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Cocoa Black Chocolate & Pastry School

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Required visiting if crossing the border!

What a find! Whether you are looking for a cup of coffee, amaying hot chocolate or to buy some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan B
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Truffles and pralines

Wonderful afternoon with like minded folk. So lucky to be taught by Ruth and Chloe. Fabulous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catherine D
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Poor2%
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Run by UK World Chocolate Master & UK Confectioner of the Year, Ruth Hinks, Cocoa Black offers a wide range of Chocolate & Pastry classes suitable for all levels of experience. As one of Europe's leading Chocolate and Pastry schools, we teach our...more
3 Cuddy Bridge | Peebles, Peebles EH45 8JB, Scotland
+44 1721 723764
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find! Whether you are looking for a cup of coffee, amaying hot chocolate or to buy some chocolate as gifts (possibly for yourself) this is a wonderful place to stop and browse. First read Ruth’s story on the web before you go....and dont...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful afternoon with like minded folk. So lucky to be taught by Ruth and Chloe. Fabulous results. Such a great experience bought for me as a prezzie from the kids.

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious cakes, delicious coffee, beautiful interior recently refurbished and good range of chocolate to take away. Highly recommend a visit but don’t have lunch first!

Thank SmurfWestYorkshire
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Really surprised. Unable to accommodate cealiacs in the coffee shop and cookery school. I popped in hoping to buy a hot chocolate and cake, and book a course. Glad I asked beforehand.

Thank wpfs
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Visited Peebles on a day out and during our walk about found Cocoa Black and my wife insisted we went in. The place was very busy but worth waiting for table the staffwhere very efficient and friendly The choice of cakes and goodies was best...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived in peebles had a walk down high street. Looking for coffee came across cocoa black a great surprise to us .Once inside we were blown away with the look and space and cleanliness. Meet by happy helpful staff .The cappuccino was ok. BUT...More

Thank bopper69bp
Reviewed 24 August 2018

If you are a chocolate fan then this is a must. Cafe just renovated and expanded, get somehow chocolate and buy cakes to take away! Cook school is great too.

Thank Laird_of_Boothacre
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We bought some cakes to take away. Customer service was great - even though it was busy the staff were helpful and attentive. The cakes all looked amazing - the only problem was choosing which ones to buy! We opted for a chocolate orange mousse...More

Thank Kir80
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This was my third course with Ruth and her team. A great experience, as always.Three hours goes so quickly and everything happens at a quite a pace. But it is fun and there is as much help as you need on hand. We made macaroons,...More

Thank RhodH
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Stumbled in here by chance, what a find! If you like Chocolate you will love it here. Try the Chulli Hot Chocolate or the Orange Hoyt Chocolate, yummy!

Thank ChrisnPip
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Response from jake1409 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry unsure of this
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Response from _gordon_anderson1 | Reviewed this property |
There is a mini rounabout at the west end of the high street and its about 200 yards over the bridge when turning right from the mini rounabout.