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Chocolate Apothecary

No. 7 Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2DY, England
+44 1983 718292
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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No. 7 Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2DY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here before but took our family as they had never been. Hot chocolates to die for especially the chilli chocolate amazing on a cold day. All chocolates and bakes are made on the premises, the tiffin and florentines are scrumptious. The staff...More

Thank glimpys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like hot chocolate you will love this place. Proper hot chocolate and a choice of milk, dark, white, mint and chilli.

Thank deanodove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The experience to die for White hot chocolate and served with a welcome what is there not to like. A GREAT PLACE

Thank 323stuartp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had standard hot chocolate my husband and I and a cookie each. And the added bonus was dogs are allowed to visit the apothecary too, what a bonus. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The hot chocolate lived up to our memories of...More

Thank Buddapies
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Well we visited twice this week, we do not have cake or buy chocolates as not worth it when you can just sit and enjoy every sip of your drink, probably this best hot chocolate you'll ever have

Thank bfclayton
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This little coffee shop on the prom at Ryde just oozes quality and class. Care has been taken with every detail from the decor to the crockery the individual drinks are served in. If I lived locally I would be a regular.

Thank 911Wiggy
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The shop sign drew us in, as we love chocolate. It looks a really nice cafe, but NO CHOCOLATE CAKE in a chocolate shop! He had coffee & walnut cake, I had carrot cake. They were served on plastic shellfish dishes. The lady wasn't very...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My wife (who has a dairy allergy) and I went for a look in this shop and out of curiosity asked if they did a dairy free chocolate and drink. They did and Wow what a fantastic surprise. The dark chocolate chilli drink with soya...More

Thank markgiles1
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We took the family here immediately after making the crossing via the Catamaran from Portsmouth. Its right opposite the pier. 3 grown ups and 2 young children were very pleased with the chocolate, coffee, and wonderful large brownies. Set us up for a busy day...More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Really enjoyable experience. Plenty of hot drinks to chose from an exciting menu. Columbian coffee beans used only. Perfect! If you are a chocolate aficionado, you will struggle to decide as the choice is vast. Everything looks delicious and fresh.The employees were great: knowledgeable, easy...More

1  Thank KiffNan
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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

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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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