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