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Address: Blake End, Braintree CM77 6RA, England
Phone Number: 01376 344123
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Lovely place

Interesting shops and crafts. Timbers good for lunch. Will definitely go back. Like look of tribute nights. Really cool place for a couple of hours.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We've been here loads over the years but it's particularly wonderful here at Halloween. Pumpkin carving, hot drinks, and a lovely atmosphere.

Thank GoofyBruceSnowMinnie
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

After looking for somewhere to go with my aunt and 3 year old local to home for a picnic and a couple of hours of fun. We've done most things in the area so after coming across Blake house craft Center website we thought great a play area that looked nice and a mini golf and a maze and the... More 

2 Thank Amzy90
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94 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Interesting shops and crafts. Timbers good for lunch. Will definitely go back. Like look of tribute nights. Really cool place for a couple of hours.

2 Thank notnic
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We often come to the centre for activities fur the children and lunch. Today we came to walk the Maze which we enjoyed in such lovely weather. At the end of the walk we treated the children to an ice lolly from the Maze shop. It was an extremely hot day and the kids were hit and bothered after paying... More 

Thank Gemma L
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133 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Having checked website before arrival there was nothing to indicate most of the units are closed on Mondays. Very disappointing visit!

Thank jenquy
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

There are lots of lovely and interesting shops and the Timbers Restaurant is gorgeous and full of character with great breakfast as well. Very nice place to visit!

1 Thank CeciliaKlue
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in here for an early lunch with my friend today. A bit dark interior but nice old music and nice staff. We had eggs benedict but changed ham for mushrooms. It was delicious, if anything too filling ! Would recommend.

1 Thank Bobbie M
Basildon, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great lunch, really good choice of meats with the roast , other meal options available scampi being one. Good desert menu as well. Some nice little shops around the old cow sheds Generally a worthwhile visit thumbs up be back soon

3 Thank david k
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Absolutely appalling. The young man who greeted us when we walked in told us to take a table and he would be over to take our order. The place was empty and the three staff were chatting in the kitchen. When I went back to the counter to ask if someone could take our order I was rudely told by... More 

4 Thank EssexSunseeker
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

First visit to the restaurant. Strange opening times in the evening. Used Groupon voucher, so booked in advance, but the place was very quiet on a non-tribute act Thursday. Limited menu. Friendly service. Food was good. Big desserts. Would go back.

Thank cngj

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