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Visit on the way back from Belgium grand prix

My coach stopped into p&j chocolate factory for half an hour and I ended up buying 2 bags of white... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy L
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Chocolate and more.

PJ’s seem to get more and more of a variety of chocolate every time I visit (all made on site?) if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Oostendse Baan 152, Gistel 8470, Belgium
+32 59 50 63 00
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All reviews coach trip well worth a visit small cafe free samples car park all sorts snack bar huge selection worth a stop chocolate shop tobacco home belgium alcohol gifts euros
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My coach stopped into p&j chocolate factory for half an hour and I ended up buying 2 bags of white chocolate which was delicious. The staff are kind and polite.

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

PJ’s seem to get more and more of a variety of chocolate every time I visit (all made on site?) if you cannot get the type you require you will probably not fine it in any of the local cities or towns. They also have...More

Thank elwick11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another chocolate factory, but with no tour, inside the facory, available. You can only buy as much chocolates you wish, or afford, from the shop. To the pros (+) is the great and clever variety you have to choose. They even have no sugar chocolates....More

Thank Tassos_Greece
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Big chocolate shop with a wide variety of own production chocolates. You can even see where and how they make their chocolate. Would recommend this place to anyone visiting Gistel or when you’re passing through. Be sure to try the pralines!

Thank Beertjea
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Stopped here to buy chocolate presents on the way back to Calais, after hols in Amsterdam. Needed to use loo too, easily parked at back and went to use facility before going in shop. The men’s facilities were beyond disgusting, the worst I have ever...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were on our way back to Calais from Holland when we stopped off here to pass a little time. What a lovely find. Plenty of free samples to tempt you and such a variety of chocolate to buy. The prices were very reasonable and...More

Thank juliaandadam123
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is chocolate heaven so much choice,especially the loose chocolates so many flavours,near Easter or Christmas lots of relevant chocolates.The chocolate is lovely and I don’t think too expensive,it can be as cheap or as expensive as you want the visit to be.I have been...More

Thank shoeaholic99
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Stopped at PJ's after a coach trip to Ostend. Ostend was an interesting place and on reflection, the City would be better appreciated if visited on a weekend break rather than the few hours i had there. PJ chocolate Factory...well! what a place, i was...More

Thank van692018
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Wow, if you love chocolate (Belgian) definitely drop in, you will not be disappointed. Chocolate galore, every flavour, shape ,colour. The staff are v helpful and offering free samples , what more could you ask for!The prices are brilliant, but one downfall is you have...More

Thank Z2382QYamandab
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We stopped at P and J chocolates on our way home from Holland and was surprised at the vast variety of chocolates on display, we decided to take home for our children a box of the pick and mix chocolates, you select a box for...More

Thank graham m
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15 May 2016|
Response from Linda T | Reviewed this property |
I would say an hour as this branch.is just rows and rows of heavenly chocolate.they also sell tobacco.