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The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd

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Address: 357-359 Bath Road | Brislington, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
Phone Number: +44 117 972 0818
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Description: Established almost a quarter of a century ago, Bristol Blue Glass Ltd is...
Established almost a quarter of a century ago, Bristol Blue Glass Ltd is the enduring home of one of Bristol's most famous exports. Shipping to destinations all over the world (and even the other side of Bristol), the BBG team strive to produce beautiful pieces of glass that can take pride of place in any home or office. With a wide range of stunning items that are sure to fit any occasion, we're sure that you'll find something you'll like. Visitors are always sure of a warm welcome at our factory in Brislington and there's almost always a friendly glass maker or two around who can be seen practising their craft.
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Bauble blowing experience

Simply fabulous. I took my 8 and 16 year olds for a quick treat. The team were brilliant, very attentive, patient and clearly passionate about their craft. They were happy to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Simply fabulous. I took my 8 and 16 year olds for a quick treat. The team were brilliant, very attentive, patient and clearly passionate about their craft. They were happy to answer the questions of a nervous, yet excited autistic lad. Lovely chat about the tools and skills that have remained relatively untouched for 100's of years. Highly recommend to... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Went to Bristol blue glass many years ago but just ordered some cuff links for our glass wedding anniversary, and they arrived in just two days on our wedding anniversary date we love Bristol blue glass as we are from Bristol but now live in Chester what a nice way to remember our roots there was a shop that you... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My late Nan collected Bristol Blue for as long as I can remember and I purchased a few pieces for her myself such as the blue swan, the blue earrings and she actually left her earrings to me. So Bristol Blue is not just something I take pride in as a Bristolian, it's truly special to me. Keep up the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We came here intentionally to buy some blue glass for ourselves and as an engagement present for a cousin. Well worth it. We also got a couple of beads for my charm bracelet, which are lovely, and were asked if we wanted to see some glass being blown, which of course we said yes! It was not a duck, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Took the works' team for an afternoon of bauble blowing. Really interesting, lots of fun, amazing skills (especially my bauble blowing). £12.50 to blow your own bauble. Walked down to Bocabar afterwards for a beer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We wanted to buy a souvenir of our visit to Bristol and it turned out to be very good choice at the original vritol blue glass showroom. We had a wide range to choose from. The lady at the shop was knowledgeable and interested in helping us with the selection. Overall a very good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Visited to blow baubles! loved it. Fun, hands-on experience with super friendly and amazingly talented glass-blowers. Worth a visit to see them in action.

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OriginalBristolBlue, Public Relations Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this review

We are extremely pleased you enjoyed your visit with us. Look out on our website and social media channels for upcoming events, open days and promotions. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I recently visited the workshop on the bath rd and watched the glass being blown. Really interesting and you can see everything going on. The staff were brilliant with the children. I went back to the shop today to buy a gift and I must say yet again the staff were extremely helpful and so friendly. If you've ever wondered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I was quite surprised recently when I visited the shop on bath road at the staffs attitude. The lady couldn't have been more helpful, she made me feel relaxed (I had two young children keen to look) and welcome. They were open to work with a gift I gave had and I am awaiting a quote. Lovely people, lovely stuff.... More 

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OriginalBristolBlue, Public Relations Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. We are really pleased that you had such a great time with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Thanks for a great afternoon tour.Most of our group had seen glass-making demonstrations in the past but all agreed that this was the most informative We heard all about the origins and history of glass-making and watched many types of glass being made. We were made very welcome and all our questions were answered. Many thanks. We'd recommend the tours... More 

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OriginalBristolBlue, Public Relations Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you ladies and we are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Let us know if ever you would like to come back and visit. More 

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Address: 357-359 Bath Road | Brislington, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
Phone Number: +44 117 972 0818
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol

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