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Luxurious Chocolates To Gift Your Valentine This Year

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It might be a cliché, but for many of us, the way to our heart is through our stomach. That’s why when it comes to Valentine’s Day, you simply can’t go wrong with a really good chocolate gift. Here we highlight some of the most luxurious Valentine’s chocolates out there, guaranteed to win brownie points from your date, from cute heart-shaped boxes to personalised treats. Perfect if you’ve left it until the last minute…

Luxury Valentine’s Chocolates For 2023

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Box of chocolates

Rococo, An Indulgence of Chocolates

Chantal Coady’s award-winning chocolatier Rococo is renowned for its luxurious creations and unique flavours. Try them all with this 50-piece box filled with silky caramels, ganaches and pralines, beautifully presented in a signature blue box.


Box of chocolates from Cartografie

Cartografie, The Ultimate Valentine’s Gift

Founded by ex-pastry chef at The Ritz Kae Shibata alongside chef Sven-Hanson Britt, Cartografie has impressive eco-credentials, only sourcing from ethically-minded suppliers. Thankfully, its products taste great too. The Ultimate Valentine’s Gift includes a box of 12 single-origin ganache chocolates, a bigger hazelnut praline ganache which can be personalised, and a bar of Madagascan rose chocolate.


Pierre Marcolini, Malline of Hearts Valentine's Day

Pierre Marcolini, Malline of Hearts Valentine’s Day

With a store in Marylebone, plus branches in Selfridges and Harrods, Pierre Marcolini is famed for its chocolates: delightfully creamy, melt-in-the-mouth Belgian beauties, packaged in stylish boxes and ready to be devoured. A special Valentine’s box includes 25 of the brand’s much-loved chocolate hearts, available in five flavours, including salted caramel and pistachio praline. 


Box of chocolates from Artisan Du Chocolat

Artisan Du Chocolat, Two Layer Heart

Since being founded in 1999, Artisan Du Chocolat has grown into one of the most prestigious chocolate brands on the market, supplying its creations to Michelin-starred restaurants across the UK. This heart-shaped box of treats, featuring dark salted caramels, pistachio praline, and caramelised blonde white chocolate, is bound to impress.


Montezuma’s, Lots of Love 16 Truffle Collection

Montezuma’s, Lots of Love 16 Truffle Collection

Organic chocolate brand Montezuma’s is another impressive name in the world of ethical chocolate, always careful to ensure it meets the standards of Rainforest Alliance, UTZ, Soil Association and Cocoa Horizons. These creamy chocolate caramel hearts are the perfect Valentine’s treat, with both milk and dark varieties available.


Vegan chocolate box from Melt

Melt, Valentine’s Vegan Gift Box

Chocolate shop Melt is named after the experience of eating chocolate – the only food that melts at body temperature. It sells everything from bonbons to chunky slabs – and even has a vegan offering. This special Valentine’s vegan box features single-origin Madagascar truffles, praline cups and some pretty jasmine and vanilla red hearts.


Hotel Chocolat, A Dozen Little Chocolate Lovebirds

Hotel Chocolat, A Dozen Chocolate Little Lovebirds

You can’t go wrong with Hotel Chocolat – a name that has become synonymous with quality since it was founded in 2004. There’s a wide-ranging Valentine’s collection, but our top pick is these adorable pink chocolate lovebirds, made from premium white chocolate and flavoured with raspberry.


Pump Street, The

Pump Street, The “I Love You” Box

After mastering the art of bread-making, Pump Street ventured out into creating craft chocolate. It’s perhaps best known for its delicious little bars, four of which are parceled together in this cute Valentine’s box: Swiss milk, Ecuador dark milk, rye crumb milk and sea salt, and sourdough and sea salt. It’s then covered with the brand’s signature embossed sleeve in raspberry pink.


Fortnum & Mason, Heart Chocolate Selection Box

Fortnum & Mason, Heart Chocolate Selection Box

Win the heart of your Valentine by splashing out on this decadent box from the royally approved Fortnum & Mason, which features a selection of milk, dark and ruby chocolates. It’s a big one, so hopefully they share…


Biscuiteers, Little I Love You

Biscuiteers, Little I Love You

The clue’s in the name: Biscuiteers is renowned for its biscuits, but the brand is mixing things up this Valentine’s Day with a special box of chocolates. This small version has six hand-iced creations in flavours like dark raspberry ganache hazelnut praline, packaged in Biscuiteers’ famous hand-illustrated gift box.


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