You have approximately 48 hours until the most [insert adjective of choice here] holiday of the year descends upon us. If Londonist were a girl, she'd appreciate a box of chocolate and maybe some flowers. (And actually, if Londonist were a boy, some chocolate wouldn't be a bad idea either. But you could probably skip the flowers.)
You can buy chocolate just about anywhere, this much is true. But there are a few standouts in town, and we want to make sure you know where they are. As highly optimistic people, we believe that what goes around comes around, and maybe if we help you get lucky, you'll help us. Don't forget to report back. And if you have any of your own suggestions, help a brother/sister out and share the love.
Specialises in French chocolates, particularly those with ganache-centres.
6 Lancer Square, off Kensington Church Street
London W8 4EH
+44 (0) 207 795 6611
Chocolate Selection Gift Box, 25 pieces: £22Rococo Chocolates
Fun little shop with knowledgeable staff.
45 Marylebone High Street
London W1U 5HG
+44 (0)20 7352 5857
Heart box no. 2 with 330g mixed truffles:£ 35.00
Makes everything on-site.
59 Ledbury Road
London W11 2AA
+44(0)20 7727 5030
17 hand-picked chocolates: £23
Use the Web site to order for in-store pick-up within 24-hours.
89 Lower Sloane street
London SW1W 8DA
+44 (0)20 7824 8365
Tasting selection box: £25