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The Chocolate Shop

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Coffee Shop, Ice Cream
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52 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
01629 000000
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Outdoor Seating
Description: The business trades from Grade II Listed premises dating back to the early...
The business trades from Grade II Listed premises dating back to the early 1800's. Originally a chemist, and having all the original internal mahogany fittings, this shop is truely a wonder in itself. We sell hand made chocolates,freshly ground coffee, ice-cream, fudge and an award-winning Hot Chocolate drink in over 20 varieties !From 2012 we have also added flavoured wholebean & ground coffee to our range too
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
enticing and enchanting o chocolat aaaargh heavenly

devine indulgence of chocolat the shop window drew me to it, the window display inviting enchanting, appealing, reminded me of the film chocolat, just so pleasing to the eye, the chocolat and gold, bronze décor lovely seating outside and inside looks quaint and lovely, I will be going again to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

devine indulgence of chocolat the shop window drew me to it, the window display inviting enchanting, appealing, reminded me of the film chocolat, just so pleasing to the eye, the chocolat and gold, bronze décor lovely seating outside and inside looks quaint and lovely, I will be going again to sample there divine indulgence of chocolat congrats to the window... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Found this by chance while strolling round Matlock Bath. It’s set in an old pharmacy and is very quaint inside. There’s a big selection of flavoured hot chocolate available (as well as the usual other hot drinks) – we had the unflavoured one, topped with whipped cream and marshmallows – very nice indeed. There’s also a huge selection of chocolate... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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85 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a cute, old fashioned chocolate shop but it definitely wasn't the best I've ever been in. They don't accept cards which is pretty irritating this day and age, I had to draw money out in the arcade which charges you. The hot chocolate was very nice and the bits I brought were very yummy! I brought some chocolate... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Very nice and unique place. We bought a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows and it was very tasteful. So nice that we could not stop drinking it. We also bought white chocolate with Lemon merengue and it was/is mouth melting. Delicious. Recommend a stopover after a meal or a hike.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Lovely shop selling a range of different kind's of Chocolate delight's, you might have to limit yourself if you are a chocolate fan.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I saw the sign outside for a cherrylicious hot chocolate, that was enough to draw me in ;-) whilst in the shop I noticed a lovely range of chocolates and flavoured coffee's, I ordered my hot chocolate and purchased a few more bits, the lady was very nice and helpful in helping me decide on so much choice! Will definitely... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Very disappointing, the hot chocolate tastes thin, like it's made with water and not milk. I've been twice now in and out of season, so I know they cannot blame it on the day been too busy for them to make a proper drink. I thought it was also very expensive for such a horrible taste. Sorry don't try it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A unique and timeless little place full of character and charm. Lovely, welcoming owners and fabulous chocolatiers. Exemplary quality, value and service. A one of a kind "must go/see/experience" :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Dropped in on a chilly day. Friendly warm welcome as always. We always drop in at least for a coffee if we're in Matlock Bath as the hot drinks are so nice. New cherrylicious hot chocolate is lovely 😋

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Absolutely unique proper hot choc...the real stuff gorgeous thick creamy topping and soft mini marshmellows.a real treat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 52 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock  >  Matlock Bath
  • Phone Number: 01629 000000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

The business trades from Grade II Listed premises dating back to the early 1800's. Originally a chemist, and having all the original internal mahogany fittings, this shop is truely a wonder in itself. We sell hand made chocolates,freshly ground coffee, ice-cream, fudge and an award-winning Hot Chocolate drink in over 20 varieties !From 2012 we have also added flavoured wholebean & ground coffee to our range too

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