Family Fun: Butlers Chocolate Experience
Are you desperately searching for ideas to keep the kids busy this midterm break? Well look no further! The Butlers Chocolate Experience is the perfect adventure for all the family and provides a day of chocolate filled fun that is sure to raise a smile.
The tour begins with visitors being dressed in traditional chocolatier garb before watching a short film that traces the history of the cocoa bean and the story of how Butlers became one of Ireland’s premier chocolate makers. Fret not if anyone is starting to feel peckish, there will be some chocolatey treats along the way!
Next up is a stop into the interactive Butlers museum and the Chocolate Museum where you will discover some of the secrets which have kept customers coming back for over 85 years.
Then, it’s time to get your hands chocolatey in the Chocolate Experience Room where visitors will be given the opportunity to decorate their own chocolates which they are then free to take home with them. Finally, it’s time to relax with a well-earned hot chocolate and some treats to round out the day.
Butlers Chocolate Experience entry must be booked in advance and is priced at €13.50 per person. Entry includes; the Chocolate movie, Chocolate Museum, Chocolate Gallery and Chocolate Experience room. Special family rates available. Butlers Chocolate Experience is easy to access – just 5 minutes from the M50/M1 junction near the airport.
Tours run daily at 10.00, 12.00 and 15.30, Monday to Saturday (times may be subject to change and availability) Pre-booking is essential. Book online at www.butlerschocolates.com/book to save 5% on entry or call 01 6710599
If you don’t make it to the factory, why not pop into a Butler’s Cafe on Henry St or Grafton St and enjoy a hot chocolate instead!