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Address: Custom House Harbour Parade, Ramsgate CT11 8LP, England
Phone Number:
+44 7939 542990
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11:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A bijou gallery, craft and gift shop which specialises in work by local...

A bijou gallery, craft and gift shop which specialises in work by local artists and makers. The shop presents unique and top quality items in the beautiful setting of The Custom House on the harbour side.

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Now in Harbour Street.....Lovely gifts!

Shop now in Harbour Street in Ramsgate. Lovely, unusual gifts. All handmade and bespoke.........many by local artists too. I love some hand-painted stones they stock, all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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83 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shop now in Harbour Street in Ramsgate. Lovely, unusual gifts. All handmade and bespoke.........many by local artists too. I love some hand-painted stones they stock, all different, colourful...some with sailing boats on. Nice friendly lady serving....Suzy.......go and have a look around!

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london
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2,205 reviews
1,015 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 936 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This gallery is located with The Custom House. It is a small gallery packed with reasonably priced art and crafts. Their stock is varied and good quality. A lot seems to be locally produced. The owner is friendly and helpful. Most galleries in Ramsgate are closed during the week so this is a convenient place to come at that time.

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Thank sheepygold
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Unusual objects and paintings done by many local artists and craftsmen. Need to keep gouing back as shop's contents always changing.

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Thank Adventurousoldie
suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review - I'm glad you enjoy my huge emporium! Very best wishes Suzy More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Nice things is a great place to go for locally made treasures. Suzy, the shop owner, is knowledgeable and helpful. She has a genuine affection for the artists who create her wares - and it shows - they offer beautiful things for her to sell! The shop is in Custom House, a lovely, historic, building. It also houses the Ramsgate... More 

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suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments, it's much appreciated. I do love my artists and makers, and my customers - and I really enjoy it when the two meet! Suzy More 

Basingstoke
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We found this little shop in Ramsgate, down by the harbour. Suzy has lots of beautiful and unusual gifts. We found some lovely little wooden beach hut models, each with an alphabet letter on. We couldn't resist getting them for each of our grandchildren. Unfortunately there weren't enough of the right letters to complete each name, but that wasn't a... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Custom House is a unique historical building and is a pleasure to visit, one not to be missed for people who appreciate architecture and character in buildings. It provides the ideal venue for all kinds of events such as craft fairs, fetes, bazaars etc. It has a lovely cosy restaurant/cafe which serves snacks and light lunch meals. There is a... More 

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Thank shahnaz p
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We find this a good small shop where we could buy gifts to take home and keep or give to friends. There is a very wide select, always something for everyone's taste..

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suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to add a review, it's much appreciated! More 

Margate, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Hidden away in the Custom House is this little treasure trove of unusual gifts! Many hand-made items and something for every taste. Well worth spending time browsing and Suzy will make you feel welcome too. This is a gift shop - NOT a hotel. There are many nice bars and restaurants along the Harbour Parade as well.

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Thank princesslee2014
suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for the nice comments and for taking the time to make a review, which is really helpful for us. I'm glad you liked the sort of unusual things we have! More 

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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Such a cute shop. Everything is made by local crafters, many gorgeous items made by talented people. You have to buy something! The lady serving was very friendly too. Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank L S
suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this review

Hello, I just wanted to say thank you for your lovely comments, which are really appreciated. It always makes you feel re-energised when people like what you do, and keeps you going. Best wishes, Suzy More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Really cool local shop with lovely "nice" things (couldn't resist). Especially the chilli bottom-burning jam.

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Thank Emily P
suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this review

Hello Emily, I'm glad you enjoyed our 'nice things' ! Hope to see you again. Suzy More 

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