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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” (15 reviews)
“gift shop” (17 reviews)
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1131 Links Road | Hawkes Bay, Napier 4183, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We call in here each time we visit Napier. So much choice, beautiful flavours. Try the Turkish Delight or get a mixed box. Staff are friendly and helpful, and you can try before you buy. There is also a section of fudge.More

1  Thank Janice P
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The chocolates are simply wonderful, after 17 years I am still the head quality controller, its a tough job. We have just opened a pantry shop on site as well, all types of yummy items,...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Love going to this place as it is a bit different with plenty of parking and in the country. It has a chocolate shop and museum. We often go for lunch or afternoon tea because of the food they sell. It is quite small so...More

1  Thank Graeme B
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2016

Thank you for your lovely comments. We have just opened a Pantry Shop on site now, will all kinds of yummy foodie items, including a range of Silky Oak products. This should help take the pressure off everyone on cruise ship days, plus we are...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

The cafe was awesome, fabulous service, scrumptious food.......chocolate is the answer..who cares what the question is! This would be among the best cafes, they also have a good selection of gluten free.

Thank Kathy W
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2016

We hope you can visit us again soon, so that you can enjoy the experience all over again, Thank you

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 reviewResponded 2 October 2016

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 reviewResponded 8 September 2016

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 reviewResponded 30 August 2016

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

Thank coolmamanapier
soak, Owner at The Silky Oak Chocolate Company, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

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!!

Thank Frank E
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 reviewResponded 16 August 2016

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 reviewResponded 16 August 2016

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

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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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