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New Brewery Arts

Brewery Court, Cirencester GL7 1JH, England
+44 1285 657181
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Great for tea and cakes.

Went In for tea and cakes which were great and a friend had a bacon sandwich which was huge and... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
The-Didcot-Boy
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Reading, United Kingdom
crazy prices

This estalishment was not for me. Some of the art and craft work I found quite attractive but the... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
harry1947100
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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New Brewery Arts is the home of craft and making in the heart of the Cotswolds, Based in the only three remaining Cirencester Brewery Buildings, New Brewery Arts houses galleries, makers' studios, café and shop, and an extensive programme of courses and workshops (over 200 each year). It is a place to explore craft and creativity, and to see unique items created by extraordinary craftspeople. Whether you are a collector of craft, or simply looking to find something truly inspiring, New Brewery is a unique experience. Our studios offer a rare opportunity to meet makers and buy beautifully crafted work direct from independent artists. You can browse an exceptional selection of work by some of the UK's leading craft makers in our galleries. Our Craft Shop sells beautifully hand-crafted items for the home and individually designed jewellery and textiles. Make more of your visit to New Brewery Arts by dropping in to our Café, we serve great coffee and a delicious lunch menu, we use local, organic and fairtrade ingredients wherever possible. You can now make your visit into a holiday and stay with us in our new visitor accommodation. Stylish and affordable, The Barrel Store is not only a great base for our workshops and classes but you can make it a springboard for exploring the Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Barrel Store opens in spring 2016.
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Went In for tea and cakes which were great and a friend had a bacon sandwich which was huge and very fresh. Went back a couple of days later for lunch of tea and a sandwich very disappointed as the bread must have been cut...More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hi Thank you for taking the time to review us and I'm glad you had a great experience the first time, but I'm sorry it wasn't so good the second time. I've spoken to our Manager and it seems the bread's been cut shortly before...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This estalishment was not for me. Some of the art and craft work I found quite attractive but the prices.... my goodness. I live near Chichester West Sussex an area with similar craft outlets but I have not seen prices like these!More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Hi Harry Many thanks for visiting us and for leaving your review, and I'm sorry you felt the prices were high. We do work very closely with the artists and the prices are agreed with them in advance. They are also no higher than the...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Amazing food, very good menu, staff polite and friendly. Special mention to Zoey who made our visit memorable. Recommended for visitors to Cirencester.More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Hi Peter Thank you for leaving your review; we're very pleased you enjoyed your visit and I'll let Zoe know - she started with us recently and is a welcome addition to the friendly Cafe team who all work hard to make your visit enjoyable....More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Café sells unbeatably good food. Recently I began mid-morning with a perfect cup of coffee and home made fig slice. At lunchtime I always have the big house mixed salad with a warm cheese scone - so delicious, it doesn't feel as if it...More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

What a lovely review! So glad you love coming to the Cafe; the team work very hard to make everything from scratch, using locally sourced ingredients from trusted suppliers and I'll pass on your comments to them. Crafted for Christmas is on now (until 31st...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We popped in here to meet a friend for coffee. We didn't find the exhibitor to our taste but the shop was great. There is a brilliant selection of work, especially jewellery by well known designers. There were many tempting items. The coffe shop service...More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to send in a review of New Brewery Arts. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Craft Shop; we work hard to source designs and products we hope will appeal to...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Spent a pleasant few minutes looking around, some nice pieces from artists around the country. Everything is for sale, which is the main purpose of the place.More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review us; yes, we are a Craft Centre in the Cotswolds with exhibition space, Cafe, Accommodation at The Barrel Store, Education Studios and onsite Makers to visit. Our Craft Shop offering changes regularly and we are about...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I visited here with my wife on shopping trip - we popped in for a bit of a break and so glad we did. The place is filed with stunning work made by local craftsmen - great quality and sensible prices. The cafe is also...More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Paul Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your kind words. We are proud of the craft on display and work hard to change the displays regularly to continue giving you inspiration! Glad you enjoyed the Cafe - the Jerwood...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

wonderful to see top class artist exhibiting his tapestries in this lovely little gallery. there is always something interesting going on at New Brewery Arts. Well worth the trip from Bristol. Good gift shop with quality crafts for sale. Also a good cafe with home...More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi Martha Great to hear you enjoy your visits and that you think it's worthwhile; the Grayson Perry exhibition has received really positive reviews from visitors, and I'm glad you had a good lunch! We change our crafts regularly and our exhibition Crafted for Christmas...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Love the town and love the New Brewery Arts. But have not been able to visit for several months due to the introduction of a new traffic system which blocks off Cricklade Street, and with it all the former Blue Badge parking. Chaos in the...More

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hello I'm very glad you enjoyed your visit to New Brewery Arts but very concerned to hear of the problems you experienced. I have raised the issue with Cotswold District Council, Amey (resonsible for Highways) and have also copied in Cotswold Tourism as I know...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped for coffee with friends which progressed to lunch. Food etc good, atmosphere good and restaurant clean. A pleasant shop and exhibition to visit as well.

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Alice C, Marketing at New Brewery Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Paul Thank you for letting us know about your visit. Glad you enjoyed the exhibition and the atmosphere. Please come again - we've another exhibition starting on 22nd July (Process Form Colour which runs until 10th September). Best wishes. Alice

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