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Nicholas Mosse Pottery

Bennettsbridge, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 7505
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Well worth a visit

There's a vast array of hand made pottery on four floors of this ancient mill. You can watch the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian T
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Nambucca Heads, Australia
Nice spot for a coffee

The coffee shop here is very nice. They have a full selection of meal options from scones and cakes... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2017
BJDublin
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Bennettsbridge, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a vast array of hand made pottery on four floors of this ancient mill. You can watch the potters and painters at work and browse through their massive showrooms. The pottery is not cheap but it's good stuff. There's also a café and coffee...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

The coffee shop here is very nice. They have a full selection of meal options from scones and cakes to soup and salads. There is a lovely view of the river and the bridge over the River Nore. The pottery is gorgeous but very expensive...More

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Susan M, Owner at Nicholas Mosse Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Dear BJ, we're happy you enjoyed our little cafe as we do try to make it comfy and delicious! Your thoughts about prices were fair enough, but please be assured that every single piece is made and decorated by hand: our complex decorations take time,...More

Reviewed June 10, 2017

Lovely friendly staff, great range of products with the options to buy seconds at a good discount. The pottery area can be viewed, but is only in use Monday to Friday. The cafe is great for lunch, make sure you try the berry scones with...More

Thank lf282014
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I love this pottery it is beautiful it may be rather expensive but they have a room upstairs where they sell their second I couldn't see any faults I have a number of pieces Beautiful oven to table ware and so easy to wash The...More

Thank Lillian L
Reviewed May 21, 2017

I am a huge fan of Nicholas Mosse pottery itself and I highly recommend a visit to the pottery workshop in Bennetsbridge. The workshop is in an old mill, right on the bank of the river and you can still see the mill wheel and...More

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Susan M, Guest Relations Manager at Nicholas Mosse Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017
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So glad you enjoy your visits!

Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

A quaint little gem that I had never heard of all till I was brought here by a friend, it's so wonderful to stroll around looking at all the creations and stop of for some afternoon tea while you're there

1  Thank Shellsuit14
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

I have been using/collecting the Landscape pattern by Nicolas Mosse for the last 18 years and when I visit Ireland, we always drive to the pottery store to buy more! Be sure to look through the stock downstairs and the seconds upstairs. The quality and...More

Thank Bethany H
Susan M, Owner at Nicholas Mosse Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Dear Bethany, So glad to hear your remarks about our shop. We're totally proud of all our staff and I'll let Seamus know your gratitude! Thanks for your post, Susan

Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

At the end of a long walk from Kilkenny city, along the Nore River we were delighted to see Nicholas Mosse in the distance. The cafe in this lovely old building is just fantastic. We were starving after the walk, and got delicious food, served...More

Thank Winifred R
Susan M, Owner at Nicholas Mosse Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

We're delighted you had such a good time in Kilkenny! Thanks for posting.

Reviewed February 15, 2017

This pottery studio is well worth a visit if you are staying in Kilkenny or nearby. It is in a beautiful location on the river bank. They offer great viewing stations of the potters at work and there is a fantastic selection of seconds available...More

Thank Shane D
Reviewed January 27, 2017

The pottery is in a former flour mill on the river south of Kilkenny. You can watch the pottery being made and decorated. There is also a cafe where you can get tea, coffee, baked goods and light lunches. The pottery is traditional Irish sponge...More

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jilles1
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Susan M | Property representative |
Yes indeed: there is a beautiful shop just opposite the Castle gate called Kilkenny Design which has a good selection of our pottery (as well as lots of other Irish goodies!)
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