Carlow – The Chocolate Garden of Ireland

"The Chocolate Garden of Ireland"

 The Chocolate Garden of Ireland

The Chocolate Garden of Ireland is a working chocolate and ice cream factory making fine handmade luxury chocolates and premium ice cream located in Rath, Tullow, Co. Carlow.

Chocoholics looking for a real treat should visit The Chocolate Garden of Ireland, a paradise for chocolate lovers. Everyone is a kid when it comes to delicious chocolate and this venue  is loved by all ages – a great venue for a themed birthday parties, family parties, school tours and pre-school groups.  Workshops, Parties and all groups must be pre booked.

Outside workshop times, mould-making is available daily on a walk in basis.  Customers can enjoy making and decorating their own chocolate product mould, while enjoying a complimentary ice cream as they wait for the mould to set.

Delicious award-winning coffee, ice cream and chocolate is served in the coffee shop on site and if youlike hot chocolate –  this is quite simply the best!

Any trip to the Chocolate Garden is guaranteed to please, whether you participate in a workshop or enjoy coffee or some fabulous tasting ice cream at your leisure, while kids of all ages can enjoy the trim trail, slides, sandpit and Wendy house in the play areas.

The Chocolate Garden Workshops

The Chocolate Garden of Ireland offers chocolate workshops suited to all ages (school-going up) – a thoroughly enjoyable hour and forty minutes.

" The Chocolate Garden of Ireland Workshops"

You can look forward to learning about all things chocolate and ice cream; enjoy demonstrations, tastings and hands-on work with chocolate.

Make your own chocolate product and get to keep the mould.

Family Fun Tip:- 

If the Chocolate Workshop times don’t suit you, then ask about the shorter Mould Making session and enjoy an ice cream for only €10 per person and suitable for all ages! Ask in the shop for details or give them a call on 059-6481999 Skype 059-6481999 . No booking required and it’s available up to 4.30pm daily!

Booking Online

Workshops must be booked in advance.

You can book online here through our booking link directly to the The Chocolate Garden ticket sale

Opening Times:

  • Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.,"Chocolate Garden Workshops"
  • Sunday 1-6
  • Bank Holidays 2 – 6 p.m.


Workshops must be pre-booked. €12.50 per person.

Groups of 15 or more €11.

Directions To The Chocolate Garden

On the R725 between Tullow and Shillelagh, 5 km from Tullow; next door to Rathwood and Woodlands Falconry


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