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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 9 December 2018 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 9 December 2018 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 8 December 2018

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 8 December 2018

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 5 December 2018 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
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We enjoyed hearing about the origins of chocolate, all the chocolate tastings as we went along and finally getting to make our own chocolate lolly - big kids at heart

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GreenGinger73
Reviewed 3 December 2018

You are taken, in small groups, through various areas, by a friendly and knowledgeable guide who tells the story of chocolate making from the early years to present day. There are several things to taste and you make a chocolate lolly each to take away....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 526clanger
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Meg took our tour, explained the history of chocolate and even allowed us to make chocolate lollies. Plenty of interaction, meg answered all questions and was a mine of information. Tours are at set times, so best to book

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnl1950
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Staff are very friendly and enthusiastic. It's very interesting to hear the history in such a fun way. If you buy the booklet for £4.95 you get a discount on the Hot Chocolate in the cafe at the end of the tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KJC90
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did the 4pm Saturday 24th November tour. We initially booked for the Santa tour (who doesn’t like to meet Santa right?) however the website doesn’t distinguish between adults and kids however no worries (just to avoid people making the same mistake)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Natasha T
6 January 2019|
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Response from stephenrR2351KO | Reviewed this property |
Easy walk maybe 5 mins at most
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.