Boston's Newbury Street is no stranger to upscale shops, including several chocolate-focused ventures. But of those chocolate shops, none make an impact like Hotel Chocolat. This chocolate shop/gift store combo, housed in a modern space on the Street, focuses on chocolate of the finest quality and for all occasions.
Molded lollipops, one of many sweet treats at this chocolate boutique — Photo courtesy of Jessica Polizzotti
Upon entry, you'll be greeted by knowledgeable sales associates who are there to help you make the most of your shopping experience. You'll be faced with an overwhelming display of chocolate treats that range from whimsical molded lollipops to gift sets - complete with cookies for dipping and boxes of truffles to die for. After browsing and choosing a few treats to eat immediately, call in the cavalry to help you in deciphering the rest.
Hotel Chocolat's staff will help you assemble the perfect hostess gift, or choose something splendid for a special someone. Whether you're being treated to a long weekend staying with friends or meeting family for dinner, Hotel Chocolat has you covered. Your host will be impressed (unless they are opposed to chocolate) and sure to smile when given what you've found in this high-end chocolate shop.
Ideal to share with your best friend or bring to a dinner party is a chilled bottle of Prosecco, paired with a selection of Hotel Chocolat's rich, creamy and flavorful truffles. Bring the chef in your life a little of Hotel Chocolat'schocolate cuisine, like their Savoury Cocoa Mayo. Or surprise the kids with a robot or smiley pop, and instantly win their hearts (even if their parents cringe at the idea of extra sugar).
Hotel Chocolat — Photo courtesy of Jessica Polizzotti