A truly special experience

Delve into the delectable world of chocolate, where you’ll learn the art of creating indulgent truffles from sumptuous ingredients.

At the heart of Dublin's vibrant art scene lies a deep-rooted passion for traditional crafts

For over three centuries, No. 3 Crane Lane has stood as a testament to artistry and tradition. Since 1670, this venerable building has been both an artisan manufacturing shop and a cherished home to the Read family.
The Read family, world-renowned for their exquisite craftsmanship, have been crafting tableware, cutlery, swords, and instruments for Dublin’s nobility, gentry, and grand tourists throughout this remarkable span of time.
Today, the legacy lives on. The Workshops at House of Read offer an authentic experience, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the rich history and craftsmanship of various trades.

The Chocolatey Clare Truffle Making Workshop

Calling all chocolate aficionados! Step into the opulent Red Room at the House of Read, where an indulgent experience awaits you. Here you will meet your host, the esteemed artisan chocolate maker Chocolatey Clare. 

Luxury Craftsmanship: Clare's work is a testament to luxury craftsmanship, meticulously built on principles of sustainability, respect, and kindness. Her creations are more than just chocolate, they're an embodiment of conscious elegance.

Vegan Delights: Every product from Chocolatey Clare is 100% vegan and hand-wrapped in stunning plastic-free packaging, a testament to our unwavering commitment to both taste and the planet.

A Love for Chocolate: Clare's passion for chocolate will delight and captivate you, as she shares her depth of knowledge and expertise.


What To Expect:

Expert Guidance: Clare will expertly lead you through the process of crafting your own customized bag of exquisite chocolate truffles using a recipe she specifically designed for this class. Whether it's a personal treat or a heartfelt gift, these truffles will leave your taste buds dancing and your heart brimming with pride.

Cocoa Conversations: Engage in fascinating discussions about cocoa, from its origins to sustainable practices. Discover the stories behind each velvety bite.

Premium Quality: Clare's commitment to quality, excellence, and sustainability permeates every aspect of this workshop and weaves its magic through every moment.


Join us at the Chocolatey Clare Truffle Making Workshop and experience a captivating journey where luxury meets elegance, and joy is wrapped in chocolate.

Please note that workshops are available by appointment only, for group bookings of five or six participants.

For enquiries and bookings, please email cranelaneworkshops@gmail.com.

Duration of class is one and a half hours.