Chocolate Tasting in York

If you love chocolate even half as much as we do then this a perfect stop for a busy day in the city of York. In just an hour you will indulge yourself in many tasty treats! You’ll get a selection of chocolate based cakes, truffles, and lots of handcrafted, seasonal chocolate samples. With their menu changing through the seasons you can come back again and again for new tasting options!

What can I do for an hour in York?

With this experience only being an hour long its perfect to fit in a busy day around the city. If you love delicious, local chocolate you won't be disappointed!

All of this is followed by a chocolate based drink of your choice. And if all that’s a little too much then don’t worry because you can take anything you can’t finish home with you. If you’re a chocolate lover or know someone who is then this is the perfect stop to indulge yourself for a while with brilliant local treats.

  • Hour long experience
  • Tickets/vouchers are £11.50 pp

Some fun facts about chocolate!

  • Britain eats an estimated 660,900 tonnes of chocolate a year. That’s an average of 11kg per person per year!
  • The first recipe for the edible chocolate we know today was invented in the UK in 1847 by Joseph Fry and you can still buy a Fry’s chocolate bar today!
  • It takes nearly 400 cocoa beans to make a single pound of chocolate.

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What's on in York

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