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Laurent Gerbaud Chocolatier

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Address: 2 D rue Ravenstein, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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REAL hot chocolate

Don't drink this - savour every drop. This is the real thing and not some milked down version. I took the hot chocolate and 5 chocs combo (€6.95) and was divine. Close enough to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Don't drink this - savour every drop. This is the real thing and not some milked down version. I took the hot chocolate and 5 chocs combo (€6.95) and was divine. Close enough to the Grand Place and definitely worth a trip.

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Coolangatta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to go for all sorts of wonderful chocolate based drinks and treats. They have a range of hot and cold drinks and of course their great chocolates. The style is most like a cafe with both indoor and out door seating and located very close to the Museum of Musical Instruments. You can opt for... More 

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north carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Laurent Gerbaud sets the bar very high! For me the best quality chocolate in all of Belgium. When you bite into one of these chocolates you only taste the chocolate, not sugar or artificial flavorings, just pure chocolate. Exquisite, divine. The chocolate is sourced from all over the world and labeled by origin. We also enjoy the delicious hot chocolates... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

We went here for a team-building event with colleagues from abroad and loved every minute of it! For 26€/pp we got to make our own chocolate, learn about the chocolate making process and taste some seriously amazing varieties as well. Their chocolate is top notch, you can tell these are professionals that are dedicated to the highest quality standards and... More 

1 Thank Isabelle Giang D
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

For those seeking chocolate made not only with high-quality ingredients (and without additives, preservatives, excessive sugar, and so on) but also with originality, flair, uniqueness, and passion, a trip to Laurent Gerbaud's is mandatory. The staff and he himself are welcoming, helpful, instructive, and without pretensions. They also offer informative suggestions on chocolate and local beer pairings. The latter is... More 

1 Thank MDellaMotta
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

This newer chocolatier has gotten it right. They use high quality ingredients and make a natural pure product was wonderful tastes.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Come in, take a deep breath and soak in full nirvana of the moment. Moment devoted to yourself and it's Majesty Chocolate. Place to totally relax, sophist steadily indulge yourself while inspecting all the tenderest nuances and "shades" of its Majesty Chocolate!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

Having just seen the then Chagall exhibition in the nearby museum, we stopped here and treated ourselves to a cup of Chocolat Chaud. It is a treat to start with, but here they make it even more so by letting letting chose a little"praline", the ultimate belgian accompaniment to anyone's coffee or hot chocolate. Lovely service, and obviously delicious chocolates... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

I visited the establishment on a colleagues' recommendation but was totally disappointed. I tried a selection of ganaches and, honestly, you can find better chocolate in supermarkets.

1 Thank Exefex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

Everyone has their preference when it comes to chocolate. I like mine dark, plain or with fruit or nuts and not extra sweet or runny! I have just sampled my way through Paris and Brussels and Laurent Gerbaud ticks all the boxes for me (the website states all the things that are not in the chocolate!) What is a bit... More 

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