4 out of 5 Based on 7 reviews


Prestat sell handmade luxury chocolates that are ideal as gifts. They specialise in truffles. They hold two Royal Warrants.

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14 Princes Arcade, St James's, London, SW1Y 6DS

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14 Princes Arcade
St James's
+44 (0)20 7629 4838
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4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Prestat

4.0 out of 5 8 December 2013
by Oxfordian K.

Chocolatier und Trüffelmacher in der Princes Arcade. Alles frisch und handgemacht.more

4.0 out of 5 29 November 2012
by Alex S.

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

5.0 out of 5 29 March 2011
by Andrew M.

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

4.0 out of 5 20 December 2009
by Ben C.

And sometimes as good as it gets.

I love Prestat chocolates and have been spreading the word and boxes of these great British chocolates to friends, family and just about anyone who mentions chocolate in passing for about the last 8 years. The peppermint cremes are simply the best. The violet cremes divine and the old fashioned selection box conjures up fantasies of old fashioned Christmas's...more

4.0 out of 5 31 December 2008
by Angela B.

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