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Top 4 Chocolate Shops In The Capital

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Easter is upon us and you all know what that means, its time to over indulge on the best thing man has ever created, chocolate!

Instead of boring and generic supermarket eggs and bunnies we’ve curated a list of the best chocolate shops in the capital; where you can find the most unusual treats to satisfy that sweet tooth.

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Tucked away in the corner of the world famous Carnaby shopping area is this fantastically decadent chocolate shop and café. If you are looking for the best and most outrageous chocolate treats then this is the place to come. The cakes that they have on display are so intricate and beautiful that you wouldn’t even dream of wanting to eat them. Treat yourself instead to their Easter specials such as caramel filled dinosaurs and decorated chocolate eggs. If you really want to splash the cash you can get a life size solid chocolate skull painted with flowers for £100. Talk about having chocolate on the brain eh!

Melange Chocolate Shop &Café 

This Peckham institution is known for their love of combining chocolate with unusual flavours such as spices, herbs, flowers, and tea.

Because of those experimentations they are home to two award winning chocolates: the ginger with lime and raspberry with rosemary. They also offer chocolate and wine tastings, how to make your own chocolate workshops and even a chocolate club. If you can’t make it to Peckham don’t fret as you can order online too. Chocolate delivered straight to your day? How blissful.

 

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How pretty is this egg created by Melt for Easter?

A a chocolate boutique in Notting Hill where you can watch your chocolate being freshly made before it’s lovingly gift wrapped for you to enjoy at home. All of the chocolates and treats are conceived and created in house by their master chocolatiers. They offer dozens of different gift boxes and bags of their chocolates as well as being able to create your own custom box of truffles: all of which
can also be ordered online. The organic popcorn slathered in milk ,or dark chocolate depending on your preference , is a definite must try.

 

Paul A Young Fine Chocolate’s chocolate-shops

Paul A Young is a master chocolatier who is known for making the highest quality chocolate in the capital and being incredibly creative with flavour combinations. He has four branches and at each the chocolate is made by hand and in small batches using only the freshest and finest ingredients. Previous creations include a black pudding truffle with ginger biscuit and Marmite infused chocolate. Formally a head pastry chef for Marco Pierre White, Paul has gone on to win many awards for his chocolate and published books on the art of chocolate making too. If you ever get the chance try out the brownies they are heavenly.

 

 

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Mahum Masood
Mahum Masood is a recent journalism graduate from City University – one of the highest ranked universities for journalism in the world. Born and bred in East London she loves discovering all the new places and pop ups that make the area so exciting. Currently interning at a graphic design agency in Shoreditch as their Communications Managers. She has previously worked for Made In Shoreditch, an online magazine, and continues to create content for them.She also writes for Hercampus.com/CityUniversity – a student blog that was originally started 3 years ago and then franchised by the American company HerCampus - a hugely popular online community for women at university across the globe. Her interests include reading till her eyes go fuzzy, collecting fashion magazines and spending most of her time in a cinema.

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