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Great coffee

I had a really good coffee here while sitting out the front watching Gog and Maggog do their thing... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
879laurelf
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Leichhardt, Australia
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Their chocolate!!

Must, Must try their dark chocolate.. One of the best you ever since. The sandwiches also not that... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Tiong W
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Koko Black's flagship salon is located in Melbourne's historic Royal Arcade. Lovers of chocolate indulge your cravings, savour our handmade chocolates and meander amongst our range of nibbles at this iconic salon.
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335 Bourke St | Shop 4,Royal Arcade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had a really good coffee here while sitting out the front watching Gog and Maggog do their thing. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 879laurelf
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Must, Must try their dark chocolate.. One of the best you ever since. The sandwiches also not that bad..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tiong W
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Love Koko at Royal Arcade. Love the chocolates like no other! Newly renovated. Looks great. Such a shame about staff behind chocolate counter. Walked out last Friday after waiting what seemed forever. Same thing today. Some constructive criticism. Please have more staff behind your counter.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Suzan F
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We came here twice on two different days to get our chocolate fix as it seems to be more rich and dark compared to Lindt cafe (dark chocolate drink to dark chocolate drink comparison). We also had the chocolate cross buns which was nice for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank spikyone8318
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Love coming here to have a coffee and chocolates. The service is always great and the chocolates even better. This place is a must.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Theodora S
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Great place for chocolates and and a hot or cold coffee or chocolate. Small shop so if busy hard to grab a table.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank amyjC4090XC
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

If you visiting Melbourne be sure to check out the Royal Arcade for exclusive and boutique shopping! Filled with gorgeous cafes and eateries. Especially Koko Black Chocolatier, my favourite place to stop for 6star service, the best coffee and teas, even soy latte. Team that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lady5Star
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across this place from exploring Melbourne, and was instantly attracted to the mass of fine chocolates inside - and the aroma of good coffee. Combined with great service - I was very impressed with the store. So much I had to buy a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 336Chelsea
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite. Just had a chicken and avocado toasted sandwich / it was yummy. Finished with a soy Belgium Hot Choc. Both the hot chocolate and toasted sandwich was hot, tasty and well priced. An easy little arcade to pass by...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 713fayw
Reviewed October 14, 2017

I had a toasted sandwich, coffee and passion fruit chocolate. The sandwich and coffee were good. I found the chocolate overly sweet

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jaynic
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corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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