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Tongue Farm Rd, Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-422 7116
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All reviews lovely pottery free tour cafe on site beautiful pieces factory tour for sale huge range pottery shop behind the scenes every morning purchase something lovely coffee shop high quality great spot lovely atmosphere worth a visit on display
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting Morris and James for many years and it always retains that authentic feel of a cottage industry despite the increased demand for and recognition of its products. We have many pieces of Morris & James and we always like to pick...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank U895OTbrians
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited before but living at the other end of the island it is always a joy to visit and see what is new. We were disappointed that the cafe closed an hour earlier than advertised as we were all looking forward to drink but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

I go to Morris & James once or twice a year and always enjoy the experience. Lately I have been going there to purchase gifts for employees and friends, but I usually end up with getting something for myself too. They have a big sale...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 275ingridm
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I had been looking forward to going here while in Matakana. We went on a Friday afternoon and we're the only ones there. The stock they have would appeal to those that like bright colours. Wasn't really my thing. No acknowledgement from staff, not even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

the pottery they have is nice & the cafe is ok too they had there fire place going and it was real cosey in there and the food was good

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank X4715QKpeter
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Good to stop in and purchase something if you like pottery or gardening. Shame the café connected offers such awful fodd. One of the worst meals Ive had in ages and it wasn't cheap.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Matakanafamily
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Morris and James pottery is very special . So bright and vibrant. The shop is huge and very interesting. Kids had a great time playing, looking at the fish and we got to enjoy exquisite food while we watched them play

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 23 July 2018

large area of garden cafe and the pottery seconds available and a great range of large and small pots

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Molzmum
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in and bought some amazing pottery. Had already eaten but the cafe looked cute, lovely setting.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jkdadjk
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I haven’t visited this place for many years. Great to revisit, Morris & James pots & planters are always beautiful. The quality is top notch and even the seconds area has some great pieces and extremely good buys. I bought a beautiful large Nikau platter...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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7 July 2017|
Response from Tabatha1998 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at their website. It contains prices.
Worzle G
13 July 2015|
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Response from Tintin4 | Reviewed this property |
You can get limited edition items and factory clearance items...so yes definitely cheaper and worthwhile to visit. Sadly some traders on online auction sites stock up on the greatly reduced seconds or factory outlet stock... More