Prestat sell handmade luxury chocolates that are ideal as gifts. They specialise in truffles. They hold two Royal Warrants.
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Venue Details & Map
14 Princes ArcadeSt James'sLondonSW1Y 6DS
- +44 (0)20 7629 4838
- Public transport:
- Piccadilly Circus, Underground
WHAT. Prestat's vegan chocolate truffle varieties, especially the Dark Choco. Raspberry flavour
WHERE. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road; or Whole Foods High Street Kensington
WHY. Prestat is Royalty-approved and even this stigma, like it or not, means it is worthy.
Emily Rose Reedermore
Let's start with the big one: This was Roald Dahl's favourite chocolate shop as a child. He mentioned it in his autobiographies and used it as inspiration when writing "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
So that alone means you pretty much have to check it out.
Now, the shop itself is tiny but vibrant. Bright colours paint the walls and there are sweets literally from floor to ceiling. They...more
Prestat is what I imagine a chocolate shop to be from Roald Dahl's decriptions of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory and also from his autobiographies of candy shops from his childhood. I suppose then it's no surprise that this holder of a royal warrant was his favourite chocolate shop when Dahl was among the living.
Just walking into this shop brings out your inner child and lets him run...more
This is the Willy Wonka's of posh chocolate shops! The decor of the shop is bright and colourful, all pinks and swirls: perhaps a little camp but deliciously fun. The history of this Prestat goes back well over a hundred years when Antoine Dufour brought the chocolate truffle (his family's creation) to the London masses.
Since then, Prestat has been serving all kinds of unusual truffles and...more