Find out more about what has been happening at Chocolate Fayre.

Fathers Day Gifts

Father’s Day – Sunday 20th June

Whether it’s to say Thank’s for being there, or Thanks for believing in me, or Proud to call you my dad, or simply Lots of love, Father’s Day is a the opportunity to say the things which you may not have the chance to say as the everyday things have been mixed up with Covid[…]


Still Stay Safe & Be Kind

With the next big changes in lockdown measures coming next week, there’s a lot to be hopeful for. However we’re seeing a lot of anxiety and just feelings of tiredness, as people adapt to a situation which could cause them stress and worry. What will the new rules mean in practice? Will I still feel[…]

We're Recruiting

We’re Recruiting. Read on for full details and how to apply…

PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS NOW PASSED. WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING ANY FURTHER APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ROLE. Chocolate Fayre Customer Service Role – What Is The Job? We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic person to join our customer service team at Chocolate Fayre, Barnard Castle. Hours: Part time (3 x[…]

Galaxy Eggs

The Steady Return To Normality…

As many of you know, we closed our doors to in-person shopping during the current Lockdown from the start of January voluntarily, operating postal delivery and Click/Call & Collect services only to ensure that our customers and staff were kept as safe as possible during a time when the government’s advice was to “stay at[…]

Poinsettia Christmas Collection Box

Christmas Orders & Opening Hours

THE CHOCOLATE FAYRE WEBSITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR ORDERS while we take a break and spend long overdue time with our families. The website will be back open for orders from Saturday 9th January, and the Chocolate Fayre shop will be back open from Monday 11th January. Our apologies for any inconvenience.  For those local[…]

Tea & Pot

Tea – How do you take yours?

Following the popularity of our Hill Sixty coffee beans and grinds, we’re really pleased to announce that our refreshing range of Hill Sixty loose leaf teas are now available for you to brew and enjoy at home now too. We’ve perhaps become used to the ease and convenience of the tea bag. However, made well,[…]

Mango Milk Cup

How To Store Chocolate & Keep It Fresh

I’m sure there will be some of you who have no need to worry about storing your chocolates, as the temptation is so great that they barely last the journey home! However, let’s say you’re super organised and bought someone a lovely gift of a box of chocolates, and their birthday isn’t for a few[…]

Shop Front Closed

Covid-19 Chocolate Fayre Arrangements

(Updated Monday 10th August – latest info and arrangements during the Covid-19 situation) After 98 days of being closed to our customers throughout lockdown, we are have re-opened and are welcoming you all back to Chocolate Fayre from Monday 22nd June. Like everywhere else, we have had to re-think how we do things to make[…]

Food Stack

Please help…

PLEASE HELP. For those paying attention, you may remember we launched our annual Easter charity raffle a few week’s ago. We had loads of great nominations from some excellent worthy causes. But then coronavirus came and everything got turned upside down. We can’t sell raffle tickets in our usual way from the Chocolate Fayre shop.[…]

Dates for the Diary

With the current coronavirus situation playing havoc with life around the world, we have received written notification from the Ministry of Information in Whitehall that Easter this year will be postponed until after the pandemic has passed, taking place now on December 25th. We are working hard to produce have a range of thermal chocolate[…]