mosaic table painted cup handprint teapot

Welcome to Pots & Pancakes

An award winning Paint your own Pottery Cafe in North Shields, near Newcastle.

Our Opening Hours for Half Term 18th - 22nd Feb

Tuesday 10am -5pm 

Wednesday 11am - 5pm

Thursday 10am -5pm

Friday 10am - 5pm

Saturday 10am - 6pm

Last admission 1 hour before closing 

Please book your table online or over the phone as we are often busy during Half Term

glazing pottery handprint painting plates

Pots & Pancakes offer both a sit in & mobile pottery painting service, which allows you to create & customise your own ceramics.

Once your pottery is finished, leave it with us to glaze & fire in our on site kiln & collect a few days later.

We now offer a text reminder service for when your pottery is ready.


handmade pottery people

We don't just paint pottery at Pots & Pancakes you can also try your hand at making your own pottery & ceramics from clay.

Try your hand at making a mosaic using broken ceramic tiles or learn another new skill like proggy mat making or decoupage

pottery painting parties

Why not have a pottery painting party?

Great for all ages, child & adult parties, hen parties & other groups such as Brownies & Scouts.

You can even have a clay building or mosaic party as an alternative to pottery painting.

pancake messy kid

If you can't make it in to our café that's no problem, we can come to you with our mobile painting agents.

You don't have to come to paint you can visit us just to try out our delicious pancakes.

We're around 20mins from Newcastle Town Centre & 50m from North Shields Metro Station.

Click here to see a map to our cafe