Chocolate Tour of London

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  • Duration

    - 2.5 hrs (approx)
  • Soho & Mayfair

  • Capacity

    - 20
  • All food is included. Exclusive discounts available
  • Dress

    - It's a walking tour, so wear comfortable shoes and clothing
  • Departs


    Saturday & Sunday @ 12pm & 3pm
  • Meeting Location


    The Algerian Coffee Store, 52 Old Compton St, W1D 4PB Nrst Tube: Leicester Square
  • Final Destination


    The East India Company Ltd 7 Conduit St, London W1S 2XF Nrst Tube: Oxford Circus

Description

Chocolate Tour of London

Come join your expert tour guide for a delightful stroll through beautiful Mayfair, the heart of London, where we visit decadent dessert boutiques and chocolatiers, to sample their finest confections and chocolate delights. If you love chocolate you must try the famous Chocolate Tour of London today! London boasts some of the finest chocolatiers to be found anywhere in the world! Let us show you the evidence of the English obsession with fine chocolate on The Chocolate Tour of London. Plenty can be found in ritzy Mayfair, where a host of chocolatiers, both traditional and modern, have planted their exclusive boutiques. Learn about the history of chocolate, sample chocolate delights and discover London! A chocoholics heaven in the heart of London. Things are only looking up in the world of chocolate - we not only tend to eat less, but better quality chocolate, and we’re also far more aware of chocolate’s healthy properties: it’s one of nature’s superfoods, helping to relieve stress and enhance pleasure while providing a terrific source of magnesium!

Chocolate Tour of London Itinerary

  • Algerian Coffee Store Renowned for it's chocolate covered coffee beans since 1887
  • Paul A Young Award-winning chocolates, truffles, brownies
  • Hotel Chocolat A cocoa grower & chocolatier, thier gourmet chocolates will thrill & excite
  • Freggo The best chocolate ice cream in London
  • Prestat A chocolate shop with a Royal Warrant and impressive line of chocolate mints, white chocolate banoffee truffle anyone?!
  • Fortnum & Mason's Royal Purveyor of fine foods, including chocolate
  • East India Company Elizabeth I created this famously influential company by Royal charter, their fine chocolates are exquisite
  • CarpoFantastic chocolate treats from the heart of London
  • These are just a fraction of the many sights you will see on this tour!

Reviews

Customer Reviews

Excellent Review by Erika & Ibi
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It was a very useful tour. Loved each one of the shops and all the free chocolates! Alan was a lovely guide and very knowledgeable, which made our tour more exciting...(Posted on 2/22/2016)
yummy Review by linda e
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Wild weather but tour went ahead. It would have been easy to get separated from your group as did 2 of our members. Tour went to a variety of 'shops' where we had some samples. The chocolates /cakes were delicious. There was not that much information on each establishment but the girl did her best . I was disappointed that the group had 21 people where it was advertised that the maximum would be 20 . This was especially irritating as they had cancelled our booking citing numbers as the reason twice. We didnt go to lickety splits which they advertised as the best with no reason given. Costly for what it was but on the whole enjoyable.(Posted on 2/19/2016)
Tasty tour! Review by rnlibabe28
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Very enjoyable and tasty tour, the tour guide was informative and helpful to a wheelchair user like myself.(Posted on 2/19/2016)
An afternoon of chocolate... heavenly! Review by Nicola F
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We had a lovely sunny day for our tour of Soho and Mayfair's best chocolatiers - our guide Lisa was bubbly and fun and knowledgeable and managed the (quite large - 14 or so) group well. No pressure to buy in any of the establishments, but usually a 10% discount if you did buy. Lots of interesting history accompanying the actual tastings (each place let you taste a selection of their goodies). 2 1/2 hours passed quickly but we saw a lot and were not rushed at all. This has quite possibly cured me of what Lisa called 'confectionary' chocolate, in favour of the real thing!!(Posted on 2/18/2016)
Delicious! Review by Ruby_Gamgee-Took
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I took my friend on the chocolate tour for her birthday and we were not disappointed. Our guide was Lisa. She was lovely and made sure she spoke to everyone in the group and really tried to get an idea of what everyone was looking for on the tour. We had plenty of free samples (in fact, some of the group had to have doggy bags for later) and received 10% discount in most of the places we stopped.
It was a really fun afternoon and nice to do something different!(Posted on 2/18/2016)
A great way to discover more of London Review by Nick P
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We were very lucky to have such an excellent guide as Lisa for our tour on Sunday (the 12th of April). It was a gloriously sunny day and only made better by the fact we were a small tour group of six meaning we were not rushed through any of the stores and had plenty of time to try chocolates, buy extra goodies and pepper Lisa with questions about chocolate and the history of the shops and area.

It was a great way to while away a couple of hours on a Sunday afternoon and I have several more chocolates I need to go back and try!(Posted on 2/18/2016)
Chocolate Tour of London Review by SuttonThespian
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My partner and I went on this tour in April 2015 and had a fantastic time. On arrival at the Algerian Coffee Shop we were greeted at the meeting time by our Lisa who was enthusiastic, cheerful and seemed genuinely pleased to see everyone. The tour was of a good length and despite it being exceptionally busy owing to other events taking place in London she kept us all together and engaged. The tour visited some very interesting places that otherwise you might overlook, although I would suggest taking a bottle of water with you if you're a little sensitive to sugar as there are lots of free samples of chocolate throughout.

Overall I would recommend this to anybody who is interested in high quality chocolate and likes a pleasant walk around London.(Posted on 2/18/2016)
Chocolate Tour of London Review by yumyum1962
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We were greeted by our guide Lisa who was very friendly and enthusiastic. She took a group of us around to some posh choc shops, there were lots of free samples to taste. On the walk Lisa pointed out things of interest to us and told us some of it's history. There is quite a bit of walking to do but not too far in between "choc stops". You get 10% off the price of any sweets you buy and be advised to take a bottle of water with you. It was a great tour and I would recommend it highly.(Posted on 2/18/2016)
Chocolate tour of London Review by nafnafSouthCoast
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Did this Saturday 18th April. Excellent tour guide, Lisa, who struck a lovely balance across a diverse group of people. Visited 7 establishments, samples at all and no heavy pressure to buy, which had been one of our concerns beforehand - although we did manage to force ourselves to buy some goodies!
Perhaps could have been a little more information, but Lisa did say just ask if more was wanted. Website could do with updating, but overall very good value for money. Highly recommended.(Posted on 2/18/2016)
Chocolate walking tour Review by Paige M
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I would recommend this tour to any chocolate fan. You get lots of yummy samples and visit many different chocolate shops as well as hearing some interesting history along the way. Our tour guide Lisa was lovely and made the whole experience really fun.

Visited April 2015(Posted on 2/18/2016)
Great Chocolate Tour Review by Amlum
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I went on 30th May 2015. I really enjoyed this chocolate tour around central London. Our guide Lisa was really friendly and knowledgable and seemed genuinely interested in what she was talking about. You get lots of really delicious samples of expensive chocolates you may not normally buy, plus 10% off in most of the shops if you do want to buy anything. I really liked the fact that there was no pressure to buy anything whatsoever. Would definitely recommend!(Posted on 2/17/2016)
Chocolate tasting tour Review by Suzy C
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An excellent afternoon on the chocolate tour with our guide Lisa! The various shops, boutiques and cafes are well-chosen and varied and the chocolates are unfailingly delicious, even the marmite truffle (which I hasten to add I chose from a large selection - it wasn't compulsory!) We went on a Sunday midday tour which I recommend as the streets and shops were much quieter than later in the afternoon, and our group was small. The distance between the stops was never too far and the pace was gentle so everyone could keep together.(Posted on 2/17/2016)
Chocolate chocolate everywhere! Review by Becca R
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Yesterday my friend and I had the pleasure of going on the chocolate walking tour in the sunshine of London. It lasted 2 hours and included visits to 6 different places including chocolatiers, coffee shops and Fortnum and Masons. We were given at least 1 chocolate sample at each shop and were sometimes allowed to choose a second - all delicious! Each place gave a 10% discount although there was no pressure at all to purchase anything. Alan, our tour guide, was lovely. Very friendly and funny, and gave an interesting mix of chat about the places visited and the London landmarks that we passed. It was a fabulous way to spend an afternoon and would definitely go again.(Posted on 2/17/2016)
Chocolate, Chocolate and More Chocolate Review by RainbowFish1
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Yesterday my friend and I went on the 12pm walking tour in London with a fabulous host called Melissa. We were running late after getting lost and Melissa made us feel at ease (my friend and I were worrying that we wouldn't be allowed on the tour because of our lateness but no worries, luckily we hadn't missed much). I had bought this experience for my friend as a birthday present. It was very hot yesterday but Melissa was very cool, calm and collected. She possessed great knowledge and was a wonderful host. We visited about 7 shops, at each place we tasted divine chocolates. Suffice to say my friend and I didn't eat again until late evening as we were full. It was a great experience, thanks Melissa x(Posted on 2/17/2016)
Chocolate Walking Tour Review by tdj64
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Booked this tour for my nieces birthday, our lovely guide yesterday was Lisa with a mine of information about the shops we visited as well as lots of historical snippets along the way. A leisurely walk around London and regular chocolate pit stops! Great day thanks Lisa(Posted on 2/17/2016)
Chocolate tasting tour Review by deeps79
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I purchased this tour for both myself and my husband. It was wonderful the tour guide Alan made it so brilliant, he was very friendly and knowledgeable. We throughly enjoyed this tour and would advise people to book it. We tasted a lot of chocolate and learnt a lot about the local history. Thank you for a wonderful day!(Posted on 2/16/2016)
Chocolate walking tour! Review by Agapanti
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The tour started under pouring rain but our friendly and passionate guide, Liza, made it warm and fun since the very first moment. And she will tell you all about it :)
Our group of 7 (locals and tourists) gelled very well and all venues, staff and offers are definitely worth more than one visit. I had the best hot Aztec chocolate ever!
A must-do for addicted, thanks guys for the jolly good time.(Posted on 2/16/2016)
Chocolate walking tour, London Review by John R
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Our guide, Alan, took us through Soho & Piccadilly, visiting chocolate shops where we had delicious samples and could buy at a discount. Alan told us about the history of each area and about the speciality of each shop which was very good. It was a quiet day in London and our group received a friendly welcome in all the shops, Would highly recommend this tour, and we will definitely go on another as well as re-visiting some of the places we were introduced to again.(Posted on 2/16/2016)
Chocolate walking tour, London Review by John R
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Our guide, Alan, took us through Soho & Piccadilly, visiting chocolate shops where we had delicious samples and could buy at a discount. Alan told us about the history of each area and about the speciality of each shop which was very good. It was a quiet day in London and our group received a friendly welcome in all the shops, Would highly recommend this tour, and we will definitely go on another as well as re-visiting some of the places we were introduced to again.(Posted on 2/16/2016)
Surprise chocolate tour Review by sueroedel
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I bought this tour as part of a birthday present for my chocolate loving partner. He had no idea what we were doing or where we were going until we actually arrived at The Algerian coffee shop where he thought we were stopping for a coffee.
Alan was our enthusiastic guide and he was knowledgeable and interesting not just about chocolate but about an array of extra bits of information including how to spot a brothel, Royal family members' favourite chocolate, how much it would cost you if you broke the most expensive tea set in the East India Tea Company shop and who is the only man to be allowed to whistle or run through the Burlington Arcade.
The tour lasted about 3 hours and despite the drizzle, it was most enjoyable. We had visits to 6 different places including of course, wonderful chocolatiers, coffee shops and Fortnum and Masons. We sampled at least 1 chocolate sample at each shop and they were amazingly filling! Every stop offered a 10% discount if you chose to buy anything. Alan, our tour guide, was charming and even pointed out the buses with posters of him on an ad. I recommend this tour for its interest and different chocolate samples. Definitely good for chocolate heads and for finding our about London Trivia.(Posted on 12/12/2015)
Lisa was amazing! Review by shivaunschliefert
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Our route guide Lisa was awesome, she was so friendly and had lots of recommendations and helpful insight into the best chocolate! It was a laid back easy going tour that was intersting and of course very yum!(Posted on 10/5/2015)
Chocolate Walking Tour Review by tdj64
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Booked this tour for my nieces birthday, our lovely guide yesterday was Lisa with a mine of information about the shops we visited as well as lots of historical snippets along the way. A leisurely walk around London and regular chocolate pit stops! Great day thanks Lisa(Posted on 10/5/2015)
Chocolate, Chocolate and More Chocolate Review by RainbowFish1
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Yesterday my friend and I went on the 12pm walking tour in London with a fabulous host called Melissa. We were running late after getting lost and Melissa made us feel at ease (my friend and I were worrying that we wouldn't be allowed on the tour because of our lateness but no worries, luckily we hadn't missed much). I had bought this experience for my friend as a birthday present. It was very hot yesterday but Melissa was very cool, calm and collected. She possessed great knowledge and was a wonderful host. We visited about 7 shops, at each place we tasted divine chocolates. Suffice to say my friend and I didn't eat again until late evening as we were full. It was a great experience, thanks Melissa x

Visited July 2015(Posted on 10/5/2015)
Chocolate chocolate everywhere! Review by Becca R
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Yesterday my friend and I had the pleasure of going on the chocolate walking tour in the sunshine of London. It lasted 2 hours and included visits to 6 different places including chocolatiers, coffee shops and Fortnum and Masons. We were given at least 1 chocolate sample at each shop and were sometimes allowed to choose a second - all delicious! Each place gave a 10% discount although there was no pressure at all to purchase anything. Alan, our tour guide, was lovely. Very friendly and funny, and gave an interesting mix of chat about the places visited and the London landmarks that we passed. It was a fabulous way to spend an afternoon and would definitely go again.(Posted on 10/5/2015)
Chocolate tasting tour Review by Suzy C
Your rating
An excellent afternoon on the chocolate tour with our guide Lisa! The various shops, boutiques and cafes are well-chosen and varied and the chocolates are unfailingly delicious, even the marmite truffle (which I hasten to add I chose from a large selection - it wasn't compulsory!) We went on a Sunday midday tour which I recommend as the streets and shops were much quieter than later in the afternoon, and our group was small. The distance between the stops was never too far and the pace was gentle so everyone could keep together.
(Posted on 10/5/2015)
Great Chocolate Tour Review by Amlum
Your rating
I went on 30th May 2015. I really enjoyed this chocolate tour around central London. Our guide Lisa was really friendly and knowledgable and seemed genuinely interested in what she was talking about. You get lots of really delicious samples of expensive chocolates you may not normally buy, plus 10% off in most of the shops if you do want to buy anything. I really liked the fact that there was no pressure to buy anything whatsoever. Would definitely recommend!

Visited May 2015(Posted on 10/5/2015)
London Chocolate Tour Review by JohnBR6512
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Had a great time in this tour. Mark the tour guide was very knowledgable and charming. At first thought that seven stops wasn't that many but was stuffed by the last two. Didn't feel like too much walking either. Would recommend.(Posted on 10/5/2015)
Chocolate walking tour Review by Paige M
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I would recommend this tour to any chocolate fan. You get lots of yummy samples and visit many different chocolate shops as well as hearing some interesting history along the way. Our tour guide Lisa was lovely and made the whole experience really fun.

Visited April 2015(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Chocolate walking tour Review by Paige M
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I would recommend this tour to any chocolate fan. You get lots of yummy samples and visit many different chocolate shops as well as hearing some interesting history along the way. Our tour guide Lisa was lovely and made the whole experience really fun.(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Chocolate tour of London Review by nafnafSouthCoast
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Did this Saturday 18th April. Excellent tour guide, Lisa, who struck a lovely balance across a diverse group of people. Visited 7 establishments, samples at all and no heavy pressure to buy, which had been one of our concerns beforehand - although we did manage to force ourselves to buy some goodies!
Perhaps could have been a little more information, but Lisa did say just ask if more was wanted. Website could do with updating, but overall very good value for money. Highly recommended.

Visited April 2015(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Chocolate Tour of London Review by yumyum1962
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We were greeted by our guide Lisa who was very friendly and enthusiastic. She took a group of us around to some posh choc shops, there were lots of free samples to taste. On the walk Lisa pointed out things of interest to us and told us some of it's history. There is quite a bit of walking to do but not too far in between "choc stops". You get 10% off the price of any sweets you buy and be advised to take a bottle of water with you. It was a great tour and I would recommend it highly.

Visited April 2015(Posted on 10/3/2015)
SuttonThespian Review by Chocolate Tour of London”
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My partner and I went on this tour in April 2015 and had a fantastic time. On arrival at the Algerian Coffee Shop we were greeted at the meeting time by our Lisa who was enthusiastic, cheerful and seemed genuinely pleased to see everyone. The tour was of a good length and despite it being exceptionally busy owing to other events taking place in London she kept us all together and engaged. The tour visited some very interesting places that otherwise you might overlook, although I would suggest taking a bottle of water with you if you're a little sensitive to sugar as there are lots of free samples of chocolate throughout.

Overall I would recommend this to anybody who is interested in high quality chocolate and likes a pleasant walk around London.(Posted on 10/3/2015)
An afternoon of chocolate... heavenly!” Review by Nicola F
Your rating
We had a lovely sunny day for our tour of Soho and Mayfair's best chocolatiers - our guide Lisa was bubbly and fun and knowledgeable and managed the (quite large - 14 or so) group well. No pressure to buy in any of the establishments, but usually a 10% discount if you did buy. Lots of interesting history accompanying the actual tastings (each place let you taste a selection of their goodies). 2 1/2 hours passed quickly but we saw a lot and were not rushed at all. This has quite possibly cured me of what Lisa called 'confectionary' chocolate, in favour of the real thing!!

Visited March 2015(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Tasty tour! Review by nlibabe2014
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Very enjoyable and tasty tour, the tour guide was informative and helpful to a wheelchair user like myself(Posted on 10/3/2015)
yummy Review by linda e
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Wild weather but tour went ahead. It would have been easy to get separated from your group as did 2 of our members. Tour went to a variety of 'shops' where we had some samples. The chocolates /cakes were delicious. There was not that much information on each establishment but the girl did her best . I was disappointed that the group had 21 people where it was advertised that the maximum would be 20 . This was especially irritating as they had cancelled our booking citing numbers as the reason twice. We didnt go to lickety splits which they advertised as the best with no reason given. Costly for what it was but on the whole enjoyable.

Visited January 2015(Posted on 10/3/2015)
If you like chocolate you must do this tour! Review by trvlfrnd_11
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Great selection of places to visit. Lots of tastings. Great value for money. Friendly guide. Great time spent.(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Chocolate walking tour Review by emma c
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This was given to me as a gift. We met our guide Lisa who walked us around central London giving us information and history on some of the buildings and roads as well as all of the shops we went into. We had 7 stops en route each with a sample or sometimes 2. The chocolates improved as we went on our journey and there were sometimes discounts available. A very pleasurable way to spend a Sunday afternoon.(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Not to be missed Review by felicityws
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We had a fantastic and informative tour with our knowledgeable and fun guide Lisa.We explored an interesting and eclectic area of London and sampled sooo much chocolate.Give it a go!(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Great fun chocolate walking tour of Oxford Review by Black_Velvet_Oxford
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The quality of a walking tour is largely dependent on how good the guide is. Fortunately for us our guide Edd was engaging and informative, both about chocolate and about some lesser-known aspects of Oxford itself. We we re lucky in that the other people due on the tour had cancelled at short notice, so it was just us and Edd, allowing us to take the tour at our own pace - the whole tour lasted almost exactly two hours without rushing.

I also want to mention Claire at Hotel Chocolat who was extremely knowledgeable - this was where I tried 100% cocoa mass chocolate for the first time in my life.

Visited October 2014(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Chocolate Tour of London 25/09/14 Review by SnoopMM
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Had a fantastic chocolate walking tour of London yesterday. We were a very small group, but didn't detract at all. Our guide Doug was bright, engaging and knew when to leave us alone to indulge in the goodies! Lovely walk around Soho and Mayfair, good variety of establishments and fantastic chocolate. Well recommended!(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Fab afternoon! Review by Nina W
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We went on the chocolate tour, it was brilliant! Alan the tour guide was very well informed, with a great sense of humour and interacted with us all, creating a great sense of camaraderie within the (large) group. The tour was great value for money on terms of the amount of free chocolate we consumed (I was so glad I'd only had a salad for lunch!) and the variety and amount of places we visited. Plus, we got a discount in every shop if we wanted to purchase even more chocs. A true chocoholics dream day out!!

Visited August 2014(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Chocolate Tour of London Review by Jax2307
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Our Guide, Siddy, was welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable and we were taken to a number of high class chocolatiers and learnt of the history of chocolate. Having read other reviews we did not visit as many establishments as other tours, however, we did get a good taste of the various chocolate treats and being in a small group meant a bigger share of some goodies! We also heard some other London historical tales and trivia along the way.

Whilst an interesting and entertaining way to spend an afternoon in London, the price of the tour is quite expensive and I am glad we had a 2-4-1 deal from FCC.

Visited July 2014(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Yummy chocolate tour Review by Kami92
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Big thank you to Lisa, our tour guide on our chocolate tour on Saturday, it was clear she loved her job and was very informative and seemed to have a great relationship with all the shops we visited, we thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful chocolates we sampled and there were plenty of them, and the sorbet and ice cream samples were an unexpected treat too. I would highly recommend this tour.

Visited July 2014(Posted on 10/3/2015)
Chocolate tour Review by midnightbluemg
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Excellent tour with tour guide Lisa. Very informative with good selection of chocolates to taste. Also ice cream tasting which was very welcome on a very hot Saturday afternoon. We were not pressured into buying anything but were offered a 10% discount off of any purchases.
(Posted on 10/3/2015)

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London landmarks and attractions

  • Soho
  • Shaftesbury Avenue
  • Regent Street
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Mayfair
  • Green Park
  • Fortnum & Masons