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Address: Geerdegemvaart 137, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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+32 15 34 74 04
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Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Would you like to taste, work and create figures in chocolate? Then this is...

Would you like to taste, work and create figures in chocolate? Then this is the right address!During 3 hours we explore the world of cacao beans, different chocolates and we make/create our own chocolate to take home and enjoy. It is possible to translate in English during the workshop (the workshops are given in Dutch). The workshop is very visible and doesn't need a lot of translation. Reservation is necessary. For the date's, look at our website. You can also come in our shop and buy some delicious handmade Belgian chocolates! You will not regret it and one's you are back home you can order a new box from our webshop.

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chocolate workshop

I had a lot of fun while I was learning how to deal with chocolate. The employees were extremely nice and helpful. I would definitely recommend this to people of all ages.

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Mechelen, België
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Mechelen, België
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a lot of fun while I was learning how to deal with chocolate. The employees were extremely nice and helpful. I would definitely recommend this to people of all ages.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Very special taste for the pralines, The beer and whisky chocolates are great en very special. You should try those even if you do not drink beer or whisky.

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Katrien V, Eigenaar at Sjolaa, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate this a lot. We like that you love the whisky and beer chocolates so much. It took us some time to come to the perfect recept for each chocolate. But now they are all 6 perfect for the shop and the consumer. Love to see you back in our shop,... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I received a voucher for my birthday last year. This voucher was expiring on January 27th. I called the 22nd of January to book a workshop as I was hoping doing it still in January. But classes were fully booked. I also wanted to buy a new voucher so that I could do it with my girlfriend. They kindly extended... More 

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Katrien V, Eigenaar at Sjolaa, responded to this review

Hello, It is sad to read you had a sad experience as we did everything we could to please you and to come to a mutual date to follow the workshop. We extended your voucher FOR FREE (instead of paying 22,50€) for 5 weeks so you had 10 !!! other possibilities to join a workshop. There were also 3 weekdays... More 

Merksem
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

Very good workshop and they are very kind,friendly.good organised and a lot of love,chocolate en helpfull

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Katrien V, Eigenaar at Sjolaa, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, Thanks for your review. We appreciate this a lot. Love to hear you enjoyed the workshop and our organisation. We try to give the best time to our customers and like to overload them with good Sjolaa ;-) See you next time, Johan and Katrien More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Katrien and Johan were so lovely - translating their Dutch-spoken workshop for us every step of the way. We had fun making our chocolates and also learned some interesting facts. And it is only a 25 min walk from the centre. We also got to taste some of the delicious chocolates and could help ourselves to coffee, tea, juice and... More 

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Katrien V, Eigenaar at Sjolaa, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your review. You definitely enjoyed our workshop, that's great! Chocolate is universal: Dutch and English ;-) Love to see you back in the future, Johan and Katrien More 

Ghent, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed August 21, 2016

The couple who owns Sjolaa are very passionate about chocolate and more than happy to share their knowledge. We were 2 English speakers in a group of Dutch speakers but that was no problem. Everything was translated to us as we moved through all the phases of chocolate making.

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Katrien V, Eigenaar at Sjolaa, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your review. We appreciate this. For the workshop "I love chocolate" there is no problem to join the Dutch group when you are English speeking. You just need a little translation at the beginning but once we start working it is mostly visual and than we help you individually in the language that suits you best. Nice... More 

Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

WAW! the best chocolate in the world... Once you tasted it, you never go elsewhere! excellent quality, new combinations, surprising all the way!! Always dreaming for more, little artisanal business with great skills!!! You have to taste it surely once in your lifetime!!!!!!!!! And you can learn all about it.. splendid workshops ! fun fun fun!

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Katrien V, Eigenaar at Sjolaa, responded to this review

Hi SaLuKus, Thanks for your great review! We appreciate it a lot. It seems you really love Sjolaa, our products and our workshops. The pleasure is on both sides. We love it to give our customers a personal approach and to make them smile when they eat a product of Sjolaa. See you soon, Johan and Katrien More 

Overmere, België
2 reviews
Reviewed May 22, 2016

It was a great workshop. Fun, creative, interesting and tasty are some of the keywords. They helped where necessary and were very friendly. I would recommend it to everybody. And we could take all the chcolate/creations at home! Yummy

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Damme
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Reviewed February 17, 2016

If you love chocolat and ever wondered about how they make the Easter and Santa shapes, this is the place to be. In 4 hours time you start from scratch and make your own figurine. The husband and wife have a chocolat shop and also give the workshops. If you want a pleasant day out and work with chocolat under... More 

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Katrien V, Eigenaar at Sjolaa, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your beautifull review, we appreciate it a lot. We try to share our passion and love for chocolate with all our customers. In a workshop or in our shop and in the boxes of chocolates. See you next time, Johan en Katrien More 

Antwerpen, België
2 reviews
Reviewed November 15, 2015

Warm welcome, great chocolate workshop experience. We will come back in another season for another great afternoon making our very own Belgian chocolates. Went home with more ore less 50 delicious chocolates, I wonder how long they will last ...

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Katrien V, Eigenaar at Sjolaa, responded to this review

Hi Mariechristine, Thanks for those lovely words and comment on our company. We like to read you had a wonderfull time with us and afterwards at home eating your own chocolate. See you soon, Katrien More 

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