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Walkers Chocolate Emporium

6 High Street, Ilfracombe, England
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Ranked #3 of 3 Shopping in Ilfracombe
Type: Specialty Shops
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Wickford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I've never been in a chocolate shop like it - aswell as all the lovely chocolate (much of it seaside themed - mini crabs, mini seashorses etc) there is a whole area dedicated to the display of chocolate paraphernalia. The shop makes it's own chocolate and you can watch this being done through a window into the kitchen area. Really... More

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Batley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Visited here while on Holiday with my family. The little museum at back was ok and gave some information. Bought some shortbread which was reasonable also bought some chocolate pony heads which at £2.99 for 3 was expensive. Overall a nice shop to pop in and have a look.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Nice little shop with chocolate exhibition at the back & window thru into chocolate workshop. We enjoyed watching the lady making the chocolate & the watching the video on the small tv screen. Great selection of chocolate to buy in the shop(lots handmade on the premises). Other reviewers have criticised the chocolate for sale being over priced. Well, it's not... More

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

A lovely shop crammed with delicious goodies and ideas for gifts. Definitely well worth a visit when you are in the area.Also hss an interesting museum and you can see the chocolates being made by hand in the workshop.

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Burton upon Trent
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Got all geared up thinking I was got t see some working chocolate shop and museum. One bloke behind counter and small display of old quality street tins and other stuff round the back. No interest to me or my kids managed all of round 4 mins. If you want to see cholesterol being made visit Belgium or Cadbury world.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Like a lot of chocolate, the packaging looks exciting, it promises to be the best thing ever, but once you get inside, it's all rather dull, doesn't live up to expectations and leaves a bad taste. No chocolate was bring made on the day we visited so that's a third of the attraction gone. The goods in the shop expensive... More

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
77 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

If you're a fan of chocolate this is the place.There is something for everyone. Friendly attentive shop owner. The chocolate is divine.It's very hard to make a choice they have so much to offer. They also do sweets in jars if that's your treat. At the rear of the shop is a small area of chocolate nostalgia/memorabilla. It also features... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I was fascinated by the displays of chocolate through the ages and the 6 feet man made of chocolate, varnished to stop it melting. Many of the chocolates I remembered eating when I was a child. It is well worth a visit.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

So hard to make a decision as everything was so nice...I went back twice in one day to stock up...The owner is helpful and friendly

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north devon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

I love the chocolates here! We forget what real chocolate tastes like these days.You can choose from a number of different sized boxes and pick your own chocolate selection .Nigel will decorate the box beautiful.You can pick from the vast array of ready packaged chocolates if in a rush.Nigels wife makes all the chocolates and you can see her busily... More

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