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China Blue

Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
+44 1803 860908
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Slow service

Visited the cafe whilst at the shop. 2 staff at front of house, (1 on till and 1 making drinks... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nicola A
via mobile
RUDE

Having visited here and spent lots of heard earned pennies here, I was most disappointed with my... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah T
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Bristol, England, 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 for any occasion. Or sit back, relax and refuel in our cafe. Open 7 days a week. Cafe & Homeware Store - Mon / Sat 9:00 – 5:30, Sun 10:00 – 5:00. Ceramic Studio - Mon / Sat 10:00 – 5:30, Sun 10:00 – 5:00
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“cakes” (17 reviews)
“cafe food” (3 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION
Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
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+44 1803 860908
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the cafe whilst at the shop. 2 staff at front of house, (1 on till and 1 making drinks) only enough milk as heated for 1 drink at a time when 3 were ordered. Person behind us was given drinks before ours were done....More

Thank Nicola A
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having visited here and spent lots of heard earned pennies here, I was most disappointed with my last visit today. We ordered 3 drinks from the cafe and sat outside enjoying the sun and general ambience of the place. Due to close at 5.30 we...More

Thank Sarah T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to China Blue ever since I remember. It’s got a lovely collection of really well priced gifts and definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area! My family and I had lunch and it was delicious, I opted for the cheese and...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This is a review just for the cafe. I stopped in to feed my two young girls during half term. Purchased two children’s boxes, a sandwich, drink & piece of cake & was shocked to be paying £20. The sandwich was lovely, the sandwich in...More

Thank Rachel B
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We stopped in here several times during our holiday in Totnes during the end of Oct beginning of Nov 2017. We came in for coffee on our way back from the station as it is situated close by & also after a long walk one...More

Thank A1963
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Coffee and window shopping. Lovely place with lovely unusual Homeware products. Very nice relaxing coffee shop. China painting for children.

Thank VIXTER123
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

My two young girls loved painting here. They were very easy going. The deserts at the cafe were also delicious

Thank HarmonyTreeStudio
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Wife,myself and grandchildren ate and drank in cafe. Requested TAP WATER with coffee and surprised with CHARGE OF £9 for 3 number glasses of tap water.

Thank keithmercer123
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely shop with a huge range of products. All staff in the shop are very friendly however the coffee shop definitely needs to take a leaf out of their book! The somewhat larger lady behind the counter definitely needs a lesson In customer service. Several...More

Thank Rosie J
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I visited China Blue yesterday with 2 girlfriends. One friend learnt how to throw pots while we painted our ready made masterpieces. The staff were friendly and helpful. No time pressure was put on us. You could take as long as you liked. Great fun,...More

Thank SueDExeter
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pinksanlau
6 October 2016|
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Response from hepa | Reviewed this property |
Yes, cafe is but beware the shop, as a lot of items are on display on random sized display tables, easy to accidentally knock things off.
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Alljazzed
18 August 2016|
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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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