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For those of you who are still waiting to find a golden ticket in their next chocolate bar, you don’t need to keep waiting in vain. Although your dreams of exploring Willi Wonka’s fictional chocolate factory may never come true, London is a paradise of chocolatey goodness just waiting to be explored.
Many of our Montcalm hotels London are located just around the corner from some of the city’s best chocolate treasure troves. Whether you’re into milk chocolate, dark chocolate, truffles or treat bars you’ll find all kinds of creamy cocoa goodness to get your fix in London. Follow our ultimate chocolate lover’s guide to get your fill of chocolate treats during your city break.
Chocolate making class
There’s nothing better than filling your tummy with sweet chocolate treats but instead of always buying expensive brands, why not learn how to craft your own works of chocolate art? London offers some of the best culinary classes for people of all abilities to learn the skills they need to create their own chocolate treats. From master classes for busy professionals to fun-filled workshops for chocoholics, you’ll find plenty of places to learn and have fun near our Montcalm hotels London. Learn from the best chocolatiers in the business what it takes to cultivate and craft the perfect chocolate creations, all while having fun and tasting some of the tastiest treats in London.
It’s hard to believe there was a time before Mars, Twix, Dairy Milk and all of the other delicious chocolate brands we know today but once upon a time chocolate bars were not as readily available as they are now. Take a trip to the Chocolate Museum in Brixton to explore the timeline of the British chocolate industry and how it has evolved over the decades. This would make a great day out for the kids if you’re travelling with the family to our London City suites hotel. Learn how the introduction of cocoa into the UK has led to one of the biggest and fastest growing industries in the country.
What’s better than chocolate and alcohol? Alcoholic chocolate, of course. London is famous for its selection of luxury bars that whip up some of the best concoctions in the world and now chocoholics can get their fix of cocoa in the form of a cocktail. Head over to Dirty Martini and try a Chocolate Martini or make your way to Barsmith and indulge in a Milkyway. If you can’t get enough of chocolate and you want to try something different, give one of these chocolate fusion drinks a go.
It can be hard trying to navigate the busy streets of London, especially if it’s your first time in the city. Don’t waste any time trying to find your way around when you can follow the experts and uncover the city’s best chocolate shops. A walking tour around London will take you on a journey through the city’s cocoa underground as you stop off at the best chocolate shops and boutiques around.