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Address: The Old Pottery, Shanagarry, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 21 464 6807
11:30 - 18:00
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Sun 11:30 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00

Home of the famous Stephen Pearce Pottery. Visit the original Showroom...

Home of the famous Stephen Pearce Pottery. Visit the original Showroom & Workshop while enjoying a treat from our Tea Room. Browse the most complete collection of Stephen's renowned earthenware pottery which ships all over the world every week. First established in 1953 by Philip Pearce who developed the Shanagarry range of black and white earthenware that became internationally recognised for its elegance of form and pure functionality. Stephen began his own pottery next door in 1973 and started his Classic range of terracotta and white pottery. The two potteries officially merged in 1993 on Philip's death.

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Stephen Pearce pottery never dates & lovely to have. Great variety in Shanagarry. A lovely warm welcome awaits you when you call. Very helpful. And I have to say good value. A... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Anne F
Limerick, Ireland
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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stephen Pearce pottery never dates & lovely to have. Great variety in Shanagarry. A lovely warm welcome awaits you when you call. Very helpful. And I have to say good value. A place to return to over & over again & take time for coffee or lunch

Thank Anne F
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Travelled here while visiting the area on the 30th December. Very disappointed overall. Expected a lot more from such a prominent designer brand.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The café was cold, they forgot the soup, but the Bacon and Leek Linguine was the best I've ever tasted. An explosion of flavor, stunning. Best of local ingredients used and cooked to order. It's a small café, only 6 large tables. Staff are friendly and you can watch the chef cook through the hatch to the kitchen. They could... More 

Thank Bryno
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

What can i say ....if you want a quirky out of the ordinary cafe/pottery shop then this cafe is a must.Hidden in a oasis of shrubbery that is a total surprise you enter into a world of good food. You must try their scones which are to die for.Staff are friendly and efficient. Atmosphere relaxing.Enjoy.

Thank rossbrook
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Quaint building in a lovely rural setting. Some lovely pottery for sale - need to keep your hands in your pockets or you could put a burden on your credit card. And a gorgeous tea room for lunch or snacks. Well worth a visit.

Thank NoelPrendiville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I'm a huge fan of Stephen Pearce so I would be a bit of a regular here as I love visiting to see if there is any new additions! The staff are so nice and are extremely helpful. The kids will even love the visit as they always have clay seating out for them to try 😀 The little cafe... More 

Thank Tootsystar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This is the home of Stephen Pearce pottery. The shop is in an old building which also houses a cafe. His work is easily recognisable - his "splash" is the significant identification. I see from his video that he has a team who make the pieces. No sign of tours or classes or demonstrations. He has seconds at lower prices.

Thank A228
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Stephen Pearce pottery is a classic staple of Ireland. I live abroad now, but whenever I drink out of my Stephen Pearce cups I am brought back home to Cork. I love visiting whenever I am in the area. The cafe is delightful and it feels really special to visit where the pottery is made!

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Called here with my wife and left with a few bags of pottery to bring home! My wife already collects this range so it was likely we would buy. You can view the potters in action and they have a gift shop and tea room. Well worth a visit.

Thank Leg016
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We came here with my sister, who is the real Stephen Pearce fan. But my, I think I fell in love too. The setting its lovely, surrounded by tall green trees is an inconspicuous building. You venture in to find pottery. So much pottery. All the pottery. But not just that. There is also a brilliant kids corner. A pottery... More 

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