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Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur

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Federation Artisan Chocolate on the Tasman Peninsula. This is a unique chocolate experience where you can see the rich creamy chocolate being hand made, taste the end result and buy direct from this family business. Owners Maurice and Helen Curtis...more
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2 South Street, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

Stopped in here during our trip down the Tasman peninsula. Some really Interesting chocolate varieties. Like orange and ginger, very nice. Worth a taste for sure. Free tasting, plenty of parking.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jandp768
MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear jandp768 Thank you for your lovely review. Orange ginger is one of our most popular flavours and so glad you enjoyed it. We do make a very wide range of products from chocolate, with more the 25 different chocolate blocks flavours, to fudge, honeycomb,...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019

After visiting Port Arthur we decided to have a coffee on the way home. We had seen the little chocolate place on the way there and thought we'd see if we could get a coffee there as well as try some chocolate. As we arrived...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

Dear mignonc_13 Thank you for taking the time to review our family business I must apologies if you were unable to have a coffee made for you. It is very unusual for us not to be able to do this, and unfortunately you arrived right...More

Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

We had a short stopover at Federation chocolate factory on our way back to Hobart. There is a small space whereby the make the chocolate and the other part is a retail shop and space for drinks. The only see coffee and hot chocolate drinks,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2018

Dear mcze777 Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Family business. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. With our extensive range of chocolate, catering for those that love dark, milk and white chocolate and recently added Ruby chocolate to...More

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Had some free tastings which spurred us onto buy some chocolate and then licorish, or however you spell it lol.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2018

Dear 864trevorlee Thank you for your review of our Chocolate Factory I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. I always have to check the spelling of Licorice (Liquorice) too, but the taste is pretty amazing (for those of us that love it) with pieces...More

Reviewed November 19, 2018

Loved this place - free tastings, which led us to purchase a bagful of scrumptious chocolate, friendly staff, and you can watch the chocolate being stirred (hypnotic!) and made. Highly recommended!More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank nicnac8668
MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2018

Dear nicnac8668 Wow.. these sort of reviews make us so happy. Knowing how much you have enjoyed your visit is one of the reasons we do what we do. Its not always easy running a small business, but we love what we do and appreciate...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Great place to drop into while you're in the area. We found the staff to be very friendly, and the gentleman making chocolate was always up for a laugh! Take advantage of the free tastings to help you decide which flavours to take home with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2018

Dear CarolinW54321 Thank you for such an encouraging review. We love working with chocolate and sharing that passion with other people and so very glad your enjoyed your visit. Thank you so much for the support it means a great deal to us. Warm regards...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

I knew I was cutting the time close to get to the chocolate shop after visiting Port Arthur but finally I made it to the chocolate shop, there was five minutes til it closed. I rushed in and asked whether they were closing yet or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Dear Liv S First let me say how sorry we are that you had this experience with us. This is not the way we want our visitors to feel and we are greatly disappointed that you had this experience. We have been trying to work...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by to see the chocolate making, taste some chocolate and buy a coffee. The staff were very friendly and you get to try several small pieces of different flavours. The chocolate is very tasty with some interesting options. Try the apple chocolate. Worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Dear Rattyos So glad your enjoyed your visit and we do love it when someone try's one of our more interesting flavours like The Apple chocolate and enjoy the experience. We hope to see you again sometime soon Warmest regards Maurice and Helen Curtis

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Now this is the chocolate shop to go to. It even caters for gluten free people. There is free tasting. Deals if you buy more than 1 block of chocy. A tear did come to my eye when the hot chocy machine was broken. But...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

There are quite a few chocolate places around but this was small and delightful and, although the chocolate was excellent, it was nowhere near as pricey as some we visited. The chocolatier was fun to watch too.More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Stephen D
MCurt, Owner at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear Trimley11 We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to our chocolate factory. Your kind words mean a lot to us as we put in our heart and soul in to our product and it makes it all worthwhile when we know people enjoy...More

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