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Agapey Chocolate Factory

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Located in the heart of downtown, let the chocolate aroma lure you to visit the only artisan chocolate maker on the island. Come and explore the rich history of chocolate with illustrative exhibits and antique vintage machinery and even explore...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Hincks Street, Bridgetown BB15156, Barbados
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I got to taste some samples of this chocolate as part of a food tour. These chocolates were rich in flavour and colour. We really enjoyed the ones with coconut flavour.

Thank travelbutterfly897
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love dark chocolate so this was right up my street, but even my partner who is not a chocolate fan, really enjoyed it. Derek was so interesting and talked very fluently about the different types of beans used, the different machines and their uses,...More

Thank Steph W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the tour today with 4 others. The owner explains the different stages of production and you get to taste all of the stages, as well as the finished product. Our personal favourites were salted caramel and rum (yum!). Everyone seemed tempted enough to...More

Thank LizG1
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Booked online a week before the tour and had no trouble finding the factory from the detailed maps provided. We really enjoyed ourselves, and were on the tour with two others. The owner walks you through the different stages of making chocolate, and you have...More

1  Thank toteymus
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

No visit to Barbados is complete without a stop at a factory shop in Bridgetown. The manager is so friendly and chatty. We’ve tried different flavours over the years but rum caramel is a clear winner for us. We’ll definitely be back next time. The...More

3  Thank MonikafromSurrey
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We stumbled upon this place (like others have mentioned) because we could smell the chocolate and had to investigate. Luckily, we were just in time for the daily tour (@11am) I think it costs $10/person?). Derrick was a wonderful host explaining the entire process from...More

Thank CascoBayVegan
Reviewed 7 March 2018

So we were walking from the beach to our cruise ship when we smelt the most amazing chocolate smell so we walked into this shop. You can watch them make the chocolate right in front of you and my only complaint is we couldn't buy...More

Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The guy that owns this company is truly passionate about his love for chocolate. And he just wants to teach people about it. His facility is wonderful as it is clean and well kept. He only uses the highest quality machinery which of course come...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

If you like chocolate (and who doesn't!) then this is a trip you shouldn't miss. The factory is a small, privately owned business. The owner carries out the tour himself of which the size of the group is limited to twelve people. He starts with...More

1  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 17 February 2018

I booked this tour for our group of six adults because of the reviews on Trip Advisor. Truly this was loved by all of us. When you book the tour ahead of time and pay, it tells you to bring your reservation. Glad I did,...More

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karenpj
7 December 2016|
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Response from agapey | Property representative |
Yes, if you are not able to come by the factory, the Agapey Chocolates are available at the Massy stores in Holetown, Worthing, Oistins and at the Sky Mall. It is also available at Cave Sheppard downtown, at Best of Barbados... More
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kjb123
29 January 2016|
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Response from Shrike99 | Reviewed this property |
About 30 minutes walk from the terminal. The cost is only about $8US but I strongly recommend booking in advance as they have limited slots on the tour. As the previous answer mentioned, you get a discount in the shop after... More
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Unsinkable1949
12 December 2015|
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Response from Jaws3MW | Reviewed this property |
We were able to walk to the chocolate factory. They have detailed directions on their website and it took 15-20 minutes after departing the ship. The tour cost $18 USD per person, but I would suggest you check the website... More
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