Chappel Chocolate House

Dedicated to making the finest tastiest luxury handmade chocolates, made from sustainably grown Belgian chocolate and, wherever possible locally sourced ingredients.​

Come along to one of our fun and educational courses, demonstrations and workshops.

For kids and ‘big kids’.  Children’s chocolate birthday parties, adult chocolate parties and hen parties.

Come and see us at Poplar Nurseries. Taste our chocolate and learn about different chocolate making techniques.

Fun chocolate making activities for children aged three upwards.

Working together to produce your own design of chocolates while developing team skills.

Dedicated to producing the very best handmade chocolates.

We offer a variety of educational workshops on chocolate making.

The Chappel Chocolate House

The Chappel Chocolate House, run by Chocolatier, Sarah Knights, offers chocolate workshops, demonstrations, parties for children and adults, workshops/courses and team building events at our venue at Poplar Nurseries, Marks Tey, and also at a number of locations including Crowne Plaza Five Lakes, New Hall vineyard, as well as making and selling handmade artisan chocolates.

We use fine Belgian chocolate to make a range of chocolates for children and adults which include truffles, pralines (moulded and cut), moulded chocolates, bars, lollies, solid and hollow shapes and confectionery using both traditional and our own recipes.

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Opening Hours

February to October :
Mondays – Closed unless specified
Tuesday to Friday 10:30 to 4:30
Saturday – 10:00am to 4:30pm
Sunday – 11:00am to 4:00pm

Bank Holidays – open when the garden centre is open: 10:30 to 4:00pm

November to December :
Open Mondays in December 10:30 to 4:30, Tuesday to Saturday 9:30 to 4:30
Sunday 10:00 to 4:00

Closed Easter Sunday, Christmas and Boxing Day and between Christmas and New Year (24th Dec at 1pm to 10th Jan 2020, reopening 11th January 2020)

Chappel Chocolate House, Poplar Nurseries,
Coggeshall Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex,

Tel: 01206 973263