Chocoholic’s beware! Our round up of Chocolate Week is sure to lead to intense cravings!
This year’s Chocolate Week, from the 12th-18th October, will be celebrating with all kinds of offerings from the cocoa bean. From a limited edition chocolate superfood pot at Fish Market to a cherry and chocolate Knickerbocker Glory at Social Eating House and rich chocolate gelato from Remeo Gelato, these guys have got your chocolate desires covered. Some restaurants, including Plateau, Coq d’Argent and Paternoster Chop House, will even be offering set menus with chocolate included in every course.
The Doisy & Dam superfood chocolate pot at Fish Market
Fish Market, located near Liverpool Street, will be celebrating Chocolate Week with a limited edition chocolate pot designed in collaboration with superfood chocolate producers, Doisy & Dam. Made using their maca, vanilla and cacao bars, the delicious dessert combines the bitter chocolatey flavour of cacao nibs with sweet vanilla and is finished off with a kick of maca root for an extra boost. Priced at £7, the chocolate pot will be available on the Fish Market menu throughout Chocolate Week.
Remeo Gelato Dark Chocolate gelato
Great Taste award winner Remeo Gelato’s Dark Chocolate 72% Cocoa gelato contains an exceptionally high amount of the finest quality cocoa which provides an extremely intense and rich taste. The chocolate is hand-melted and blended with the highest quality fresh milk in a delicate and smooth texture.
4 course chocolate menu at Coq d’Argent
Priced at £42, Coq d’Argent will be serving a delicious 4 course chocolate menu. Guests will be treated to dishes such as Haunch of wild roe deer, parsnip puree, poached pear, cranberries, cacao sauce, Roasted quail, celeriac, girolles, prunes and coco nibs followed by a special dark and white chocolate sphere which will be Coq d’Argent’s dessert special all week. http://www.coqdargent.co.uk/whats-on-bank/events/chocolate-week-coq-dargent/
Chocolate Week at the new Hilton London Bankside
Enjoy Chocolate Week at the newly launched OXBO Bankside restaurant and The Distillery bar, located in the new Hilton London Bankside. Executive Chef, Paul Bates, will be serving a flourless chocolate cake at OXBO Bankside while The Distillery bar will offer a Chilli Tattoo cocktail made with Sailor Jerry Spiced rum. Hilton London Bankside opens this month in the heart of Bankside with high-end food and beverage outlets and 292 stunning designer inspired guest rooms, including 25 bespoke suites with breath-taking views of the city skyline.
New Street Grill Valrhona chocolate fondant
Diners at New Street Grill will be able to round off a meal of Josper-grilled steaks with a melting chocolate fondant throughout Chocolate Week. The gooey-centred melt in the mouth dessert will be served with vanilla ice cream and priced at £7.
The Knickerbocker Glory at Social Eating House
Chocoholics will not be disappointed by the cherry and chocolate Knickerbocker Glory at Jason Atherton’s Social Eating House. Indulgent scoops of cherry, vanilla and chocolate ice cream are layered between textures of dark and white chocolate brownie, chocolate soil and chocolate vermicelli then finished with a golden Griotte cherry nestled on a cloud of whipped cream. Priced at £9.50, the Knickerbocker Glory is the perfect way to celebrate this year’s Chocolate Week.
Arabica’s Luxury chocolate dates stuffed with almonds – suitable for vegans, vegetarians and those who have kosher or halal dietary requirements
Arabica Food & Spice, is an authentic purveyor of Middle Eastern spices, ingredients and sweets now sold nationwide in Marks & Spencer, Harvey Nichols, Fenwicks, Selfridges & Co, Fortnum & Mason and Harrods, as well as within many boutique retailers across the UK and abroad. The range is also available to purchase online at http://shop.arabicafoodandspice.com/