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Bodkins - Beading and Knitting Classes

71 Hart Road | Benfleet SS7 3PB, Thundersley SS7 3PB, England
+44 1268 792630
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A Delightful Shop!

What a delightful shop! I went in wanting some help with a project I was doing. Samantha was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CMC1000000
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Unpleasant, rude and inpatient shop manager

Took my elderly mother in to buy some knitting wool, was dealt with in an abrupt fashion... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Debbie V
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28 Jan 2018
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“A Delightful Shop!”
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71 Hart Road | Benfleet SS7 3PB, Thundersley SS7 3PB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delightful shop! I went in wanting some help with a project I was doing. Samantha was very charming and sorted me out straight away. What a lovely trimming shop Bodkins in Thundersley is. Well worth a visit! Marian M in Benfleet.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Took my elderly mother in to buy some knitting wool, was dealt with in an abrupt fashion, belittling my mum's choices and at the end of the transaction was told "there that wasn't so difficult was it!" Beware or better still go to Hobbycraft they...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Just popped into this shop to buy some wool and buttons and couldn’t believe how rude the woman was. The colour I wanted wasn’t on the shelf and just reached to get a new bag and the woman came rushing over saying “you mustn’t touch...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Although Bodkins has everything you could possibly wish for as a crafts person, I won't be coming back. I bought wool, and when I got outside the shop I realised I had bought the wrong product, on my re entering the shop I was met...More

Thank Roger C
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

I had read a few negative reviews of the shop and staff on Trip Advisor (and in fact had personal experience of it with the previous owner) but with the closure of the wool shop I normally used, was faced with going into Bodkins or...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable staff, helped me with gift ideas for my wife for Christmas, thank you to them it really made my shopping experience a lot easier. Simon Foxen.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

I will never go to this shop again. Sold wrong product. Couldn't care less. Customer Loyalty terrible.

3  Thank sandraE3091MG
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

One of the ladies in there is very abrupt. I bought a product that wasn't really what I wanted but I was told they didn't have what I was after. After paying I saw what I wanted but was told I couldn't have an exchange...More

2  Thank Oldcountryrose
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I totally agree with the other reviewers. I've spent a lot of money in this shop since I've started knitting for my first grandchild. When I went in with a question today regarding a pattern and wool that I purchased from Bodkins, the woman who...More

3  Thank Rosie6869
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Agree with the other review left. I have used the shop a few times since it has been taken over and believe the owner to be extremely rude and abrupt. She was extremely rude to a friend who brought yarn online. You walk in and...More

7  Thank twiggie44
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