About Time: You Enjoyed Chocolate Week in LondonBy Angelica Malin
Looking for the best chocolate experiences in London? Here’s the best ways to celebrate National Chocolate Week from the 9- 15 October 2017. Treat the chocoholic in your life to a mouthwatering treat; sample the delights of a cocoa inspired afternoon tea at the Hilton or why not even learn how to make chocolate yourself with Hotel Chocolat’s Bean to Bar experience. And of course, if you’d like to stay inside and have some fun, check out Videoslots bonus code. Here’s the best chocolate activities in London:
This is a truly out-of-the-ordinary indulgent treat for two. Making a Great British Tradition even greater, the Podium Restaurant’s Executive Chef has created a sumptuous version of afternoon tea that ticks all the chocolate boxes. In addition to superior teas, exclusively blended by Harney and Sons for Hilton Hotels, you will devour delicious sandwiches, chocolate chip scones with praline spread and melt-in-the-mouth pastries. Then comes the main event for any chocolate lover – a selection of beautifully-crafted and delicious chocolate fancies, served on an edible chocolate plate.
Situated in the heart of London, Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745 boasts a colonial plantation inspired interior, complete with an extraordinary array of first-class chocolate treats. Indulge in scones, strawberry jam, hot chocolate and much more with this fantastic sparkling afternoon tea created by this renown first-class British chocolatier and cocoa grower. Why not soak up the atmosphere from the open-air roof terrace which offers a stunning view of London’s infamous Borough Market.
The Shard, with its gleaming 95-storey glass structure designed by Renzo Piano, dominates the London skyline and is home to city’s highest viewing platform. You and your guest will ascend up through the building in the high-speed lifts and arrive onto the observational deck, where you’ll be able to enjoy stunning 360-degree views of the capital for up to 40 miles around. Once you’ve captured those prestigious landmarks and fantastic sights on camera, take a short walk to the famous Borough Market where you’ll enjoy a divine sparkling afternoon tea for two at Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745. A colonial plantation-inspired space, Hotel Chocolat serves a delectable array of dainty treats from scones, hot chocolate, banana bread and more.
Create your own bespoke truffles, and cover them in finest Belgian chocolate, with this delicious interactive experience for two. You’ll have an informative talk on the fascinating history of everyone’s favourite sweet treat, before getting to sample a chocolate fountain. Then take part in a workshop to create your very own tasty truffle fillings. You’ll then dip your truffles in fine Belgian chocolate and decorate and wrap them as you wish, with your own gorgeous designs. Perhaps the best part of all – you’re going to take home the 40-50 chocolates you create, to generously share with friends and family. Or not…
This novel tour for two gives you the chance to discover the original hot chocolate, as you journey from the Tropical Islands to the Amazon through the Eden Project’s biome rainforest. You’ll scour the jungle, learning about its fascinating history, before indulging in an Aztec style hot chocolate with spices. After your memorable private tour, you and your guest can enjoy day admission to the Eden Project; all the components of a perfect day out.