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1-3 Cuddybridge | Peebles, Peebles EH45 8HX, Scotland
+44 (0)1721 723 764
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Dessert
Description: Home to UK World Chocolate Master and UK Confectioner of the Year, Ruth...
Home to UK World Chocolate Master and UK Confectioner of the Year, Ruth Hinks, Cocoa Black offers a variety of freshly prepared luxury handmade Chocolate, Cake and Patisserie.
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  • 37
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great chocolate shop and cafe

Lovely shop and great cafe. The hot chocolate is amazing and they made a vegan hot chocolate (soya and dark chocolate) which I would recommend. The chocolate is also very good, not cheap but well worth buying

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
micthemini
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely shop and great cafe. The hot chocolate is amazing and they made a vegan hot chocolate (soya and dark chocolate) which I would recommend. The chocolate is also very good, not cheap but well worth buying

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Tranent, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I am not a choc a holic but went with a friend who loves choc. It was a wet day and the place was packed so was lucky to get a seat. All the chocolates were highly polished and tidy. I like things rough around the edges. Had something sweet and sticky. The coffee is lush best I have had... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Morning visit for coffee and cakes with the family. Typical round of cappuccino, latte and hot chocolates. These were accompanied by s selection of cakes. Coffee was amongst the nicest we've had in the UK cakes were all good. Brownie a little in the rich side and the tiffin slightly disappointing as there was no fruit or biscuit chunks. Despite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Nice little place for a quick coffee and a cake. Cake was ok and prices reasonable. Hard to get a table when it was busy. We went twice in one day and would likely go again. Would be great if they did some savoury food too

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Stumped on this and decided to have lunch after recalling good reports on here. We had sandwiched, which although were pretty packed and not made on the premises, were delicious and great value (less than £3 for brie and cranberry with lettuce). Of co rse we sampled the hot chocolate and cake...Ruth really is a very talented lady. Again for... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A wide and varied selection of chocolates. Black chocolates with slices of orange, with mint or hazelnuts……Some look like lipsticks. Some look like mobile phones. Good gifts to bring home for friends and families.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A simple word might best describe this high quality business and choice for customers ; Wow! This is a 'must' Peebles visit. Delicious, first class quality range of chocolate choice. Imaginative chocolate combinations presented with excellent service. A range of training courses available too. The founder is world class I read and actually this is not at all surprising -... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Last visited in August 2014 and wasn't impressed - scoring it as 'Poor'. This time around - what a colossal change! Someone has got to grips with customer service. Warm welcome upon entry (Mon 25th May) and cakes and coffee were absolutely superb. Two coffees and two cakes for £10 - superb value for money if you appreciate quality product.... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lovely chocolate shop, great cakes and sweet treats. Lovely girls serving very nice coffee and milkshakes

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Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Popped into the cafe while in Peebles for the bank holiday weekend, now I do not have a sweet tooth but was talked into sharing a piece of Black Forest gateau cake which was fantastic . There was a good selection off cake and chocolate on offer with a good relaxing ambiance . Will definitely return

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Additional Information about Cocoa Black Chocolate Shop & Cafe

Address: 1-3 Cuddybridge | Peebles, Peebles EH45 8HX, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1721 723 764
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Peebles
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-3 Cuddybridge | Peebles, Peebles EH45 8HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Peebles
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1721 723 764

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

Home to UK World Chocolate Master and UK Confectioner of the Year, Ruth Hinks, Cocoa Black offers a variety of freshly prepared luxury handmade Chocolate, Cake and Patisserie.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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