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Ganache Chocolate

245 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 8388
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“cakes” (23 reviews)
“mousse cake” (5 reviews)
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245 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a show at the Regent we though a late dinner would be nice, unfortunately we arrived too late (10pm) for the savory food menu so we had hot chocolate instead. The salted caramel hot chocolate was lovely but so rich I could only finish...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent macaroons! Delicious A great and surprising find Great selection Great selection Superb service

Thank beccascarratt
GanacheChocolate, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed visiting us and hope you do again soon. We look forward welcoming you back. - the team at Ganache

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a birthday cake last minute and I knew that Ganache wouldnt disappoint. Reasonable price for the mousse cake and tasted delicious. Served in a easy to hold box which I could take to the restaurant. Highly recommend this one.

Thank Tania W
GanacheChocolate, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tania, thanks for your review - we're glad our patisserie cake was enjoyed and that we could help out at the last minute! We look forward to welcoming you back into our lounges again soon. - the team at Ganache

Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you love Chocolate, you will love Ganache! We were introduced to Ganache during a walking foodie tour of Melbourne and it was by far the best stop off along our journey. We tried the hot chocolate, which literally feels like you are drinking a...More

Thank FijiFriends
GanacheChocolate, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for visiting us and for leaving us this review! Funnily enough, that is pretty much what you're drinking with our hot chocolates :) We're so glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you back again in one of our lounges soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wow, we went into Ganache this morning feeling quite cold and we though Hot Chocolate would be good. After speaking with the young assistant, he suggested several flavours. I chose a Caromel and my wife chose Cinnamon. Best hot chocy's ever, they were fluffy hot...More

Thank Chris K
ganache245, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Hi Chris, thanks for your review and for visiting us. We're glad you had such a good experience with us, and that our staff were helpful and able to make a recommendation. We would love to welcome you back anytime. - the team at Ganache

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Stop here for coffee and cake on the way to the theatre and we were not disappointed. A huge range of cakes and chocolates to choose from, staff were helpful and friendly. Coffee came with freshly grated chocolate on top - yum!! Will certainly return...More

Thank tmm128
ganache245, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Hi there, thanks for your review and feedback! We are glad you had a positive experience. We look forward to welcoming you back into one of our lounges when you visit us again. - the team at Ganache

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The cakes are so pretty and decadent! And the hot chocolate.... So good... Only wish it was served a little warmer as it came pretty lukewarm - cool. Really packed and understaffed though!More

Thank Sarah H
ganache245, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Hi Sarah Thanks for your feedback and review! Sounds like you had a bit of a mixed experience with us, but we hope what you enjoyed in our hot chocolate and cake was enough to bring you back again! We will be happy to welcome...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a really attractive chocolate shop in Collins Street, not far from a tram stop toward the higher end of Collins (not far from Flinders Lane). The chocolates and desserts are just beautiful in appearance. I bought some dark chocolate raspberry sticks to take...More

1  Thank Belgo96
ganache245, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thanks for visiting us and for your review! We understand the struggle, it's not easy to give those as a gift and not sample... we're glad you enjoyed them!! - the team at Ganache

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were gifted a block of ganache chocolate at our hotel so decided to swing by for a hot drink when we were shopping nearby. The shop is small and looks a little bit tired. We were told to sit down anywhere as they offer...More

Thank MillsandTumble
ganache245, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Hi there, thanks for your review and for letting us know your feedback about the service. That is certainly less than what we'd hope from our staff and sincerely apologise. We hope it didn't ruin your experience entirely and hope you might consider visiting us...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

We stopped in here for hot chocolate night caps. Unfortunately we were too full to try any of the beautiful sounding and looking desserts on offer. They have a great variety of hot and cold drinks - all the ones tried by our table were...More

Thank DWMBC
ganache245, Manager at Ganache Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hi there, so glad you found us and enjoyed our hot chocolates. You will all have to come back another time and try what you were too full to try this time! Hope to welcome you again soon - the team at Ganache

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Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 8388
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Description
Gânache Chocolate offers a unique European chocolate experience for those looking for that something special in Melbourne.Both stores (South Yarra and Collins St) boast stunning displays of beautifully handcrafted pralines made with the finest couverture chocolate as well as an extensive product range including decadent chocolate bars, gift wrapped chocolate figures and speciality hot chocolate.The Gânache Patisserie section showcases Arno’s superb macarons and delicious French style patisserie.All chocolates and patisserie are created with passion by Master Chocolatier Arno Backes and his team of Pastry chefs and Chocolatiers, in the kitchens above the chocolate lounge in South Yarra.
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