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The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd

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TRY YOUR HAND AT GLASS BLOWING

My wife and I went to Bristol Blue Glass on Saturday to have a go at blowing a Christmas bauble. We... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
andyk773
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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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Brilliant hen do fun with great photo opportunities!

Paid a visit to Bristol Blue Glass to blow our own baubles as a non-strenuous hen weekend activity... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
DorsetTraveller56
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Poole, United Kingdom
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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...more
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357-359 Bath Road | Brislington, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
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+44 117 972 0818
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to Bristol Blue Glass on Saturday to have a go at blowing a Christmas bauble. We were welcomed by friendly staff and shown to the workshop where a very nice guy called Alex gave us a very interesting talk on...More

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Suzanne A, Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

I am really pleased you enjoyed your experience with us, I will pass on your kind comments to all concerned. Thanks for going out of your way to leave a good review.

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Paid a visit to Bristol Blue Glass to blow our own baubles as a non-strenuous hen weekend activity. We all had a go and with quite a bit of help from the experts managed to produce a bauble each. It was great fun watching everyone...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

I wish I had had more time I arrived about an hour before they closed and were finishing for the day. I did however see some glass blowing and would have loved to have blown some of my own. The blue glass is unique. Lovely...More

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Suzanne A, Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thanks for mentioning us. We look forward to seeing you when you return.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time at Bristol Blue Glass. They are running a summer offer at the moment of 2 for £30! The girls really enjoyed blowing their own baubles and watching them make various things. Alex was great with them. All the staff were...More

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Suzanne A, Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are really pleased you enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Have been to Bristol many times and something made from Bristol Blue Glass is always one of my favourite souvenirs. Until yesterday I’d always go to the other shop, but thanks to terrible service, we found this particular shop and wow! As soon as we...More

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Suzanne A, Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thanks so much Enrico, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed March 3, 2018

What a great visit this was! Situated right opposite Arnos Vale cemetery, it looks only to be a shop, but the Glass Blowing happens in the Workshop that lies just at the rear of the showroom and watching the Guys work was mesmerising, informative..and warm...More

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OriginalBristolBlue, Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Come back soon.

Reviewed January 23, 2018

We'd booked to go on the Open Day in December. Offered mulled wine, and treats on arrival. The glass blowers were good fun - even though they had a seemingly never-ending queue. The level of customer service from all the team was very good. There...More

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OriginalBristolBlue, Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Really lovely staff and great service. Love the hand made feel of everything. They helped me pick out a great present and wrapped it beautifully. Thank you

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OriginalBristolBlue, Manager at The Original Bristol Blue Glass Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed May 16, 2017

Went along to blow a couple of blue Christmas tree baubles. We went on a Tuesday -very quiet - they do get v busy at a weekend in the run up to Christmas (not surprising). 20 quid a pop is not bad considering they cost...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic experience! From the off these guys could not have been more friendly or accommodating. Having a go at glassblowing was on my list of 50 things to try before I'm 50. Did not disappoint. It doesn't take much time, from start to...More

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Audrey M
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Response from OriginalBristolBlue | Property representative |
Hi Audrey, James Adlington, our founder, reintroduced glass making to the city of Bristol in 1988 for the first time in over 65 years with the foundation of our company, Bristol Blue Glass Ltd. Kind Regards
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