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Choccobar

57-58 Lake Road | Quarry Rigg Shopping Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DU, England
+44 15394 43712
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (128 reviews)
“chocolate drink” (32 reviews)
“nutella waffle” (14 reviews)
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European, Cafe, Belgian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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57-58 Lake Road | Quarry Rigg Shopping Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DU, England
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1 - 10 of 915 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The BEST hot chocolate. Period. The service was spot on, we got to try the hot chocolate before buying.. and OMG it was amazing! Perfect treat after kayaking on the lake! I will deffo return in the future 😊

Thank Will M
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Awesome Will, thank you. The BEST hot chocolate. Period” maybe? We do have some of the best customers too 😉 Thank you for your “Perfect” comments & we look forward to seeing you again soon hopefully before the cold of winter cools the Lake. 😀👍

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited today for the first time after being recommended and wow what a treat. Very friendly staff who were happy to help find a table and let us sample some hot chocolate. The waffles looked amazing but I went for the churros which were lovely....More

1  Thank Nakccw
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It’s always great to see a 5*review from someone visiting on a personal reccomendation as it means we’re staying on our toes in what we do 😀. Thank you for taking the time to comment on here & for the kind words. Please pass on...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Eandom visit to Bowness resulted in visiting this cafe. What to say? Amazingly tasty chocolate, icecream and service. Totally recommend!More

1  Thank mrrodik
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5* feedback. We’ll ensure the team see this. Spontaneous trips can often lead to magical days out. Glad we helped you find a little fantastic from us & some amazingly tasty treats. Keep spreading the word & we hope to see...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Choccobar was recommended to us by a friend , as despite visiting bowness frequently , we had not come across it ! What can I say ? The gentlemen on the till was extremely helpful and as it was our first visit , he gave...More

4  Thank hayrock
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments & praise especially when it comes on the back of a recommendation from a friend. It means we’re doing the right thing & keepng up the same high standards to those expected. Please pass on our thanks to your...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely cream tea with the most indulgent, delicious hot chocolate I’ve ever had! Definitely recommend a visit if you’re in the area.More

2  Thank Sophie K
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Cream tea with a tea or dare I say coffee is great. Add one of our hot chocolates & its another level - glad you agreed Sophie & thank you for sharing your thoughts here 😉👍 Hope to see you again when you’re next in...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow! Simply the best hot chocolate I’ve ever tasted. A must for anyone visiting the area. If you like chocolate then this is the place for you.

2  Thank rhysk1010
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

“Simply the best hotchocolate I’ve ever tasted” is a heck of a statement. Thank you Rhys. 😀 Hope we’ve not spoilt your normal hot chocolate haunt! Hope to se you again & thanks for the great reccomendation. 😉👍

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here whilst on our minimoon in Bowness-on-Windermere, amazing milkshakes and waffles.. I had the hazelnut and chocolate ice cream on mine it was divine! The staff were all friendly too, great service and lovely environment to be in Will definitely be returning on...More

2  Thank Krystina C
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Firstly, congratulations to both of you on your wedding. May you both have many, many wonderful years ahead of you! Thank you for giving us a 5* review Krystina & we’ll make sure the team know of your comments. Here’s looking forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended to come here and so glad we did. Do book as they get busy. They are very passionate about chocolate and are really helpful in ensuring you get the right choice of drink. We had samples of the different types and then also...More

2  Thank Rugger_Mummy
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your “Scrummy” review it’s also “Lush”😉 We’re really glad to read such great reviews from people who’ve come on recommendation. It means we’re doing the right thing & keepng up the same high standards to those expected. Please pass on our thanks...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’d seen this place when having a bit of a nose around Bowness and my wife and daughter definitely wanted to visit before we left! When we visited they had waffles with lashings of cream and chocolate. It didn’t last long : ) Will probably...More

1  Thank h_andy1
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Andy. We quite often find the ladies have a persuasive way of making a ChoccoBar stop but it’s nice to see (from you taking the time to leave us a great 5* review) that you thought us worthy of there insistence & enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch today, we have a dog and saw that they were allowed in on dry days, it was a bit rainy and there were covered tables outside so we were quite happy outside. Paninis and toasties were delivered quickly and were...More

2  Thank Hungrymumofthree
Mark and Radana T, Owner at Choccobar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awesome & wow 😃 “kids said it was the best part of their holiday!!” - We’re not a tourist attraction or theme park so to make some great memories with / for you & your children to remember their holiday by is fantastic praise for...More

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Marc B
13 May 2018|
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Response from Mark and Radana T | Property representative |
Hi Marc, Thanks for asking this question. Thank Julie for attempting to answer but it’s not quite right. We're happy to accept dry dogs into the premises all that we do ask is that anyone coming in with a dog gives us a... More
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KevKing71
20 February 2018|
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Response from Mark and Radana T | Property representative |
There is a small amount of on street parking in front of the shop on Lake Road (time limited 9 am - 6 pm to 1hr) There is also the pay & display car park next to the Royalty Cinema is @ 50m away (LA233BJ postcode for SAT... More
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lorilou-190
14 July 2017|
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Response from Mark and Radana T | Property representative |
Hi Lorilou, as Waynecook mentioned you don't need to book however as it's the school holidays we could be quite busy. To avoid any disapointment in having to wait we can & do take a limited number of reservations. If you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 17:00
Monday
10:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 17:00
Thursday
10:30 - 17:00
Friday
10:30 - 17:00
Saturday
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57-58 Lake Road | Quarry Rigg Shopping Parade, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 43712
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Description
ChoccoBar is an independent, contemporary coffee shop & hot chocolate house offering all the usual coffee shop refinements with a few light bites, great cakes & gorgeous waffles. The similarity stops there! As you may realise from the name, ChoccoBar specialises in REAL Hot Chocolate but with a twist. Our chocolate is made continental style, thick & Indulgent. We use a blend of real Belgian chocolate without the use of any powders so its good all the way to the bottom. The 'twist' is that we also offer a wide range of flavour essences to add a unique dimension to your drinking experience. 'Chocolate to talk about' To find us: we're in the middle of Quarry Rigg Shopping Centre, just off Lake Road, Bowness. The neares public car park is by the cinema LA23 3BJ 40m away from us or on street parking.
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