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China Blue

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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China painting is not brill

Been before and although quite efficient in making you self serve absolutely everything, not so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
United Kingdom

Took grand children into China Blue - as took their older siblings previously Found the experience... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2019
Exeter, United Kingdom
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“paint pottery”(5 reviews)
Treat yourself to a creative experience at China Blue’s paint-you-own ceramic studio - the largest of its kind in the South West! If paintings not your thing, then take time to look around our homeware & accessories store, packed full of gifts ideas...more
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Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
+44 1803 860908
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been before and although quite efficient in making you self serve absolutely everything, not so brill at having staff to direct (all by the tills). Biggest gripe is that the prices are not listed on the items when you choose AND all the little extra...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Itinerantur17
Reviewed 23 January 2019

I visit CHINA BLUE regularly -- Great hair cut BUT when i go into the shop/cafe area I notice a very low level of cleanliness. ESPECIALLY in the Ladies Toilets where the Hygeine levels are Very POOR with NO hand towels at all this week.....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 January 2019

Took grand children into China Blue - as took their older siblings previously Found the experience disappointing as there wasn't a great deal available and the person we spoke to wasn't too helpful - Disappointing

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JeffTheChairman
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Went for a visit with my Adult Daughter (we used to visit when she was small) we didn't paint anything as there was not much available. I don't know if it was due to it being close to xmas, their were some xmas items and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karenhenson
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Went to China Blue on Sunday with my Mum for a bit of shopping and lunch. The shopping experience was great however the café service was dismal. The café was not full and there were lots of empty tables however it took half an hour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire C
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

I Took my 10 year old son and friend in to do some pottery all was good before we start ask if would be ready for his school project the following week and was assured it would be so we did our stuff. How ever...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

A rainy day and wondering where to go, ended up on first visit to China Blue and certainly not our last, so much to see and the cafe is spectacular, all food and cakes to die for in s relaxed atmosphere. Enjoyed everything about this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank devondumpling60
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend a visit to anyone in the area. A shop with a difference. Lots of bits and bobs you wouldn’t always find for your home plus fab Christmas decorations. Cafe is a lovely place to chill and have lunch. The ceramics area where...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I've always loved this place. The shop sells varied items, mostly for around the home, and you can usually find something abit quirky or different and some nice gifts. There's a good selection in the cafe and plenty of seating inside and out. The rocky...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RacheyPink
Reviewed 27 September 2018

lovely brunch in this wonderful café and courtyard that also does great evening burgers and coctails. the shop is full of wonderful gifts for all and the china painting area excellent. This is really a fab place and well worth a trip either for food...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sall-jane
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Response from SalmonellaSam | Reviewed this property |
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18 August 2016|
Response from 604natalieh | Reviewed this property |
It may be online. The prices are on the bottom of the unpainted items when you arrive and there is an additional studio charge for them to fire them. You are best to go at the beginning of your trip as it can take up to a... More