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China Blue

Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
+44 1803 860908
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Lovely place!

We visited China Blue on our way to Salcombe. We had breakfast in the cafe, I had a bacon sandwich... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hugs761
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Wolverhampton, 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 1 week ago
SalmonellaSam
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Dobcross, 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
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  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“cakes” (18 reviews)
“paint pottery” (4 reviews)
“rainy day” (11 reviews)
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Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Having had a lovely morning painting pottery we popped to the resturant for a bite to eat. Very friendly staff and lovely food. Also happy to accommodate your requests if they can.

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Travelling to Cornwall from North Yorkshire, we make a point on the way down of diverting across to China Blue at Totnes,it is my top priority when I come on holiday,100% love this place, (I wish I lived closer) lots of unique decorative, tasteful objects,...More

Thank Angela O
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

For the second time this week we're here for lunch. On both occasions I had baked potato with cheese and beans. Has a side salad and coleslaw. Lovely both times and I really enjoyed it. "Him" had a baguette on both occasions , which also...More

Thank smithandhim
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The cafe looks very promising as you approach. The food on display certainly looks (and tastes)very appetising and appealed to my hungry inner man. Unfortunately the service was rather slow. Although there were three staff behind the servery it appeared that only one could deal...More

Thank hepa
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Not really my kind of shop but I get it. Loads of ornaments and what I call ‘stuff’. Tourists will enjoy the experience and can buy mementos of their trip. But I must say the restaurant in the evening is great. Love their burgers for...More

Thank stephenfox2017
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 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

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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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