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Beautiful Pottery

We love popping in to John the Potter and browsing through his art. Such beautiful craft. We... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Cape Town, South Africa
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Beautiful pottery in Betty’s Bay

A lovely gem in Betty’s Bay. We loved the Chinese glazing which is a huge feature of their pottery... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 Apr 2018
“Beautiful Pottery ”
28 Dec 2017
“Beautiful pottery in Betty’s Bay”
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...more
3291 Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
+27 28 272 9623
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We love popping in to John the Potter and browsing through his art. Such beautiful craft. We cannot resist his pottery and always drive off happily with something . Don't miss this gallery.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ecsonza
Reviewed 28 December 2017

A lovely gem in Betty’s Bay. We loved the Chinese glazing which is a huge feature of their pottery. The walkway to the shop is also decorated with pottery elements and so colourful and inviting! This is a lovely stop for anyone wanting to spoil...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BirdieN
Reviewed 21 December 2017

When staying in Betty's bay or just driving through, stop at this pottery. It will be worth your time. Beautiful pottery, sometimes combined with exhibitions of other local artists. Perfect to stock up on some uniques gifts or to simply spoil yourself!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank elkspitt
Reviewed 23 July 2017

There is a sign on the glass door of the studio informing visitors/potential clients of the temporary closure of the studio, but the good news is they hope to reopen in Dec this year. Just looking at the decorative work near the road frontage of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jilldutoit
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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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.

Date of experience: November 2015
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

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank xcvhcchhhh
Reviewed 1 June 2016

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

Date of experience: March 2016
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.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Leane B
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