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John the Potter Pottery gallery

3291 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
+27 28 272 9623
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Easter Pilgrimage

I have over the years bought a lot of Johns work and decided to go get some more this last Easter... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Kevin W
Sea Point, Western Cape, South Africa
Beautiful and unusual pottery

I don't know all the terms, but various glazes, clay and designs. Many variation, all beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Anneline S
Betty's Bay, South Africa
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John the Potter is a potter living and working in Betty's Bay and his gallery and studio which is on the main road of Betty's Bay is open to the public daily; his gallery has a large selection of his well known reduction fired work and also his raku work. It is a great space to see John's work and to meet him and see him at work in his studio, a must see for all Betty's Bay visitors
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
25 Apr 2017
“Easter Pilgrimage”
6 Aug 2016
“Beautiful and unusual pottery”
3291 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
+27 28 272 9623

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

I have over the years bought a lot of Johns work and decided to go get some more this last Easter weekend. Unfortunately John and his head potter were in a accident in December and the gallery was closed. This did not deter us from...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I don't know all the terms, but various glazes, clay and designs. Many variation, all beautiful. From large, metre high clay heads to tiny salt bowls. Really beautiful and very reasonably priced for hand-made artisinal craft.

1  Thank Anneline S
Reviewed 7 July 2016

At the time of our visit, John the Potter was not in, but his assistant showed us around while we selected some beautiful items to buy.

Thank Irene_McC
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The studio is located right on the main road. So if you're just passing through or staying in the area, it's a convenient stop and wonderful to browse. Now bearing in mind, that what you see, is hand made and not consignments shipped in from...More

1  Thank WalterCPT
Reviewed 1 June 2016

for this handmade goods and styles i give 8 out of 10,stunning collections and lots to choose from.....

Thank 444matisse
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

John makes beautiful pottery with really unusual coliours. Plates, bowls, mugs and his sculptures are amazing. A definite stop in Betty's Bay.

1  Thank Leane B
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed the weekend in Bettys Bay and popped into the gallery. My daughter bought some bowls on her previous visit and the Orange House where we stayed had beautiful wares from John Potter. We bought some stunning plates. It's a pity he was sold...More

1  Thank ecsonza
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We stopped by on our way back from viewing the pigeons and picked up some lovely unusual pieces. The old gentleman that served us was delightful. They have two working kilns on site apparently.

Thank Maureen1cat
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We stopped at John the Potter on new year's day - thanks for being open! Beautiful pottery - mainly crockery, mugs, bowls - at reasonable prices. We stocked up and are really happy with our purchases. Will be back for more!

1  Thank MicheleTravel23
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Good potter but would be more worthwhile if you know what exactly you want before you walk in. Not really a browsing venue, but would be good if you seeking something specific. So more a destination venue.

Thank Stanley466
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