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Makana Chocolate Boutique

Kerikeri 0245, New Zealand
+64 9-407 6800
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This is a chocolate boutique where they make speciality chocolates before your eyes (and you can have a go too!) and the products are the best chocolates, without fear of contradiction, you'll find anywhere!
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (12 reviews)
“hand made” (9 reviews)
Kerikeri 0245, New Zealand
+64 9-407 6800
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is no rushing to meet production schedules here, walking through the front door at Makana Chocolate factory in Kerikeri NZ, you immediately see the hands on skills of the staff making sweet perfection. Shortbreads coated in chocolate, macadamia's , chocolate nut brittle and lots...More

Thank b0ris2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small factory where chocolates and other confections are made by hand. As you enter, there's a view of the assembly and part of the kitchen. Staff walks around with samples for you to try. Obviously, the prices are a little on the...More

Thank miznovember
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank u so much team makana!!! I have finally found someone who makes a better carrot cake than me! Absolute heaven!

Thank jam18898
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The desserts are delectable.such a visual feast. Didn't try the chocolates, but I imagine they would be superb. The gelato and sorbet are smooth, creamy and taste divine. I especially drooled over the cherry sorbet. Taste like they are meant to taste not like the...More

Thank Di A
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very clean professional place. If you arrive at the wine district too early give this place a try as it opens before the wineries. Delicious samples to taste and you can observe the making. A bit on the expensive side BUT delicious - chocolate AND...More

Thank Sonjabs
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Before you even step in to the Boutique you start to get excited. Once you enter you find friendly staff who offer you a selection of chocolates to taste and feel like you are in chocolate heaven. I love that you can watch the chocolate...More

Thank joedb2388
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Always stop here when visiting Kerikeri. Well designed and presented clean shop. Great to see the chocolates been made and always a sample to taste. Fantastic range of chocolates but rather expensive then they are a treat and hand made. Next door is their cafe...More

Thank JohnG-NZ
Reviewed 10 October 2017

On entering the Makana Chocolate Boutique we were greeted by smartly dressed smiling and cheerful staff offering free samples of “today’s tasters.” Though quite expensive we were very happy with our purchase which taste absolutely divine. The Boutique is clean and has a lovely calm...More

Thank bushkanz
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Makana Chocolate Boutique is a delightful cafe full of delicious treats. We were treated to a freshly brewed pot of leafed tea and strong aromatic coffee. The slices are all hand-made daily and painstakingly delicately decorated by proud artisans. We saw them if action! We...More

Thank 140jeffreyc
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic kokako coffee! Underated NZ coffee soooooooooooo good. Had the almond and citrus cake! OMG! Soft and tasty. Others had the sugar rush. Divine food. Rich and slightly expensive. But an experience that is worth stopping in for!

Thank cafegeoff
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