It is a well-known fact among those who have a fondness for sweets, that you can't buy happiness. But, you can buy chocolate, and that is kind of the same thing. Let's have a quick survey of our favourite chocolatiers in town: whether you go alone or in company, you are bound to have a good time!
Chococo (1013 Budapest, Pauler u. 7.)
Chococo is undoubtedly the most chic place, a real heaven for chocolate lovers. Recently it has been expanded to a café, so now besides finding your favorite confectionary brands you can also sit down comfortably and drink a cup of specialty coffee, delicious hot chocolate or a calming blend of tea.
Swiss Selection (1124 Budapest, Apor Vilmos tér 11-12.)
An exclusive little boutique in the posh XII. district, located in Hegyvidék Shopping Mall. Besides the various excellent chocolate brands (special focus on Swiss Lindt) you also find hand-made bonbons with chocolate cover and delicious fillings, many of them has won 'Great Taste' Award in the past few years.
Cocó7 (1015 Budapest, Hattyú utca 1. or 1126 Böszörményi út 19./B)
Chocolate fans can get an insight into the art of creating wonderful sweets, as Cocó7 factory runs two small ateliers in town: they function as an 'open kitchen' where the products are prepared in plain sight and also as a shop, so you can choose and buy your favourite cakes and bonbons.
Édeni Édességek Boltja (2000, Szentendre, Dumtsa Jenő utca 9.)
This place is called 'Shop of Heavenly Sweets' for a reason. Located in the picturesque small town of Szentendre, it has won the 'Shop of the Year' Award twice, in 2016 and 2017. It is an absolutely recommended refuge in all seasons, whether you are looking for chocolate, bonbons or coffee.
ChocoLand (1024 Budapest, Lövőház u. 2-6.)
Hidden on the first floor of Mammut I. Shopping Mall, this small chocolate shop offers everything that a sweet-toothed person can desire: chocolate, waffles, candy, beverages and tea, all in premium quality of course. A perfect choice when you are looking for a present, or suffering from a sudden sugar-crave.