Truffle-Making Masterclass

Make beautiful and delicious chocolate truffles

Experience the joy of creating delicious chocolate truffles as our chocolatier lets you into the secrets of chocolate-making in this truffle-making class. Great as a gift, for classy hen parties or book tickets as a special treat for all chocolate-lovers.

Truffle-Making Class

A delicious, fun and interactive experience ideal for individuals, couples or groups.

  • learn a variety of fascinating truffle-making techniques
  • get messy making your very own truffles to take home
  • taste irresistible truffles made here at The Chocolatarium

Recommended for adults and children aged 10+.

2 hours

Tickets £34

 

The Cacao

Find out all about the origin of cacao and all the ingredients that go into truffle making.

Discover the origins of chocolate truffles and warm up your tastebuds with a guided tasting of delicious single-origin chocolate from around the world.

The Chocolate

Find how chocolate is transformed from beans to the smooth and creamy liquid chocolate you will use to make your truffles.

See how truffles are handcrafted in moulds and learn all about the creamy ganache fillings that make them melt in your mouth.

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Get Chocolate-y

Roll, fill and dust your way to create a generous bundle of delicious handmade truffles to take away from the chocolate-making class with you!

With indulgent creamy centres and mouth-watering coatings. There are options for vegans too.

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Tasting Session

Let our expert chocolate Guides take you through a flavour taste experience with a selection of delicious truffles made here at The Chocolatarium.

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.


Great for staff and corporate events, hen parties and private groups.

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Absolutely loved the truffle making experience. Katie and Serena were perfect guides. Learned lots about chocolate and had great fun making truffles. Great fun and great value.

hc1Argyll, Trip Advisor

The staff was lovely and very informative about everything from the chocolate making process to the origin! An amazing experience, one which I can’t recommend enough

Ellie, Facebook

I came with my Mum for her birthday and we had the most amazing time! The staff literally could not have been any nicer and were so knowledgeable and professional. WELL worth your money!! I shall definitely be coming back!

Katie B, Trip Advisor

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