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8 delicious ways to celebrate chocolate week in Surrey this October

PUBLISHED: 22:40 15 July 2015 | UPDATED: 17:51 16 July 2015

Ideas for Chocolate Week - William Curley chocolates

Ideas for Chocolate Week - William Curley chocolates

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The UK’s biggest national chocolate celebration, Chocolate Week takes place every October culminating in The Chocolate Show in London. Here are just a few of the best places to indulge your sweet tooth in Surrey

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William Curley

10 Paved Court Richmond, Surrey TW9 1LZ

World renowned chocolatier William Curley opened his first boutique in the leafy suburbs of Richmond-upon-Thames in 2004. Having since been named Britain’s best chocolatier on numerous occasions – and having branched out with a number of other chocolate boutiques - this little gem has gone from strength to strength with a fine selection of our chocolates and patisserie.

More @ www.williamcurley.com

 

Bachmanns

6 Criterion Buildings, Portsmouth Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey KT7 0SS
32 Church Street, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 8DX

Ernst and Marilyn Bachmann founded Bachmanns Patisserie in 1989, building up an extremely loyal and growing customer base over the years. Today, customers travel miles to visit the shops for their award-winning range of gateaux, speciality breads and chocolate creations.

More @ www.bachmanns.co.uk

 

 

Monty Bojangles

57 High Street, Reigate, Surrey RH2 9AE

Monty Bojangles took up shop in Reigate with the aim of making truffles, those indulgent chocolate delicacies once eaten by royals and the extremely wealthy folks of France, accessible to all. Judging by the steady flow of customers, this new take on a coffee shop seems to be ticking the chocoholic box.

More @ http://whoismontybojangles.com

 

Hampton Court Palace’s chocolate kitchen

East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU

Hampton Court Palace recently spilled the beans on another of its dark secrets, by reopening the country’s sole surviving royal chocolate kitchen.

More @ www.hrp.org.uk

 

Squires Kitchen International School

The Grange, Hones Yard, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8BB

Over in Farnham, Squires Kitchen promises that you’ll leave their chocolate courses feeling confident to create chocolates, desserts and cakes like the professionals. Whether a novice looking to make delicious desserts for dinner parties or a patisserie chef hoping to brush up on skills, learn new techniques or run your own shop, they could have the course for you.

More @ www.squires-school.co.uk

 

Chocolart Limited

Pool House, Bancroft Road, Reigate, Surrey RH2 7RP

At the other end of the spectrum, the intimate Chocolart in Reigate offers courses for individuals, groups and children with the emphasis on allowing you to be creative so that you can take home delicious chocolates that you can be proud of - if they make it that far!

More @ http://chocolartltd.com

 

Hogs Back Brewery

Manor Farm, The Street, Tongham, Surrey GU10 1DE

In a slightly unexpected turn, Hogs Back Brewery teamed up with West Sussex chocolatiers, Montezuma’s, to launch a new chocolate lager in time for National Chocolate Week. The new brew has already been awarded Gold at the International Beer Challenge 2014.

More @ www.hogsback.co.uk

 

Sara Jane Chocolates

37 Pine Hill, Epsom, Surrey KT18 7BH

Want to learn how to create a designer chocolate shoe? Artisan chocolatier Sara Jane Chapman offers a tailor-made masterclass from £100 and chocolate making parties for six people or more from £32.

More @ sarajanechocolates.co.uk

 

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