Calling all chocoholics! Buyagift.com’s
Top Chocolate Experiences for National Chocolate Week
Buyagift.com has a whole variety of choc-tastic experiences for the chocolate lovers out there, and what better time to enjoy them than during National Chocolate Week from the 10th – 16th October 2016!
Treat the chocoholic in your life to a mouthwatering treat; sample the delights of a cocoa inspired afternoon tea at the Hilton, indulge in a chocolate massage at Champneys, or why not even learn how to make chocolate yourself with Hotel Chocolat’s Bean to Bar experience!
Chocoholic Afternoon Tea for Two at The Hilton Park Lane
Was £72, Now £49
This is a truly out-of- the-ordinary indulgent treat for two!
Making a Great British Tradition even greater, the Podium Restaurant’s Executive Chef has created a sumptuous version of afternoon tea that ticks all the chocolate boxes. In addition to superior teas, exclusively blended by Harney and Sons for Hilton Hotels, you will devour delicious sandwiches, chocolate chip scones with praline spread and melt-in- the-mouth pastries. Then comes the main event for any chocolate lover – a selection of beautifully-crafted and delicious chocolate fancies, served on an edible chocolate plate! The fun themes of this modern twist on afternoon tea have included tennis and Pop Art. The artistic creations have to be seen to be believed – and are almost too good to eat…but we think you will manage!
Sparkling Chocolate Afternoon Tea for Two at Hotel Chocolat
Was £50, Now £43.90
If you ever find yourself dreaming of chocolate then this is the perfect afternoon tea treat for you! A mouth-watering indulgent chocolatey twist on traditional afternoon tea!
Choose from two of Hotel Chocolat’s wonderful restaurants, including Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745 in Borough Market and Hotel Chocolat’s Roast and Conch in Leeds. Dine on a selection of delicious sandwiches, scrumptious scones, beautiful brownies and banana bread whilst being served the finest selection of smooth and creamy Hotel Chocolat chocolates and sipping on your choice of tea, coffee, hot chocolate or special Hotel Chocolat cocoa infusion
The View from The Shard and Sparkling Afternoon Tea at Hotel Chocolat for Two
Was £111.90, Now £101.90
Why not combine the delicious chocolate afternoon tea with one of London’s top tourist attractions. The Shard is Western Europe’s tallest building and home to London’s highest viewing platform. You and your guest will ascend up through the shard of glass in the building’s high speed lift and arrive onto the observational deck where you’ll be able to enjoy breath-taking 360 degree views of the capital for up to 40 miles around. Once you’ve captured those prestigious landmarks and fantastic sights, enjoy a short walk to the famous Borough Market where you’ll enjoy a divine afternoon tea for two at Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745. A colonial plantation-inspired space, Hotel Chocolat serves a delectable array of dainty treats from scones, hot chocolate, banana bread and more. The covered outdoor space offers blankets for those who like to wrap up and wonderful views overlooking Borough Market
Chocolate Delight Workshop for Two
Create your own bespoke truffles, and cover them in finest Belgian chocolate, with this delicious interactive experience for two. You’ll have an informative talk on the fascinating history of everyone’s favourite sweet treat, before getting to sample a chocolate fountain. Then take part in a workshop to create your very own tasty truffle fillings. You’ll then dip your truffles in fine Belgian chocolate and decorate and wrap them as you wish, with your own gorgeous designs. Perhaps the best part of all – you’re going to take home the 40-50 chocolates you create, to generously share with friends and family. Or not…
Hotel Chocolats Bean To Bar Chocolate Making Experience for Two
This is the chocolate experience you’ve ‘bean’ waiting for!
Discover the fascinating process of making chocolate straight from the bean, using Hotel Chocolat’s freshly roasted cocoa beans grown on their own Saint Lucia estate. The company’s rustic underground Cocoa Vault will play host to this unique masterclass in which an expert chocolatier demonstrate the art of tempering as you sip a glass of prosecco. Then it’s your turn to get your hands dirty and make your own chocolate creation. Alongside your mouth-watering masterpiece, you’ll take home a tasty goody bag of luxury chocolates
Champneys Indulgent Chocolate Spa Day for One
Spoil someone you care for with this wonderful spa day at a Champneys Resort where they’ll luxuriate in style. Available at all Champneys locations – from the stunning Forest Mere to the grand Henlow – your lucky recipient will be treated to a 55 minute chocolate body wrap that not only smells delicious but will leave skin intensively moisturised. Use of spa facilities is included, so whether they want to work up a sweat in the gym or sit back and relax in the steam room, they’ll be able to do so in complete comfort. Finally, a sumptuous three-course lunch adds the icing on the cake to a wonderfully luxuriant day
Triple Tipple Chocolate Workshop for Two
Was £160, Now £138
This fabulous offer allows you to take part in a brilliant workshop which will introduce you to decadent chocolate martinis, a range of organic chocolates from around the world and a variety of activities involving chocolate making and tasting! The experience will take place at the UK’s first chocolate making events company, so you will be taught by true professionals. It’s paradise for any chocolate fanatics and with sparkling wine on arrival it’s a truly luxurious way to spend the evening. You’ll even get the chance to pair different wines with different desserts for a boozy and opulent treat – a skill that’s sure to come in handy in the future!
Chocolate Flavoured Rainforest Private Tour for Two at The Eden Project
This novel tour for two gives you the chance to discover the original hot chocolate, as you journey from the Tropical Islands to the Amazon through the Eden Project’s biome rainforest. You’ll scour the jungle, learning about its fascinating history, before indulging in an Aztec style hot chocolate with spices. After your memorable private tour, you and your guest can enjoy day admission to the Eden Project; all the components of a perfect day out!
Hotel Chocolat’s Children’s Chocolate Workshop for One
Hotel Chocolat’s Children’s Chocolate Workshop is the perfect experience for any chocolate-adoring child. An exciting way of learning about the history of cocoa, this famous chocolate company has opened the door to its underground Cocoa Vault for a unique day out every budding chocolatier will remember. They’ll receive a welcome soft drink on arrival and an introduction into the world and history of chocolate before moving onto the fun bit; chocolate decorating. They’ll learn the skills needed to create a sweet-tasting masterpiece before popping their creation into a beautiful package, ensuring they return home suitable grubby