World Chocolate Day – yes, it truly exists! – is just around the corner (7 July), giving you yet another excuse (or opportunity) to indulge in all kinds of chocolatey goodies. If you’re in search of places to get your choco fix, we’ve got you covered with this list.
#1 Angelina Singapore
Located in Capitol Piazza, this Parisian tearoom serves chocolate desserts including the signature Hot Chocolate and Mini Opera Cake. It also has a boutique next door where you can purchase more chocolate treats, such as a bottle of the original Angelina’s Hot Chocolate, Cacao Spread and Chocolate Flavoured Tea. Read our review on this famed tearoom and patisserie.
#2 Awfully Chocolate
Awfully Chocolate sells a variety of chocolate eats such as the SuperStacked Chocolate Cake Box of 4 ($25), Chocolate Tiramisu ($19.90) and Chocolate Mille Crepe ($78). You have the option of dining in at any of its 17 stores, too, each one unique in terms of design.
#3 Chocolate Origin
This chocolate shop prides itself on using the finest ingredients, offering chocolate cakes with two promising choices – subtly sweet original and bitter dark – along with lava cakes, gelato, ice cold chocolate beverages and more.
#4 Club55’s Cheese and Chocolate Bar
This Cheese and Chocolate Bar ($24 per child; $48 per adult) will make every chocoholic’s dreams come true with its buffet featuring over 40 chocolate-themed desserts. Items include Milk Chocolate Blue Cheese Cream with thyme foam, Alpaco Dark Chocolate Mousse, Whipped Bailey Cream Hazelnut Cake and White Chocolate Exotic.
Club55 at Marina Bay Sands, Hotel Tower 2, Level 55
6688 8858 | marinabaysands.com/restaurants/buffet/the-chocolate-bar.html
#5 Cocoa Colony
Cocoa Colony’s menu includes avant-garde cocoa beverages and desserts, from a mandatory hot chocolate to the likes of Cocoa 76 Ice Blended, Ultimate Chocolate Waffle and Malted Malteser Shake. The café also sells its very own chocolate bars.
#6 GODIVA Chocolatier
This luxury Belgian chocolate brand sells all sorts of chocolate treats, from chocolate assortments, chocolate pearls and chocolate pretzels to hot chocolate and chocolate soft serve. It also recently unveiled its first lifestyle concept café in ION Orchard, a must-go for all chocolate lovers!
#7 Laurent Bernard Chocolatier
Laurent Bernard doesn’t disappoint when it comes to chocolate desserts. With over five boutiques to visit, it sells chocolate cakes, chocolate bars and boxes, cookies, macarons and even hampers.
#8 Matt’s The Chocolate Shop
This chocolate shop specialises in dark chocolate fudge and takes pride in its good old-fashioned moist and hearty chocolate cakes. The menu ranges from chocolate chip cookies ($6) and dark chocolate truffles ($12) to whole dark chocolate fudge cake ($30 to $50).
#9 ROYCE’ Chocolate
This chocolate shop sells a huge range of chocolate products, including interesting ones such as popcorn chocolate ($12), marshmallow chocolate ($12.50) and potato chip chocolate ($15). Alongside those you’ll find chocolate ice cream ($6), though only at selected outlets.
#10 The Cocoa Trees
If chocolate bars will do for you this year, check out The Cocoa Trees. From Hershey’s, Cadbury and Ferrero to Lindt and GODIVA, this chocolate shop carries more than 50 of the world’s premier chocolate brands guaranteed to leave you spoilt for choice.