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Another reason to call Castlemaine "home"

There are a ton of reasons we picked Castlemaine to live in - and one of them is The Restorer's... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2019
Castlemaine, Australia
Reminiscence Heaven

We love wandering arournd this very large store, so very much to look at, lots of old memories... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Bendigo, Australia
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129-133 Mostyn St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
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Reviewed 25 January 2019

There are a ton of reasons we picked Castlemaine to live in - and one of them is The Restorer's Barn - a treasure trove of recycled and repro old home restoration products - helpful staff who know what they are talking about - and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KimBarossaAustralia
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We love wandering arournd this very large store, so very much to look at, lots of old memories evoked. There is so much if you are restoring or things to add when the restoration is complete. Every thing from china plates to bathtubs, old games...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jandp768
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

So, decided to call in again to this place after previously visiting it earlier in the year as we thought it was antastic walking round with so many ideas jumping out at you only to find the items we finally decided on had to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gloriac917
Stephanie E, Owner at The Restorers Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Gloria, Thank you for your feedback. We do showcase an amazing range of displays from lots of quality suppliers. This provides inspiration to builders/renovators/designers and decorators. Sorry to hear we didn't have what you needed on the spot. We do our best to stock...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Should have brought some measurements from home before coming here. What a place. Brought a few things, but could have brought more.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bonzaburns
Reviewed 12 February 2018

If you've always wanted to find a shop that your husband would be happy to go into go no further.... It's man's idea of heaven. If you are renovating a period property this shop should be your first stop. From the front it gives no...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank andream0402
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I found hardware l will need in future, l will be back to make more purchases,and got some ideas it is a must see

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank WayneR1290
Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you are interested in old things or renovating, this is the place for you. There is a mix of real and replica, all for sale. Ranges from door handles to fine china. Browsing is good. I think you wuld always walk away with something.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank fionabk
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This outlet is worth a visit if your into restoring or just love old bit's and pieces. We did find most of the items for sale on the expensive side and more in line with high end antique prices for things that really weren't in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sue W
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

So much hardware, crockery, fixtures and fittings, bric-à-brac and everything is orderly and in its own special place. A very orderly place and it would be very easy to find that special item you need. Worth having a stroll through.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is such an amazing place to visit and browse. So many things to see and buy if you are into antiques and items from days gone by.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Stephanie E
Thank you for your feedback. My husband and I are the owners of The Restorers Barn. We work very hard to provide an enjoyable shopping experience from having a great product offer, friendly surroundings and attentive staff. We do care when we hear feedback such as yours, and having looked back to see who was on staff that day - we did have a trainee on who was very much still learning the ropes (being his fourth week of employment here). I am pleased that our team of staff really do care, and we are often acknowledged for how polite and helpful they are. We do offer a casual browsing environment without wanting to pressure customers into purchasing - so we remain visible & available to help, but we are not pushy. For many people we are purely an old world shopping experience - having lots of interesting and wonderful things to see. We cater for a broad audience - from people taking a trip down memory lane - to serious home builders & renovators, interior designers and collectors. Thank you again for your feedback. We welcome you to re-visit our store and enjoy what we do offer - we work hard for it!
12 April 2016|
Response from Mergatrogd | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I wrote a reveiw November 5th 2015. You may have me mixed up with someone else's reveiw because I only had the fullest praise for Restorers Barn and no bad comments on the staff. They were very helpful