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Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery

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Melba's Chocolate Factory is a 'working' tourism factory located in a heritage listed complex 40 minutes from Adelaide at Woodside in the Adelaide Hills. From 1919 the South Australian Farmers Cooperative Union made the site famous by producing...more
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22 Henry St, Woodside, South Australia 5244, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is certainly a variety of chocolate products for you to purchase and some samples to try. Heaven for anyone who loves chocolate. Was fortunate enough to try the Turkish Delight Hot Chocolate - beautifully presented and just delicious. Would definitely recommend it. Very friendly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jewlzcee
Tom F, Manager at Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jewlzcee, Thank you for your 5 star review! We're thrilled to hear you love our Turkish Delight Hot Chocolate. I will pass on your kind words to our staff. We hope to welcome you back to the factory sometime soon. Kind regards, Tom

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a pleasant half hour browsing and sampling the incredible range of chocolate delights to be found at Melba Chocolatr and Confectionary.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed October 26, 2018

In this small factory in the Adelaide Hills, you can look at some of the manufacturing operations from behind safety gates. It’s a happy family place with little kids on tiptoe trying to reach inside sample jars. There's a wide range of chocolates and other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob D
Tom F, General Manager at Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Hi Bob D, Thanks for your review. We appreciate your feedback! We love creating a wide range of novelty shapes, such as our Cow Pats and Farm Animals. We look forward to welcoming you to our factory again soon. Kind regards, Tom

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Melba’s is well worth visiting. Oodles of chocolate varieties for sale and a good amount of samples to try. Their chocolate is top notch too but then how could it be anything but choco-riffic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andyjam2110
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We dropped on here whilst staying at Hahndorf. You can see chocolate being made and taste some samples - the banana white chocolate was yummy! The store is full of chocolates and sweets of every kind but the highlight for me was in the Café....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CGT867
Tom F, Manager at Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi CGT867, Thanks so much for your kind words. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our wide range of chocolates and confectionery, and our delicious Hot Chocolate! We look forward to welcoming you back to our factory sometime soon. Thanks, Tom

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We love Melba’s, a fun place to visit and watch the chocolates be made. Free samples around the show room. Plenty of variety to choose from. Top quality. Highly recommend

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NickyAkers
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Huge shed with the chocolate making factory around the sides and chocolate retail hall in the middle. So many chocolate samples - very generous! Really nice chocolate available in all different size bags, flavours etc. etc. Something for everyone at reasonable prices. The place is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mytravadv
Tom F, Manager at Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hi Mytravadv, Thanks for leaving a review for us. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your time exploring our factory. I've passed on your lovely comments to our team. We look forward to welcoming you to our factory again! Thanks, Tom

Reviewed September 9, 2018

OK leave the diet at the door, this place is heaven everything chocolate you could think off variety plus, and the coffee is excellent, My husband had the white chocolate hot chocolate he allowed me to have a sip delicious.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy H
Tom F, Manager at Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hi Kathy, Thanks so much for leaving a review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed our factory, and also our delicious White Hot Chocolate. We hope to welcome you back to our factory again in the future. Kind regards, Tom

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

I took my nan here for a visit, and she loved it! Free entry is always a bonus, and we got to see the different rooms in progress. Samples were a nice touch, and there was plenty of chocolates to choose from to purchase. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 977stepht
Tom F, Manager at Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hi 977stepht, Thanks for leaving a review for us on TripAdvisor. Glad to hear your Nan enjoyed her time at our Woodside factory, and you liked the samples scattered around the factory. We hope to welcome you back to our factory sometime soon. Thanks, Tom

Reviewed August 30, 2018

Don’t go there if you are on a diet. Their chocolates are to die for and are irresistible.. In particular their chocolate ginger is beautiful and you can’t stop at one. We are on a repeat visit as we have already eaten the chocolate we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carole S
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Natalïe M
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Response from Tom F | Property representative |
Hi Natalie, Thanks for your question. Reaching us is easy via the National Highway M1. Follow the prompts out of the city and head towards the hills. Once you've reached Hahndorf, exit and turn left at the roundabout... More
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