Our Top Chocolatiers in Kensington and Chelsea
With the glorious British springtime on the approach, it can only mean one thing; Easter isn’t far away! And with every Easter egg arouses an appetite for some of the finest chocolate in town. While many of us choose to plan an Easter egg hunt for the children, here at The Draycott Hotel we’ve decided mix things up. Instead we have put together three of our top Kensington and Chelsea chocolatiers all you big kids must visit if you want to satisfy your sweet tooth and your inner child.
Melt produce some of the finest collections of fresh truffles around on a daily basis and before your very eyes. The team like to ensure the highest level of freshness and taste is achieved and take pride in every drop of melted chocolate it produces. Melt offers chocolate making courses for adults for £50 per person. They also have a simplified, but no less creative, course for the little people for £35 per person and a teen course from £38 per person. Melt was founded by Londoner, Louise Nason in 2006 and now has two stores, one in Notting Hill and another in Holland Park.
Leonidas L’Art Du Chocolat
Conveniently located within High Street Kensington’s shopping arcade, Leonidas is the Kensington King of fresh, quality chocolates. Using their own homemade chocolate recipes, their 100% cocoa chocolates are enough to have your mouth watering before even stepping foot into the shop. Featuring over 80 varieties instore, including Belgian Praline and 100% Cocoa as well as many more, this is a must visit chocolatier within walking distance of The Draycott.
Founded by chocolate enthusiast Gerald Coleman in 2000, Artisan Du Chocolate launched its first London store in Chelsea back in 2001. Since then the borough, and the rest of the world, have fallen head over heels for his delicious artisan chocolates. From his luxurious Couture Collections to his Salted Signature Caramels, Gerald sure knows a thing or two when it comes to producing the most delectable Belgium chocolate treats.
If you’re looking for hotels in Kensington and Chelsea that put you in prime position for sampling all the chocolaty goodness on offer here then book the Draycott Hotel today. Found in the heart of this beautiful area, you’re just a short walk away from some of the country’s best chocolatiers.