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anyone been to daisy & toms, manchester?

(15 Posts)
AnnaInManchester Wed 29-Jun-05 20:08:11

It is fantastic!!!

fastasleep Wed 29-Jun-05 20:08:35

I've been and I only spent £11 lol... amazing.

Whizzz Wed 29-Jun-05 20:09:10

Yes but not for a long time - it's great isn't it !

Gobbledigook Wed 29-Jun-05 20:09:12

Yes but not often I trek into town. Loaded friends practically live in there!

fastasleep Wed 29-Jun-05 20:10:02

It was kind of full of snobbish women but the little play area thing's a really good idea, pity I never got my hot chocolate though!

lunavix Wed 29-Jun-05 20:10:24

Didn't really like it.

hopey Wed 29-Jun-05 20:31:55

I bought DD maxi cosi travel system there. It is expensive but for the odd treat why not?

pleaserewind Wed 29-Jun-05 21:44:36

i got followed around by the security guard, on all floors, obviously i didn't look posh enough

marthamoo Wed 29-Jun-05 21:45:58

I thought it was magical when it first opened - I think it's gone downhill a bit since.

TwinSetAndPearls Thu 30-Jun-05 18:50:49

My dd favourite shop, we bought her a bed canopy there last week.

WE did our Christmas shopping in there last year and they had lots of lovely activities such as treasue hunts, party games and arts and crafts. The highlight of the day was pass the parcel watching lots of pushy parents prompting their little darlings to "hold" or "pass". Dd won and we got evils of the other parents all afternoon.

A lovely shop although the cafe is a let down.

BethAndHerBrood Thu 30-Jun-05 19:03:23

I don't really get what all the fuss is about.

They do sell some nice stuff, but a lot of it you can get elsewhwere a lot cheaper, and who pays £45 for a fairy costume??!!!

And it is always crammed with people, and their delightful children, running amok and trashing the place!!!

TwinSetAndPearls Thu 30-Jun-05 19:09:03

Have to agree the dressing up stuff is over priced, we twnd to take dd as a treat and then buy her one thing, although we amke an exception at Christmas as I just like the atmosphere.

TwinSetAndPearls Thu 30-Jun-05 19:09:43

bed canopy was only £24.99 which I thought was reasonable, to make on myself would have costed similar.

anchovies Thu 30-Jun-05 19:11:17

Agree it is lovely at christmas, what a rubbish cafe though!

AnnaInManchester Thu 30-Jun-05 20:49:39

I had tomato pasta there (in the cafe) and it was nothing special tbh, but the shop is lovely.

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