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Nicholas Mosse Pottery

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Address: Bennettsbridge, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 56 772 7505
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Nicholas Mosse Pottery was established in 1976 and it is situated on the...

Nicholas Mosse Pottery was established in 1976 and it is situated on the banks of the River Nore in a renovated mill just sout of Kilkenny City. See how we make it, view and buy from our complete range of shapes and patterns. Watch swans glide by in our riverside mill shop, where potters, bargains, great customer service and cups of tea are always at hand.

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Colourful, creative & cosy

I love visiting Nicholas Mosse. Such a wonderful variety of pottery on offer. All very tempting indeed. A few liberations may have occurred...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love visiting Nicholas Mosse. Such a wonderful variety of pottery on offer. All very tempting indeed. A few liberations may have occurred...

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

charming quaint and rather pricey -- but fun to look around. The staff was very welcoming and anxious to help in any way--to ship back to the states--can't handle the heaviness of the purchases on the plane-- I bought a few pieces--just will wait for delivery soon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A must do trip while visiting Kilkenny! A meandering drive through a scenic route will lead you here! Beautiful pottery, made on site, ability to view the crafters at work! The second floor contains exactly that! Seconds! Discounted with slight imperfections not always visible to the eye! The cafe is a hidden gem with some of the tastiest food around!... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

in passing bennetsbridge we stopped of at the nicholas mosse and was a nice display off pottery and could see how it was painted. it was abit pricely even in the seconds.

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful pottery. The designs are colourful, varied and there are all sizes and shapes of plates, bowls, dishes, lamps on offer. It is expensive...even for seconds but it is a unique product. You can watch the potters at work and then you can see why the pottery is expensive. It is very labour intensive. If you want a gift for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Brought my elderly mother here for a cup of coffee. The cafe is small but very pleasant. Access is by lift so suitable for people with mobility problems. The staff are also very helpful and will carry items to your table in this self service cafe. We just had coffee and pastries but the salads & quiches looked good. I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Called to view the pottery as this was raved about by some locals. Lovely artwork and design on the pottery but as it is locally made and designed, this carries a hefty price tag. There is a 'seconds' section which we thought would be cheaper than the quality pottery but there wasn't much difference in price. If your looking for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We read on an Irish travel guide that they did pottery with kids but when we went they said they stopped this 6 ish years ago. My daughter was upset about this. I put a status on their Facebook page and Nick Mosse got in touch to arrange for us to come in to decorate some mugs for my daughter.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

On a cold rainy day, my daughter and I decided to visit Nicholas Mosse Pottery. The joy in this visit was seeing both current and historic patterns of the best classic pottery! One had the opportunity to watch the making of the pottery and the painting of the designs. When you go, don't miss the "seconds" section where there are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We pop in to Nicholas Mosse each time we visit Kilkenny and have built up a nice collection of homely pottery. The shop is large, clean and filled with lovely things and the viewing areas provide an insight into how the pottery is created from start to finish, as well as showing you the history of the company. Upstairs is... More 

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