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In House Chocolates by Design

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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we stayed in the apartment above the shop for 4 nights to celebrate our 20th anniversary = was a... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2019
Irvine, United Kingdom

This is the best chocolate shop ever - the lime creams are my very favourites.Just been there to... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2019
Fife, United Kingdom
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“carrot cake”(4 reviews)
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Manufacturers of Scottish Handmade Chocolates all sold and produced In House at our retail premises in Castle Douglas. We have a wide selection of coffees (over 30) , speciality Teas and our infamous In House Hot Chocolate. To go along with your...more
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128 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1LU, Scotland
+44 1556 503037
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

we stayed in the apartment above the shop for 4 nights to celebrate our 20th anniversary = was a great apartment and owned by the Gillian who also has the chocolate shop, and the chocolates where lovely in fact I could not stop eating them.

Date of experience: June 2019
Reviewed July 5, 2019

This is the best chocolate shop ever - the lime creams are my very favourites.Just been there to stock up until the next visit to Castle Douglas. You must stop off for a delicious hot chocolate and a couple of chocolates to try. Then chose...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We were in castle Douglas for the weekend and popped in for a coffee and some chocolate as we were in the area for the weekend. I am not a chocolate expert but this place blew my socks off. The variety of flavours was amazing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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inhouse128, Owner at In House Chocolates by Design, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2019

Thank you for your review. Delighted you enjoyed your visit to InHouse welcome back anytime 😃

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Whether you go for chocolates or a drink, you get a warm welcome and great service. They were open on Saturday after the other cafés in town had closed.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NickEales
Reviewed December 30, 2018

My wife and I traveled up from England for the new year in Scotland and decided to drop in of Castle Douglas food town. We dropped into In house Chocolates for a coffee and a bite to eat, well the serious was abysmal, the young...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gordon g
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We all had really lovely hot drinks here, chose my coffee beans for my Latte and my husband is still talking about his mug of Hot Chocolate, really good prices too. Beautiful chocolate products there too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paml15
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Wow. The best de lux hot chocolate I have ever tasted. Absolutely delicious. And the owners and staff were really welcoming and friendly. The chocolates too were really delicious. Melting in your mouth. I would love to work my way through all the different flavours...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen R
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This wasn’t our first visit to In House Chocolates and won’t be our last. We enjoyed lattes and carrot cake. Both were very nice. The chocolates look amazing and are made on the premises. The dining are and is small but very nicely laid out....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I am informed by my daughter that this has THE best hot chocolate! Good selection of teas and coffees as well. Staff friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jonathan F
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We're staying at Galloway Activity centre and the staff there highly recommended we come here for the hot chocolate.... I can't begin to tell you how good it is!...you can have dark or milk chocolate and the inside of your mug is coated in chocolate...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 14, 2019|
Response from inhouse128 | Property representative |
We have a ramp that can be placed at the step. Just ask a member of staff and they will be happy to help.