Where better to indulge in delicious chocolate this Easter than in York, the birthplace of Terry’s Chocolate Orange and Rowntree’s Kit Kat. Our boutique York hotel has the perfect Chocolate Package for your spring break to York. To get you started, our hotel has put together some of the best chocolate themed places to visit in York.



York Chocolate Festival

York’s annual chocolate festival celebrates the chocolate industry, artisan chocolatiers, and all chocolate lovers out there. York Chocolate Festival takes place in April over the Easter weekend to celebrate all things chocolate in the city. The festival hosts a programme full of demonstrations, workshops, lectures, tastings, and of course Easter egg hunts. There’s also the chance to stock up on some tasty chocolate treats at the festivals chocolate market. Details on the festivals will be announced nearer the time.
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Chocolate workshops

Try your hand at making your very own chocolate lollipop at York Cocoa House. Give away your chocolate creation as an Easter gift or enjoy it all to yourself! Have a go at working with tempered chocolate to make your lollipop and show off your design skills when decorating your tasty treat. For those more adventurous, book up one of York Cocoa House’s more advanced chocolate workshops including chocolate truffle making, cocoa bean to chocolate bar making, and chocolate model making.
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York’s Chocolate Story

As part of Hotel Indigo York’s Chocolate Package, you will receive two admission tickets to the York Chocolate Story where you’ll discover the fascinating stories behind some of the greatest names in chocolate. Known for being the home of chocolate, York’s fortune and fame has come from its chocolate inventions and production for almost 300 years. During your visit to York’s Chocolate Story, you’ll explore the city’s chocolate journey from past to present.
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Hotel Indigo York is a 101-room boutique hotel in York, conveniently located near to many of York’s top chocolatey attractions.

For more information call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email

Food & Drink in York

Sip on local gin, craft ales, familiar favourites, and creative cocktails at No.88 Walmgate. Pair with one of our delicious Rustic Pizzas.

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We proudly stand in the historic neighbourhood of Walmgate, just a short walk from all the city has to offer.

At one point Walmgate had 20 pubs on the street, today it is a cool mix of independent restaurants, bars and shops and continues to Fossgate – which boasts even more independent shops, delis, bars and restaurants. Walmgate Bar proudly stands at the end of the road. It is the only existing bar in York with a Barbican and forms part of the York City Walls walk.

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York Hotel's Chocolate Story

Discover the history of chocolate, how to make it and how to taste it like an expert at the York’s Chocolate Story.

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Chocolate Package

Sweet dreams are made of this! Enjoy an indulgent stay in York and explore the city’s confectionary history. Snack on a complimentary box of chocolates, and wake up to a full English breakfast.

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