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China Blue

Closed 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 27 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent afternoon trip

A rainy day and wondering where to go, ended up on first visit to China Blue and certainly not our... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Torquay, 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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All reviews cakes paint pottery christmas decorations cafe food rainy day coleslaw great coffee baguette lovely place plenty of choice both occasions bits and bobs previous visits great fun painted studio shop
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Thank sall-jane
Reviewed 24 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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..

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lindabaker21
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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6 October 2016|
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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