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York Cocoa Works

Food & Drink

10 Castlegate, YORK, North Yorkshire, YO1 9RG

Tel: 01904 656731

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York Cocoa Works

About

Open Daily, 9am - 5.30pm, 7 Days a Week

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

* At this time we are open for Chocolate Take Away, Online Orders and Deliveries while our Manufactory is open for Retail of our own Chocolate Products.
OPEN DAILY 09: 30 - 16:00
We look forward to being able to welcome you for our onsite Chocolate Cafe and Workshop Experiences again soon.

Special Offers

  • Lollipop Making - Two for £7

    Have a go at creating your own chocolate lollipop. Working with our expertly tempered chocolate recipe, you can choose from a selection of toppings and get creative wth the design!

    The lollipop making is a drop-in session and an ideal activity for children, families and small groups. You will need to allow 30 minutes for this activity to let your creation set before wrapping it up to take home. 

    Price: £4 per person or two for £7 with this deal!

    Dates: Daily, 10.00am - 4.30pm

    Special Dietary Information:

    We can cater for dairy free, wheat free, sugar free and nut free diets. If you have a special dietary requirement, please contact us prior to booking so we can ensure your needs are catered for.

    Visit our Chocolate Manufactory:

    York Cocoa Works, 10 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RG

    01904 656731

    https://www.yorkcocoahouse.co.uk/

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  • Chocolate Indulgence

    Your experience will start with a self guided chocolate tasting followed by a hot drink of your choice and a selection of our handmade cakes.

    Price: £11.50 per person

    Dates: Daily, between 10am - 4.30pm

    Book: https://yorkcocoaworks2020.eventbritestudio.com/

    Special Dietary Information:

    We can cater for dairy free, wheat free, sugar free and nut free diets. If you have a special dietary requirement, please contact us prior to booking so we can ensure your needs are catered for.

    Visit our Chocolate Manufactory:

    York Cocoa Works, 10 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RG

    01904 656731

    https://www.yorkcocoahouse.co.uk/

    More offers like this - Activities

  • Christmas Cottage Making Workshop

    Join us this Christmas for some festive fun and create your own chocolate cottage. Learn how to mold, assemble and decorate with seasonal shapes and sweets for the perfect Christmas centerpiece. 

    Price: £35 per person

    Dates: 10.30am and 6pm on selected dates throughout December

    Book: https://yorkcocoaworks2020.eventbritestudio.com/

    This workshop is suitable for children, we ask that they are accompanied by a supervising adult for this workshop.

    Special Dietary Information:

    We can cater for dairy free, wheat free, sugar free and nut free diets within this masterclass.

    If you have a special dietary requirement, please contact us prior to booking so we can ensure your needs are catered for.

    Visit our Chocolate Manufactory:

    York Cocoa Works, 10 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RG

    01904 656731

    https://www.yorkcocoahouse.co.uk/

    More offers like this - Activities

  • Chocolate Tasting Journey

    Join us for a Chocolate Tasting Journey at York Cocoa Works.

    During your time with us, one of our expert chocolate makers will share the secrets of our cocoa and how we transform it into chocolate. You will discover our origins and learn the rich history of chocolate making in York before taking a peek into our manufactory and watching our chocolate being made. This session concludes with a special tasting conducted by our cocoa connoisseur. You will sample the chocolate we make from cocoa beans all around the world, experiencing the different strengths and flavour notes in our range.

    Following the journey, you are invited to join us in our Cocoa Cafe where you can use your ticket to enjoy further discounts across our whole product range. 

    Price:

    Adults £9.50

    Children aged 5 – 16 years £5.50

    Children under 5 – Free

    Dates: Daily 11am - 3pm

    Book: https://yorkcocoaworks2020.eventbritestudio.com/

    This workshop is suitable for children, we ask that they are accompanied by a supervising adult for this workshop.

    Special Dietary Information:

    We can cater for dairy free, wheat free, sugar free and nut free diets. If you have a special dietary requirement, please contact us prior to booking so we can ensure your needs are catered for.

    Visit our Chocolate Manufactory:

    York Cocoa Works, 10 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RG

    01904 656731

    https://www.yorkcocoahouse.co.uk/

    More offers like this - Activities

  • Chocolate Bar Making Workshop

    York is home to the world's most famous chocolate bar, the Kit Kat, and there is a lot of love here in the chocolate city for all things cocoa. Join us in our academy and learn how to create your very own chocolate bar. You will discover our cocoa origins, we will show you how to temper chocolate, and you will experiment with different flavours to perfect your masterpiece! Once the bars have set, you will package your creations to be enjoyed at home.

    Price: £19.50 per person

    Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday at 4pm

    Book: https://yorkcocoaworks2020.eventbritestudio.com/

    This workshop is suitable for children, we ask that they are accompanied by a supervising adult for this workshop.

    Special Dietary Information:

    We can cater for dairy free, wheat free, sugar free and nut free diets within this masterclass.

    If you have a special dietary requirement, please contact us prior to booking so we can ensure your needs are catered for.

    Visit our Chocolate Manufactory:

    York Cocoa Works, 10 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RG

    01904 656731

    https://www.yorkcocoahouse.co.uk/

    More offers like this - Activities

Facilities

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • 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
  • 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
  • Virtual menus

Road Directions

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

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