Chocolate and Whisky Pairing

The ultimate Scottish taste experience - single malt whisky
and Scottish artisan chocolate.

Make your taste experience of Scotland extra special by combining a guided whisky tasting with artisan chocolate pairing. We combine some of the finest single malts with artisan chocolates specially chosen to bring out the best of the flavours of both.

Chocolate and Whisky Pairing

For Scotch whisky and chocolate lovers...

  • 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

Tickets £39

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The Origins of Flavour

Discover the origins of cacao flavour and how it is influenced but the soil, climate and geography.

Taste the differences for yourself with a guided single-origin chocolate tasting of delicious craft chocolate and find out about the craft of bean to bar chocolate makers.

Making Whisky Truffles

Have great fun rolling up your very own hand-made whisky truffles made with Scottish single malt whisky.

With indulgent boozy ganache centre and mouth-watering crumbly coatings, they are a perfect treat to take away with you.

(You can also make a chocolate bar if you prefer).

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Chocolate and Whisky Pairing

Enjoy a fabulous taste experience with our specially selected combinations of single-origin and flavoured chocolate paired with Scottish single malt whiskies

The chocolates are selected from the very best artisan chocolate makers with flavour combinations you won't have experienced before.

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The Chocolates and the Whiskies

We like to keep the combinations a surprise for you to discover, but we always include at least three Scottish single malt whiskies.

The chocolates are sourced from small-scale craft chocolate makers and there are always dairy-free options available.

Booking

Tour of Chocolate – Adults £19.50, Children £12
Truffle-Making Masterclass – £34
Chocolate and Whisky Experience – £39
Chocolate and Wine Experience – £39

Your Guide will ask for dietary information on arrival but for more details for those with vegan, dairy-free, halal, gluten-free, soya-free and nut-free diets, please click here.

We strive to make The Chocolatarium as accessible as possible for those with dietary requirements. Visitors with severe allergies to mild intolerance to dairy, nuts, gluten and many other products as well as vegans or those who require a halal diet have all successfully enjoyed an experience at The Chocolatarium.

Please note that the wine used in the Chocolate and Wine Experience is not vegan and some of the whiskies in the Chocolate and Whisky Experience may have been aged in barrels that were used for non-vegan wines and sherries.

You can book a single ticket online for any of the tours and experiences. However, please be aware that you may need to share a workbench or sitting area/bench with another single traveler.

If you are concerned about this for social distancing reasons, please complete this form and let us know in the message that you would like to be seated at your own bench/worktable.

Tour of Chocolate – Minimum age 6
Truffle-Making Masterclass – Minimum age 10
Chocolate and Whisky Experience – Strictly over 18s
Chocolate and Wine Experience – Strictly over 18s

The attraction is not suitable for children under the age of 6. If you would like to know more details about why we have set these minimum ages and to know if the tour would be right for your child, please click here.

Babes-in-arms are welcome provided that they are not of crawling age, are always held in their parent/guardian’s arms and that they are taken to the waiting area should they become restless and the tour disrupted.

If we are fully booked on the days you can visit, join the waiting list to let us know how many tickets you need and when you can come. We’ll then get in touch by email if tickets become available. You can’t join the waiting list by phone, only by completing the form.

If you can’t make it this time, we hope you can make it next time!

For full accessibility information, please click here.

A tour at the Chocolatarium is suitable for the vast majority of people with special needs such as visual, hearing, cognitive and motor impairments. If you have any disability or accessibility issues and would like further information (or perhaps to come a little early to become familiar with the space), please contact us in advance of your visit to discuss how you can best be supported.

Wheelchair Access
We regret that we are not yet able to provide for wheelchair users due to entrance steps and a historical, narrow doorway. However, we are currently consulting on how accessibility can be improved and will endeavour to make the necessary alterations (with appropriate consent from the relevant regulatory bodies) as soon as is practicable.

Carer Discount
We provide a discount for carers. Please email us at [email protected] for your discount code.


Suitable for staff and corporate events, travel groups, and private tours.

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This was an amazing experience. Our guide Sandy was incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic in his presentation, which really made the experience that bit more enjoyable and lighthearted. Would definitely recommend!

Neil, Get Your Guide

This is a superb experience. Fraser led us through the tour brilliantly with a friendly demeanour and excellent knowledge. We also had a good amount of choice in our tastings. Definitely worth a visit.

Les Clark, Google

100% would recommend!! It was great fun, Katie was very energetic and lovely. I would say the tour and everything you get with it is worth way more than what you pay so you really can’t go wrong.

Is a must do when in Edinburgh!!

Jodie S, Trip Advisor

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Tour of Chocolate

Try your hand at being a chocolatier...

  • create your very own dream chocolate bar to take away
  • discover the magic of where chocolate comes from
  • see and smell how chocolate is made
  • choose from over 40 flavours in the Tasting Room

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Adults £19.50, Children £12

Truffle-Making Masterclass

Try your hand at being a chocolatier...

  • discover a variety of fascinating truffle-making techniques
  • get messy making your very own truffles to take away
  • taste delicious truffles made here at The Chocolatarium

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Tickets £34

Chocolate & Wine Experience

Chocolate and wine bliss…

  • experience the fabulous taste combinations of artisan chocolate and wine specially selected by our experts
  • discover the world of cacao and see how chocolate is made
  • create your very own chocolate bar to take away

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Tickets £39