Indulge yourself in the delicious taste combinations of two of your favourite things!
Enjoy the combination two of the world's most delights with a chocolate and wine pairing experience at The Chocolatarium. Our enthusiastic and knowledgeable Guides take you through carefully matched combinations of artisan chocolates and delicious wines that bring out the most joyful of flavours!
Chocolate and Wine Pairing
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
90 minutes. Suitable for chocolate & wine lovers aged 18+.
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.
Factory Kitchen with bar-making
See and smell how chocolate is created from small, bitter beans to the smooth and creamy bars the tempt our tastebuds.
Have fun making your own chocolate bar to take away and enjoy. With over 20 delicious ingredients to choose from you can create the flavour combinations you have always dreamed of.
Chocolate and Wine Pairing
Enjoy a fabulous taste experience with our specially selected combinations of single-origin and flavoured chocolate paired with both old and new world wines.
The chocolates are selected from the very best artisan chocolate makers with flavour combinations you won't have experienced before.
The Chocolates and the Wines
We keep the selections a secret for you to discover on the night but we always include at least one white, one red and one dessert wine. Most of the wines are not vegan. Non- alcoholic (vegan-friendly) alternatives are available.
The chocolates are sourced from small-scale craft chocolate makers and there are always dairy-free options available.
Tour of Chocolate – Adults £22, Children £15
Truffle-Making Masterclass – £38
Chocolate and Whisky Experience – £44
Chocolate and Wine Experience – £44
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 see more details on our FAQ page.
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.
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.
We provide a discount for carers. Please email us at [email protected] for your discount code.