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“Lovely food!”

The Chocolate House
Ranked #2 of 2 Dessert in Dunster
Price range: $5 - $10
Description: The Chocolate House in Dunster is the home of Nutcombe Chocolates of Minehead. Come and visit us to buy handmade chocolates and a range of interesting gifts. Our cosy cafe is the idea place to indulge yourself with hot chocolates, teas, coffees and cold drinks and ice creams, not to mention home made cakes!
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Description: The Chocolate House in Dunster is the home of Nutcombe Chocolates of Minehead. Come and visit us to buy handmade chocolates and a range of interesting gifts. Our cosy cafe is the idea place to indulge yourself with hot chocolates, teas, coffees and cold drinks and ice creams, not to mention home made cakes!
Berkshire, England
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Lovely food!”
Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Popped in here after wandering the grounds of Dunster Castle. What a find! Had lovely scones and just amazing hot chocolate, just what we needed. The chocolate samples were yummy, much appreciated. Would thoroughly recommend!

Visited December 2013
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Thank EnglandCls
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Chocolate House R, Owner at The Chocolate House, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
Many thanks for your kind words.

We're pleased you found refuge from the cold with us and hope to see you again in more favourable weather! The hot chocolate is popular at any time of year!
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
331 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
“Fantastic place to stop after visiting the Castle”
Reviewed December 27, 2013

After a long and excellent visit to Dunster castle we found ourselves wandering through the village and came upon the Chocolate house, what a treat. The hot chocolate here is amazing and well worth travelling for. We really appreciated the chocolate samples that came out whilst we were deciding what to have and the teacakes were very good too. The young girl who served us was lovely and when a large party came in and rearranged the furniture whilst being very rude I thought that they coped really well. Especially as the large rude group then walked out without apologising as they had changed their minds!! The shop here is a good place to pick up some yummy treats and I thought that everything was fairly priced. A great little find.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank monkeychops181
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Chocolate House R, Owner at The Chocolate House, responded to this review, December 28, 2013
Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, and for such a nice one!

I remember the occasion and the family (I suspect) group who clearly weren't enjoying being together! It doesn't happen very often but we're pleased it didn't affect your experience and I think the few of them who remained also enjoyed themselves - the others must have gone off to be grumpy somewhere else!

We hope to see you back in Dunster before long - it's not far from Bristol!

Thanks again :0)

Richard and Lorna
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
170 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“First class”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

A group of friends, along with my wife and I, stooped in for hot chocolate and sandwiches last Friday and were amazed that such a small looking establishment could offer such a wonderful selection of chocolate etc, Thoroughly recommend this for a bite to eat and a hot chocolate..and don't forget to buy some chocolates before you leave.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank cigar-aficionado
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Chocolate House R, Owner at The Chocolate House, responded to this review, December 9, 2013
Hello and many thanks for your kind comments. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and it's great when people take the time to review us!

Don't forget to call in when you're next in the area - meanwhile you can keep in touch with us through our Facebook page (dunsterchocolate house) and Twitter @nutcombechocs

Thanks again

Richard and Lorna
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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“Lovely little place”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

We visit Dunster Village every year and always buy gifts from The Chocolate House.
They have a large chocolate fountain on the counter so you can buy Strawberry & Marshmallow Kebabs and just indulge!
The gifts are really cute and some personalised.
This year we stopped for a snack.
The seating area is small with only a few tables but it is so quante.
We had homemade cake and a drink, Carrot cake, Coconut & Whortleberry, Coffee & Walnut.
The cake slices were quite large and absolutely delicious, we had 'seconds'!
The Coconut & Whortleberry just melted in my mouth, it was the best Coconut cake I have ever tasted and so moist!
All the cakes were moist actually ;o)
The staff are very friendly and welcoming.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Elaine A
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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Big Slices of Whortleberry and Coconut Cake You Can Afford!”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

The Chocolate House Cafe, choccy shop and cafe, in Dunster, Exmoor, has lovely owners who are passionate about what they do. They serve the most divine whortleberry and coconut cake, in big slices for a very reasonable price. Brilliant! They also have creative, lovely hand made chocolates that make good gifts. Dunster is a fantastic place to visit, with a castle and a superb little high street, where you will find the Chocolate House Cafe.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Julie S
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