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Excellent pottery with friendly proprietors

We have been visiting San Stefanos for 8 years and always take a trip to hippopots to see Jackie... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
TractorBoy65
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Absolute pleasure visiting Pete, Jackie and Bod this year. This is a must for anybody travelling... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Debs H
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Newport, United Kingdom
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We create and hand paint our own ceramic designs, ideal for that special gift. We have a large selection of ceramics available to purchase, or you can order your own item to be personalised and painted to your own requirements.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Agios Stefanos, Avliotes 49081, Greece
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All reviews take home next year san stefanos great selection lovely couple overlooking the beach pottery painting helpful couple great gifts couple of days look forward trip home dog chews beautiful ceramics on display nothing is too much trouble great service
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We have been visiting San Stefanos for 8 years and always take a trip to hippopots to see Jackie and Pete. They regularly change their stock so we can always find holiday or Christmas pressies to purchase. This year we had a couple of dog...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Thank you for your review. So pleased you liked the dog bowls. We will endeavour as always to find lots of lovely new stock items for this year, so hopefully there will be lots to choose from next year!

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Absolute pleasure visiting Pete, Jackie and Bod this year. This is a must for anybody travelling through Arillas and the San Stefanos area. Their work is incredible, they are only too happy to accommodate you or make specific pieces for you. They are the most...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! It's lovely to hear how much you enjoy visiting us, and that you like our work, we try hard every year to produce different creative pieces.

Reviewed September 3, 2018

My sister went in to request a pig be painted in the colours of the french flag. This request was met and the pig was collected a couple of days later. We have several pieces at home from Hippopots and guarantee it wont be the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Thanks for your review. We do enjoy it when people come in and say ' I have a strange request', as your sister did, as it always means we're going to be creating something unusual! Thanks for visiting, and hope to see you again.

Reviewed August 30, 2018

As ever Peter and Jackie made us feel very welcome, always nice to catch up with them, such a lovely happy helpful couple... This year was so very hot, my daughter needed time out of the pool (Age 10) so what to do with her...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We hope Jess enjoys many cuppa's in her monkey mug, anything the children paint themselves are extra special to them, and as you say, a lovely reminder of her holiday. Thank you also for choosing some of our...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited 3 years ago and nothing has changed(except the location). Jackie, Pete and Bod are still friendly and helpful and the kids loved doing their pottery painting. The pieces that are already painted and are for sale are beautiful and we came away with a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for your review. It was great to see you all again, and we're so pleased you found our new location, and like our products so much. And always nice to see the children paint their own masterpieces.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Hippopotamus is a breath of fresh air. There is a good range of ceramics in the shop ranging from quirky and unusual to items for everyday use such as mugs and bowls. The shop is light and airy and the displays draw you in to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for your review, and your lovely description of our shop. I hope the newlyweds liked their vase, and if you'd like anything in the future, as you know, we're always happy to send something in the post.

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Always go to Hippopots to buy some of their fantastic hand painted pots and also to let our little boy sit and paint his own to take home. It's a must for anyone staying or just passing through. Jackie and Pete can't do enough for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for your review. It's always nice to see your son create his own piece (and see how much they change each year). And Bod says a thank you woof for his chews!

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Every visit we make to Agios Stefanos would not be complete without a visit to Hippopots. We love to browse the pieces and always go home with an item or 3(!!) to add to our collection. You can have items made to order, in colours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for your review. We always enjoy a nice chat with our customers, and lovely to hear that your collection is growing!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Very helpful couple who take time to talk and show you around love this shop, always say a big hello to their dog (Bod), will be back again next year

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thank you for your review. Great to hear that you love our shop, and yes, Bod loves visitors too!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

if it was just its location it would be fabulous, but the stock is equally fab. Original, hand-made ceramic items which make you just want to buy up the entire stock. The shop itself is bright, airy and spacious, the items are laid out in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Jackie S, Owner at Hippopots, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thank you for your review. So pleased to hear how much you like our shop, and as we endeavour to have something to suit all budgets, that you consider us good value for what we create. Hope to see you next time you visit San...More

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