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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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Nom Nom Nom!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
RiaTones R
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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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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Hawke's Bay
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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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Wilmslow Cheshire
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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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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
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Our family recently did the triple dipper chocolate tour and loved it. The history and information was great, we to try some of the chocolates and then found chocolate heaven at the café in the form of an iced chocolate. Liquid chocolate mousse, I ended up having my wife's as well and left not wanting to see more chocolate for... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A great place to take friends and family, the food in the cafe is just lovely. There's always a wide assortment to choose from in the cabinet (love the stuffed potatoes and yummy cakes) or there's the brunch and lunch menus. The coffee is lovely too. Staff friendly and helpful and it's very clean! The gift shop is super, lots... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Loved the information provided and the collectables but the over the top experience belongs to trying to drink one of their iced chocolate drinks. Liquid chocolate mousse..........so delicious...couldn't finish mine but my travelling companion managed to finish his and mine.......it totally fulfilled his chocolate craving!

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My favourite place to eat. The food is delicious, the coffee amazing and the chocolate divine. The staff are friendly and efficient. Don't just go to the café....there is also the gift shop ( a great to place to find gorgeous hand bags and jewellery)...and the chocolate shop. Not only do they make fabulous chocolates, they also make fudge! Well... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Visited the factory as a detour between Napier and Hastings. It was very interesting. Loved the museum of chocolate - much better than the one at Phillip island in Victoria, however felt that the entry fee was a little pricey for what was a static display. Despite the adverse comments re Phillip Island factory could I suggest that the owners... More 

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