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The Silky Oak Chocolate Company

1131 Links Road | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4183, New Zealand
845 0908
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fudge” (20 reviews)
“gift shop” (16 reviews)
“triple dipper” (4 reviews)
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1131 Links Road | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4183, New Zealand
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845 0908
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

I had the most superb stuffed kumera with a delicious sweet vinaigrette dressing on a green salad and hubby eggs bene. Both meals were really delicious served with steaming hot coffee.The cafe is friendly and clean with a nice ambiance. I commented on the flavour...More

Thank jill238
soak, Public Relations Manager at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your delightful review. I will make sure all the staff read your comments. All of us enjoy meeting and hosting our visitors, whether they are tourists or locals, and it is always a thrill to know that people enjoy their time with...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We stopped here as part of a wine tour and it was quite quiet. There were so many varities of fudge and it would have been nice to have been offered some sample tastings and I didn't feel comfortable asking. Luckily all the fudge flavours...More

Thank Hayley B
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your fudge selections. We always offer chocolate tastings, fudge tastings are available upon request. Taking photos is fine inside the shop but not in the factory, as our intellectual property could be compromised. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Pretty much just a chocolate shop with a couple of other shops to browse around. The museum while well presented is not worth the money to see. No doubt the chocolate they produce is the best I've tasted more focus should be placed on that....More

Thank nigo75
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Our chocolate is ranked very highly, and we are pleased you enjoyed it. The Café onsite is a delight as well. Most folk enjoy the whole complex and find the mix we have here great. Thank you

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Very good dark chocolate, we visited on a tour with Odyssey Tours and had time to sample some of their tasty treats.

Thank DJ_World_Traveller
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Our chocolates are indeed a Tasty Treat, so pleased you enjoyed them. I'm sure you had a lovely time out and about with Odyssey Tours. Thank you

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great place to visit, so much choice and so yummy!! The staff are so helpful, we always buy far too much chocolate

Thank Waltersj1
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

It is rather moreish. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you for the lovely review

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

When u first walk into the cafe, you won't be impressed when u see the food or the decor. It looks like very average bakery food. We nearly walked out but as we were starving, we decided to give it a go. To our surprise...More

Thank Sully0000
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your sausage rolls, we take great pride in the food we make as well as our customer service. Sorry the décor is not to your taste, most people take photos of the chocolate and coffee signs, and regularly...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The very friendly staff at The Silky Oak were helpful and attentive. For dark chocolate lovers you can't go pass their dark chocolate here. Sensationally smooth! The museum was great too. Their is a questionnaire that you can complete on your way around that keeps...More

Thank Ken S
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

It is lovely to hear that your family enjoyed their visit with us. The questionnaires are great for school projects as well. We look forward to you visiting us again

Reviewed 13 April 2017

We loved it so much we made sure to go back! The chocolate was incredibly good. We bought a lot of varieties while we were there for 3 days, and loved them so much we went back. We also did the museum tour, which was...More

Thank Kristina K
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

You picked the best time to visit us, the chocolate shop always looks at its best with Easter coming up. The chocolate shop always looks really good, but Easter and Christmas there is just a variety of goodies it is hard to pick where to...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

This chocolate company was well recommended in my guide book. It was full of all sorts of Easter chocolate in all shapes and sizes. Since I do not eat milk chocolate, there was only one small dark chocolate bar at 70% which was expensive for...More

Thank Patricia M R
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

We have a large range of dark chocolate only products in the shop, 48% through to 70%. 70% dark chocolate has a limited customer base, with most people wanting something slightly sweeter to the palate. Our chocolate is all couverture, which means it does not...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

I visit this place everything im anywhere near napier. love love love it. It was the first time i have had breakfast here but they didn't let me down. Have an iced chocolate they are sooo good.

Thank Melissa B
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

The iced coffees and iced chocolates are divine, and that is not because I am biased. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast as well. Thank you

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scoobierae
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Response from soak | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. Silky Oak has a bus stop right outside our gate, but I do not think the Filter Room is on a bus route. If you prefer not to take part in one of the cruise ship tours (which are excellent) I... More
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