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Address: 1131 Links Road | Hawkes Bay, Napier, New Zealand
Phone Number: 845 0908
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Tasty but expensive

We visited too late in the day to visit the museum and cafe but the shop was open. The staff were friendly and helpful. The chocolate is tasty but pricey.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
CBWELL889
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was pleasant but chocolate cake ordered nothing special, setting and decor bland. Fine place for a bathroom and coffee stop over but don't hope for a chocolate lovers dream.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited too late in the day to visit the museum and cafe but the shop was open. The staff were friendly and helpful. The chocolate is tasty but pricey.

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Thank CBWELL889
soak, Owner at Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you for posted a review. We are sorry you were too late to visit the Café and Museum, maybe next time. The chocolate as you know is really nice, it is couverture, which means it does not have any added fats or things like palm oil, as many other chocolates do, hence it being a little more expensive than... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative museum. If you love chocolate, you should definitely visit this place. Yummy chocolates.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed the museum, and of course our lovely chocolates. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cafe is not large, but is efficient and friendly. The little covered side eating area is an asset, but I have sat inside in winter several times. The burgers, quiches, stuffed potatoes etc are realistically priced and some include salad in the price. There is a gluten free burger that looked delicious! The cafe is located next to the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is good to know that we are doing a good. We always let the staff know that they are doing a great job. Thank you More 

Masterton, New Zealand
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chocolate at this place is really good. The rest of it really isnt special. The museum is small and not that interesting. Its pretty expensive. Worth a visit if your a chocoholic.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the chocolate. Sorry that you did not enjoy the museum, we have a large number of visitors that do enjoy the experience, it is the only one of its kind in the Southern hemisphere. Also, we have a shop in Piccadilly Arcade, Tauranga... More 

sydney
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just love coming here when in Hawkes Bay and am constantly recommending it to visitors to The Bay for great coffee and good food made with love! Oh and the chocolates aren't too bad either!!! Love browsing the gift shop as it has quirky Kiwiana gifts and most times funky jewellery. It is my humble opinion that this café does... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to place a review. Thank you for your kind words as well. We do try and excel at everything we do, and it is always lovely to receive reviews letting us know that we are doing a great job. Many thanks More 

Brisbane, Australia
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55 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Visited Silky Oak Chocolate Company to see the museum and have a birthday treat at the café. The museum was very interesting....who knew the Milky Way Bar was that old? Had a great Iced Chocolate at the café...which was so huge I didn't need anything else. Bought some takeaway treats at the shop as well. A lovely way to spend... More 

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

Happy Birthday (belated) we are really pleased that you choose Silky Oak as the place to enjoy your birthday. I agree with you re the iced chocolate, just superb. Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. we hope to see you again in the near future More 

Napier, New Zealand
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We went with family to the café first. I believe for an upmarket café the prices were very reasonable. I ordered off the blackboard menu and was thoroughly impressed by the salmon omelette I chose. I love protein so ordered extra salmon and it was laden. Very impressed. The Chocolate shop has nick knacks as well as chocolates and fudge... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and for your kind words. We strive to maintain a high standard, with both service and product. Thank you again More 

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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love this range of kiwiana jewellery that is compatible with pandora charms. My only feedback would be that a greater range of charms are offered. I regularly have lunch in the cafe with friends. The menu is great and the iced chocolates are delicious. I am yet to discover a better one in Hawkes bay cafes. Thanks for... More 

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

Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We have recently increased the range of Evolve charms we stock in store. If there is one that you would like that we do not hold, we are happy to get it for you, it normally takes two days for it to arrive. The Iced Chocolate drinks are really nice, (one of... More 

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95 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This was a lovely boutique chocolate company. The samples were delicious as were the chocolates we bought. Definitely a nice way to spend a morning.

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Thank Ajwatty79
soak, Owner at Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and for your kind words. Good to see that you took your time and enjoyed the experience at your leisure. More 

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