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York's Chocolate Story

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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York's Chocolate Story is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York's most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations. You'll discover chocolate's origins, how to make it, how to taste it like an expert...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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King's Square, York YO1 7LD, England
+44 1904 527765
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All reviews make your own our tour guide cadbury world free samples chocolate samples lollipops cocoa beans great tour all ages children and adults york pass value for money great fun well worth a visit great attraction interesting history rainy day
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here today with my partner on a short break in York. We hadn’t been here before on previous trips so we were excited. On entering all staff were very friendly when we bought tickets and the shop and cafe staff spoke to us too...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bbbrl94
Reviewed 3 days ago

went there twice for hot chocolates!!! really great. very reasonable cost. Unable to do the tour this time. down get the scones they're not very nice. chocolate drink and chocolate cake to die for!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gobush57
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In stark contrast with many UK chocolate attractions, this is truly the story of chocolate, not of brands, egos and marketing. Having worked in tourism for 5 years, I can assuredly state that Meg is one of the most delightful and charming guides I've had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank j1rev
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This visit lasts about 1-30 minutes very interesting with chocolate tasting and making a chocolate lolly after you can visit the shop it’s well worth a visit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank refetee1
Reviewed 6 days ago

The tour steps you through the history of chocolate from the discovery of cocoa beans, the riches involved in their early days, how the chocolate process developed over time, and how chocolate once dominated the York economy. Sample various chocolates along the way while wrapping...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Burgerwas42
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this, some history and we found out how chocolate is made, we got to eat a little bit of the good stuff also! It takes about an hour, is overpriced like everything else in the UK, but by the end everybody was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank grant h
Reviewed 1 week ago

We advise going on the later tour as they let you eat or takeaway the whole tray of chocolates made in the production area. Our tour guide Thomas was very informative and definitely improved my knowledge of where chocolate originated and how it developed into...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 2WhoReview
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome experience! Was able to try chocolate throughout time. Some nice, some not, but nevertheless a try. It was nice being able to get hands on and making chocolate lolly pops. The masterclass was also very good however it was concerning to know that the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 341jags
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I first saw the cost of this I was a little taken aback, but after a recommendation from a friend I decided to give it a go. Not only was the history of chocolate section really interesting, it made great use of both the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kbanfield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time to this attraction, with three boys in tow aged 8, 10 and 11. Really highly recommended. Super day out in the city of York anyway, but visiting York’s Chocolate Story was (excuse the pun!) the icing on the cake. :-) You need...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Natasha T
6 January 2019|
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Response from KSorrelsMartin | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is about a 5-10 minutes walk. All of the main attractions in York are all within the city wall and easily able to be walked between within 5-15 minutes maximum.
Gill D
27 August 2018|
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Yes you can.
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Response from paulsharpe | Reviewed this property |
Per person. You don’t pay for the parking. Just pay the driver for a return ticket per person when you board.