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“Excellent and tasty tour!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Agapey Chocolate Factory

Agapey Chocolate Factory
Ranked #21 of 71 Tours in Bridgetown
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Love dark chocolate? We are a traditional bean to bar chocolate shop. Drop by to purchase luxury dark chocolate and if you have time to spare, come and take a tour with lots of chocolate tastings. Learn about the history of chocolate and how it's traditional made with rare vintage machinery. Limited tours on selected days. Reservations are highly recommended. $18 USD per person. Private tours available.
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Caterham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Excellent and tasty tour!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

We very much enjoyed the hour or so we spent at the Agapey Chocolate Factory. It is a fairly small operation, only started a couple of years ago and the tour is all in one large room. The owner took us through the tour, starting with sampling of ingredients, including various sugars and cocoa beans. Then trying various chocolates, some from Agapey and others from various other parts of the world. Then we went around being told about the different machines, where they came from and what they did, including getting to try the chocolate at different stages.

This is a great little business, and opening the premises to tours is a great idea in getting visitors to know about the business - we really enjoyed it.

Visited November 2012
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Norman, Oklahoma
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“One of our favorite cruise excursions!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

It was an informative and delicious tour given by the owner Derrick. I loved the tasting of the ingredients. It gave you a very good sense of what actually goes into the chocolate and how the different ingredients can change the taste of the final product. When you compare the European chocolate side by side to Derrick's chocolate, Agapey wins hands down! The machines and process of the making of this amazing treat is very interesting. As with previous posters, I wish we bought more. Don't make the same mistake and buy plenty. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who is in Barbados on a cruise ship.

Visited November 2012
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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“Loved the chocolate experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

Very good insight into how quality chocolate is made. You get a flavour of each ingredient that is used in making of the chocolate and at the end you get a real taste of the very smooth mix.
I was a milk chocolate lover and found dark chocolate bitter until i tasted the Agapey. Dark chocolate is now my favourite. Very enjoyable experience from a Derrick the guy who is passionate about Chocolate. Although sold out we were able to get an extra tour time so its good to request. Agapey yes Its worth a go

Visited November 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Wish I bought more chocolate!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

Awesome tour, Derrick the owner was our guide, it was very informative and interesting to see how the best chocolate it made!
lots of tasting involved and it really is delicious chocolate. You are able to purchase some at the factory, my only regret is not getting more!

Visited November 2012
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Preston, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant Tour and Chocolate!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2012

Thanks to Derrick, the owner of the Chocolate factory for a most informative and enjoyable tour.He really went out of his way to give a full and detailed insight into the making and development of a high quality chocolate and you really can taste the difference! The directions are brilliant, you must book ahead, but when we were struggling to fit a date in during our stay, Derrick put on an extra tour. A must see and do in Barbados.

Visited November 2012
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