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Walkers Chocolate Emporium

6 High Street, Ilfracombe, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 shopping in Ilfracombe
Type: Specialty Shops
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Batley, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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159 reviews 159 reviews
70 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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
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
31 helpful votes 31 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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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

Don't come here if it is your sole reason for visiting Ilfracombe as you will be disappointed. It is a very expensive chocolate shop with a small area at the back containing a display of the sort of mugs you get free with Easter eggs and old chocolate assortment boxes (yes it's been a while since I saw a box... More

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