For chocolate lovers, walking into what are effectively high-end boutiques packed full of chocolate goodies is a dream come true. There is no other city in the world that does this chocolate shopping experience as well as Brussels.
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Named after the owner, this is an independent shop; Elizabeth travels all over the country finding the best chocolates and sweets.
You will find everything from artisanal melo cakes and real Cuberdon noses to Frederic Blondeel’s divine chocolate truffles. You will feel as happy as a child when you walk through the front door.
This is one of the prettiest chocolate shops, not just in Brussels but in the entire world. It is so beautifully fitted out it could be a high0end fashion retailer.
They serve a beautiful and tasty selection of pralines, ganache and truffles. The only tricky part for you is narrowing it down to the ones you want. Thankfully, the super knowledgable staff are on hand to guide you through the process.
They’ve been located in the spectacular Galerie de la Reine since they opened in 2005.
The Art Nouveau Style was chosen in homage to Victor Horta who had such a huge impact on the design of the city. Their delicious chocolates are snapped up by both tourists and locals and are of immense quality.
Chocolaterie Mary have been making chocolates since back in the 1920s when they were suppliers to the Belgian monarchy.
Each praline is created to achieve the ultimate harmony of tastes, aromas, textures and appearances. What really sets them aside is their gorgeous packaging, which makes these the perfect gift.
Some of the most spectacular and most beautifully hand crafted chocolates you will taste anywhere in the world. The attention to detail in both their chocolates and the stores is something extraordinary.
They run a chocolate workshop every Saturday morning which is well worth a visit. Prepare to fall in love with this place as soon as you arrive.
Ideally located between Brussels’ main square – the Grand’ Place and the Central Station, Chocopolis opened its doors in 2006.
The focus on handmade chocolates and truffles and you can either hand select your own or choose one of their pre-picked mixed boxes.
Pierre Marcolini actually have 10 shops dotted across the capital, including one in the airport, so you can grab some on the way home.
Their chocolates rotate based on the seasons with lots of special additions. The biggest attraction here is the huge variety, with everything from high-end truffles to simple chocolate bars.