- When: Friday
- Time: 2pm
- Duration: 1.5–2 hours approximately
- Meeting Place: Outside Haigh’s Chocolates in the Block Arcade, Melbourne
- Chocolate Tasting Summary: Haigh’s Chocolates, Lindt Chocolat Café, Chokolait, Koko Black and Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie (afternoon tea)
History and chocolate combine in a melting pot to give those visiting Melbourne a delicious taste of life in the city. Enjoy Belgian-style chocolates, hot or iced chocolate, cakes at a French café.
Note: itinerary may be changed without notice – read moreSome of the places may be temporarily closed for private functions, for renovations or may close down, which are things beyond our control. If there are changes to the meeting place, we always contact our chocoholics. However, we may not have enough time to contact all the tour participants about changes to other tour stops. We do apologise for any inconvenience. If you have specific preferences, please contact us to check your itinerary before the tour date
The afternoon begins at Haigh’s Chocolates in The Block Arcade, the most elegant arcade in Melbourne. Here we combine tastings with an insight into the history of the family who has dedicated its last 4 generations from 1915 to the making of chocolate.
Next the tour goes to Lindt Chocolat Café, still on Collins Street, the first shop of this Swiss chocolate icon in Melbourne. Here, we taste Delice (the French call them macaroons, but at Lindt they are Delice): “2 delicate halves of almond meringue that melt in your mouth to reveal a deliciously rich chocolate cream filling.”
A few steps now lead us to the Royal Arcade, the oldest arcade in Melbourne, home to the chocolate world of Koko Black. Chat to its chocolatier, soak up the atmosphere of this exquisite salon and taste one of their handcrafted chocolates. It is time for afternoon tea at Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie, one of the most stylish cafes in Melbourne. Hot chocolate, tea or coffee and one of their rich French cake creations.
Tour inclusions: All tastings, special offers, Chocoholic Tours bag and morning/afternoon tea
Price: $39 per person
Tour Size: The maximum number is 20 participants (individuals and groups are welcome)
What To Take & Wear: Comfortable shoes, umbrella and bottle of water. Tours occur throughout the year, in all weather conditions.
Note: You don’t need to have a group to join us. Due to some stops, the tours are not wheelchair or pram friendly.
Meeting Time: Friday tours: 1.50pm (for a 2pm start)
Meeting Point: Outside Haigh’s Chocolates, in The Block Arcade, Melbourne. Enter the arcade via Collins or Elizabeth Street, and follow the corridor for 30 metres.
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