Attraction: Strawbale premises, shop, cafe & garden, chocolates hand-made on site, viewing window into kitchen.
(03) 5476 4208
5451 Midland Hwy
Mt Franklin VIC 3461
Mon-Sunday 10am- 4:45pm
Cafe close 4:30pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & February
Group Bookings Accepted
Mon-Friday 10am-3:30pm. Sat & Sun 10am-12pm (groups are welcome after these times, however we cannot guarantee cafe seating due to busy periods)
We offer bus and tour groups a FREE "Chocolate Sample" for groups of 25 or more, or $1 per person if <25 people. We can also organise specific dietary chocolates if required (eg diabetic, vegan, our "ginger" specialty). We suggest that our demonstration is not appropriate for school and university groups.
Entry to Chocolate Mill is FREE
Demonstration & Talk
Ongoing video demonstrations
Our video demonstrations go for approximately 20 minutes, with info on the original owner-built strawbale premises and how we make our chocolates on site with the best Belgian chocolate and freshest ingredients. In the cafe there is also a video showing how cocoa is turned into chocolate
and footage of the TV shows that we've been on- Coxy's, Getaway and Postcards.
All our Facilities & Grounds are strictly non-smoking.
Smokers will be asked to smoke at a designated spot outside our gate.
Hot Chocolate Cafe:
Adjacent to main building. Seats 100 undercover, fully alfresco in Summer, with plastic screening and heating in Winter. Up to 20 seats in garden.
Visitors can sit in the cafe and enjoy the view of the dam & garden, as well as the surrounding bushland.
We offer Ultimate Hot Chocolates made with real Belgian Chocolate, freshly roasted coffee, cakes & tarts, a selection of teas, cold drinks, light meals (wraps - limited numbers) & ice-cream sundaes (served with melted Belgian chocolate & cream!).
Chocolate Mill shop:
The main building consists of the kitchen and shop. There is a viewing window where visitors can look from the shop into the kitchen to see where we make all our chocolate products.
We have over 95 different selections of chocolates in our cabinets and prepacked items available for purchase in our shop.
2, including 1 accessibility toilet
Carpark accommodates 3 coaches with 50 cars
Ramps & flat walkways. Vehicles may be driven up closer to the left of the building for access to shorter pathways.
Bookings need to be made at least 1 week in advance with confirmation at least the day before with:
*Day & Date of visit
*Estimated arrival time
*Contact's phone number
*If morning/afternoon tea or light lunch will be required
*If chocolate samples are required
Please note that payment for pre-arranged chocolate samples is to be made upon arrival. Additional requests such as light meals (wraps - in addition to those available on the day) or specialist platters must be ordered & paid for in advance.