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1-3 Cuddybridge | Peebles, Peebles EH45 8HX, Scotland
+44 (0)1721 723 764
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9:30 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
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
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  • 14
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  • 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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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Stopped in Peebles for lunch at Cocoa Black café last week. Good coffee & sandwich, and exceptionally delicious and beautiful cakes. Evidently made with care, love and the very best ingredients. Brought a boxful home to share. Cake prices very reasonable - compare them with the price of a muffin or traybake from a big-brand coffee-shop chain.

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Musselburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great selection of cakes and chocolate, it's heaven for a chocolate lover! It's a small shop which can get really busy, so is therefore rather noisy. It's not a place to go for a relaxing coffee, unless you go early in the morning. However, the chocolate makes up for it!!!!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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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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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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