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Cocoa Mountain Balnakeil

8 Craft Village | Balnakeil, Durness IV27 4PT, Scotland
+44 1971 511233
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“truffle” (77 reviews)
“croissants” (41 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
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8 Craft Village | Balnakeil, Durness IV27 4PT, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 683 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

After a long drive this is a real treat, melted white and milk chocolate over not-as-sweet, rich, frothy hot chocolate.

Thank BathonianBath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a party of 9 and arrived here about lunch time. My daughter had been on there website and was excited to go for a hot chocolate but was rather disappointed as it didn’t look like the pic on the web site. We thought...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to find, had a range of coffees and hot chocolates and very wide selection of truffles. Reasonably priced too. 4 truffles and coffee for about £5. Parking is available outside it too. There was a cat that kept wondering in but for what it...More

Thank ZAra B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little stop off. Not the cheapest but worth it. Lovely chocolate brownie and a good cuppa! X

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have borrowed their self proclaimed slogan, but so very true. We all took the option of hot chocolate plus two truffles each for somewhere around £5 each. Yes, this is expensive compared to what you may find in some chain of coffee shops, but...More

Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having decided to go on a day trip to get a world famous Hot chocolate we were not disappointed if anyone is passing make sure you go in, It is quite deceiving to where it is but once you find it you will not be...More

Thank Scoff06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a very cold, wet and windy walk a large mug of the best hot chocolate was definitely welcomed :-) Also bought some really nice chocolate gifts to take home :-)

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expensive hot chocolate but really tasty! definitely worth a visit. Good service too and the place is dog friendly. Amazing beach nearby!

Thank skype4
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Delighted to discover this place -open 7 days a week 11-4 even during the winter. Friendly and personable service from James who went out of his way to arrange a takeaway coffee for me at closing time.The chocolates are made onsite in the adjoining factory...More

Thank traveldoc65
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Amazing hot chocolate which drips of chocolate all down the mug - was awesome. Just what I needed at the end of a long walk. Don't miss it.

Thank Sarah G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 14
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Craft Village | Balnakeil, Durness IV27 4PT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Durness
  • Phone Number: +44 1971 511233
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Description
A happy place, where people come to relax and enjoy themselves - surrounded by stunning landscapes.We are a working artisan chocolatier, producing our completely unique range of truffles, chocolates, and chocolate shards, each day - in our cafe/shop and for our popular online store.In our cafe, we produce and serve our range of chocolates, we serve our famous 'best' Hot Chocolate, Mocha, coffees, teas, and...other treats. Walk inside and breathe in the aromas! We use the finest ingredients, often (as in our triple certified coffees), fair-trade and organic, but really, it's all about the taste - a little taste of heaven!
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