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“A great little café”

Eleto Chocolate Cafe
Ranked #4 of 6 Dessert in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$2 - US$24
Cuisines: Belgian, Delicatessen, Cafe, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We always try to head here after a meal or late at night. It has a fantastic atmosphere, the service is friendly and the menu is plentiful. There are lots drinks to choose from, as well as a huge range of sweet and savoury options.

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Thank Bazroy99
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

If you're a couple like us, looking for somewhere a little different to chill out for a few hours, then the chocolate cafe is one of our favourites.

They have a fabulous selection of food available - we can highly recommend the platters of meats, cheeses and breads. In fact, their breads are some of the best we've tasted! The selection of beers and wines are great too, which we made short work of!

The atmosphere is very chilled, with people coming and going, some finding a corner to sit and read with a coffee, and people like us, getting tipsy with some great food and chocolate! Try the chocolate dipped strawberries - a real treat.

We're not normal very judgemental (OK, so maybe we are) but we wouldn't advise this place to go with young children. When we were there, a family of five arrived, with three young children - who generally screamed and shouted - while they ordered one latte between them. Just seemed to spoilt the atmosphere of the place.

Couldn't recommend more highly. We're hoping to get down there when they've got some live music on some time soon.

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Thank ajyates
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

Had the nicest lunch here on Sunday, It was really nice.
The service was great much better than the cafe/ restaurant across from them.
I had a coconut milkshake and eton mess and they where both delicious!!
Will be back this weekend for some chocolate covered strawberries.

Yum, yum yum:)

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Thank claire l
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

It's probably a silly thing but it irritates the life out of me that the Chocolate Café doesn't have anything except cranberry jam when it comes to things to spread on toast. Otherwise this would probably be amongst my favourite breakfast venues to sit and watch the world go by first thing in the morning.

It has quite a bohemian feel, and has soaked up the arty types who used to people Coffee and Corks, a coffee shop that used to live just down Palace St.

Great place to sit and tuck your feet up, to read a book. If the music isn't to your taste, sure headphones will sort that out.

Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

My wife and I have just returned from a few days in Canterbury and found this excellent cafe by chance.We sat in the sun outside and enjoyed what has to be the best cream tea we have ever had, and trust me we have had a few.The scones were warm and light and the jam was of the highest quality.Although the cafe was very busy the service was quick and efficient.Simply Outstanding

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Thank DLODRATSAB
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