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The Best Chocolate Shops in South East England

As with The Midlands, the proximity of the South East England to the city of London means many producers in the region supply the capital's glitzy restaurants and hotels, so the calibre of produce here is exceptional. A diverse range of chocolate makers and chocolatiers span Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, East and West Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, and Kent. The national chocolate chains have outlets across the Home counties and there are many more independent makers and shops spanning the region.

I've separated the listings for London and Greater London to make it easier to read. You can find my list of London chocolatiers here.

The Best Chocolate Shops in South East England

This list is sorted alphabetically. To find your nearest chocolate shops and brands, click here.

Aleksandra's Chocolate Café

Aleksandra's Chocolate Café

Bridport, Dorset, England

Shop in-store only.

All Things Sweet

All Things Sweet

Sittingbourne, Kent, England

Contact them to place an order.

Annabel's Patisserie

Annabel's Patisserie

Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England

Contact them to place an order.

Art Chocolat

Art Chocolat

Magham Down, East Sussex, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Art Chocolat news and reviews

Arthouse Unlimited

Arthouse Unlimited

Godalming, Surrey, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Aubel Artisan Chocolate

Aubel Artisan Chocolate

Ashtead, Surrey, England

Contact them to place an order.

Auberge du Chocolat

Auberge du Chocolat

Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Audreys Chocolates

Audreys Chocolates

Hove, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Aurosó Chocolates

Aurosó Chocolates

Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Aurosó Chocolates news and reviews

Bachmanns

Bachmanns

Thames Ditton, Surrey, England
Weybridge, Surrey, England

Shop in-store only.

Be Chocolat by Michel Clement

Be Chocolat by Michel Clement

Brighton, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Belflair Chocolates

Belflair Chocolates

Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Bertie's Box

Bertie's Box

Newbury, Berkshire, England

Order online only.

Bonham's Bonbons

Bonham's Bonbons

Southampton, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Brighton Cacao Company

Brighton Cacao Company

Portslade, East Sussex, England

Order online only.

Cacao Temple

Cacao Temple

Poole, Dorset, England

Order online only.

Cadbury

Cadbury°

Dockside Outlet Shopping Centre, Chatham, Kent, England
Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Cadbury news and reviews

Charlene's Chocolate Factory

Charlene's Chocolate Factory

Worthing, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

Cherubs Chocolates

Cherubs Chocolates

Ferndown, Dorset, England

Order online only.

ChocALicious

ChocALicious

Cowes, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Chocca Mocca

Chocca Mocca

Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England

Order online only.

Chococo

Chococo

Horsham, West Sussex, England
Swanage, Dorset, England
Winchester, Hampshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Chococo news and reviews

Chocolate Art House

Chocolate Art House

Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England

Order online only.

Chocolate Cooky

Chocolate Cooky

Jarvis Brook, East Sussex, England

Contact them to place an order.

Chocolate by Miss Witt

Chocolate by Miss Witt

Sway, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Chocolatician

Chocolatician

Shoreham By Sea, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

Chocologic

Chocologic

Christchurch, Dorset, England

Contact them to place an order.

Chocoluxe

Chocoluxe

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England

Order online only.

Coastal Cocoa

Coastal Cocoa

Hastings, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Coco Chemistry

Coco Chemistry

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

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Check out the latest Coco Chemistry news and reviews

Coco Loco

Coco Loco

Hastings, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Coco Noir

Coco Noir

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Cocoa & Paper

Cocoa & Paper

Benson, Oxfordshire, England

Order online only.

Cocoa Creations

Cocoa Creations

Bournemouth, Dorset, England

Contact them to place an order.

Cocoa Emporium

Cocoa Emporium

Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, England

Order online only.

Cocoa Island

Cocoa Island

Dorking, Surrey, England

Order online only.

Cocoa Loco

Cocoa Loco

West Grinstead, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Cocoa Loco news and reviews

Cocoa Retreat

Bean-to-Bar

Cocoa Retreat

Penshurst, Kent, England

Order online only.

Cocoba Chocolate

Cocoba Chocolate

Dartford, Kent, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Cocoba Chocolate news and reviews

Conscious Chocolate

Conscious Chocolate°

East Grinstead, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Conscious Chocolate news and reviews

Develdas Chocolates

Develdas Chocolates

Brighton, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Dr Choc's Windsor Chocolate Factory

Dr Choc's Windsor Chocolate Factory

Windsor, Berkshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Enjoy Raw Chocolate

Enjoy Raw Chocolate

Andover, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Ethicoco Chocolate

Ethicoco Chocolate

Titchfield, Hampshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Fifth Dimension Chocolates

Fifth Dimension Chocolates

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Fifth Dimension Chocolates news and reviews

Frederick's Chocolates

Frederick's Chocolates

Southampton, Hampshire, England

Shop in-store only.

Freedom Street Ventures

Freedom Street Ventures

West Malling, Kent, England

Order online only.

Goat Hill Chocolate

Goat Hill Chocolate

Hastings, East Sussex, England

Contact them to place an order.

Godiva

Godiva

Bluewater Shopping Centre, Dartford, Kent, England
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Godiva news and reviews

Gorvett & Stone

Gorvett & Stone

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Gorvett & Stone news and reviews

Hotel Chocolat

Hotel Chocolat

Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Bluewater Shopping Centre, Dartford, Kent, England
Canterbury, Kent, England
Chichester, West Sussex, England
Crawley, West Sussex, England
Eastbourne, East Sussex, England
Epsom, Surrey, England
Guildford, Surrey, England
Maidstone, Kent, England
Newbury, Berkshire, England
Reading Station, Berkshire, England
Southampton, Hampshire, England
The Oracle Shopping Centre, Reading, Berkshire, England
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Windsor, Berkshire, England
Woking, Surrey, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Hotel Chocolat news and reviews

Hotel Chocolat & Café

Hotel Chocolat & Café

Bracknell, Berkshire, England
Brighton, East Sussex, England
Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Hotel Chocolat & Café news and reviews

Digital chocolate gift card

Digital chocolate gift cards at NOMO°

Looking for a gift but not sure what they'd like? How about a digital NOMO gift card? Ideal as a last minute gift purchase, it can be spent across the NOMO range of vegan and free-from chocolate. With a variety of flavours and sizes, there's something for everyone. Have you seen thier nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free Hazelnot chocolate bar yet?

Shop at NOMO Chocolate°

House of Dorchester

House of Dorchester

Poundbury, Dorset, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest House of Dorchester news and reviews

Ildiko's Chocolate

Ildiko's Chocolate

Bookham, Surrey, England

Order online or shop in-store.

J. Cocoa

Bean-to-Bar

J. Cocoa

Hassocks, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest J. Cocoa news and reviews

JK Fine Chocolates

JK Fine Chocolates

Waterlooville, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Kakawa Artisan Chocolate

Kakawa Artisan Chocolate

Canterbury, Kent, England

Order online only.

Knoops

Knoops

Rye, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

KokoLux

KokoLux

Bicester, Oxfordshire, England

Contact them to place an order.

Le Salon Du Chocolat

Le Salon Du Chocolat

Chichester, West Sussex, England

Shop in-store only.

Leonidas

Leonidas

Brighton, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Leonidas news and reviews

Linden Chocolate Lab

Linden Chocolate Lab

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Order online only.

Lindt

Lindt°

Ashford Designer Outlet, Kent, England
Bluewater Shopping Centre, Dartford, Kent, England
Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Lindt news and reviews

Lucy Armstrong Chocolates

Lucy Armstrong Chocolates

Chichester, West Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

MJ's Artisan Chocolates

MJ's Artisan Chocolates

Farnham, Surrey, England

Order online only.

Madame Oiseau Fine Chocolates

Madame Oiseau Fine Chocolates

Canterbury, Kent, England

Shop in-store only.

Montezuma's

Montezuma's

Brighton, East Sussex, England
Chichester, West Sussex, England
Guildford, Surrey, England
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Southampton, Hampshire, England
Winchester, Hampshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Montezuma's news and reviews

Monty Bojangles

Monty Bojangles

Reigate, Surrey, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Monty Bojangles news and reviews

Mortimer Chocolate Co

Mortimer Chocolate Co

Mortimer Common, Berkshire, England

Order online only.

NIBBL

NIBBL

Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Noble and Stace Chocolatiers

Noble and Stace Chocolatiers

Easebourne, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

Ohso Chocolate

Ohso Chocolate

Lymington, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Ohso Chocolate news and reviews

Personalised Chocolates 4U

Personalised Chocolates 4U

Hastings, East Sussex, England

Order online only.

Plantation Chocolates

Plantation Chocolates

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Order online only.

Prescotts Chocolate

Prescotts Chocolate

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England

Order online only.

Purbeck Chocolate

Purbeck Chocolate

Wareham, Dorset, England

Order online only.

Quirky Truffles

Quirky Truffles

Kennington, Kent, England

Order online only.

Rainbow Organic Chocolates

Rainbow Organic Chocolates

Brighton, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Rainbow Organic Chocolates news and reviews

Rumsey's Handmade Chocolates

Rumsey's Handmade Chocolates

Thame, Oxfordshire, England
Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Rye Chocolates

Rye Chocolates

Rye, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Serendipity

Serendipity

Herne Bay, Kent, England

Contact them to place an order.

Sin Azucar

Sin Azucar

Watlington, Oxfordshire, England

Contact them to place an order.

Sloane's Hot Chocolate

Sloane's Hot Chocolate

Byfleet, Surrey, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Sloane's Hot Chocolate news and reviews

Solkiki Chocolatemaker

Bean-to-Bar

Solkiki Chocolatemaker

Sherbourne, Dorset, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Solkiki Chocolatemaker news and reviews

Stas Chocolatier

Stas Chocolatier

Erith, Kent, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Stas Chocolatier news and reviews

Sur Chocolates

Sur Chocolates

Thame, Oxfordshire, England

Order online only.

Sweet Moments

Sweet Moments

Seaford, East Sussex, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Sylvia & Terry

Sylvia & Terry

Dimchurch, Kent, England

Order online or shop in-store.

Check out the latest Sylvia & Terry news and reviews

T&M Artisan Chocolates

T&M Artisan Chocolates

Langrish, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Terre de Senne Chocolate

Bean-to-Bar

Terre de Senne Chocolate

Worthing, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

The Chocolate Emporium

The Chocolate Emporium

Preston Park, East Sussex, England

Order online only.

The Chocolate Libertine

The Chocolate Libertine

Slough, Berkshire, England

Order online only.

The Cocoa Cabin Brighton

The Cocoa Cabin Brighton

Brighton, East Sussex, England

Contact them to place an order.

The Fat Mallow Co

The Fat Mallow Co

Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England

Order online only.

The Kent Dark Chocolate Company

The Kent Dark Chocolate Company

Folkestone, Kent, England

Order online only.

The Oxfordshire Chocolate Co

The Oxfordshire Chocolate Co

Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, England

Order online only.

The Raw Chocolate Co

The Raw Chocolate Co

Small Dole, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest The Raw Chocolate Co news and reviews

Theone Chocolate

Theone Chocolate

Thornhill, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Tiniminigoodies

Tiniminigoodies

Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Truffle Witch

Truffle Witch

Lancing, West Sussex, England

Order online only.

Truffles at Coco

Truffles at Coco

Tenterden, Kent, England

Shop in-store only.

Tutu Delicious

Tutu Delicious

Watlington, Oxfordshire, England

Shop in-store only.

Wicked & Wonderful

Wicked & Wonderful

Woldingham, Surrey, England

Order online only.

Check out the latest Wicked & Wonderful news and reviews

Wicked Chocolate

Wicked Chocolate

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Shop in-store only.

Digital chocolate gift card

Digital chocolate gift cards at NOMO°

Looking for a gift but not sure what they'd like? How about a digital NOMO gift card? Ideal as a last minute gift purchase, it can be spent across the NOMO range of vegan and free-from chocolate. With a variety of flavours and sizes, there's something for everyone. Have you seen thier nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free Hazelnot chocolate bar yet?

Shop at NOMO Chocolate°

Winchester Cocoa Company

Winchester Cocoa Company

Winchester, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

Zara Snell Winchester Fine Chocolates

Zara Snell Winchester Fine Chocolates

Winchester, Hampshire, England

Order online only.

I've excluded supermarkets and franchise stores from this list. I urge you to support your local chocolate makers as many of them are crafting superb quality chocolate treats and gifts. I've listed bean to bar chocolate makers seperately. If you are a real chocolate fan, try a chocolate bar from your local craft chocolate maker and you'll be blown away by how different it tastes compared to mass-produced chocolate. I've also listed national chocolate chains seperately, and have defined a chain as a business that has at least two stores.

Run a chocolate shop but missing from my list? Please get in touch as I'd love to add you to my growing list.

Disclaimer: Distances in this calculator are approximate and are listed as the crow flies (you know, the fastest way to get to chocolate). Online shops are normally open to place orders 24/7, subject to availability. For physical shops, check store opening hours before travelling to avoid disappointment.