Absolutely’s Guide to the Best Artisan Chocolate


Artisan chocolate will never go out of fashion, and given as a gift, is the perfect gesture of love on Valentine’s Day, anniversaries and every other day of the year

Words Miriam Carey

Artisan chocolate for all occasions

Raw Halo Gift Set

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Raw Halo artisan chocolate is the ideal treat for the vegan loved one in your life. The bars – made of rich Peruvian cacao – are raw, organic, and free from lactose, wheat and refined sugar. They come in 12 delicious flavours and the beautiful rose gold packaging make them perfect gifts.


Coco Chocolatier Gift Box

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Edinburgh based, Coco Chocolatiers have created milk and dark chocolate in flavours such as lavender, artisan espresso and gold, frankincense and myrrh. They show love to the arts community wrapping them in artworks from artists around the UK. Buy all the different flavours and stack them in a gift box.


Launden Mixed Chocolates

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This bitesize box showcases Launden’s 12 core flavours, which the famous chocolatiers are most widely known for. The sour cherry is made from the perfect bohemian sour cherries, combined with rich dark chocolate while the fresh mint is flavoured with real mint leaves for a full invigorating flavour. This is the ultimate exciting gift for adventurous loved ones.


Fortnum & Mason Heart Boxes

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Show the size of your love this February with Fortnum & Mason’s most generous selection of chocolates yet. Beneath the lid of the 1kg heart chocolate box is a double layer of indulgence, including old Fortnum’s classics and exciting new creations.


Hotel Chocolat Patisserie Chocolate Sleekster

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Hotel Chocolat’s Patisserie Sleekster is a single layer tray of chocolate bliss. The chocolates are inspired by puddings and cakes and each box has two of each flavour (raspberry pannacotta, strawberry cheesecake, orange wafer selector, mousse au chocolat). The ideal amount to raise someone’s interests but keep them wanting more.


Pierre Marcolini Love Follies

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The Valentine’s Day collection from Pierre Marcolini has six colourful flavour varieties that taste delicious and look delightful. Packed full of exotic ingredients from Moroccan pink peppercorn, Iranian pistachio, and Sichuan pepper, to Tahitian vanilla and Sicilian lemon, these beauties are guaranteed to pique the interest of those who receive them.


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