Salon Du Chocolat – in pictures

Essays and deadlines stressing you out already? Get yourself up to London for a day of gorging on free chocolate samples.


I spent my Saturday in Kensington Olympia at Salon Du Chocolat. Chocolatiers from all over the world come to market their company by setting up a stall, and handing out free samples of their chocolate.

Sound like heaven?

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The entire event pretty much looked like this.

If that’s not selling it enough for you already…

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Here’s the inbuilt theatre kitchen, in which professional chocolatiers put on some fun cooking shows- complete with free samples after (a running theme of the event).

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And here’s Edd Kimber, the first ever winner of Great British Bake Off, baking us some chocolate soufflés.

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Ever had the burning desire to see clothes made out of chocolate? Your wish is granted. 

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Or miscellaneous objects made out of chocolate? 

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If you do decide to buy something, they come in adorable little bags- just saying.

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And last but not least, there’s a giant eclair that you can sit on.

The good news? This little gem of procrastination is a few stops away from Egham, and the next one is on the 13th-15th December at Southbank Centre Square- don’t miss it!