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China Blue

Opens in 26 min: 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 27 August 2018
m0neypennie
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London, United Kingdom
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Great experience !

Would highly recommend a visit to anyone in the area. A shop with a difference. Lots of bits and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachael H
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Bath, United Kingdom
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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
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+44 1803 860908
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 27 August 2018 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 24 August 2018

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

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 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 21 August 2018

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

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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

Thank SUSAN N
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

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Response from SalmonellaSam | Reviewed this property |
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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
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