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The Chocolate Story

185 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
+64 4-979 9059
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Cold hot chocolate

No where near as good a selection as Bohemian in Wellington and yikes the price is over the top. To... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Fudge Fudge Fudge

I am a great lover of chocolate.So i try to visit chocolate establishment where ever a go around... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
GarfeildAK1957
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Through utilising French and European inspired recipes, then adapting them to locally sourced New Zealand products, the Chocolate Story blends in premium chocolates such as the world famous Valrhona Couverture Chocolate to produce chocolates for which we are sure you and your friends will love.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible18%
Apr 30, 2018
“Fudge Fudge Fudge”
Jul 5, 2018
“Cold hot chocolate ”
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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185 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

No where near as good a selection as Bohemian in Wellington and yikes the price is over the top. To make things worse our hot chocolates were cold.More

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Brett N, Manager at The Chocolate Story, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Sorry to hear your hot chocolates were cold, if you are able to come back please let us know and we will give you new ones one the house of course. Like our competitor there are different chocolate options for the hot Chocolate, you may...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I am a great lover of chocolate.So i try to visit chocolate establishment where ever a go around the world Just ask my wife about our adventure in a French village LOL.This shop has a wide variety of hand made choclates which were very tasty....More

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snoopyd24, Manager at The Chocolate Story, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are happy you enjoy the fudge so much!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Nice shop and products but no welcome, no hello, no advice, no good bye...we felt like our visit was an unwelcome interruption...

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snoopyd24, Owner at The Chocolate Story, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We try to greet every customer so are equally disappointed that you did not feel welcome, we will ensure to try harder to ensure every customer is greeted correctly.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I love chocolate especially flavoured ones so I was very excited to get a box for my birthday. Unfortunately, they don't taste as good as they look. They are overly sweet and the white ones are far too greasy. Shame as I had high hopes...More

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snoopyd24, Owner at The Chocolate Story, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Sorry for a late response and sorry to hear you did not enjoy the Chocolates as much as we would have hoped. Many of our recipes are traditional Belgium and French recipes; using NZ ingredients where possible and absolutely no artificial additives or oils. However...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

stopped in while shopping in petone with friends, amazing chocolates, wow would love for someone to buy me one of each lol hint hint to the world. Got myself and my hubby a few and we devoured them in minutes yum yum. will be back,...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My biggest dilemma is trying to decide which chocolates to try. They all look and sound amazing. It has become our Easter tradition to take our 3 children to Chocolate Story to choose 4 beautiful chocolates forcthe Easter bunny to hide. So much be than...More

1  Thank kersti T
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

But very very VERY amazing place. Great staff who are always so happy and the fact your can see them handmaking each chocolate bar is amazing. Their beer and chocolate bar is toppers too.

1  Thank Doug M
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

We was met by a man on the street holding a sign advertising his shop, The Chocolate Story. In we went and although this is a very small shop, he has an amazing array of chocolate flavors. We bought a selection then carried on our...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Incredible chocolate, right in the heart of Petone. Hand made. Each piece is exquisite and like heaven.

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Reviewed 3 April 2014

This tiny little treasure in Jackson Street, Petone is a must to visit if you like really really delicious chocolate. Lovingly made and beautifully decorated, these little delicacies are divine. The only trouble is when you buy them for gifts, you have to control the...More

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raygraham767
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Response from snoopyd24 | Property representative |
Hello Ray, We are a very small shop, so would be hard to fit that number of people in the shop, but could do a demonstration on hand made chocolates to maybe half at a time. Normally we do this for tour groups and then... More
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