Workshops & Events

Want to visit our workshop?

We are Europe’s smallest and most alternative bean-to-bar chocolate factory! You can book to be part of a group visit, talk & tasting via our new Airbnb experience page here

Groups: Private group workshops and chocolate tastings are available by arrangement, drop us a line if you would like to come a visit!  We can comfortably fit groups of 4-8 adults in our workshop space or, for larger groups and parties we use a room at the lovely O’Donovans Hotel in town, or Clonakilty Brewing Co HQ event space for Beer & Choc event.

Find out what we can offer for Birthday Parties/Hen workshops – a great way to celebrate!

Deposits, Tickets & Wedding Favours can be found here in our shop

Upcoming Events & Tasting Events:

Part of A Taste of West Cork
Saturday September 7th, 4-6pm
Clonakilty Brewing Company & Chocolate Clonakilty – Brewery Tour and Pairing Event
Where:  Clonakilty Brewing Co HQ Clonakilty

Meet head brewer ‘Thirsty Frank’ and Allison of Clonakilty Chocolate and learn about the raw ingredients and processes involved in making craft beer and chocolate.  Includes a tour of the brewery followed by a chocolate making bean-to-bar talk, tastings and beer and chocolate pairing! Tickets €35, Booking Essential – Email [email protected] twitter clonchocolate & clonakiltybrew

Sat Sept 14th, 2pm – Clonakilty Chocolate Bean-to-Bar Chocolate ExperienceWhere – Clonakilty Chocolate Garden HQ, Clonakilty Town Centre

What – Visit Europe’s smallest bean-to-bar chocolate factory, see the machines we use to make our delicious Fairtrade and sugar-free chocolate and taste your way from bean-to bar.  Booking essential as space is limited, €20 per adult, €10 under 12s, email [email protected]

Workshops can be tailored to suit your interests and budgets including:

Some lovely words…

Thanks so much for everything, ye made it so relaxed, which was exactly what we were going for!! I think the bride really enjoyed herself. We all did actually and all the girls have been telling all their friends about it! Thanks so much for all your help again! Christine

…everyone had a great day and couldn’t stop sayin how much they enjoyed it all. Very grateful for it. JL

thank you again for such an absolutely amazing afternoon, I think I can definitely say it exceeded all of our expectations and all the girls had such a fun time at it!! I will definitely recommend you to anyone going to Clon! Niamh

Thank you so much for a fantastic evening on Friday night. We all truly enjoyed it and learned a lot! Olivia

Micro-factory-visit & Tasting – an introduction to the chocolate making process, learn about all our ingredients, machines and how we use them to make chocolate from-the-bean while sitting inside our studio! Includes a full tasting of all our bars and other goodies!  As we’re a working production area we can only host workshops when we’re not knee deep in chocolate making ourselves so it’s best to get in touch at least 1 week in advance to book in.  Option A: Talk & tasting only – Approx 45 min in length, €60 Euros per group, (max 8 people per group)  Option B: Talk, tasting & making – Approx 1 hour includes making some chocolate goodies to take home, €100 Euros per group, (max 8 people per group)  Option C: book in via dates available on our new Airbnb experience page here €20 Euros per person

Bean-to-Bar/Seasonal/Truffle workshops  learn about the process of making chocolate from the bean, from how cocoa pods grow to roasting, conching and tempering while making a great selection of goodies to take home – what we make will be catered to your interests and the season!  Get in touch to sort the finer details!

Craft Beer Tour & Chocolate Tasting/Paring – we are lucky to be pals with the lovely Thirsty Frank at the Clonakilty Brewing company, so Frank & I team up at his HQ in Clon and can deliver a very unique tour, talk and tasting.  Get in touch to find out more, suits groups of 12-30 people.

To book a workshop or party anytime of the year, gather a group friends and get in touch to sort the finer details!

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