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Busy Brush Cafe

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Great atmosphere & quirky little café

What a fun experience! I took one of my close friends here for a birthday treat to her, and didn’t... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dillyT17
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Long travel for excellent experience

Granted my mum lives in Wallingford when we come and visit but when we do we will always go in for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
thorsten2005schutte
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Peebles, United Kingdom
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Award winning, quirky paint your own pottery cafe filled with plenty of creative activities and craft workshops for adults and children. Paint your own mug, decopatch anything from photo frames to piggy banks or create stunning origami paper flowers...more
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11 St. Marys Street, Wallingford OX10 0EL, England
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+44 1491 598818
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fun experience! I took one of my close friends here for a birthday treat to her, and didn’t really know what to expect price wise. The prices of each item made sense, so was happy to pay this ☺️ Being a small business...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Granted my mum lives in Wallingford when we come and visit but when we do we will always go in for a few ours to have a cuppa and do some art work . Our daughter loves it when she can do art work with...More

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ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We are glad you enjoy our craft Cafe with your family. We aim to make our independent cafe as welcoming and enjoyable as possible, and we really appreciate your kind comment on our staff. We love...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

A great place for a party. The kids loved the pottery painting and the adults enjoyed the great coffee. Definitely recommend!More

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ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Training you for your five star review. We are so glad you enjoyed your pottery painting party here at Busy Brush Cafe, on our private party floor. Our variety of pottery themes aims to please everyone, as does our drink and cake selection, including both...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Had a lovely morning here a few months back. It was a great place to go on a rainy day. Have just collected our creations which have been beautifully glazed and fired. The staff are so welcoming and helpful. They even helped correct some smudges...More

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ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review, we are so glad you had a lovely time with us here at Busy Brush. We are always happy to help with any pottery issues and will do our best to try and correct mistakes if that is...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

We popped in for hot drinks and cakes - we both had traybakes, and they were delicious. I thought the prices were very reasonable. We sat alongside several families who were enjoying painting pottery creations, it looked as if adults and children alike were all...More

Thank sometimesong
ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We always have a number of cakes available from cookies to Victoria sponge keeping everybody happy! Our quirky cafe does bring in a lot of non crafting customers who are just as welcome to enjoy our...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

It's a lovely place, lots of different pottery things to choose from to paint, they give you free choice of paints and pens and all kinds of stuff like that. It's worth noting though that they have a steep spiral staircase for anyone who might...More

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ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thanks for your 5 star review! We are really glad you enjoyed crafting with us. Our shelves are always stocked with a wide variety of pieces for adults and children. There’s something for everyone, from ornamental animals to mugs, plates, egg cups and tealight holders....More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Baking hot day pit stop, great tea and coffee looking forward to a return trip next time painting cups 😻

Thank Beltaine35
ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for our 5 star rating. Glad you enjoyed your pit stop with us. We look forward to having you visit again for craft, coffee & cake.

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I went here with a couple of friends on a Saturday afternoon. We had a great time! There was lots of choice of things to paint with all sorts of brushes, stencils, stickers and painting tools to choose from! There was also a helpful example...More

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ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review. We are happy to hear you all enjoyed your Saturday afternoon being creative, with craft, coffee & cake with us at Busy Brush Cafe. Yes it’s very important to know what your colours are going to look like...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

With seating on three floors this artsy café must keep staff very fit. It has a lovely atmosphere and a good selection of cakes and quality hot drinks. There are craft items here as well and some activities for children. A nice place to spend...More

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ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for leaving us a review. Yes the stairs do indeed keep us all fit. We have two crafting options - pottery painting and Decopatch craft. These are both for children and adults alike. We do Pizza & Paint evenings just for the grown...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We had this as a "buy-a-gift" voucher, (I think they're coming off the buy-a-gift scheme). My first contact with the lovely members of staff resulted in brutal honesty about what was on offer regarding this type of voucher. Their brutal honesty made me more interested,...More

Thank Neil B
ericaabikaram, Owner at Busy Brush Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us, and giving us a 5 star review. Yes, we are soon coming off BUY-A-GIFT, as we believe it isn't value for money for the customer or indeed ourselves, due to the percentage BUY-A-GIFT take for themselves. So...More

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