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The Silky Oak Chocolate Company

1131 Links Road | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4183, New Zealand
845 0908
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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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“fudge” (14 reviews)
“gift shop” (17 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 10 September 2016 via mobile

Really is the best food around and if you are into hot chocolates or choccie muffins with choccie sauce and cream this is the decadence if your dreams. The owner is a chef and made chocolates in Belgium and it shows. Small garden area. Can...More

Thank nick a
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

We really enjoyed reading about your time with us. We have just opened a pantry shop on site, with your favourite salad dressing being stocked there. We have added to the range, and are also stocking product from the Bay and Beyond. Silky Oak is...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We checked out the shop and they have a little display window showing them working the chocolate. The shop is small and a lot of it seems expensive and we were surprised that the chocolate is just brought in and worked into the chocolates. The...More

Thank Simon T
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed our chocolate and fudge. The chocolate we use is couverture, it is a quality chocolate, unlike compound which is a made up chocolate with additives like palm oil. For us to make it...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch on our way to Napier. Over an hour later we left with full bellies, educated on the history of chocolate, and a bag of chocolates for the road. This was a very pleasant visit. And the museum was...More

Thank browntel
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

We hope the chocolates lasted a while on your journey home, I am sure they were needed strictly for energy purposes of course. Thank you for your review. We hope you visit us again. We will be opening our new Pantry shop in the next...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016

I recently enjoyed coffee and savoury scone here for morning tea. The coffee was very good and the scone the best I've eaten for a long time. A worthwhile excursion as the chocolate shop is here and a very good gift shop if you want...More

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soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

I have let the staff know that you have enjoyed their scones and coffee, so thank you, from them for your review. We will be opening our new Pantry shop in around 4 weeks, it will have all types of lovely foodie items, including our...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We found Silky Oak by mistake....best mistake today. Great selection of boutique chocolate with flavors which will appeal to many! The chile ganache was my favorite!!

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Took a friend from Australia here for brunch on a Friday morning. Was pretty busy. Brunch was fab. Very generous portion sizes, lovely coffee and friendly service. Lovely selection of cabinet food too. High quality of ingredients was very noticeable. Everything was fresh and just...More

1  Thank Antarisha
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We strive to have fresh delicious food, with great customer service. It is great for the staff to know they are doing a good job. Just an extra bit of information, we are opening our Pantry shop...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Went in for lunch & a look around. Chocolates look amazing & the fudge looked awesome too - we had lunch in the cafe which was really good - loved the extreme hot chocolate!! Service was excellent & of course we ate too much but...More

1  Thank carolyngibbs
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I will let the staff know that they are doing a great job. We will be opening a Pantry Shop shortly, selling our chutneys, Gelato, and loads of other artisan foodie items

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for a birthday lunch thinking it was a cafe. Yes it is a cafe but the food is high end restaurant stuff. Highly impressed with the quality of the food but it is also fairly pricey. It is not a noisy cafe so...More

1  Thank Aussie20142014
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I will let the staff know that they are doing a great job. Hopefully we will see you again soon

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great selection of quality food served with delicious side salads/freshly baked bread rolls served with the best iced mochas we have ever had. Deserts are delicious - most are served with whipped cream and a pot of melted chocolate. Yum! No wonder we are regular...More

1  Thank Wendy G
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we really appreciate it. No doubt as you are regulars we will see you again soon. Many thanks.

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

In the cafe the food is really nice although a little over priced, however for a treat it's well worth it. I can recommend the vege fritter with bacon and Brie! The hot chocolates definitely hit the spot on the cold day we passed through...More

Thank D P
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope you call in next time you are passing.

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scoobierae
We will be arriving on a cruise ship in January 2016 and would like to visit the Chocolate Factory & the Filter Room ( brewery ). Is there public transport to these places, as we don't want to book a tour through the cruise company
22 November 2015|
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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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