York Cocoa Works

Cafe - Family

10 Castlegate, YORK, North Yorkshire, YO1 9RG

Tel: 01904 656731

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York Cocoa Works

About

Open Daily, 9am - 5.30pm

Our full chocolate menu is available to purchase online for collection, delivery or takeaway.

Discover us online at www.yorkcocoahouse.co.uk

Workshops and Tours

Through the chocolate shop lies the Cocoa Academy, where our chocolatiers can often be found baking and creating innovative recipes that we’d love to share with you!

We have chocolate workshops at a range of different levels:

·         Drop-in and make chocolate lollipops and bars

·         Join us for a tasting workshop and discover our cocoa origins

·         Learn specific skills with our Masterclass Series such as tempering, ganache, fondants and caramels

·         Invest in our full day or weekend courses to gain an in-depth knowledge on the chocolate making process

·         Our Cocoa Academy is also available for a range of private events and we can cater for groups of all ages and abilities.

Chocolate Cafe

Our Cocoa Works café is a sweet haven for all chocolate lovers! Our menu offers a choice of luxurious drinking chocolates and handmade cakes served daily between 9.00am – 5.30pm. 

Gift Vouchers and Indulgences

Gift Vouchers and indulgences can be purchased online or instore ahead of your visit. They can also be given as a gift and redeemed on a date of your choice. For reservations, we advise you use our booking system. Vouchers booked via our website will receive a booking code to use when making a reservation. 

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Opening Times

* OPEN DAILY 9:30 - 17:30

Facilities

Other

  • Accept bank transfers
  • Afternoon tea
  • Children's menu
  • Take away service

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • Cash accepted
  • Locally sourced produce
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Private rooms
  • Special diets available
  • Specialities
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegetarian diet available

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Click and collect
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Delivery available
  • Eat Out to Help Out
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking possible
  • Online ordering available
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Queuing system
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Takeaway available
  • Virtual menus

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bar area
  • Business support
  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Mobile phone coverage
  • Sole use of venue

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Public toilets
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Road Directions

The York Cocoa Works is located on Castlegate, along from Clifford's Tower and behind the JORVIK Viking Centre.

Public Transport Directions

Arriving by Car

We advise that you utilise the Park & Ride facility at the York Designer Outlet - A64/A19 junction south of York YO19 4TA and get the Line 7 bus into York and get out at the York Dungeon. As you exit the bus cross over the road and take Friargate up the hill, you will see York Cocoa Works on your left hand side as you reach Castlegate.

Closer car parking is available at the Cliffords Tower car park, upon leaving the car park walk along Castlegate as you near Coppergate you will see York Cocoa Works on the left hand side. 

Disabled Parking

Blue Badge holders are able to park at the car park at Cliffords Tower.

Arriving by Train

We're only a short walk from York Train Station. As you leave the station turn left and follow the main road into York, across the river, (head towards York Minster). As you cross over Lendal Bridge head towards take the first right and head along Coney Street. Past the traffic lights you will see a zebra crossing straight ahead as you head along Coppergate with Castelgate. The York Cocoa Works is straight ahead of this on the right hand side of the road. 

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