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Old Bank House Chocolate

Open Now: 09:30 - 17:30
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Best chocolate in Ambleside

Just visited Ambleside after a three break away from the town. Spotted a chocolate shop opposite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MartinBstard2011
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Best chocolate I've tasted in the UK

Usually you don't get to taste chocolate this good unless you go to Europe but this chocolate was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BigBird65
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London, United Kingdom
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Handmade chocolates and truffle made on the premises. Chocolate shoes, footballs and many more chocolate novelties come and see how they are made by our excellent chocolatiers. Family run business for over 26 years.
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Old Bank House Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited Ambleside after a three break away from the town. Spotted a chocolate shop opposite the White Lion pub and mistakenly thought that Mark & Michelle Farron had moved the Old Bank House Chocolate Shop there. I even bought some stuff there! I had...More

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Michelle F, Manager at Old Bank House Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thank you for your great review. I’m sure you won’t be the only one that has made this mistake, but so glad you found us. Look forward to your custom for the next 15 years😁

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually you don't get to taste chocolate this good unless you go to Europe but this chocolate was just sublime. We were lucky (or unlucky, depending on your perspective) that we were staying not too far from the Old Bank, so we paid quite a...More

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Michelle F, Owner at Old Bank House Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for a great review😁 we pride ourselves on our customer service and excellent chocolates. Has you know most of our chocolates and truffles are made on the premises to a high quality. We look forward to your custom again or if you would like...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I have never left a review for a Chocolate Shop before, primarily because I didn’t think I was a chocoholic although my wife has always been one. I am now. We visited during a recent trip to the lakes and my wife purchased half the...More

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Michelle F, Owner at Old Bank House Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Hi thanks for your great review 😁 If you give me a call I can sent chocolates to you by post so no need to travel and you can have them whenever you want not just when you visit the lakes. 😆

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Nice little chocolate shop. Lots of variety of chocolate gifts and you can watch the chocolate making process through a window. The chocolate is lovely btw.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We always pop into the Old Bank House when we visit Ambleside. The chocolate is delicious and you can watch it being made through a viewing window. There is a large selection of novelty shapes, luxury truffles, gifts, lollies, etc. The owners and staff are...More

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Michelle F, Owner at Old Bank House Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks for a great review 😁

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The chocolate here is lovely loads to choose from very reasonable very easy to find staff very friendly people

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Michelle F, Owner at Old Bank House Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thanks for your excellent review 😁 we take pride in our excellent handmade chocolates and great customer service

Reviewed 11 April 2018

Of all the chocolate shops we have tried in the Lake District, this one has to be our favourite! We HIGHLY recommend the chocolate covered marshmallows, I don't know what it is about them but they are incredible and you can't just have one! Will...More

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Michelle F, Owner at Old Bank House Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thanks for your excellent review 😁 see you soon for more amazing chocolate covered marshmallows

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Love this shop. The chocolate is handmade and tastes gorgeous. Kids love it, something for everyone. Staff are very friendly and informative. You can watch the process in action through the front window.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Found a fabulous chocolate shop in Ambleside called Old Bank House Chocolate. The chocolates are made on the premises and you can actually watch them being made through a window which looks out onto the street. The chocolates were absolutely delicious. Everything tasted very fresh...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Raining heavily as we made our way back to the car park and just came across this little gem. Amazing display, lovely lady serving. Trouble is - you choose so many you end up with a huge bill - but of so worth it -...More

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Maddy1914
31 October 2017|
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Response from Michelle F | Property representative |
We are open everyday. Sunday opening hours 10am- 5.30pm
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Joden C
3 September 2015|
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Response from Michelle F | Property representative |
Hi Jo, Glad you enjoyed the chocolates, although we don't mail order at this present moment we would be happy to send our handmade chocolate through the post. Just give us a call and we can arrange to send them to... More
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