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The Chocolate Tree

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123 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4EQ, Scotland
+44 131 228 3144
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10:00 - 19:30
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Wellington
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am allergic to wheat and have recently also been off dairy whilst breastfeeding my baby. I've been massively missing chocolate and sweet things so was so excited to see how much was on offer at The Chocolate Tree which was both gluten and dairy free (most of their amazing cakes are gluten free as standard). I had a delicious... More 

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Thank Lors26
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The selection of cakes, drinks and chocolates available here is mouth-watering. There is a huge selection of different flavours of hot chocolate and unusually flavoured chocolates for every taste. I love the vanilla and rose white hot chocolate. The only downside is that the café area is quite small and getting a seat can be difficult. The café does offer... More 

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Thank Laura P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious treats and teas :) the staff are really friendly. Will definitely be back to try the their other cakes as it was very difficult to pick just one.

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Thank ChickenEmily
Stockholm County, Sweden
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I know it sounds weird that I do not like chocolate or its smell (except white chocolate). Some say: well, white chocolate is not real chocolate. ;) I went to chocolate tree to buy some chocolates for my family as Christmas gifts. I tried hot white chocolate there and it was yummy. A small tip: try the sitting area at... More 

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Thank Utsakarmakar
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We've came to Chocolate Tree four or five times now and it never disappoints. The hot chocolate is outstanding; big mug, always nice and hot and the flavour is so much better than chains like Costa and Starbucks. The white hot chocolate is a stand out! You can also get different flavours of cream on top; I got the coconut... More 

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Thank MK1112
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

On paper this looks like a great little cafe for chocolate lovers. In terms of drinks, you can't fault it - the hot chocolate was lovely. However, there is only enough seating for around 8 customers, meaning we had to stand up. They were extremely short staffed which led to us having to wait around 10 minutes for our drinks... More 

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Thank Charlotte L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We booked a table for four on a sunday evening (although it was a bit crowded, we were given enough time to spend at our table). We ordered churros, venezeuela hot chocolate and cafe gelato (hot chocolate with a scoop of gelato (we took hazelnut) which we tried on our earlier visit and loved it). Our churros was served much... More 

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Thank Siva R
Montrose, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Yes there is lovely chocolate tree choc to buy, yes there are other brands to try, yes there are individual chccs in beautiful boxes to purchase for gifts. But there is also yummy cake (dark choc and hazelnut anyone), served with your choice form a range of organic coffees in delightfully bonkers china. Go. You owe it to yourself.

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Thank Sally W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Wow! This is a hidden gem. They are abut a mile outside of the city centre, but well worth the visit. They have a great range of handmade chocolate in some unusual flavours. Their hot chocolate is made from melted chocolate and is divine. They sell a range of cakes with vegan options and a to die for vegan chocolate... More 

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Thank Melissa S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I am at a loss for words to describe how good this place is. I purchased three chocolate bars (haggis spice, Turkish coffee and bramble and cardamom) and they were all truly exceptional. The blending of the flavors with the chocolate is precise and well balanced so that both show off their strengths in each bite. Later I went back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:30
Monday
10:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:30
Thursday
10:00 - 19:30
Friday
10:00 - 19:30
Saturday
10:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4EQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 3144
Description
Scottish craft chocolate makers specialising in hand crafted chocolates, bean to bar chocolate, organic couverture chocolate bars, hot chocolate, French macarons and Italian gelato.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?