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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location. Maybe a bit sterile. Hot chocolate method is odd. You essentially make your own drink which is counterintuitive given it’s a cafe. They make the sandwiches for you though.

Date of visit: April 2021
Mandy B, Owner at Platypi Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your fun review Matt. Our hot chocolates are especially created to provide a fun experience and are what we are famous for. Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped by Platypi Chocolate on Easter Sunday with friends for morning tea (we already had a lunch booking elsewhere). The building is spacious with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. We were lucky enough to get the couches on the deck. Lovely outlook over...the trees. We all enjoyed our coffees (the iced coffee was huge and tasty), a friend enjoyed her chocolates. The Frog in a Big was ok, the 'bog' was very thick though, not mousse like I expected. Staff were lovely too. We are looking forward to returning for a proper breakfast when next in Forrest.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Mandy B, Owner at Platypi Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for making us part of your Easter Susan

Reviewed 2 March 2021

Called in on way home from Apollo Bay - had lovely breakfast sitting out on the deck amongst the trees, We had egg & bacon ciabattas followed by Pineapple coconut cake - all yum and excellent value. Lovel, friendly staff and service. Very glad we...chose this little gem to dine at in Forrest :)More

Date of visit: February 2021
Mandy B, Owner at Platypi Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2021

Thanks Natalie. It's great to be back and meeting wonderful people after 2020.

Reviewed 31 December 2020

Light-filled building with Stunning natural surfaces of wood and slate, set high amongst the trees. A unique and beautiful setting. Delicious hot chocolate made with their own chocolate, and optional flavour bombs. Very friendly and welcoming staff and lots of wonderful looking house made treats...in the cabinet. Great for all ages. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020

We went to Platypi twice, once for morning tea and once for lunch. The pies and samosas were delicious. The hot chocolate is heavenly. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The views of the forest are gorgeous.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

Really enjoyed our afternoon hot choc and mousse here! Wonderful place to visit! The balcony overlooking the trees is lovely and when I need a hamper present I will pick up a choc box from here! Really great

Date of visit: September 2020
MandyB2482, Owner at Platypi Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Thanks for visiting. It's so good to see people out on our balcony again. Happy travels!

Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

It’s during Coverd and I ordered almost $100 worth of their chocolate, I want you to support Victorian regional business and I also wanted some chocolates. Very disappointed in these chocolate’s when they arrived they looked past use by and had no use by date...I could find there is white sugar fat spots on them. They looked disgusting the chocolate is dry and old tasteless except for the whisky fudge and gold chocolate all the rest, seven different types were really Unappetising and tasteless. The reason I bought these was to support Victorian businesses and what I get sent is old chocolate‘s. The ginger coated chocolate has white spots on it the chocolate peanut has got white spots on it and the chocolate brittle has white spots on it. Absolutely disgusting don’t understand how they could sell chocolate Covered in sugar fat spots totally unacceptable. The taste is totally unacceptable as well I am so disappointed to spend this amount of money on chocolate and to get what I got today is beyond belief.More

Date of visit: September 2020
MandyB2482, Owner at Platypi Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Hi Valerie. I am very disappointed if you received a product in a condition far from how it left us. We feel for you and other Melbournians who have been in lockdown for many weeks and we greatly appreciate the support we have received during...More

Reviewed 24 February 2020

Delightful chocolate and other wholesome food. Hot chocolates were magnificent.On the fringe of beautiful bushland.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 3 February 2020 via mobile

Nice new shop. Yummy chocolate. We stopped in for a coffee & chocolate yesterday & were so glad we did. Wish now I had a hot chocolate. We watched a mother and child have one and the look of joy in the little boys face...was priceless. The way they present it fantastic. We will be back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 24 January 2020 via mobile

Was recommended this place by family. Didn’t know what to expect, but the deconstructed hot chocolate was amazing. The chocolates were good too

Date of visit: January 2020
MandyB2482, Manager at Platypi Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2020

Thank you for dropping by. We're glad you enjoyed your visit :)

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Caroline B
15 January 2020|
Response from MandyB2482 | Property representative |
Thanks for making us party of your journey Caroline. You've popped this in the question section rather than reviews. Was there something else you wanted to check on? We love people sharing reviews love this one 😁. Happy... More
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  • Platypi Chocolate is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5