There is something tantalisingly unique about the aroma of chocolate. Is it that hint of vanilla or the succulence that cocoa butter imbibes it with? Who knows, but if you’re a chocolate lover, you’ll go simply ga ga over these superlative gift ideas.
The Chocolate Gourmet Experience is for those who really take their chocolate seriously. Bake, learn, savour and sample chocolate with ingredients such as fresh figs, prosciutto, sweet black garlic and real gold. Plus make the ultimate chocolate cocktail where even the glass is dipped in divine chocolate – divine! Prices from £47.00 to £87.00.
Want to go a bit posh and lush? You can’t get much better than Chocolate Afternoon Tea for Two at The Ritz. This delectable treat includes sandwiches, Chocolate Brioche Sandwich with Praline Spread, Ritz Scones with Chocolate Indulgence, Chocolate Macaroon with Caramel, Jivara Cream, Chocolate Tart Briselet Nougatine, Earl Grey Jivara Chantilly with Chocolate Speculos Biscuit, Chocolate Mille Feuille with Orange and Chocolate Mousse and Plain Hot Drinking Chocolate. £100 for two people.
A tour of Cadbury World is a great experience and you even get to make your own chocolates and there’s a fabulous shop at the end of it selling, well, you guessed it, chocolate. Adult £11 (save £2), Child (4 – 15 years) £9.95.
Chocolate indulgence packages at Savana Urban Spa, London – voucher
Indulge in these luxurious chocolate spa treatments at Savana Urban Spa in Notting Hill and melt choose from Chocolate manicure or pedicure (60-minute), Chocolate facial (55-minute), Chocolate rub & wrap (75-minute) From £55.
I love the genuis idea of combining a chocolate indulgence with a pamper, and we have a few to choose from;
KuBu Balinese signature ritual – voucher
This truly authentic Balinese experience will treat you to a petal foot soak, organic oil massage, body scrub and an aromatic flower petal bath accompanied by a glass of chamgagne and some freshly made KuBu chocolates. From £155.
This afternoon tea experience for two includes a delicious chocolate afternoon tea with a glass of champagne and a relaxing massage at Purity. From £99.
Chocolate lovers afternoon tea and pampering at Spa Intercontinental – 2 for 1 offer – voucher
This indulgent spa package will leave you both feeling relaxed and pampered. You will both enjoy a delicious chocolate themed afternoon tea together, a 30-minute treatment each and a glass of bubbly to really make the day feel special – London. From £165.