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The Painting Pottery Cafe

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Address: 31 North Road, Brighton BN1 1YB, England
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+44 1273 628952
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11:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We are just a short walk from the train Station, in the North Laine area of...

We are just a short walk from the train Station, in the North Laine area of Brighton. We love to help individuals or groups spend an hour or two in our fun creative environment. You can choose from 100s of ceramic items to paint or try your hand at throwing a pot. Everyone, no matter their age or ability, enjoys their experience and has something handmade and unique to show for it. If you are not local then we can post your items or you can use acrylic paints for decorative pieces and take away the same day. We also hold exhibitions from local makers and artists. Booking advisable.

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My nephews came to visit for a few days, I took them to all the typical Brighton tourist spots which they loved, but this was by far their favourite! The staff are super friendly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My nephews came to visit for a few days, I took them to all the typical Brighton tourist spots which they loved, but this was by far their favourite! The staff are super friendly, even though it was quite busy, took time to explain what the boys had to do and were on hand to help if we needed. They... More 

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Thank Helen P
PaintingPotteryCafe, Owner at The Painting Pottery Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments and very happy you enjoyed your visit. Although most of our customers are adults, I know how joyful it can be to bring kids as they remind us of how much fun it is to play! And as you comment, there is a lasting memory of the experience. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We came to Brighton on an overnight stay for my husbands birthday, the weather was artic cold so knew we would need an indoor activity, so our daughter with the help of her Dad done him a new mug, it's a fabulous little cafe, all the staff are so friendly and polite and the range of items you can choose... More 

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Thank Kirsty G
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Brill place to go. I haven't painted pottery in years. Everything is explained well, techniques, colours, paint everywhere....cup of tea, hours painting. Loved it. Brilliant people to spend a few hours with.

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Thank MalWales
PaintingPotteryCafe, Owner at The Painting Pottery Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments. Much appreciated. Next time you must try a piece of our delicious carrot cake. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Was taken to the painting pottery cafe by friends as a surprise and what a lovely time we had. During our 2 hour visit we could paint a mug or plate or bowl and then each had a turn at creating a jug on the wheel which was great fun. The staff were so friendly lovely coffee and cakes and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

My friend and I took our daughters here today 25th November to paint xmas decorations to give as presents at xmas from our darling daughters. However my daughter is almost 2 and entering the terrible twos phase and during our 2 our slot she had a number of little meltdowns due to me trying to reign in her enthusiasm to... More 

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Thank JennaChris25
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Sat painting on a wet Saturday afternoon surrounded by my 2 friends families children adults perfect. The staff are so helpful and smiley and friendly, thank you kindly muchly to you all. My friend adored this surprise as did myself and her daughter. Going back oh yes, will be painting a bigger piece so I can visit either weekly or... More 

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Thank jellybaby2016
PaintingPotteryCafe, Owner at The Painting Pottery Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and so glad you enjoyed your visit. Hazel and the team will be delighted and look forward to seeing you again. You could always come to one of our Thursday Xmas Party nights - you bring a bottle and we do the food! More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Just left here and what a great experience! The staff were friendly, helpful and rescued an error I made! Loads of fun for a hen during the day and great memories sent to you afterwards - highly recommend!

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Worcester Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

15 of us had such a great time here. Friendly, accommodating staff that explain and talk you through everything. Highly recommend this lovely pottery cafe.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Me my partner and our little one went along to the pottery painting cafe! The staff first of all are so helpful and great at helping you decide what you want to paint. We decided on cups we have out little ones hands and feet printed onto them. Again the staff were amazing especially with the children. Great time had... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Creative and fun without exerting too much energy. You can go there are pick out an array of ceramics which you can paint. They have all the equipment you could need so you just have to turn up ready to paint. You pick your pottery and there is plenty of colours. They have stencils if you want to paint patterns... More 

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