The Most Egg-stravagant Easter Eggs for 2023

The cream (egg) of the crop

‘Tis the season… to eat chocolate. Easter is in sight (9 April), and this year’s collection of luxurious chocolate eggs is better than ever. From hand-painted creations to gold-encrusted chocolate and an alcoholic twist on the classic egg, these decadent Easter treats make the perfect gift (or a little present for yourself, no judgement here). Happy feasting.

Best Luxury Easter Eggs 2023

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An easter egg sitting on a chocolate lily pad

Pierre Marcolini, Egg on lily pad in milk chocolate

Since launching his first shop in London back in 2015, Pierre Marcolini has established his brand as the go-to chocolatier for fashion crowds. No surprise when he comes out with beauties like this milk chocolate and praline egg, which sits upon a white chocolate lily pad and is topped with a pretty dragonfly.

£39, marcolini.co.uk, available exclusively in-store

Fortnum & Mason, Hand-Painted Bunny Easter Egg

Fortnum & Mason, Hand-Painted Bunny Easter Egg

You can always trust Fortnum & Mason to deliver on the Easter goods, and its 2023 collection does not dissapoint. Our top pick is this hand-painted egg, made using single Origin Chocolate Couverture from Colombia with a layer of creamy white chocolate, and decorated with cocoa butter paints.

£100, fortnumandmason.com

Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse, The Large Turned Easter Egg

Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse, The Large Turned Easter Egg

This egg from the renowned Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse, designed by Pierre Tachon, features a unique and mysterious design, garnished with praline treats. It’s available in a dark or milk variety.

£51, lechocolat-alainducasse.com

Ladurée, Lala the Ladurée Bunny

Ladurée, Lala the Ladurée Bunny 

Ladurée is best known for its macarons, but the French patisserie also makes some exceptional chocolate, like this special Easter bunny, designed by renowned French sculptors Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne.

£15, laduree.co.uk

Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel, Butterfly Easter Egg

Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel, Butterfly Easter Egg

Hôtel de Crillon’s Head Pastry Chef Matthieu Carlin has crafted this very special Easter egg using chocolate shell sculpted in Macaé 62 percent Pure Brazil Chocolate and filled with an organic red quinoa praline, coated with organic caramelized puffed white quinoa.

Available for pre-order for a collection between 27 March to 11 April at the Hôtel de Crillon, shop.rosewoodhotels.com

Birley Bakery, The Golden Egg (Limited Edition)

Birley Bakery, The Golden Egg (Limited Edition)

Robert Birley’s Chelsea bakery uses top-quality ingredients from suppliers around the world, including Swiss chocolate and vanilla from Tahiti. It has three Easter eggs available this year; our favourite is The Golden Egg, made with 80 percent dark chocolate and garnished with almond dragees (candy-coated almonds), then finished with edible gold leaf.

£130, pick up in-store, check them out on Instagram

Cutter & Squidge, Funfetti Filled Easter Egg

Cutter & Squidge, Funfetti Filled Easter Egg

All-natural bakery Cutter & Squidge is famed for its fun designs, like this Funfetti Filled Easter Egg, which is made up of half a milk chocolate shell crowned with a rainbow of sprinkles, then filled with caramel and honeycomb and topped with extra mini eggs.

£21.99, cutterandsquidge.com

Daylesford Organic, Hand Painted Bee Showstopper Egg

Daylesford Organic, Hand Painted Bee Showstopper Egg

Founded by Carole Bamford, Daylesford is one of the UK’s most eco-friendly farms. It has farm shops dotted around London and the Cotswolds, serving all manner of fresh goods – including a new Easter collection. This pretty milk chocolate egg is hand-painted with a meadow scene and decorated with handmade bees.

£100, daylesford.com

Harvey Nichols, Egg Royale

Harvey Nichols, Egg Royale

For something slightly different, go for this stylish Egg Royale, which looks very similar to your regular chocolate egg but is actually an alcoholic cream liqueur packaged inside a glass egg. We love the Art Deco box too.

£29, harveynichols.com

Durslade Farmshop Milk Chocolate Egg

Durslade Farm Shop, Milk Chocolate Egg

This creamy milk chocolate egg is made from single origin Colombian chocolate, studded with small shards of honeycomb.

£20, dursladefarmshop.co.uk


Pump Street Easter egg

Pump Street, Chocolate Chicken & Egg

Chicken or the egg? It doesn’t matter which came first when it comes to chocolate. Pump Street’s chocolate chickens are hand-crafted and packaged alongside four eggs, plus a further bag of small eggs, just to make sure you don’t run out.

£20, pumpstreetchocolate.com

Claridge's Easter Egg

Claridge’s Milk Chocolate Easter Egg

It’s no surprise the Claridge’s egg wins on style every year. Available to collect from the hotel or buy online, the chic creations are made by pastry chef Yago Doamo entirely by hand over three days in the Claridge’s kitchens, then wrapped in Art Deco monochrome foil and bound with ribbon.

£65, shop.claridges.co.uk

Easter egg with small box of chocolates

Hotel Chocolat, The Ostrich Egg

This egg is enormous. It’s filled with any array of 27 full-sized chocolates, and has an inch-thick shell. You’d better make sure you are wearing your most forgiving trousers this Easter…

£86, hotelchocolat.com

Booja Booja Easter Egg

Booja Booja, Organic Chocolate Champagne Truffles Easter Egg

Dairy, soya and gluten free and organic. Oh, and delicious. The number one pick of dairy free Easter eggs for 2023.

£24.99, selfridges.com