- When: Sunday
- Time: 2.15pm
- Duration: 1.5–2 hours approximately
- Meeting Place: Outside Haigh’s Chocolates, in The Block Arcade, Melbourne
- Chocolate Tasting Summary: Haigh’s Chocolates, Gânache Chocolates, Lindt Chocolate Café, Koko Black and Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie (Little Collins Street; afternoon tea)
Is your idea of a lazy Sunday filled with delicious chocolates? Ours is! Join us for a chocolate tour in Melbourne on a Sunday afternoon!
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 indulgent afternoon starts in The Block Arcade (we like to think it was named after a block of chocolate), the most elegant arcade in Melbourne, and home to Haigh’s Chocolates. 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.
The journey continues at Ganache Chocolates and its first chocolate temple in the heart of the city. You will see and experience first hand this humble Master Chocolatier’s passion for chocolate and patisserie. When fortune has it, you may even be lucky enough to meet with Arno himself!
Still on Collins Street, we will continue to Lindt Chocolate Café, the first Lindt salon opened in Melbourne. Learn a little of the long history of this Swiss chocolate company and sample their delicious creations.
A few more steps leads us into the Royal Arcade, the oldest arcade in the city, where mythical gods Gog and Magog watch over the chocolate world of Koko Black. Learn about the tempering process as you taste one of their handcrafted chocolates and then soak up the atmosphere of this exquisite salon.
What better way to complete the adventure with an afternoon tea at Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie, where you will choose hot chocolate, tea or coffee and one of their rich French cake creations. Good luck deciding!
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: Sunday tours: 2.00pm (for a 2.15pm 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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