Chocolate in Paris Region!
Christmas is coming soon and so is the opportunity to indulge yourself and others by placing under the Christmas tree chocolate, ganache or praline sweets made by the best chocolate makers in Paris and its region.
Patrick Roger is a true artist who sculpts his chocolate into mineral and animal shapes. His gigantic, vibrantly-realistic constructions can be seen in his various shops. A delight for the eyes and the palate.
Patrick Roger: 3 place de la Madeleine 75008 Paris. Metro: Madeleine
Crowned with the Grand Prix du Chocolat of the City of Paris, Gilles Cresno is a passionate craftsman who transmits the values of excellence, taste and pleasure through his chocolates. The cream of Paris flocks to his shop in Rueil-Malmaison, to the west of the capital. Bite size or bars, you’ll find it hard to choose!
Gilles Cresno: 27 Place de l’Église 92500 Rueil-Malmaison. From Paris, take the RER A at Châtelet-les-Halles
The chocolate craftsmen of Mère de Famille will bend over backwards to offer you a range of exceptional chocolate! A delight to the palate and eye awaits you in this historical shop that opened back in 1761!
À la Mère de Famille: 35 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre 75009 Paris. Metro: Grands Boulevards
In Enghien-les-Bains, to the north of Paris, Le Cacaotier offers you the creations of Hubert Masse, who blends unique flavours brought back from his travels. Take your time to choose (or not) from his famous Swiss Rocher balls, almondine beads, filled chocolates and more, to enjoy on the spot or to take back as a present for someone special.
Le Cacaotier: 14 rue de Mora 95880 Enghien-les-Bains. Leave from Gare du Nord in Paris
In Versailles, Art et Chocolat offers you its majestic creations. This artist-chocolatier cum sculptor has made Louis XIV’s shoe his speciality, but many other works of art await you, ready to be devoured!
Art et Chocolat: 23 Rue Carnot 78000 Versailles. From Paris, take the RER C to Versailles Rive gauche
Chocolate-maker Cyril Lignac takes you on a journey back to childhood. In his chocolate-filled world you will find irresistible marshmallow bears, succulent hot chocolate, a very chocolatey chocolate chip cookie, or a revisited Bounty bar. Playtime has never been so tasty!
La Chocolaterie: 25 Rue Chanzy 75011 Paris. Metro: Charonne
The supplier of luxury hotels Le Plaza and Le Crillon for 40 years finally opened his own shop. Master chocolate smelter Jacques Genin makes haute-couture treats. Step through the door of his atelier in Rue de Turenne and listen to the bustle of his brigade at the back, inhale the intensity of the fragrances, and savour the most creative of chocolates!
Jacques Genin : 133 Rue de Turenne 75003 Paris. Metro: République
Chocolates from La Maison du Chocolat are enjoyed around the world. From Tokyo to New York, people flock to taste the famous French brand’s creations. Enter the historical Paris shop founded by Robert Linxe, also known as the “ganache wizard”. A variety of delicious flavours to enjoy in the heart of Faubourg Saint-Honoré!
La Maison du Chocolat: 225 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris. Metro: Ternes
From his travels in the Land of the Rising Sun, Jean-Paul Hévin brings home an impeccable standard to sublimate his chocolates and take on any creative challenge, like the astonishing dresses he made for the fashion show at the Salon du Chocolat.
Jean-Paul Hévin: 231 Rue Saint Honoré - côté cour 75001 Paris. Metro: Pyramides
Patrice Chapon is a perfectionist. After scrupulously selecting his cocoa, he first roasts the beans at his local factory, then offers us a glorious variety in his Paris shop. It’s no use trying to resist his chocolate-mousse bars with hints of spices or sugar, your taste buds will succumb in no time!
Chocolat Chapon: 69 Rue du Bac 75007 Paris. Metro: Rue du Bac