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Although Bodkins has everything you could possibly wish for as a crafts person, I won't be coming... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Roger C
Benfleet, United Kingdom

Snapped at “yes what do you want” when you go in. Feel you can’t browse as they want you out as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Benfleet, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
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28 Jan 2018
71 Hart Road | Benfleet SS7 3PB, Thundersley SS7 3PB, England
+44 1268 792630
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Snapped at “yes what do you want” when you go in. Feel you can’t browse as they want you out as quickly as possible.

Thank Oldcountryrose
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I popped in just to grab some ribbon. The choice was great and I wasn't feeling under pressure to choose. Had a lovely chat with the owner about crocheted (rather than knitted) socks and the different sock yarns. I live in Kent but will revisit...More

Thank Jayne R
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I popped into 'Bodkins wool & haberdashery' shop in Hart Road, Thundersley, Essex this afternoon for crochet cotton for my project's. I run a small craft business. I bought 6 different colours. Got home only to find I'd duplicated two colours. So I went back...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

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.

Thank CMC1000000
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

1  Thank Debbie V
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

2  Thank Pamela J
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
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

1  Thank Cyberlander
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.

Thank simonfoxen
Reviewed 22 January 2017

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

4  Thank sandraE3091MG
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