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Nice Things

19-21 Harbour Street, Ramsgate CT11 8HA, England
+44 7939 542990
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Wonderful arts and crafts showcase for ramsgate art

The delightful owner Suzy makes everyone feel welcome for a browse, purchase of a significant piece... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2018
welovepeppapig
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Kent, UK
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Superb!!!

I've visited this stunning little gallery several times recently and I cannot praise it enough... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2017
TonyM186253
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“unusual gifts” (5 reviews)
“custom house” (7 reviews)
“local artists” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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19-21 Harbour Street, Ramsgate CT11 8HA, England
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+44 7939 542990
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

The delightful owner Suzy makes everyone feel welcome for a browse, purchase of a significant piece or to chat about the local crafts and arts people she sticks works from. Sometimes I am reminded if the little mermaids treasure cave under the sea with so...More

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suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Hello! What a nice lot of things to say....thank you. I think my guiding principal is to never be boring and I so love the funny, quirky things my makers bring in to show me. It's great fun and I'm really happy you've enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed December 24, 2017

I've visited this stunning little gallery several times recently and I cannot praise it enough. Suzy the owner is wonderful and all that you could want in a manager. The wonderful crafts on display are superb and I've rarely seen such a stunning display. The...More

Thank TonyM186253
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suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017

That's very kind and also inspiring for me, thank you. And I'm glad we had some of the right things for you! Suzy

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

A lovely little find. Suzy has collected lots of "nice things" to sell. There's something for everyone here. She shows some great artwork by local artist Melanie Tong. Definitely worth a visit, just for the warm welcome you will receive from Suzy!

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suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2017

Thank you for your nice words and support! We have fun in the shop and certainly enjoy a sense of community, local and national, as chats and discussions emerge during the visits people make.

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

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!

Thank non-bias
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Reviewed March 24, 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...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

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

Thank Adventurousoldie
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suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

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

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Reviewed December 6, 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!...More

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suzy2609, Owner at Nice Things, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2016

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

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Reviewed December 1, 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...More

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Reviewed November 28, 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...More

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Reviewed November 4, 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 reviewResponded November 9, 2016

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

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Olivia B
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Response from suzy2609 | Property representative |
Hi Olivia, no we don't I'm afraid, there's not much space that's really right for a workshop - I'd love to! If you're local and looking for places, there's a few contacts that are useful and to plug in to. If you let me know... More
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