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Chocolate Apothecary

No. 7 Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2DY, England
+44 1983 718292
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (20 reviews)
“cakes” (39 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
No. 7 Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2DY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always top of our list when we come to the Isle of Wight, great coffee, delicious cake and of course hot chocolate! Really lovely staff and decor too.

Thank Sarah J
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sarah, We appreciate your kind comments, we aim to please all our customers, we are so glad that you continue to return, and sample our goods. Kind regards Sue,Dave and the CA team

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Since first visiting Chocolate Apothecary before Christmas we cannot stay away! Beautiful little place with so much character and vintage charm. So glad we have something like this on the island and in such a great location. It’s so nice to see how popular it...More

Thank NatashaMarie6
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind comments, here at chocolate Apothecary we try are utmost to make sure that you get the best of everything, in our quirky place. Thank you from Sue,Dave and the team.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Regularly visit, dogs are allowed. The premises offers various coffees, chocolate drinks and a good selection of pastries and cakes. The atmosphere inside is quirky and old school with cabinets of curios to look at whilst you enjoy the drinks. At the back you can...More

Thank John E
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your comments, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us. Kind regards Sue, Dave and the team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a lovely, old fashion little place. Wonderful chocolates on display. A good range of hot drinks. Very nice and welcoming staff. Will visit again.

Thank Gwenny21
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your comments, we value these very much, please call again. Kind regards Sue, Dave and the team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this shop for the second time whilst on holiday on the isle of wight. We came here last year after a recomendation and were very pleased we did. Our second visit here didnt dissapoint it was very busy even on a very wet...More

Thank storyman
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we pride ourselves on being consistent, and delivering the best service and products to our customers. The testament to that is that you returned, hopefully we will see you again in the future. Kind Regards Sue, Dave and the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in to select a gift, decided the chocolate on display looked enticing enough to pay £5.50 for a standard bar if choc as a real treat. Also picked up a macadamia nut cookie which was about the most unpleasant Cookie I've ever had. Dry,...More

Thank Sarah L
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your comments, we take these matters seriously we can only apologies that you were not happy with your cookie. We pride ourselves on trying to please everybody, but it would appear that on this occasion we did not. Please call in again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place as we explored Ryde! What a find. Proper hot chocolate and amazing cakes. I’m glad I don’t live anywhere near this shop. I would be in every day. Keep up the good work

Thank Nathan A
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind remarks. We are so pleased you stumbled upon us. Hope fully we may see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this little cafe whilst on a short visit to Ryde. Very welcoming staff with nothing too much trouble, a good choice of chocolate drinks with a choice of coffee's and tea's. Plus a marvelous choice of home made chocolates which would be no...More

Thank JohnNewportGwent
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind remarks, we are so pleased that you found us, also that you enjoyed your visit. Please call again should you be back this way. Kind regards Sue, Dave and the team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love it. The customer service is wonderful, and your always made to feel welcome. The time from ordering and receiving your drinks is amazing. The interior has such a warm feel too, from the relaxing music to the cosy setting. I'll certainly be back...More

Thank MLOfficial92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hot chocolate at the Apothecary is simply incredible. Never will I ever be satisfied with a hot chocolate again after tasting this one. Highly recommended!

Thank Nextplorer123
David S, Owner at Chocolate Apothecary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments, it makes us feel so good that people enjoy what we prepare for them. Please call again we look forward to seeing you. Kind Regards Sue, Dave and the team

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Jenna B
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Response from dave12321 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I don't know.. Just contact them. Lovely atmosphere
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 7 Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Ryde
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 718292
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Description
Chocolate Apothecary is a chocolate/patisserie shop where everything is hand made on our premises. The historic shop is riddled with character features and one is always greeted with a warm smile. The eclectic choice of music is enjoyed by all generations. Atmosphere est parfait! Our chocolates are made fresh every day and are simply divine. Treats available range from Pistachio Dark Chocolate Baked Cheesecake, Florentines, Austrian Coffee and Walnut Cake, Mums Recipe Carrot Cake (To die for) to drinking chocolates, specialty coffees and herbal tea infusions. Located on Ryde's Sea Front, opposite the pier.
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