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China Blue

Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
+44 1803 860908
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Great shop, coffee shop needs some work

Lovely shop with a huge range of products. All staff in the shop are very friendly however the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rosie J
Torquay, United Kingdom
via mobile
A chance to unwind

I visited China Blue yesterday with 2 girlfriends. One friend learnt how to throw pots while we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
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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
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
+44 1803 860908
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I take mum out regularly and as she is 94 we need to go somewhere wheelchair friendly and with good disabled toilets. This place is perfect. The staff are helpful and friendly toilets clean and the coffee always good. We love seeing all the things...More

Thank SChapm
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic stop. The toffee apple flapjack was brilliant and one of our group had a bacon egg sandwich which was great. Will definitely stop at China Blue again

Thank JackieJB3
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Went with family for a light lunch. Very disappointed. Served by very brusque, curt lady. 1 cheese & onion pasty, 2 Sausage rolls, 1 brie/tomato/pepper sandwich, 2 teas, £34.00! Basic supermarket type bread, hard brie. - sausage rolls & pasty microwaved so soggy pastry. Salad...More

Thank anneanddavid71
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I had a very personal reason to be here at this time. Decided to go here as the rain was pouring down and my best friend recommended it. Beautiful place, lovely locals and excellent food in the Cafe

Thank Nic G
Reviewed 30 September 2017

bacon buttie - bacon piled in the middle with no care and attention to lay it across the whole of the bread. Tepid capacinno. Would have done better in a cafe

Thank Itinerantur17
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We ate before we did paint a pot, the food was delicious and we sat in a sun soaked beautiful garden that has been thoughtfully created, it's a complete sun trap, we would have had desert but the kids were keen to get painting. We...More

Thank Maxine M
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We popped in here to see the otter and get some lunch which wasn't very nice. There was a load of tables that weren't cleared. I bought a cheese n ham crossiont which was dry and stale and had a manky dry bit of ham...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Grubby and slow with surly staff who don't seem to prioritise the customer. Food mediocre, nothing special. Wiping down tables, removing dirty plates and service with a smile would work wonders. Disappointing.

Thank Carriemoonbeam
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Questions & Answers
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.
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