Edinburgh: Chocolatarium Tour, Tasting & Chocolate Making

Edinburgh: Chocolatarium Tour, Tasting & Chocolate Making

From US$ 27.20 per person

Give your senses a treat with a visit to Edinburgh’s Chocolatarium. Follow the journey of chocolate from the jungles of South America to Scottish chocolate makers and the finished chocolate bar, with lots of chocolate to taste all along the way.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • See, smell and touch the journey from chocolate tree to chocolate bar with an interactive tour
  • Make your own Edinburgh-themed chocolates and personalise them with your favorite flavours
  • Learn the history of chocolate from the Aztecs, to the the first chocolate bar and the newest inventions
  • Taste crazy chocolates from around the world including, fine single-origin, camel milk chocolate, and spicy chilli
  • Sample chocolates from Scottish chocolate makers including malt whisky-infused chocolate and haggis-inspired chocolate
Full description
Embark on an interactive chocolate experience, from chocolate tree to Scottish chocolate bar with an expert guide. Smell the roasting chocolate and see how chocolate is transformed from bitter beans to sweet, smooth chocolate. See real chocolate fruit and taste chocolate samples at different stages of the production process. In the Chocolate Kitchen, choose your own bar design, select your favorite flavors and create your own personalized bar, ready to collect at the end of your tour. While you are waiting for your chocolate bar to cool, take a seat in the Tasting Room. Here, learn about Scottish chocolate makers, sample fine single-origin chocolate, have a cup of hot cacao tea and choose your favorite chocolates to try from rows of chocolate tasting jars.
Includes
  • 90-minute tour of Chocolate Factory
  • Self-made chocolates to take home
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 6 years
    • Wheelchair users
    COVID-19 precautions

    Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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    Meeting point

    3-5 Cranston St, Edinburgh EH8 8BE, UK

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Video recording

    Know before you go

    • Please advise the staff of any food allergy or intolerance when you arrive
    • Vegan and lactose-free options are available throughout the tour
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 / 5

    based on 56 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5.0 / 5
    • Value for money
      4.8 / 5
    • Service
      5.0 / 5
    • Organization
      5 / 5
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    Myself and 9 year old grandson really enjoyed this activity. Our guide, Bianca was informative and engaging and we learned lots about how chocolate is made and got a chance to taste a variety of cocoa products, including different types of chocolate. We also made our own bar of chocolate to take home. We would highly recommend a visit.

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    9 October 2020

    Ne-a placut extraordinar de mult aceasta experinta. Am fost intampinati cu foarte multa bucurie si drag. Se patreaza distanta sociala. Este o experienta interactiva si cu multa informatie interesanta . We loved a lot the experience. We have been welcomed very well, of course social distancing maintained. It is an interactive experience, fullfield with precious information.

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    8 October 2020

    It was a really great experience that went over my expectations. It was interesting the way how the creation of chocolate has been described to us and all activities. I will recommend this experience because is worthy the money and create a remarkable sign on our visit to Edinburgh. All tour was really organized but i think what made is so special was our tour guide, Bianca, who was super nice and connected with us creating a wonderful environment. She was really good and it was a pleasure listening to her!

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    4 October 2020

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