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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 well worth a visit great attraction interesting history rainy day visiting york
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Reviewed yesterday

Really looked forward to this. Arrived on a cold day, so went to the café first. Very disorganised. Had to clear our own table. Apart from one young assistant (female, dark hair and glasses), who worked non-stop, the other staff stood in a huddle laughing,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rje19555
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great tour round the history of chocolate with plenty of samples throughout. We got to make chocolate lollies to take home included in the tour price. Informative and friendly staff. The gift shop at the end of the tour can get very crowded

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sarah g
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was great to learn about the story of chocolate and to see the kids faces was great! And the chocolate was gorgeous!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fifitravel2009
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Convinced the other half to go here, he was dubious but it's really interesting, even he came out and said it was really good. Karl, our guide was so knowledgeable & amusing, top marks. Got to see the lifecycle of chocolate & some really interesting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 55caseyw
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took the kids and some chocolate loving adults here on Saturday really enjoyed it very interesting its worth a look not if your on a diet? Or diabetic 😂

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

We went to the Chocolate Story as we had free entry included in our hotel package. It’s probably not an attraction we would normally have visited as it seemed expensive for four adult admissions. Having said that it is really worth the money if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaryH938
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed my visit to the chocolate factory which has lots of interactions and things for visitors to do and more importantly taste. Meg was our guide who was very good despite us having a difficult child in our group, she handled the disturbance well. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barrie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the title sums this up - too many people, not very good staff, a santa that didn't seem to really be interested in children and lots of badly thought through details. Avoid going here for santa.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robn963
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's fun, quirky, educational and finishes off with a taste sensation Loved it and will be taking visitors back again soon

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

We recently taken our grandchildren out to two chocolate factories one at Bournville and now York. York is far more children friendly. We had a room with a chocolate hunt in cupboard and all corners of the room. The education side is better for younger...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.
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Response from 21ronni | Reviewed this property |
Depends on time of year if school time what day last one to go in is 3/ 4 I think depending on how busy there if u r getting a York pass depending on how long u go for what u want to but the yorvik center is brilliant