CORPORATE & STAFF EVENTS

Chocolate experiences for staff & corporate events in Edinburgh city centre.

Our popular chocolate experiences with a Scottish twist are fun, inclusive, hands on and suitable for corporate team building, conferences and partner activities, incentives or just a fun staff day or night out. There are 5 different experiences to choose from, you'll find the right style of experience for your event. Let us know if you have any special requests or requirements.

Corporate & Staff Experiences

Entertainment

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The Tour of Chocolate

Hands-on chocolate experience with a Chocolatarium Guide

  • hot chocolate on arrival
  • create dream chocolate bars to take away
  • find out all about the origins of chocolate
  • see and smell how chocolate is made in the Factory Kitchen
  • choose from over 40 flavours of chocolate samples

Voted #3 best food experience in the world, Trip Advisor 2021!

90 minutes

£19.50 per person (£234 minimum, equivalent of 12 people)

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Truffle-Making Masterclass

Try your hands at being a chocolatier with our chocolate experts.

  • discover a variety of fascinating truffle-making techniques
  • get messy making your very own truffles to take away with some unique Scottish ganache flavours
  • taste delicious truffles made here at The Chocolatarium in Edinburgh

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2 hours

£34 per person (£340 minimum, equivalent of 10 people)

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Chocolate and Whisky Experience

Enjoy the very best of Scottish single malt whisky and delicious artisan chocolate from Scotland and around the world.

  • enjoy a deeper and more complex taste experience
  • drams of single malts paired with specially selected artisan chocolates and truffles
  • make whisky chocolate truffles to take away

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90 minutes, strictly over 18s

£39 per person (£312 minimum, equivalent of 8 people)

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Chocolate and Wine Experience

Scottish and UK-made chocolate and with international wines...

experience the fabulous taste combinations of our carefully paired Scottish artisan chocolate and wine from around the world
discover the world of cacao and see how chocolate is made create your own chocolate bars to take away

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90 minutes, strictly over 18s

£39 per person (£312 minimum, equivalent of 8 people)

Team Building

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The Chocolate Bar Challenge

Give your team their tastiest event yet as they become star chocolatiers with this chocolate design challenge.

Participants work together and get creative to design and make their own chocolate bars choosing from a huge range of delicious flavours to inspire minds, like chilli, chocolate fudge, rose petals, orange and many more.

While their chocolate bar creations are cooling in the fridge, they come up with their own brand and packaging and finally pitch their bar as a new product, with target market, story board and most importantly, the taste test! Who can create the most appealing brand and tastiest bar?

If you are looking for collaboration and creativity with some sweet treats thrown in, the Chocolate Bar Design Challenge will hit the sweet spot!

£50 per person (8 - 32 people)

2.5 hours

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Scavenger Hunt & Tasting Challenge

Become the chocolate champions with 2 1⁄2 hours of chocolate fun and challenge.

Starting with a chocolate-themed Scavenger Hunt around Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, leading to the Tour of Chocolate including a chocolate-making workshop.

Topped off with the Tasting Challenge where your team will be tested on their chocolate knowledge and chocolate-tasting abilities.

Either competitive or collaborative with finished chocolates bars to take away. (Ask if you would like branded packaging).

£50 per person (8 - 32 people)

2.5 hours

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Private Event FAQs

Yes, in the vast majority of cases. For vegans there is a very wide selection and for other dietary requirements, we provide alternatives depending on each individual's dietary needs.

For detailed information for each type of diet or allergy, including vegan, halal, dairy-free, gluten, nuts & peanuts, soya and coeliac see the Dietary Requirements section on our main FAQ page.

Please note the Chocolate and Whisky Experience is not suitable for very strict vegans.

There is no large deposit to pay but you can reserve your date instantly online with a £10 deposit. This £10 will be deducted from your final invoice and can be transferred to another date (subject to availability). The balance is due 7 days before the event.

Your event date can be changed free of charge with 7 days' notice (but please let us know sooner if you can).

If you need to cancel due to COVID-related restrictions, you will be fully refunded (with 24 hours' notice). Just email us with any requests.

For a private event, you can have as few people as you wish provided the minimum charge is met (see prices). However, this means that if your group is quite small, it might prove uneconomical to have a private party and you could join one of our public tours instead.

For groups of over 16 people, please contact us by email at [email protected] rather than by reserving online. 

Please note that due to room sizes, groups of between 16 and 32 people can start and end at the same time but are split into two groups.

Tour of Chocolate (bar-making) - 32 people
Truffle-Making Experience - 16 people
Chocolate and Wine Experience - 32 people
Chocolate and Whisky Experience - 32 people

However, groups of over 32 can be spaced over the course of a few hours. 

You can let us know final numbers 7 days before the event.


Brilliant experience at the Chocolatarium. Was able to taste so many different chocolates and different flavours also we got to make our own chocolate bars.

T Semar, Google

Fantastic!!! Wow! Wow! Wow! Awesome chocolate tour experience with very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide Sandy. Great to see a start up business excelling during tough times. Delicious chocolate too. Highly recommended

Kirsten W, Trip Advisor

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!

Can absolutely say it was the perfect event, and also very educational and interactive.
Katy, our host, was a great sport and presented her knowledge to us very well.

Phil Dunn, Google