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Williamsburg Pottery

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Miss the old pottery!!

So disappointing I am sad to say. It just doesn’t compare with the pottery of old. I wish they... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Overall, a very disappointing visit. Visited in summertime--August 2018....high tourist season. I... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
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“Miss the old pottery!!”
Oct 8, 2018
The NEW Williamsburg Pottery is a set of 3 beautiful, European-boutique-style Marketplaces: Gourmet Kitchen, Home Essentials, and Outdoor Living. We offer thousands of items both International and USA-made. We support local growers and small...more
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6692 Richmond Road (Rte 60W), I-64 exit 234 near the intersection of Route 199 and Mooretown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7205
+1 757-564-3326
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 22, 2012

While I agree with some of what other writers have said (missing the real pottery that had been featured), there is still a LOT of great things about the new Williamsburg Pottery. Gone are dusty driveways and parking lots, gone are the hot warehouses that...More

5  Thank Bonnie S
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Reviewed May 7, 2012

The sounds of old baskets rattling in the rocks, huge dusty buildings with the smell of wicker and dried flowers, the wonderful aromas of the cafeteria that sold the sweetest tasting hotdogs, hundreds of thousands of unique and interesting merchandise that you could never find...More

25  Thank Shannon L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So disappointing I am sad to say. It just doesn’t compare with the pottery of old. I wish they could find the items like the old days too. These buildings are lovely, but the stuff is just yuck. We stopped by Friday night at 7:40pm...More

1  Thank tripeeblonde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Williamsburg recently after not being there for 20+ years, was giving my husband the big build up on how much fun the Pottery would be. What a disappointment to find that The Pottery had been replaced by just another strip mall selling the same...More

5  Thank Kay B
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Don’t bother. Just a long strip mall with a pretty facade now. An almost empty parking lot. I miss being able to wander the old huge buildings to finds tons of bargains and unique finds.

3  Thank Jay9875
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Overall, a very disappointing visit. Visited in summertime--August 2018....high tourist season. I remember the days, back in the 1980s, when you could go and see pottery, glassware and various things actually made by hand. There was lots of activity, lots of employees and customers. Buildings...More

3  Thank Dreamer80307
Reviewed September 29, 2018

So why is that the Salmon Falls Stoneware in Dover, NH is still going strong with their pottery business but Williamsburg Pottery is now outsourced to China? Corporate greed, that's why! They thought they could increase sales back to their heyday in the 80's. Shame...More

4  Thank gkhoosier
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I was very disappointed when during a business conference in williamsburg, i was encouraged to go to the williamsburg pottery. There was no pottery. According to the very sad sales person, they lost the contract to make the pottery and its been outsourced to china....More

7  Thank Julie O
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Sometimes when places are updated and upgraded they lose something... in the case of the pottery they lost everything! What once was an adventure, a cool place to visit and purchase unique handmade items was replaced with brand new buildings full of dollar tree quality...More

4  Thank Jess S
Reviewed September 19, 2018

The "new" Williamsburg Pottery was very disappointing. Very spread out, alot of stuff made in China, Didn't see much Williamsburg pottery and what we did see was expensive. Pushing the 80th pottery pitchers, expensive.

3  Thank pnd5618
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This place looks like it's going to be interesting but it's a trap. It's the most boring shopping experience I've ever had. The owner's here need to go to Yankee Candle to see how a fun shopping experience should be done. I hope in the...More

4  Thank mgremlin
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the weekend hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas. Parking lot was empty. Walked in to the first shop and didn’t see anyone working. As we walked through each store, no one greeted us or even showed a smile. When we left,...More

4  Thank sirmucks
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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
I suggest Blenco glass in Milton WV. They have a web page. We buy special unique gifts there every year, and it is an 8 hour drive from our home.
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Response from Celeste0522 | Reviewed this property |
You definitely can order wine ahead of your visit. We ordered wine for my daughter's wedding and were able to pick it up in less than a week. Since we live in the area, we ordered in person, but you can certainly call them.