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Address: 35-37 Bourne Avenue, Bournemouth BH2 6DT, England
Phone Number:
+44 1202 558030
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Today
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Painting session

Fabulous day today painting ceramics and lovely coffee.A vibrant mix of all ages enjoying a huge choice of ceramics to paint along with lunch,coffee,cakes etc.Very attentive staff... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
sammiesnicker
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous day today painting ceramics and lovely coffee.A vibrant mix of all ages enjoying a huge choice of ceramics to paint along with lunch,coffee,cakes etc.Very attentive staff to explain the points and to help with orders,very useful tab system for all your needs.A good day out for all ages and all occasions.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visiting today and it was lovely; impressed with the drinks on offer, I had a freshly made green smoothie (very nice). The whole concept is brilliant, especially for children - the format in which you get set up to paint and how it's worked out to pay is spot on I think. It's a bit of fun and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A cafe with a difference! Enjoy the cafe food and drink and while you are there grab a plate or a model of something you love, e.g. an aeroplane and paint it. Then get it fired. There are lots of 'greenware' items to choose from and lots of colours to use. I saw grandmother helping her grand daughter to decorate... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We are always welcome with smiles . They have lovely comfortable sofas . The coffee is out of this world. The food is fleshy made. And lovely. We go here 2 or 3 times a week. Lovely relaxing place.

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Thank Karen W
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Not bad food quality and service OK, but not somewhere I would go out of my way to visit. It's hard to describe my experience really as although everything was just about acceptable, there was a general lack of enthusiasm about the café side. I think if you going there to paint ceramics, then your experience may well be better.... More 

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

I have been three times now with family. It is lovely to do something creative whilst enjoying a cup of tea. I have only ever been able to afford to paint the smallest piece of tile though, as it is quite expensive to do anything larger (a plate or cup, for example). Nevertheless, it is a great concept and I... More 

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Dorset
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Being local we have visited All Fired Up for many years. Usually as a treat or to make something for someone's birthday etc as it is quite expensive. My children always enjoy going here and it is a good place for a rainy day- but be sure to ring up and book as you're not guaranteed a table if you... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was great to read that you and your family have visited us for many years. We agree that it makes sense to book at weekends and on school holidays as we can become very busy on those days. I would like to reassure you that the staff follow fundamental hygiene regulations and we have... More 

london
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1,863 reviews
791 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I came in with my wife and father for lunch and we had paninis. The food was very good and fairly priced but this place is very much designed for kids although it was almost all adults when we were there. The food is made freshly so service takes time but I just found the place a little unfriendly and... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Whilst we are primarily a pottery painting studio we do believe we provide a unique independent café experience. We believe we offer good value for money and great service. I am sorry that on this occasion you felt the service was unfriendly. The vast majority of our feedback both in the shop and online has... More 

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22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited with daughter, great idea for gifts or keepsakes. Staff are helpful and friendly. Lots of choice. Very quiet and relaxing in there which was lovely! No music etc...just peace and quiet! Will visit again!

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate the comments you have made and look forward to entertaining you again in the future. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

We came here yesterday for the first time, as we needed something to entertain our children. Excellent concept and we had a lovely panini and coffee. However; even though we had 2 young children we weren't offered drinks at our table like we saw another table being offered, and we were unable to go up and order together as there... More 

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Stuart S, Owner at All Fired Up, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we are pleased that you had a great time. When ‘setting up’ customer’s tables for painting it is our standard practice to ask if you would like anything from the café. My apologies for this not taking place in this instance. We have recently taken on some new staff for this summer and will... More 

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