi option....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a very sunny hot day there was a lovely shady willow tree to sit under outside but we sat indoors and the vaulted high ceiling made it cool and comfortable for a lunch. The vegetarian mezze was plentiful,very tasty with lots of elements. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new owners have done a wonderful transformation. Great atmosphere. Lovely chilled out cafe to enjoy fab food. Our dog is warmly welcomed too!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ask any local ‘Islander’ and they’ll tell you that the best place for a cream tea is Chessell Pottery. Well that was until it was taken over by new owners roughly three months ago. Last summer we enjoyed a sumptuous cream tea with soft, delicious...More

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yan01
14 December 2017|
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Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - I think Chessell Pottery is closed in January but not sure. It is usually about a week between firings. They can post though. 01983 531248 is their number to find out. You could try fired art in Ryde instead... More
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Nat1079
30 August 2017|
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Response from JohnH0406 | Reviewed this property |
We did our pottery on Monday, and it was only available Friday, so it would be doubtful, but as Hannah F says - just ring them to see
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Suzanne W
2 August 2017|
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Response from Pazzerino | Reviewed this property |
Our dog was welcome outside in the garden. And a bowl is provided for water. Inside you would have to ask...
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