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The Chocolate Tree

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123 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4EQ, Scotland
+44 131 228 3144
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! This is a hidden gem. They are abut a mile outside of the city centre, but well worth the visit. They have a great range of handmade chocolate in some unusual flavours. Their hot chocolate is made from melted chocolate and is divine. They sell a range of cakes with vegan options and a to die for vegan chocolate... More 

Thank Melissa S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am at a loss for words to describe how good this place is. I purchased three chocolate bars (haggis spice, Turkish coffee and bramble and cardamom) and they were all truly exceptional. The blending of the flavors with the chocolate is precise and well balanced so that both show off their strengths in each bite. Later I went back... More 

Thank Sonya M
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

The Chocolate Tree is a place to visit all year long! Hot chocolate during the winter and ice cream during the summer. Always cosy!

Thank Julia G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

....and the most delicious rich salted caramel chocolate tart ever! Worth a moment of your time. And if you can't find a seat, perch at the bar.

Thank katie b
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

The Chocolate tree is a great choice for picking up some ice cream in Bruntsfield. If you're looking for something less touristic it's a great spot. The locale is small and personal and there's a wide selection of good chocolates from all over the world. The service was exceptional and we got on really well with the employees.

Thank Carlos P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The 75% dark hot chocolate was sublime. The I've cream was heavenly and the chocolate dark fruit cake was out of this world. Would advise paying when you order to save waiting as it was a busy place.

Thank Duncan W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Quick pop in for a coffee and faced with the point of sale muffin, which tasted as good as it looked. I've been faced with overpriced coffee shop cakes before and they have often disappointed. However this was simply devine :)

Thank Pearybhoy
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This place is great, a little small but can always get take away treat. Very nice and there are chocolates to taste, always a bonus

Thank francesbennett29
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I had a mango gelato that was very good. I also had a piece of sea salt and carmel chocolate cake and that was just a little flat...very rich and with great chocolate, but the total taste was really flat.

Thank David M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This shop serves outstanding chocolate and it offers a menu with a variety of options, from the mild and delicate ones to the 100% chocolate experience. Exotic elements include spicy "Mayan hot chocolate" but if you prefer something more British, why not chocolate cake? The five stars are well deserved also due to the chocolate ice cream, which is certainly... More 

Thank Maciej Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, European
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4EQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 3144
Scottish craft chocolate makers specialising in hand crafted chocolates, bean to bar chocolate, organic couverture chocolate bars, hot chocolate, French macarons and Italian gelato.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?