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Nicholas Mosse Pottery

Bennettsbridge, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 7505
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Lovely cafe & great pottery

This place is a gorgeous pottery mill with amazing views. Lovely cafe located upstairs and well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul W
Standish, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very wheelchair unfriendly!

Have been here twice before and really loved the shop and cafe but returned today with my parents... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Alison O
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bennettsbridge, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 7505
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gorgeous pottery mill with amazing views. Lovely cafe located upstairs and well worth a visit

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Have been here twice before and really loved the shop and cafe but returned today with my parents on the way home from a hospital apt in Kilkenny. Wheelchair parking was railed of and we had to struggle through gravelled potholed car park to get...More

Thank Alison O
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This lovely shop and cafe was a great stop on our journey. The pottery is amazing and the food fabulous. I had a hearty cottage pie (gluten free) and my partner had the soup. Perfect for a cold day. It was such a substantial lunch...More

Thank GlutenFreeNomad
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I can't say that I would ever buy any pottery although it is very good it is very expensive. We visit purely for the cafe. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. There is a good Gluten Free selection for Coeliacs. We have been several...More

Thank stuart g
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Nicholas Mosse visitor centre is an amazing treasure trove of all pottery and cooking utensils. The friendliest and most professional retail staff you are likely to encounter anywhere. Downstairs you can view staff at work through glass walls. Informative displays offer an insight into the...More

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 1 August 2017

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

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 19 June 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

Thank BJDublin
Susan M, Owner at Nicholas Mosse Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 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 11 June 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 24 May 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 22 May 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 24 May 2017
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So glad you enjoy your visits!

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24 April 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!)