The History Behind The Name Melba’s Chocolates

May 18, 2022

In 1980 Graeme and Joy took over a restaurant on Anzac Highway, which became available for lease. With this, they needed to find a name for their then-new restaurant! At the time, there were a lot of Australian restaurants around, including the “Jolly Swagman” and “Bush Tucker”, which were very Australian themed names. However, Graeme […]

What a year it has been …

December 30, 2020

The last two years have been years like no-others; Australia as a whole was affected by Bush fires, floods, world-wide pandemics, to name a few! As a community and the direct hurdles and challenges we had to face, we did so with all your support. This Christmas, to show our appreciation, we raised money and […]

Support local Adelaide Hills businesses

May 20, 2020

Grab Your Esky and Support the Adelaide Hills! Now, more than ever before, it is so vital to support our local Adelaide Hills businesses. 2020 will go down in history as one of the most challenging times to own a business and many of us have had the double-whammy – bushfires AND coronavirus to contend […]

Create the ultimate platter for under $50!

May 14, 2020

We don’t know about you, but over the last few months our team has spent more time being creative in their kitchens at home! At the end of a long week we’ve taken to rewarding ourselves with a mouth-watering Melba’s dessert platter that is a feast for the senses! Wondering how to create such a […]

Melba’s commitment to your health and safety

March 16, 2020

A message from the Managing Director, Tom Foristal and the entire Melba’s Team: In light of the uncertain times we are facing due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we wanted to let you know the steps we are taking at Melba’s Chocolates to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our customers and staff. In addition […]

Melba’s top Easter picks for 2020

March 12, 2020

Easter is right around the corner, and there’s never been a better time to beat the crowds and stock up. Every year, the Melba’s team create a wide range of delicious, iconic SA treats to celebrate the Easter season. This year is no different! Our Easter collection boasts scrumptious options for kids, oldies and everyone […]

Melba’s top Valentine’s Day picks

February 10, 2020

Looking for something to do this Valentine’s Day? Why not head to the Adelaide Hills and discover some of our local hidden gems. With so many beautiful locations to check out, you’ll be spoilt for choice… Hahndorf Take a drive through the picturesque German village of Hahndorf. Indulge in some of the delicious options scattered […]

The ultimate FREE day at the Royal Adelaide Show!

August 21, 2019

It’s the Show of a Lifetime, and it’s at Wayville Showgrounds from August 31st to September 8th 2019! Ten days of fun are guaranteed, with rides for the kids, wine tasting for the adults and delicious food promised! The Royal Adelaide Show can be an expensive outing for any family, which is why the team […]

Plan the Ultimate Father’s Day!

August 1, 2019

Looking for something to do this Father’s Day? Check out our top picks for an awesome, delicious and unforgettable day with the Old Man! Indulge in SA’s best If there’s one things Dads love, it’s eating a good, hearty meal. The Adelaide Hills are renowned for scrumptious foodie destinations that are sure to be a […]

Celebrate Winter in the Adelaide Hills

July 18, 2019

There’s never been a better time to head for the Adelaide Hills! Check out our top list of activities to keep the kids entertained and active over the last few days of the school holidays… Woodhouse Activity Centre Unplug the kids these School Holidays with Woodhouse Activity Centre’s immense range of activity-based experiences. Their ‘Drop […]