William Curley – new Pimlico shop

William Curley – new Pimlico shop

William Curley’s new flagship store opens in London’s Pimlico Green. More than just a chocolatier shop, this is a spacious chocolate emporium that raises the bar for London chocolate shops and gives London even more of a claim to be a world class chocolate destination

William Curley at Westminster Kingsway College

William Curley at Westminster Kingsway College

As if a visit to Paul A Young’s last Friday wasn’t enough, in the afternoon I went along to a promotional demo by William Curley for Amedei at Westmintser Kingsway College. I just about survived the three desserts and freshly made sea-salt caramels, with a little chocolate eating space to spare

Posh pecan whip with Paul A Young

Posh pecan whip with Paul A Young

The latest from Paul A Young, including new seasonal flavours, his summer range of chocolate ice cream and details of his forthcoming book. We also look at Paul’s ‘reimagining’ of a childhood confectionery classic

Butterflies that Melt

Butterflies that Melt

We catch up with the latest products and happenings from Notting Hill chocolatier, Melt. This month featuring the seasonal Butterfly collection, new ice cream offerings and a limited edition bar

Launch of William Curley’s new Mayfair shop

Today saw the much awaited opening of the old Shepherd Market Chocolate Society shop under it’s new William Curley branding. The shop has been completely stripped and refitted in Curley’s minimalist, Japanese influenced style, which does seem somewhat starker than the original and rather warmer Richmond shop. A few finishing touches are yet to happen ..

Paul A Young Fine Chocolates – new shop

Managed to get a sneak preview of Paul A Youngs‘s new shop in The Royal Exchange in London’s City district this week. The shop’s just being refitted and will open next week, around 10 October, with an official launch during Chocolate Week. Great news for all you City types in need of some decent chocolates. ..

Demarquette back in action

After a long summer out of action due to drain problems, Marc Demarquette‘s Fulham Road shop is back open again. We hear that drain problems caused by renovations kept the shop closed, but now Marc’s back with new products and has just been commissioned by Fortnum & Mason to create a collection of fresh hand-made ..

Paul A Young autumn collection and new shop

Having wowed an eclectic Islington audience with an ever changing seasonal range – including the odd weird and wonderful creation – the good news is that Paul ‘A’ Young will soon be opening his second London shop. Working his way down the Bank branch of the Northern Line, Paul brings quality fresh chocolate to what ..

What’s going on in and around the London chocolate scene

Things have really warmed up in the London chocolate scene over the last few years. (Which means the now melted fine chocolate must be flowing nicely!) We now have a good handful of world class chocolatiers, growing in size and reputation, helping to place London squarely on the world chocolate map and turn the city ..