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Silky Oak Chocolate Company

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Address: 1131 Links Road | Hawkes Bay, Napier, New Zealand
Phone Number: 845 0908
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The history of Chocolate

Went to Silky Oak and had a wander through there museum. It is a brief overview of where chocolate comes from and its history right up to the modern era. Very interesting. Also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Phillip B
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Went to Silky Oak and had a wander through there museum. It is a brief overview of where chocolate comes from and its history right up to the modern era. Very interesting. Also had a hot chocolate at there cafe and had a look though there shop.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you didn't have diabetes before you go here, you will when you leave, there's so many varieties you'll find yourself saying "ooo I want that and that and that" they even have boxes made of chocolate. The only thing that will tame you is the cost, very pricy.

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Brunswick, Georgia
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44 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a great stop for super chocolates but there's more here. We were on a tour and enjoyed the description of how the wonderful chocolates are made. You can look large glass windows and watch the process while it's being described. There were samples too! There's a museum of the history of chocolate. It's fun and informative. We also... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am a chocolate fan and would say I could it my fare share and yours without a problem! The museam and shop was beautiful and amazing that such a small country so far away from where it all started has so many items on display! Seeing how they make the chocolate is mouth watering and fun! At the Café... More 

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Masterton, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place is lovely. The Iced chocolate and desserts were too die for. Very friendly staff and a great place to sit outside as well.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

OH Boy!....The Shangri La of Chocolate!...Arrived by Coach from the Dawn Princess ...What a jewel in Napier's Crown..Delicious, slightly expensive,but who cares,we were all on holiday,and it was special for all of us!...Highly recommend this excursion tour..the ladies gave us a full tasting of choccies,and their Museum of Chocolate making weas very interesting...MAY I MENTION HERE PLEASE,this tour also comprises... More 

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soak, Owner at Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Lovely that we had fellow chocoholics on site. We love having people visit from all parts of the world, and savouring the" Food of the Gods". We hope to see you again More 

Hawke's Bay
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Have been to the cafe' twice in two weeks - the coffee is very very good and the food ordered or in the cabinet is first class and reasonably priced. Caramel walnut slice to die for! Friendly service and clean premises. Would just suggest a sign out on the road to say you are open especially on a wet day... More 

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soak, Owner at Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. WE strive to ensure everyone enjoys their time with us. As regards the sign at the road, we are on Highway 50, and are only allowed the signage that we have. But I take your point, and will see what we can do re lighting the place up on wet... More 

Wilmslow Cheshire
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158 reviews 158 reviews
45 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely coffee there in their cafe before spending both time and money in the wonderful chocolate shop. Really interesting place to visit.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Visited after reading reviews here. The museum is very interesting learnt alot about the origins of how chocolate came to be. We visited the cafe a little early for lunch but the food looked fantastic and the premises were immaculate. We did try the iced chocolate drink which was fantastic but serious chocolate overload! I had to finish the wife's... More 

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Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Good treats and other things to buy. Awesome chocolate masterpiece .They are very welcoming. Offer chocolate on arrival to shop. That has to be good service. Yummy

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