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Australia's Top 10 Chocolate Shops

We reveal the Top 10 Best Chocolate Shops in Australia.

When you next hit these destinations, be sure to drop by these delectable chocolate shops for the perfect gift, souvenir or simply pure indulgence. They are sure to satisfy any chocolate craving… 

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Sydney | Kakawa 

Husband and wife team David Ralph and Jin-Sun Kim create sensational chocolates from the finest single-origin cacao. With a large range of chocolate products and specialty items including a Hazelnut praline spread of caramalized nuts & fudges. Better still, all products are gluten free.

147 William St, Darlinghurst NSW (02) 9331 8818

Sydney | Oh! Boo

Formerly Boon at Darlinghurst, Oh! Boo has moved to new premises in Barangaroo bringing the finest chocolates to the attention of more Sydneysiders and visitors. This is chocolate-making at its finest, Oh! Boo produce in small batches with fresh ingredients. With an incredible selection of Pralines, these exquisite Praline boxes make a great gift and be sure to indulge in the Macadamia Almond Truffles before you exit this sweet store.

Shop 1, 33 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo (02) 9356 8876

Brisbane | New Farm Confectionery

Chocolate for grown ups with stylish and sexy chocolates handmade in the sweetest little store in New Farm. Not just chocolates, you'll find sherbet, caramels, nougat and brittle. New Farm Confectionery has been so popular they've expanded to new premises in Newstead.

16 Waterloo St, Newstead ph: (07) 3139 0964

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Melbourne | Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio

While desserts take centre stage at this Melbourne favourite, the chocolates are no less impressive. Our favourite is the Popcorn & Honeycomb Rubble, so utterly delicious! Although it’s hard to go past their famous gold bullion bars, made with rich dark Belgian chocolate shell and filled with salted caramel and finished with a decadent gold lustre – oh my! Burch & Purchese is deliciously close to alluxia favourite The Olsen.

647 Chapel Street, South Yarra ph: (03) 9827 7060

Brisbane | Couverture & Co 

New on the scene, Couverture & Co is the brain child of ex-Bittersweet chocolatier Jessica Brookes. Couverture & Co is an artisan chocolate shop with products made from the finest Belgian couverture chocolate. Chocolates range from the classic to the unique including Fig & Amaretto – fig pieces with dark chocolate Amaretto ganache.

19A Enoggera Terrace, Red Hill ph: (07) 3367 3000

Brisbane | Dello Mano

Slip into a chocolate coma at local favourite Dello Mano. Owned by the delightful Bien & Deb Peralta, they are famous for their decadent chocolate brownies, but also make chocolates and delicious hand rolled velvety dark chocolate truffles, in flavours such as strawberry or mint. A delicious breakfast menu makes it socially acceptable to indulge in chocolate for breakfast too!

New Farm & Brisbane City ph: 1300 661 682

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Hunter Valley | Cocoa Nib

When you're touring the wineries of the Hunter Valley, you MUST stop by Cocoa Nib, located at Keith Tulloch Winery. Cocoa Nib is the realisation of a life long dream for pastry chef Aymee Slaviero, her passion for chocolate has been realised. Using only the finest quality chocolate from France, all of Cocoa Nib's chocolates are fresh, hand made in small batches and preservative free.

996 Hermitage Rd (Cnr of Deasys Rd) Pokolbin ph: (02) 4998 7350

Adelaide | Haigh’s Chocolates

A South Australian institution, this fourth generation family owned company since 1915 turns out an impressive selection of chocolate delights. They are famous for their milk super frog and we love their nod to all things Australiana, there’s even a native Australian flavour collection & novelty bilby and cod shaped chocolates. Their Easter and Christmas selections are always first class too.

Various locations including Head Office & Factory, 153 Greenhill Rd, Parkside ph: (08) 8372 7000

 

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Adelaide | Red Cacao Chocolatier

Red Cacao Chocolatier in Stirling is a boutique, artisan chocolate shop in the heart of the Adelaide Hills. We were completely charmed by this sweet store and its cabinet of chocolate truffles. On Friday and Saturday nights the store transforms into a Dessert Bar with chocolate desserts and tasting plates.

Shop 3, 41 Mt Barker Road, Stirling ph: (08) 8339 3128

Canberra | Robyn Rowe Chocolates

And while you're touring the wine region of Canberra, stop by Robyn Rowe Chocolates for a sweet treat. Made with the highest quality imported Belgian Callebaut Fair Trade couverture, Robyn Rowe chocolates are deliciously smooth, glossy and creamy. A warm chocolate brownie was available on our recent visit, comfort food on a cool winters day in Canberra.

1153 Nanima Road, Murrumbateman ph: (02) 6227 0550

But wait! Here's some more delicious chocolate artisans available online:

Hobart | Cygneture Chocolates

Located in the idyllic township of Cygnet, Cygneture Chocolates are available at selected outlets in Hobart such as the Salamanca Markets & A Common Ground. Cygneture Chocolates freshly made products are seasonally based, where fruit that has been picked in the morning can find its way into a chocolate by lunch! 

Sydney | Cicada Artisan Chocolate

Inspired by the slow food movement and a belief in ethically sourced produce, Cicada Chocolate create bean to bar chocolate without additives to create, pure deliciously good chocolate. Their 99% Pure Cacao Bar from the Somia Plantation, Madagascan Origin is pure heaven.

Brisbane | Kellys Candy Co

We first discovered this Queensland based company in the minibar at our fave luxe for less hotel in Brunswick Heads and we just can't get enough of their Crunchy Roasted Choc Peanut Brittle! Kellys Candy Co is a family owned Australian confectionery manufacturer creating premium handmade products using traditional recipes and techniques and that's something to support!

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Do you have a favourite chocolate shop? Any we missed?

Updated 7 July 2018
The Watson, Adelaide
Luxperience 2014

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