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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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Lovely birthday lunch with friends.

Cafe food simple but v well presented. Beautiful setting in stunning garden. Loved the craft shop... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Rainy Day

Visited again today with it being rainy and went into the paint a pot, gift shop and the cafe... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Dobcross, United Kingdom
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  • Average12%
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  • Terrible8%
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“cakes”(18 reviews)
“cafe food”(4 reviews)
“paint pottery”(4 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 yesterday via mobile

This is a lush place to visit the pottery painting is great fun for kids and adults alike and there's a lovely looking cafe and the shop had some amazing nick nacks etc the only massive problem is its not the slightest bit disabled friendly...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe food simple but v well presented. Beautiful setting in stunning garden. Loved the craft shop too!! Staff v helpful but they should clear tables a bit more quickly. During weekends it turns into a restaurant serving burgers and gin..

Thank m0neypennie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place ,,our visit was for my grandchildren to use the pottery section ,,there is a good choice of unpainted pottery and the area well planned ,the staff were very pleasant and gave good direction .lt is not cheap however for a...More

Thank lindabaker21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always stop at China Blue when I'm in Devon for the weekend and I always find something new to buy amongst the treasure trove of items on sale. I especially love it when they decorate for Christmas! The cafe is a great too! The...More

Thank FactsAndTruths
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited whilst on holiday last week. Everywhere we go we find a pottery painting workshop to visit. We have visited a LOT of different venues like this and also paint at home. We had a look around and went to the desk, there was...More

1  Thank Mel H
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I took my granddaughter, her sister and 4 of her friends to paint an item at China Blue for her birthday. It was such fun. We weren't hurried at all, just took our time, and are looking forward to the results next week. A birthday...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited China Blue on our way to Salcombe. We had breakfast in the cafe, I had a bacon sandwich which was fabulous... plenty of bacon and cooked perfectly. We then went to the ceramic painting upstairs with my Goddaughter which was great fun and...More

Thank Hugs761
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Visited again today with it being rainy and went into the paint a pot, gift shop and the cafe. Pleasant enough coupe of hours, decent parking and edge of Totnes town centre.

Thank SalmonellaSam
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We popped in here when the English weather turned wet and spent an enjoyable couple of hours looking around the shop and enjoying a coffee. The cakes are incredible and they make it very difficult to choose as they are so good. Some great souvenirs...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

China Blue cafe has improved its customer service by 100%. We went in Today. The service by two male staff was superb. Polite and very courteous with a healthy hint of humour. One lad (quite experienced) mentoring a new recruit. Both were very helpful and...More

Thank hepa
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Response from SalmonellaSam | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is Enjoy!
18 August 2016|
Response from Natalie H | 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