Cocoa Black in Peebles

Cocoa Black in the Scottish Borders is a must-visit stop-off for international chefs, celebrities, royals and blissed-out chocolate lovers from around the world, attracted to the gorgeous creations of UK World Chocolate Master Ruth Hinks.

How To Find Us

1-3 Cuddybridge
EH45 8JB
+44 (0)1721 723 764

Opening Hours


10:00 – 16:00


10:00 – 16:00


10:00 – 16:00


10:00 – 16:00


10:00 – 16:30


10:00 – 17:00


10:00 – 16:30

Hot Chocolate Menu →

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Hot Chocolate Menu

Patisserie Menu

Discover Us In Peebles

France is famous for its patisserie, Vienna for its coffee houses, Germany for its Kaffee und Kuchen – but Peebles? A quiet Border town on the River Tweed, well away from the city bustle of Edinburgh? Once, Cocoa Black was one of Scotland’s best kept secrets. Now it’s firmly on the map, and looking forward to your visit!

Cocoa Black is proud to be leading the way in independent artisan retail and creating a new community around a shared love of chocolate. Cocoa Black is housed in a beautiful building perched on the bridge by the river.

Chocolate Boutique & Cafe

Come and visit us in Scotland’s chocolate capital where you can enjoy some of the most delicious chocolate and patisserie in the world. From delicate macarons to exquisite cakes and petits fours, single origin bars and colourful confections, you’ll find your bliss at the patisserie counter.

Treat yourself to an indulgent cup of hot chocolate perfection. Each delicious hot chocolate is freshly made to your order, in seven blissful flavours. In our gift range, you’ll find our award-winning boxed chocolate collections, and other enticing chocolate delights to make every chocolate lover’s heart beat faster.

Chocolate School

The Chocolate & Pastry School

Cocoa Black is home to the world-famous Chocolate & Pastry School, where professional chefs come to train with international star chocolatiers, and ambitious home bakers learn chocolate craft skills beyond their wildest dreams.

Officially opened by HRH The Earl of Wessex, The Chocolate & Pastry School teaches the essential skills required to make beautiful French patisserie, chocolate truffles, afternoon teacakes and other delicious treats at home.