Les artisans chocolatiers de L'Atelier du Chocolat

Opening hours

Open

  • Monday 09:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Tuesday 09:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Wednesday 09:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Thursday 09:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Friday 09:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Saturday 09:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed

Closes at 07:00 pm

Useful information

Location : In town

Province : Labourd

Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Bank cards accepted
  • Disable access
  • English spoken
  • Entertainment
  • Groups
  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • Spanish spoken
  • Telephone
  • English
    • The requirement of craftsmanship.


      L'Atelier du Chocolat is an adventure that started in 1951 in Bayonne thanks to Joseph and Madeleine Andrieu. In 1995, Serge and his wife Marie-Pierre Andrieu created the famous Bouquet de Chocolat. Since then, our chocolatiers have been dreaming up new products every day and devoting themselves to the art of tablage in order to create thin sheets of 100% pure cocoa butter chocolate by hand.

      It is thanks to this innovation and creativity that you will be able to find all our delicacies in our Boutique Workshops or on our website here.

      The choice of raw materials is a key step and we are committed to using high quality ingredients in order to offer 100% cocoa butter chocolates.

      Our KIRESTA 70% cocoa dark chocolate is a unique composition of beans from Ecuador, São Tomé and Ivory Coast, a unique blend that has made it our signature chocolate for many years.

      Living around chocolate, discovering new sensory journeys, this is the tasty and delicious experience offered by the Atelier du Chocolat.


      Come and admire our chocolate makers at work in their "lab", separated from you only by a window during the "Chocolate discovery tour."


      Info & reservations:

      Visit from Monday to Saturday from 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

      Presence of chocolatiers from Monday to Friday (production stops at 4:30 p.m.)

      Last visit 1h30 before closing.

      Duration of the visit: approximately 1h30.

      Prices with tasting: Adults: 6.50€ - Children (from 3 to 10 years old): 4.50€ (chocolate workshop and tasting included)

      - Reservation and guided tour for groups of more than 10 people.


      Reservations here or at visite@atelierduchocolat.fr

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Traveller Reviews Les artisans chocolatiers de L'Atelier du Chocolat

4.3 sur 5 1079 reviews

  • Nicolas De Toffoli

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Nicolas De Toffoli on 11/08/2022

    This is THE place/palace of Chocolate! The museum offers a nice trip through chocolate history. In particular, it explains how Bayonne has become the chocolate capital city in France. The visit ends with a delicious tasting. Guided by an expert, you can taste different flavors of chocolate and also share your feedback. Kids are even offered a workshop … (this is a surprise!) Last but not least, the shop is a great opportunity to purchase top quality products for a reasonable price.

  • Philippe Bathelet

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by Philippe Bathelet on 21/09/2022

    Great place to lurn about chocolate making. Staff is nice. Would love to have audio translate in others languages. (Writing is translated). Testing is great, with good explanation but limited to only few chocolate origins.

  • Irene L

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Irene L on 22/09/2020

    You can book the tours very easily online. We did it in one of the shops. The two people working in the shop in the museum were very nice and could speak English very well. Almost everything is also written in English. They even offered to change the video that usually runs in French to the video in English. You can watch them working in the factory. Very interesting. They have a little activity for children at the end. My daughter loved it. Trying the chocolate at the end was of course the best. The man working at the shop explained each piece of chocolate very well, and it was very interesting. Of course we couldn't leave empty handed.

Traveller Reviews Les artisans chocolatiers de L'Atelier du Chocolat

4.0 sur 5 436 reviews

  • "Good Chocolate, Fun for Kids"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Steve C (Washington DC, District of Columbia) on 07/09/2019

    We've been to Lake Champlain Chocolates in Burlington (and others) so we know how chocolate is made, but we paid the admission again...'cuz we love chocolate! The museum was thorough. Unfortunately...

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  • "What to do on a Cloudy Day, fancy something sweet?"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by TheCurryClan4 (Bristol, United Kingdom) on 25/08/2019

    What to do on an overcast day after 30C heat and endless beach and pool visits during the holiday Try a trip to L’atelier Du Chocolat, factory and museum, in their original location of BAYONNE Very...

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  • "Excellent chocolate experience"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by 387tja (Danbury, United Kingdom) on 27/08/2018

    We turned up mid afternoon and the museum was relatively quiet. You start off by learning about chocolate. The main panels are in English and French (also Basque and Spanish on smaller panels to...

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Les artisans chocolatiers de L'Atelier du Chocolat

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7 allée de Gibéléou
64100 Bayonne

GPS coordinates

43° 29'29.21"N, 1° 27'26.49"W

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