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Chessell Pottery Barns

Chessell Pottery Barns Brook Road, Brook PO41 0UE, England
+44 1983 531248
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Kept the kids busy!

Grandchildren wanted to do the pottery, and they had a ball. Enjoyed it very much. Great coffee... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alton, United Kingdom
call me sad but this is my favourite place

literally the best place to visit on a summers day, tea and scones to die for outside in the... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2017
Hannah F
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Chessell Pottery Barns is a family owned working pottery in the heart of the West Wight countryside - this complex of converted barns consists of a Studio where all ages can paint their own pottery, a beautiful Gift Barn selling Chessell Ware(our own pottery made onsite) as well as the largest range of Emma Bridgewater Pottery on the Island, plus a great selection of toys, gifts and home made preserves. There is also a Cafe , where chef Bridget Wells prepares simple, light lunches from fresh local ingredients, as well as an array of home baked cakes and an award winning Cream Tea featuring our own home made strawberry jam, and served on the pottery's own pretty Strawberry Ware pottery in the relaxing courtyard garden. The Chessell Cafe also serves light lunches, full Afternoon Teas on a 3-tier stand, and is now licensed to sell wines and local Ales. There is a spacious four star holiday cottage onsite which sleeps 7, so why not stay at the pottery, enjoy a cream tea on arrival and have a go at painting your own pottery during your stay!
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Chessell Pottery Barns Brook Road, Brook PO41 0UE, England
+44 1983 531248
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grandchildren wanted to do the pottery, and they had a ball. Enjoyed it very much. Great coffee shop and "previous day's scones" at 50p each are a bargain - freeze beautifully! One word of warning - make sure you go early in your stay, to...More

Thank JohnH0406
Reviewed May 15, 2017

literally the best place to visit on a summers day, tea and scones to die for outside in the garden. great homemade food, pottery is a bit expensive but you can spend all day there easily. great job , love this place

Thank Hannah F
Reviewed November 5, 2016

The cafe was busy but we found a table outside and enjoyed a delicious frittata and lunch box style salad. The service was friendly though not exceptional

1  Thank Kezziahk
Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is a really good place to visit. I went with my 6 year old granddaughter. She chose a squirrel to paint. The staff were so helpful in explaining how to paint the pottery which was so helpful. My granddaughter said it was much more...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Decided to take visiting friends to have an "arty" afternoon at Chessell. A very sweet young lady (Charlotte) was helpful and explained the process to us and was on hand for any assistance or questions we had. We were a little nervous to begin with...More

3  Thank Raine-IOW
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Good facilities and choice of pieces to decorate. Woman who showed us what to do was rather giggly and not very clear. A bit expensive for what you get but enjoyable all the same. Torn around time to collect pieces was good. The shop was...More

Thank StanleyGBeds
Reviewed September 24, 2016

This was one of the best cream teas I've had, Scones were scrumptious as was the home made jam and clotted cream. The staff were great too,

Thank k2r2016
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Really lovely place for a savoury or sweet afternoon tea. Friendly and helpful staff. We sat in the garden area in the sun which was really nice. Good choice of seating inside or outside either in the sun or shade.

Thank Trudie H
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We love coming to Chessell Pottery Barns and have done so whilst holidaying here for the last 3 years. Always excellent service and delicious homemade cream teas a plenty! Can be expensive so select your pottery pieces carefully and don't forget to add the price...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed September 13, 2016

My wife Sharon & I met for a cream tea with three dogs and had a wonderful light lunch from the Todays" board, followed by a perfect cream tea. Chessell Pottery Barns never fails in delivering a great food in their lovely shaded gardens. Of...More

Thank RobL946
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Hello, are you open again for the 2017 season? 😀
March 28, 2017|
Response from Louise C | Property representative |
Hello there, yes we are opening on Saturday 27th May this season. See you then! Kind regards, Louise.
Hi I would like to treat my friends to an afternoon tea for theire Anniversary is it possible to purchase a gift voucher for the tea room
August 11, 2016|
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Response from Louise C | Property representative |
Hello there. Yes it is possible, you can phone to arrange payment in the shop on 01983 531248 and we supply an afternoon tea voucher by post. We look forward to hosting your friends! Kind regards, Louise Collins (note we... More
bev b
how do I get there on public transport
June 27, 2015|
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Response from triciac890 | Reviewed this property |
From Newport bus station take bus out towards Freshwater. Think it may be no.7 ? But bus station will tell you.