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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

Brilliant, food was lovely service was excellent. Eva our waitress was lovely.

Andrea Gunn 23 April 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

3.6 ((()* (based on 66 reviews)
80% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (46)
  • views (34)
  • lunch (32)
  • value (28)
  • large parties (21)
  • private dining (15)
  • romantic (14)
  • business (12)
  • al fresco (11)
  • child friendly (11)
  • trendy (11)
  • afternoon tea (8)
  • entertainment (4)
  • luxury (4)
  • breakfast (2)
  • ((((* 4 May 2017 by Karen Gilliatt -Wall from Plymouth

    My dining experience was with my Mum, Dad and partner. We have been before and enjoyed our time while we were there so decided to pay China House a visit. The customer service is outstanding you could not fault the service. My Mum had the large risotto but didn't feel it was a bigger enough portion size. My Dad had steak pie and said how good it was and love every mouthful. My partner and i had the chicken roast which was tasty and well presented but realised after the event that we hadn't had the lemon & thyme stuffing wrapped in bacon which is described to go with the meal. Overall i would recommend.

  • ((*** 25 April 2017 by Paul Chitty from Chichester

    Half the menu was not available. Rubbish but good waiter Chris did his best although highly embarrassed.

  • ((((( 23 April 2017 by Andrea Gunn from Plymouth

    Brilliant, food was lovely service was excellent. Eva our waitress was lovely.

  • ((*** 21 March 2017 by Heather from Plymouth, DEVONwe

    We arrived on Sunday @6pm,there were no roasts left!we had fish n chips!my husbands was lovely,mine looked good but the fish was not edible it was rock hard in the middle! I left it and got my meal refunded!staff were very nice but originally we had gone for a roast so I felt let down anyway!this being the second time this has happened!we do love the China house and the Globe near Bath!

  • (**** 23 February 2017 by Amanda from Plymouth

    Food was horrendous, limited menu as sold out and pizza ovens broken.

  • ((((* 15 February 2017 by Jacob Tromans from Plymouth

    The food was lovely! Just lacking abit of organisation with the staff, such as we got told who our waiter would be, who asked us for drinks and we didn't get them so had to ask someone else, then got served by 2 different waiters, after we had our starter we got the menu given back to us even though we'd already ordered our main. So a few things weren't very organised but other than the staffs organisation it was very nice!

  • ((((( 9 February 2017 by Linda Hammond from Plymouth

    Fantastic evening. Can recommend the burger and chicken pie beautifully served good choice

  • (**** 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.

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