Melbourne is well known as a foodies haven and we love sharing the best spots for family friendly dining. Combine this with chocolate and you are in for a treat!
I’m lucky to have several great chocolate shops near me, but there are delicious options for chocoholics all over the city where you can indulge in store or grab something to go. Some of these businesses also offer chocolate delivery Melbourne wide.
Find the Best Chocolate in Melbourne
1. Koko Black
Well known for some of the most beautiful artisan chocolate Melbourne has on offer, Koko Black have produced over 260 products since 2003. They transform premium natural ingredients into magic you can eat.
For a gift, or to treat yourself, Koko Black’s Chocolatier’s Selection Praline Gift Box 64 Piece is a selection of their most loved pralines including white, milk and dark chocolate.
Koko Black, Royal Arcade, Shop 4, 335 Bourke St, Melbourne, +61 3 9958 7400, firstname.lastname@example.org
The first Melbourne cafe style chocolate shop, Hahndorf's has been producing chocolate that is inspired by German chocolatiers. From humble beginnings in 2001 in North Balwyn, they established a larger chocolate factory in Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges and then expanded to other locations.
With over eighty products in their range, customers can enjoy a coffee, hot chocolate or milkshake with cakes and chocolates. The chocolate creations on offer are always changing and customers can take home or gift handmade truffles, chocolate boxes, chocolate hampers and some of the best handmade chocolates Melbourne has.
Iconic chocolatier, Godiva is a part cafe, part boutique chocolate shop and is the place to be if you're looking for extravagant chocolates along with other sweet treats, such as Belgian waffles, soft-serve ice cream, Chocolate dipped Pretzels, parfaits and more all in one shop.
The Belgian brand has a total of 4 stores spread throughout Melbourne. You can find them at Highpoint Shopping Centre, Chadstone Shopping Centre, Westfield Doncaster, and Emporium Melbourne.
Godiva, Highpoint Shopping Centre, 120-200 Rosamond Rd, Maribyrnong, (03) 8657 4315
Godiva, Chadstone Shopping Centre, K114/1341 Dandenong Road, Chadstone
Godiva, Westfield Doncaster, 1099, 619 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster, (03) 7018 3576
Godiva, Emporium Melbourne, 1-040/287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, (03) 8593 8025
This trio of chocolateries in the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula and on the Great Ocean Road are some of the most popular sweet destinations in Victoria, with a team of European Chocolatiers and Pastry Chefs that you can watch at work through large viewing windows.
Visit the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie for a full chocolate experience, with a showroom packed full of chocolate – with a collection of 250 chocolates. Visitors can also enjoy pastries, deserts, artisan ice cream and a cafe that uses ingredients from their kitchen garden.
Chocoholics will enjoy special events, with daily tasting sessions, and regularly scheduled classes and workshops.
Sustainable practices are employed, with the chocolate carefully chosen via ethical means. The Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie is part of the Cocoa Horizons program, supporting farmers and their communities.
Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, 1200 Great Ocean Road, Bellbrae, +61 3 5263 1588
For almost two decades, Cacao has been sourcing high quality natural ingredients to create incredible flavour.
Cacao are passionate about respecting the origin and integrity of the product, sourced locally and internationally. Traditional techniques and flavours are combined with a contemporary approach to create their range of handcrafted chocolates, macarons and pastries.
Try the Signature Chocolates Chocolate Box, 25 Pieces from Cacao, which are known for their smooth texture and file balance. This box is an assorted selection, with dark and milk chocolates including pralines, jellies, croquant crispies and ganache.
Made on site, the chocolate from The Ministry of Chocolate is high quality (you’ll also find it at luxury hotels, wineries and specialty stores). The owners are committed to creating high quality chocolates and cakes. The Ministry sources the finest couverture chocolate from around the globe, along with fresh local ingredients. They create innovative flavours in their wide range with hot chocolate shavings, praline, bars, chocolate stilettos and more.
The Ministry of Chocolate, 5/35 Lacey Street, Croydon, +61 3 9213 7400, email@example.com
Ratio Cocoa Roasters are a chocolatier near Melbourne who use traditional techniques to create hand crafted chocolate that is small batch and individually flavoured.
If you visit the Brunswick store you can learn how chocolate is made right from the bean all the way through to the bar. Alternatively, you can join one of their workshops to create your own chocolate masterpieces.
Ratio Cocoa Roasters, 186 Sydney Road, Brunswick, +61 3 9388 8920, firstname.lastname@example.org
From a one-man-operation at Prahran market in 2006, Monsieur Truffe has grown to occupy a factory space in Brunswick.
Bean-to-bars are a specialty of Monsieur Truffe, with an artisanal range incorporating beans sourced globally, roasted and conched to achieve optimal tasting notes to suit even the most refined chocolate palette.
If you can’t make it into the store, Monsieur Truffe has over 100 stockists Australia wide, and some online stockists too. Look out for their popular Dark 80% Honeycomb product!
Monsieur Truffe, 351 Lygon St, Brunswick East, +61 3 9380 4915, email@example.com
A Melbourne original, Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio is the brainchild of Darren Purchese, one of Australia’s most respected pastry chefs and a regular on Masterchef Australia as well as the author of five delicious cookbooks.
Head into the store for decadent, made to order cakes and desserts. You can also get handmade small batch jams, confectionery and chocolate. The studio even has its own beehives!
Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio, 647 Chapel St, South Yarra, +61 3 9827 7060, firstname.lastname@example.org
Inspired by Melbourne’s coffee culture, Mörk made it their mission to create specialty, ethically sourced hot chocolate. They source products of high quality, of unique origin and traceable, gaining the reputation as the best available.
Since inception, the Mörk team and range have expanded, and you can try the range in their cafe and on-site cacao roasting facility in North Melbourne. They also have a second location in the Melbourne CBD.
Mork Chocolate Brew House, 150 Errol Street, North Melbourne, +61 3 9328 1386, email@example.com
Bibelot is a paradise in South Melbourne filled with sweet treats, pâtisserie, a gelateria, coffee and chocolate.
With a focus on combining high quality ingredients with delicate flavours, attention to detail is paid to every product in their wide range. There’s something for every sweet tooth at Bibelot!
The attention to detail doesn’t stop at the product, sitting at Bibelot is a treat too! The space is European influenced, with the fit out custom designed and made for the space, reflecting the brand’s opulence, hand-craftsmanship and intricacy.
Bibelot, 285-287 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, +61 3 9690 2688, firstname.lastname@example.org
12. Sisko Chocolate
Head to Sisko Chocolate for a decadent, fun and happy experience like no other. Their unique concept has been the reason for thousands of happy smiles with their sphere bringing joy to young and old.
Pour their signature blend hot chocolate over the sphere and as the chocolate melts away, a delicious homemade vanilla bean marshmallow pops out and floats to the top.
Sisko Chocolate, 330 Auburn Rd, Hawthorn, +61 3 9818 5772, email@example.com
Head to Mamor in the heart of Collingwood, where maximalism meets ostentatious old world Europe in the heart of grungy Collingwood. Mamor’s French Patisserie and chocolates have been lovingly handcrafted onsite by Chef de Patisserie Janet McKenzie.
Get snap happy in their Instagram worthy salon while you lounge on the plush velvet furniture, sip from vintage china tea cups with tea poured from polished silver pots, all while being led through your experience by your knowledgeable host. This is a feast for all your senses.
Mamor, 153 Johnston St, Collingwood, +61 432 516 776, firstname.lastname@example.org
Organic chocolate is made from bean to bar at the Hunted + Gathered Cremorne headquarters. Their focus is on sourcing the world's best beans, then creating simple products that taste great – most bars have no more than five ingredients and many have just three.
Every new product is made in small batches to ensure perfection before release. Perfect artisanal chocolate for the most discerning chocolate lovers.
Hunted + Gathered, 68 Gwynne St, Cremorne, +61 432 516 776, email@example.com
The family run Xocolatl makes hand-crafted artisan chocolates. They focus on making superior eclectic couverture products and are passionate about innovation, experimenting with ingredients.
Xocolatl, 11 Strathalbyn St, Kew East, +61 3 9857 0971 and 66 Maling Rd, Canterbury, +61 3 9836 3100, firstname.lastname@example.org
16. Chocolate Box
A Port Melbourne Institution, The Chocolate Box was established in 1958 when the owners bought Smile Away Chocolate on Burke Road in Camberwell.
The shop sells fine ranges from global chocolatiers, but the vast majority of their range is made by chocolate artisans in Australia.
Generations of families have enjoyed and experienced The Chocolate Box’s rich history and chocolates treats and there are now several chocolate stores Melbourne wide
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