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Cocoa Black Chocolate Shop & Cafe

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1-3 Cuddybridge | Peebles, Peebles EH45 8HX, Scotland
+44 1721 723764
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:30 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Zweibruecken, Germany
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Since so many years we enjoy the little bordertown Peebles. We always will have a rest even a quick one or do some shopping for fine chocolates

Thank heidrun-hiller
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Cocoa Black on a short Sunday trip to Peebles and we left thinking that we'd return to Peebles just to visit the cafe itself. Really friendly service and the cakes. cheesecake, sponges and chocolate were fabulous. The flour-less orange cake and the white chocolate cheesecake come in for a special mention. The different chocolates on sale...you shouldn't be... More 

Thank EdinburghGreyhound
Peebles, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for cakes. Cappuccino.Coffee etc. Very clean and very welcoming. Toilets clean and tidy. And well looked after

Thank janettehinton
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cakes and sweet treats look amazing but don't taste special at all. The coffee was okay but only that. The cakes tasted sweet but didn't offer any much else in the way of flavour. Pity.

Thank millersx43
Galashiels, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Had high expectations given all I had heard about the place. Yes it was busy but service was friendly but slow, coffee (mocha) was nothing special though, expected more from a place like this. Shared an appealing looking artizan cake but on taste & texture missed the spot again. I would hope the chocolate products they sell meet the standard... More 

Thank najock
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The cakes look amazing , chocolate heaven but forget the coffee ! I asked about the bean before the lady made it , she said specially made for them "Ethiopian ". Well the bean might be special but a how about making it a temperature you can drink! Any coffee lover knows that it can't be scolding hot as it... More 

Thank Andrew S
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went to this place, the day after being disappointed by another coffee shop in the town. We went quite early, as we were on our way home, so the place was not busy. There was a good choice of different flavours hot chocolate, including 'dark chocolate'. I went for the praline hot chocolate, and my partner chose the indulgent... More 

Thank bluberry c
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We popped in here after a bike ride with our 2 kids. We wanted hot chocolate to heat us up. There were different choices for chocolate. We had Dark Choc Orange, Caramel Choc & Milk Choc along with 3 cakes. Everything was delicious. The milk choc was very sweet after the Dark Choc. On the wall was a TV screen... More 

Thank claireg517
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

well worth a visit , loved the selection of cakes/chocolate, coffee lovely, lots of variety , loved peebles definately go back

Thank Elizabeth S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

An amazing place for mouthwatering cakes and chocolates. Service good in bright, airy and contemporary interior design. We felt it lacked a little something more to do with the ambience of the space making it feel a bit cramped with tables and therefore rushed, albeit highly popular for very good reasons this must be problematic for the owners to turnover... More 

Thank Kevin R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Cuddybridge | Peebles, Peebles EH45 8HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Peebles
  • Phone Number: +44 1721 723764
Home to UK World Chocolate Master and UK Confectioner of the Year, Ruth Hinks, Cocoa Black offers a variety of freshly prepared luxury handmade Chocolate, Cake and Patisserie.

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