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Best chocolate we've ever had!

We tried other chocolate on our trip to Belgium, but this was the absolute best! We visited this... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
RobertMacPherson
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Atlanta, Georgia
Small Shop but Packed with Excellent Chocolate

I really appreciated the quality of the chocolates. The variety of flavours was also pretty good... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Rik T
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Fredericton, Canada
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This chocolaterie offers a very special freshly prepared chocolate that make a very special gift to take home

1  Thank Fitiany
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I visited the chocolaterie "Cedric Den Hoorebeke" while I was in Ghent. The chocolates were delicious, though a little more expensive than other shops I've been to and not too much variety (still worth it I think). However, the lady working was not the friendliest....More

1  Thank blindbutforroses
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We tried other chocolate on our trip to Belgium, but this was the absolute best! We visited this place two times, and both times we had the best experience. Those who helped us at the counter were extremely friendly, and the second time we were...More

Thank RobertMacPherson
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I really appreciated the quality of the chocolates. The variety of flavours was also pretty good. It's not the cheapest place, but you know what cheap gets you - this, on the other hand, is high quality stuff. There is a glass part of the...More

Thank Rik T
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

This was delicious, tasty and overall a great place. Will come again. Thanks for reading. This chocolate is 🥇

1  Thank torquayliam
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Our excursion included a visit to this famous chocolatier where we saw a demonstration of chocolate making from start to finish. The gracious head chocolatier allowed us to sample many of their products which were so delicious. They have been making candies for generations. Great...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Dropped in here on flying visit. Hot chocolate is excellent. Great selection of chocolates, lovely staff. Small, friendly artisan business. Really good. Not cheap! But good chocolate never is.

Thank CyclicalTraveller
Reviewed 18 May 2018

With only one staff member filling boxes and cashing, it can be a wait. If you’re behind someone ordering a mixed box or two, you'll need to exercise patience as folks take their time with choosing each piece by type or filling to fill their...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Yes, the chocolate is amazing and it's the 4.8 star review on Google that had me seek out this establishment. I arrived early afternoon to purchase my souvenir gifts to take home with me and there were 2 ladies working. I waited my turn and...More

Thank PaigeE75
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Some of the best chocolate I've had in Europe yet. All the chocolate appears to be made right on site. Lots of variety, but without anything too overwhelming. Prices are high but not outrageous. Shop itself is rather nice. Definitely worth a stop if you...More

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

If you have the possibility to pass by: go for it. This chocolaterie provides you of the best chocolats you'll find in Gent.

Thank Michel D
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Although I bought 60+ euro worth of chocolates from this store and the store owned by his son Cedric, it’s still not enough. Never enough ;-) Bought the truffles, chocolate dipped orange slices, hazelnut-milk chocolate, cherry-cordial bonbons, almond nougatine covered in chocolate, and much more....More

1  Thank DutchieMae
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