Hong Kong's Best Chocolate Gifts For Valentine's Day 2020
Chocolate, the gift of love. In some parts of the world, it is considered an aphrodisiac—the sensory feeling of a sweet, creamy chocolate melting in your mouth can sometimes be more stimulating to your heart than your stomach. Whether you’re looking for chocolates to complement your grand gestures or planning to win your lover’s heart with these nuggets of deliciousness, here are six chocolatiers that offer something unique—because life is too short for boring chocolates.
1/5 Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Chocolatier
Prides itself in handcrafted chocolates made with premium ingredients, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong’s Chocolatier offers an array of luxurious chocolate gifts that are sure to impress your sweetheart.
Choose the Chocolatier x Blooms & Blossoms Valentine’s Day special edition gift sets, available in three combinations of nine or 16 pieces of chocolate pralines and a half-or one-dozen red roses bouquet, priced from HK$790 to HK$1,490.
Available at grand.hyattrestaurants.com
2/5 The Peninsula Boutique
If a cuddly teddy bear and a box of chocolates sound like the way to your partner’s heart, then look no further than the Valentine’s Day offerings at The Peninsula Boutique.
Whether his or her favourite colour is red or pink, the “Sweet Memories” gift set (priced at HK$2,399) comes with a beautiful bouquet of 12 roses, a box of eight chocolates featuring an assortment of fruity, nutty, grand cru and classic flavours and the beloved Peninsula Pagebear.
When money is no object, surprise him or her with “Endless Love”, featuring 99 red roses and the plush bear for HK$11,999.
Available at peninsulaboutique.com
3/5 Chocolates by Ryan L Foote
Why gift a regular box of chocolates when your special someone deserves something no less than extraordinary? Described as “contemporary chocolates for the digital age”, Chocolates by Ryan L Foote combines age-old chocolatier techniques with modern 3D printing techniques to create architectural shapes with flavours of Hong Kong and Australia, where Foote is based.
Delight the chocolate lover in your life with the seasonal Valentine’s Day collection, featuring naturally pink ruby chocolates filled with a rich dark chocolate, strawberry and rose ganache to give a beautiful floral and berry finish.
Available at chocolatesbyrlf.com
See also: Bean-to-Bar: Artisanal Chocolate Handcrafted in Hong Kong
4/5 Patisserie Jeffery Koo
Before you pick up your date for a special Valentine’s Day dinner, surprise him or her with artisanal chocolates from Mandarin Oriental-trained pastry chef Jeffery Koo.
Located in Sheung Wan’s Upper Station Street, the shop offers handmade chocolates and desserts for every occasion, so you can leave it to their sweet treats to impress your better half this Valentine’s Day. Their yuzu truffles are a fusion of sweet and sour, which are sure to tantalise your taste buds with exciting flavours.
Available at pjk.com.hk
With two locations in Hong Kong where guests can sit down and enjoy a prime Parisian bistro experience, Dalloyau will satisfy your sweet tooth with a luscious selection of chocolates which make for ideal Valentine’s Day presents.
The petite chocolate box is a sweet addition to go with any gifts you’ve prepared for your partner, while the delicate Boîte Dentelle gift box containing 16 or 29 chocolates is perfect for the elegant lady in your life.
Available at dalloyau.hk
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