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The China House

Sutton Wharf, Plymouth, PL4 0DW +44 1752948728

((()* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Booking was simple, food very good value and well presented, pizza enormous , service very good. Our table was opposite kitchen door so not a pretty view, but otherwise pleasant evening.

Caroline Coombes 10 January 2017
from Plymouth

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Boasting vintage styling of oak beams and stone, The China House in Plymouth offers traditional British pub cuisine in a spacious and open environment. From the cosy log-fire inside, or the al fresco beer garden outside, fantastic views over the Sutton Harbour Marina can be enjoyed.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The China House menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The China House ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The China House is just a 20-minute walk, or a 4-minute drive, from central Plymouth.

The China House

Sutton Wharf, Plymouth, PL4 0DW

Contact +44 1752661592
Reservations +44 1752948728

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Customer reviews for The China House

3.7 ((()* (based on 59 reviews)
81% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (42)
  • views (30)
  • lunch (29)
  • value (24)
  • large parties (18)
  • private dining (12)
  • romantic (12)
  • al fresco (10)
  • business (9)
  • child friendly (9)
  • afternoon tea (7)
  • trendy (6)
  • entertainment (4)
  • breakfast (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • (**** 17 January 2017 by Sandra Dale from Plymouth

    Arrived to find the restaurant boiler had broken down and the whole place was very cold. We ate our mediocre meal with coats on - an offer of hot drink would have helped. One meal sent back as not cooked adequately and the fish and chip meals had overcooked chips hidden under the fish. Mentioned all this to the waiter but he was quite indifferent.

  • ((((* 10 January 2017 by Caroline Coombes from Plymouth

    Booking was simple, food very good value and well presented, pizza enormous , service very good. Our table was opposite kitchen door so not a pretty view, but otherwise pleasant evening.

  • (((** 16 December 2016 by Carol Sara from Plymouth

    Welcome good. At 7.00pm the Cod and Chips were unavailable. Chips and veg. good. Chicken pie ok. All food served piping hot.. I had your voucher for a complimentary pudding, handed to the waitress. On presentation of my bill I was told that it couldnt be used as we had chosen a sharing pudding, having been told no creme brulee available. Lovely atmophere and decor but not the best dining experience.

  • ((((* 1 December 2016 by Mark Allen from Plymouth

    Good menu and great pizza

  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Dave from Plymouth

    We eat here quite often. Excellent atmosphere in a very old and tastefully decorated building - roaring fireplaces, lots of comfortable corners and relatively private dining. Good selection of drinks and a very large menu, full of traditional and modern dishes, well prepared and presented. Service at times a little slow yesterday, but it was sunday and they were unusually short-handed. The staff, whilst obviously extremely busy were nonetheless polite, attentive and good-humoured

  • ((((* 21 November 2016 by Irene Wilson from Plymouth

    good food attentive service lovely venue

  • ((*** 9 November 2016 by Paul from Brighton

    Lukewarm food; uncared for environment; poor service (ie mains arrived before starters cleared away); Bookatable discount not taken off bill until prompted.....

  • ((((* 30 October 2016 by Angela Rountree from Plymouth

    Very good food with attentive staff in intimate surrounding.ovy dining experience.

  • ((((* 28 October 2016 by Jan Bartlett from Plymouth

    Relaxed atmosphere overlooking the Barbican with varied menu. Good VFM-would go again.

  • ((((( 26 October 2016 by Keith House from Chippenham

    Extremely please with dining experience at the China House, which is what I have come to expect from Vintage Inns. Good choice on menu, quality, presentation and service very good.

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