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There was even chocolate from Edinburgh

Popping in for hot chocolate (very smooth) & a mocha (very strong) on a cold day was our reason for... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Best chocolate in town

Nice café specialized in chocolate of all kinds, very nice service staff and located in the heart... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
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Blumengasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 262 01 05
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

If you are visiting Basel and if you like chocolate in any form, you will just love this cafe. The front part of the cafe is filled with fair trade chocolate from the whole world and I am certain that there will be something you...More

5  Thank Sally D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 March 2013

last week I intended to buy a particuar brand of chocolate and visited XOCOLATL for the first time. it was right after lunch break and the lady who owns the place (?) was chit-chatting over a coffee with a friend of hers. my courteous greeting...More

13  Thank slartibartfass
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

there waitresses were nice to us but the old woman (likely the manage) was really rude to us and the kid. she did not have any customer-softskills and seemed to racist to us.

1  Thank Hai B
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Love this little place! I asked for a recommendation on which hot chocolate to have- it was totally dreamy :-) I had the 75% Peruvian hot chocolate. Will come again to try others and buy a stash of treats from the shop.

Thank Missbasel
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Every time i visit Switzerland, i find time to visit this store. Their selection of chocolate made in Switzerland, Europe and the world beyond is the most extensive i've ever seen - and they only buy products from craft chocolate makers - with high ethical...More

1  Thank kathylee1
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Do you like swiss chocolate and cakes of good quality ?? There are lots of good possibilities in Basel to participate. I like these "B"-confiseries: Bachmann,Beschle,Brändli - but don't miss the one and only "X" - like Xocolatl :-) ! Last time I saw and...More

Thank Werner N
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Popping in for hot chocolate (very smooth) & a mocha (very strong) on a cold day was our reason for visiting. The staff were very friendly & helpful (providing me with a menu in English as I embarrassingly tried to read Swiss German). Afterwards looking...More

Thank Starkin
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Nice café specialized in chocolate of all kinds, very nice service staff and located in the heart of the city. Not really a secret spot, but recommended!

Thank 691franko
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We went to xocolatl for a hot drink and a quick cake to burn some time. We were greeted very nicely and told to sit where we wanted. The staff were very accommodating providing us with an English menu and helping us to select our...More

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Xocolatl is located at Bankverein. They have a couple of sidewalk tables and inside are retail items and chocolate from all over the world. I had the lactose-free ‘The Fudge’ hot chocolate (6CHF), which one can choose from a large variety of chocolates on the...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Impressive chocolate place! There are variety of chocolate to choose. There are chocolate drinks and bakery as well. I would highly recommend this place!

Thank Nichakarn F
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

While sightseeing Basel this is the perfect place to stop for a good warm up with energy: primarily from the AMAZING warm chocolate selection as well as the TO DIE FOR chocolate cake and secondly the warm atmosphere made by the people(staff) there! A place...More

Thank Gabriela F
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