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The Silky Oak Chocolate Company

1131 Links Road | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4183, New Zealand
845 0908
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“fudge” (20 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
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1131 Links Road | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4183, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 April 2013

We visited the chocolate museum first, which was interesting and was good to have had a questionnaire for the children to complete. The highlight was definitely the cafe though. We walked in, chose our "tarts / pies" and were then asked if we'd like them...More

1  Thank SHOSUK
Reviewed 29 March 2013

With my family we had lunch at the cafe, and enjoyed it very much! Great food, great selection and tasty! We thought we would visit the chocolate shop after as my Nana wanted to buy a gift and I wanted to see what my 2...More

2  Thank EmmaHall1980
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2013

I am sorry to see this reveue. I was the person who dealt with this matter. Whilst the adults were in the shop with the child, they were not supervising him. I spoke potlitely and asked that he not handle items on display. This was...More

Reviewed 16 March 2013

Expensive but you do pay for good chocolate. A little museum attached to the gift shop too, with really handy 'things' as well as the usual gifts. Coffee was nice from the cafe.

Thank MrsT-NZ
Reviewed 10 March 2013 via mobile

We ate at this cafe for lunch and it was one of the best we've had in New Zealand. The "chocolate extreme" is like eating a cup of hot fudge! I ordered a BLT (topped with brie!) and it was large enough for two people...More

Thank kitwhelan
Reviewed 6 February 2013

what a delicious smell when you enter this place, chocolate is great as well, gift shop is full of lots of bits and pieces

Thank kilgs
Reviewed 24 January 2013 via mobile

I arrived at Silky Oak with high expectations. Upon arrival the staff were friendly and handing out samples of their dark / milk chocolate as you entered. The chocolates on display looked awesome until you saw the prices......where is the value? $4.30 for a little...More

2  Thank KiddHouse
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We called in for lunch at the cafe and to try some chocolate. Ordered a couple of pre-made items from the cabinet, as did not feel we had the time to buy anything that would need to be cooked to order. After waiting more than 25...More

1  Thank TeamTurtle1982
Reviewed 30 December 2012

We visited here on a cruise ship shore tour and were very impressed with the quality of these delicious chocolates and the huge range of chocolate novelties. We were able to sample some of these lovely treats, see the chocolates being made and decorated, visit...More

1  Thank Cryssie307
Reviewed 12 November 2012

we didnt go to the museum but we went to the gift shop,cafe,and chocolate shop....the food was lovely abit expensive but very nice...the coffee was really nice to..the staff were friendly but were alittle slow at times but it was very busy when we were...More

Thank PJoynes
Reviewed 11 October 2012

The museum was interesting but fairly steep at $8 ea. The restaurant was average. Very slow service & we only had a hot chocolate & a tea & just a few people there. The hot chocolate was very sweet & appears to have been from...More

1  Thank tevoleus
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22 November 2015|
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