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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

good food attentive service lovely venue

Irene Wilson 21 November 2016
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 56 reviews)
83% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (41)
  • lunch (28)
  • views (28)
  • value (22)
  • large parties (17)
  • romantic (12)
  • private dining (11)
  • al fresco (10)
  • business (8)
  • child friendly (8)
  • afternoon tea (7)
  • trendy (6)
  • entertainment (4)
  • breakfast (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • ((((* 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.

  • ((((( 25 October 2016 by Claire Deacon from Plymouth

    Great dining experience and food as lovely as always. We took our family there who were visiting us on holiday and they thought it was a great location.

  • (((** 24 October 2016 by Richard Thompson from Plymouth

    Christopher the waiter was superb

  • ((((* 23 October 2016 by John Petrie from Plymouth

    Varied menu choices but not many that we liked. There is a set menu too. Food we had was delicious though. (Hunters chicken plus roast chicken).A bit pricey for portion size. Only had bottled fizzy drinks due to pumps not working. The dessert menu is very good which also includes a sharing platter. The trifle was amazing! It's a lovely place to go in the summer due to location as beside the water with decking.

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