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Cocoa Black Chocolate & Pastry School

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My wife and I visited the cafe here on Sunday, after walking past previously and spying all the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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Chocoholic delight

If you like chocolate, cake, coffee This is the place for you. Recently refurbished it is bright... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Run by UK World Chocolate Master & UK Confectioner of the Year, Ruth Hinks, Cocoa Black offers a wide range of Chocolate & Pastry classes suitable for all levels of experience. As one of Europe's leading Chocolate and Pastry schools, we teach our...more
1-3 Cuddy Bridge, Peebles EH45 8JB, Scotland
+44 1721 723764
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the cafe here on Sunday, after walking past previously and spying all the delicious looking cakes through the window then other day. No wonder this place is busy, the cakes alone you could spend an age deciding what to have,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gotham68
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like chocolate, cake, coffee This is the place for you. Recently refurbished it is bright, shiny and modern. The cakes are Of top quality, think French pattesserie style an the hand made chocolates are divine.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OrkneygalPenicuik
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for Hot Chocolates. Guess what? The chocolate was frothy and hot. The only downside was the cold draught every time the roadside door was opened! That is a measure of how busy it was.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnhC7036ZV
Reviewed January 17, 2019

2 very generous slices of delicious cake at a very reasonable price. The cafe itself was clean and bright with friendly staff. I have since returned to take some cake home for my friends and family.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AlfPerth
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

A visual treat, stunning cakes and chocolates served in pristine, modern, colourful surroundings, friendly staff. Spotless toilets.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kevinl30
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Rarely review cafés but this was exceptional. Coffee excellent. But the real and unexpected star was the cakes, often but not exclusively chocolate based. I have eaten far too many nice cakes in some lovely places, but the quality here was as good as anything...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank john h
Reviewed October 23, 2018

A wonderful experience! The standard of the chocolates and desserts are outstanding in this exceptional establishment. The new refurbishment of the cafe is a great improvement with its expanded space, double aspect windows and comfortable seating. Expect to queue in this specialist and popular chocolate...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MelroseMunchkin
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Occassionally I go here for a coffee and a snack with the kids. Lovely staff, good food. Fair prices.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim D
Reviewed October 8, 2018

What a find! Whether you are looking for a cup of coffee, amaying hot chocolate or to buy some chocolate as gifts (possibly for yourself) this is a wonderful place to stop and browse. First read Ruth’s story on the web before you go....and dont...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful afternoon with like minded folk. So lucky to be taught by Ruth and Chloe. Fabulous results. Such a great experience bought for me as a prezzie from the kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from jake1409 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from _gordon_anderson1 | Reviewed this property |
There is a mini rounabout at the west end of the high street and its about 200 yards over the bridge when turning right from the mini rounabout.