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China Blue

Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
+44 1803 860908
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Not the usual choice

We are usually excited to visit China Blue as it has a wide range of lovely homewards. However... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Rude cafe staff

Cafe staff so rude it ruined my experience at China Blue as I was so upset at being spoken to in... read more

Reviewed 1 week 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 good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Station Road, Totnes TQ9 5JR, England
+44 1803 860908
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are usually excited to visit China Blue as it has a wide range of lovely homewards. However, this time, not so. We were a little disappointed with the lack of choice this year.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe staff so rude it ruined my experience at China Blue as I was so upset at being spoken to in such a manner. I politely asked if I could have more coffee in my latte as it tasted purely of milk to be told...More

Thank Joanna10uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and pleasant spot. Good food and family friendly. An interesting shop to go with all this. Will visit again.

Thank Tjwswazi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on holiday with my sister in Torquay and was our second year staying there. The highlight last year was the visit(s) to China Blue. We really could not wait to go back this year. We made 3 visits and had something to eat...More

Thank annrobinson49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today as something to do with the kids in wet weather. The shop was lovely to browse around. Although we didn't eat here the cafe food looked delicious and good value. My children loved painting some china ornaments and were very reasonably priced. The...More

Thank tigalily23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here, wrongly thinking it was a pottery outlet: our mistake, as we discovered a studio for painting pottery. It was virtually empty, but I imagine it's popular with children. The rest of the large shed is cluttered with tat and junk: it is...More

Thank KevinHorlock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sits amidst a lovely gift shop where quirky stuff available. Good selection of snacks and drinks in very pretty surrounding. Very well presented and spotlessly clean

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find almost opposite Totnes Station, with plenty of car parking. If you are looking for gifts that are a little different, this is the place. There is so much to see, decorations, lighting, toiletries, tableware, and much more. There is also a studio...More

Thank Francine23
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely experience painting pottery with my family. Two slight disappointments which have led me to give 3 stars instead of 5. The first was the lack of range of available things to paint. My son loves anything transport related but unfortunately they didn't have a...More

Thank snuffy1983
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

For house wares like nice bases, silk flowers etc this is a great place to go. Plenty of choice of pottery, glass and ornaments to chose from here. Grab a nice meal from the cafe too to get you going. Thoroughly enjoyed. Free parking outside...More

Thank D P
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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