Café is takeaway only plus delicious menu ready to go - pick up from our Outdoor Pit Stop Kiosk or the café 9-5pm. Grab and go ice creams, hot and cold drinks too. We’ll be preparing Take Home meals including our famous sweet pastries to treat your family. Order online. Locals, phone ahead for any pre-orders: (03)9730 2777..
Set on 16 hectares, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie Ice Creamery combines striking architecture with a unique food experience amidst picturesque valley views. The Chocolaterie welcomes you with free entry and abundant free chocolate tastings, displays of thousands of premium chocolates and large viewing windows where you can see European chocolatiers at work handcrafting creations.
Delight in the experience of tasting, seeing and indulging in quality products in our spectacular Showroom and Café nestled amongst Chocolaterie's expansive lawns, orchard, wetlands area and sculptures are the perfect place for children to play and explore. There’s also plenty of fun to be had with chocolatey activities and events held throughout the year.
Open daily from 9am to 5pm (except Christmas day).
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It’s school holidays and the kids are at home except this time they are really at home (plus many parents are still trying to hold together a working life at home). We all need a few magic tricks in our bag for occupying little hearts and minds and a little uptime among the downtime of COVID-19.
Producers, makers, growers and more have quickly adapted to the new world of living from home and are offering online shop-at-home experience that give you all the right connections to hard to get, or previously unavailable, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges products.
Want some ideas on how to make mum feel super special this Mother’s Day? We bet she’s been working harder than ever during lockdown and you’re looking for a unique way to tell her how much she is appreciated.
There are lots of places that are great dining experiences for families – places with terrifically yummy children’s menus, places with lots of activities to keep kids amused, and destinations that offer wide open spaces where little legs can burn off some energy and build big appetites.
There are plenty of cool places to cool down in the Yarra Valley. Just heading to the hills, and the endless green of shady trees, will help you feel instantly refreshed but if getting your toes in the water appeals, here are some ideas for waterplay that make summer heat a breeze.
The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie's famous best-ever-brownie is taking centre stage from 14-25 June with a bounty of indulgence planned for 12 choc filled days. The first ever BROWNIE FESTIVAL celebrates the Chocolaterie's popular couverture chocolate brownie.
Do you remember the Ice Cream Festival from last summer? If you made it there - you'll never be able to forget the delicious, cool, sweetness of it. Did you miss it? That's sad - very sad. Guess what though - it's on again! The festival will run from Feb 14 - 25, 2018.