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Old Bank House Chocolate

Old Bank House Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
+44 15394 32422
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Chocolate everywhwre

Love this shop. The chocolate is handmade and tastes gorgeous. Kids love it, something for... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Tina K
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London, United Kingdom
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Amazing chocolates!

Found a fabulous chocolate shop in Ambleside called Old Bank House Chocolate. The chocolates are... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Nully_12
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Old Bank House Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Love this shop. The chocolate is handmade and tastes gorgeous. Kids love it, something for everyone. Staff are very friendly and informative. You can watch the process in action through the front window.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Found a fabulous chocolate shop in Ambleside called Old Bank House Chocolate. The chocolates are made on the premises and you can actually watch them being made through a window which looks out onto the street. The chocolates were absolutely delicious. Everything tasted very fresh...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Raining heavily as we made our way back to the car park and just came across this little gem. Amazing display, lovely lady serving. Trouble is - you choose so many you end up with a huge bill - but of so worth it -...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This wasn't the first time we've visited - it's a must if you're in the Lakes. The choice is incredible and the quality is the best I've ever experienced. Nothing is too much trouble and no-one so much as blinked when I scooped up the...More

Thank Barbara L
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here as it was close to where we were staying and I was craving something sweet. Oh how I was so happy to find a really great chocolate place. They make their own chocolates right there and the shop smelled so yummy! I...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The chocolate macaroons are made on the premises, as are a lot of the chocolate products, and the have the perfect balance of chocolate and coconut chips. They taste fresh, they do not hang around long. They are superior to the version in some other...More

Thank Stuart B
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We visited this excellent little chocolate shop yesterday on the first day of our latest visit to Ambleside. We went in and had a good browse around all of the lovely goodies, and bought some chocolate peanuts and a chocolate-dipped flake. We would have liked...More

Thank Steve W
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Michelle F, Owner at Old Bank House Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for an excellent review. Has a small family run business now celebrating our 25th year in trading we pride ourselves on good friendly service and quality chocolate. Sharon has been with us for the last 3 years and is now part off the...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This shop set in an old bank (see the old main safe room) sells excellent chocolate in some unusual shapes and flavours. The person making the chocolates can also be seen in the front window.

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

A nice shop with plenty of choice. Packages in good sized bags and prices are not too steep. The turkish delight was absolutely delicious.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a superb shop where Michelle gives superb service and very high quality chocolates. I defy anyone not to be impressed by the huge range of chocolates and just try to resist the temptation to eat one or more, it's impossible. Michelle has sent...More

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Michelle F, Owner at Old Bank House Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review it was nice to meet you and your wife. Have a great Easter. Look forward to hearing from you soon x Michelle

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Maddy1914
31 October 2017|
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Response from Michelle F | Property representative |
We are open everyday. Sunday opening hours 10am- 5.30pm
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Joden C
2 September 2015|
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Response from Michelle F | Property representative |
Hi Jo, Glad you enjoyed the chocolates, although we don't mail order at this present moment we would be happy to send our handmade chocolate through the post. Just give us a call and we can arrange to send them to... More
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