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Spring 2011 & Easter

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EMBraCE a New season of Chocolate! Welcome to a bright new season of chocolate, here to help you shake off the last of the chilly winter months and onto brighter days. Our new range is bursting with gift ideas for all of your springtime celebrations, including some rather important ones. First up there are two dates that it’s best not to forget – Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day (3rd April). And then, before you know it, we’ll be celebrating the chocolate lover’s favourite season, Easter (24th April). Not forgetting, of course, all of your own special celebrations and dates in the diary. So, whatever you’re planning this season, I do hope we can help you celebrate in style.

Angus Thirlwell Co-founder & Chief Executive

PS. If the winter chills have been all too much for you, why not make your escape and book yourself into our new hotel on Saint Lucia – see page 26 for more!

Your Message – Our Chocolates

Your message in our complimentary card delivered direct to loved ones, relatives and friends for you. Or get us to deliver to your own home so you can hand out the gifts yourself. standard service £3.95 – single item £4.95 – 2 or more items

Last order dates for Valentine's day Standard – tues 8th feb at 2.30pm

next day or specific day service £5.95 – single item £7.95 – 2 or more items

Gold delivery – fri 11th feb at 4pm (delivered on valentine's day)

saturday delivery £6.95 – single item £8.95 – 2 or more items

Saturday delivery – fri 11th feb at 4pm

4 EASY WAYS TO ORDER Online telephone 08444 93 13 13 If ordering for a business call 08444 93 10 10 Post Hotel Chocolat Ltd, Mint House, Royston SG8 5HL In store We have over 50 stores across the UK. Rabot Estate Store, Borough Market, London Usa Hotel Chocolat USA We have 2 US stores – Boston, Massachusetts. Full dietary and allergen details for each product are available at

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On the MENU this Spring 2011 Valentine’s Day 14th February – With deeply sensuous chocolates, a touch of romantic glamour and the excitement of hidden secret messages – perfect for secret admirers and hopeless romantics alike.



24th April – A long

The Eggsibitionist™ £24

MOTHER’S DAY 3rd April

– It’s the one day of the year when we get to call the shots for once, so make sure mum is well and truly pampered with something gorgeous from our range – as if we need an excuse! Pages 18-19.

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weekend and oodles of chocolate eggs… no wonder it’s the most exciting date in the chocolate calendar! Discover our renowned range of extra thick eggs and more – you’ll find there’s an egg for absolutely everyone. Pages 33-47.

All About Mum Collection £25


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Love dipping adventure


Just heat and let the creamy white and mellow milk chocolate seduce you – with crisp heart biscuits, naked almonds, silky gianduja New truffles and more to excite the Recipe senses. Perfect for a cosy night in à deux. Alcohol-free. Marshmallows not suitable for vegetarians. New Recipes Serves 2. 370g.

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Be mine Gift Bag An irresistible gift bag of goodies sure to melt your Valentine’s heart with gorgeous specialities in milk, dark and white chocolate – brimming with love hearts, hot lips and more. Alcohol-free. Contents: All About Love H-Box 15 chocolates • 6 Love Me Do Dark Truffles • Hot Lips • 100g Caramel Slab.

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With a heady blend of classic romance, passion and the

intrigue of secret messages hidden in every gift, there’s something to thrill everyone this valentine’s day – from secret admirers to hopeless romantics.

To Know What Love Really Is, You Must Discover That You Are Love NEW

Sealed With a Kiss

Our most glamorous collection for Valentine’s Day specially selected for those hopelessly and deliciously head-over-heels – with irresistible liquid caramels, melting pralines and New Recipe passionate lips and more. Alcohol-free. 35 chocolates. ravishing truffles in beautiful hearts, New Recipes

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Drop a Hint 5

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Serious dark fixtm  A dark chocolate adventure with seductive recipes brimming with deep cocoa flavours – smooth pralines with hazelnuts and chilli, truffles with Speyside whisky and West Indian rum, oozing caramels and more. Who for – chocolate lovers with a spirit of adventure.

Sleekster 26 chocolates ref 260149 £20 H-Box 12 chocolates ref 260145 £11

truffles An essential collection of modern classics with crisp chocolate shells giving way to luscious, silky soft centres inside – with champagne, rum, tiramisu, Cointreau, caramel and more. When – birthdays, special occasions or for no reason at all… everyone needs a blissful truffle moment.

Sleekster 30 truffles ref 891 £20 H-Box 15 truffles ref 1312 £11 milk obliviontm Discover pure chocolate bliss in mellow recipes that bring out the very best in milk chocolate – including hazelnut and macadamia pralines, silky caramel, banana split, zesty orange and more filled chocolates and slabs. Alcohol-free.

Sleekster 26 chocolates ref 260148 £20 H-Box 12 chocolates ref 260144 £11

exuberantly fruitytm Bite in and release the zingy explosions of real fruitiness in these vibrant truffles – including raspberry, cherry, mandarin, peach, blueberry, blackcurrant and more. Why we love it – like basking in pure sunshine, whatever the weather!

Sleekster 30 chocolates ref 260156 £20 H-Box 15 chocolates ref 260155 £11 6

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Sleekster™ sELECtION BOXEs

There’s a Sleekster selection to suit every occasion and they’re specially designed to slip though the average letterbox box with your personal message – and their mini H-Box versions are now available online too!


New Recipe New Recipes

the Love Selection Utterly devoted to love with something for everyone to adore – including champagne truffles, fruity recipes, melt-away pralines and dreamy caramels in stunning hearts, luscious lips and more.

Sleekster 28 chocolates ref 260496 £20 melting Hearts H-Box Alcohol-free 15 chocolates ref 260498


the everything Selection There truly is something for everyone to love in our best selling collection – from melt-in-themouth pralines and oozingly soft caramels, to zippy fruity recipes and silky truffles with a tipsy twist. Angus says – full of best-loved recipes so you can surprise your Valentine with confidence!

Sleekster 30 chocolates ref 260151 £20 H-Box 15 chocolates ref 260147 £11

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The sIGNatUrE Collections Our finest recipes, beautifully hand finished with dreamy caramels,

melting pralines and soft, ganache-filled truffles. Dressed to thrill in stylish keepsake boxes, embossed and tied with thick gros grain ribbon.

Large Signature Classic Collection

Small 12 chocolates £12

medium 26 chocolates £26


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Signature Classic Collection A spectacular array of our finest milk, dark and white recipes, sure to cause a stir with family and friends. Small 12 chocolates

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medium 26 chocolates

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46 chocolates

Signature dark Collection The ultimate collection of our most sought-after recipes for lovers of the deeper, darker side of chocolate. Small 12 chocolates

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medium 26 chocolates

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46 chocolates

Signature Collection Without alcohol A stunning collection for those who prefer theirs mellow and alcohol-free – in milk, dark and white chocolate. Alcohol-free. Small 12 chocolates

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medium 26 chocolates

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Large 46 chocolates ref 260478 £42 9

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oysters & Champagne

Brimming with classic romance and more than a touch of glamour – beautiful milk chocolate New oysters filled with melt-away praline with stunning Recipe champagne truffle pearls. 12 chocolates. New Recipes

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What Is Truth? Love In Action

Heart on a Sleeve Peepster

Wear New your heart on your Recipe sleeve with our most romantic chocolate slabs, New Recipes handpicked for Valentine’s Day – with 100g slabs in Caramel • Dark • Milk • Milk & White Fusion. Alcohol-free. 400g.

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To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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The Love Book


Be the star of your own true romance with two intricately engraved love hearts sealed with New grosgrain ribbon – Recipe one heart in fruity milk and cookies chocolate and the other in dark caramel New Recipes Alcohol-free. 250g. and pecan nut chocolate.

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Drop a Hint

Heart to Heart Goody Bag A gorgeous collection brimming with ravishing chocolate specialities to sweep your Valentine clean off their feet. Alcohol-free. Contents: A 100g Milk & White Doodle Slab • 6 Praline Brownie Milk Heart chocolates • 6 Caramel Heart chocolates • a bag of Milk Hearty Nibbles.

Who for – sweethearts who love to be surprised anytime, anywhere!

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the Chocolatier’s tabletm 750g  Collection of over 60 chocolates. Box measures 475mm across.

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the Chocolatier’s tabletm 1.4kg Collection of over 110 chocolates. Box measures 570mm across.

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the CHOCOLatIEr’s table™ Epic Adventures In Chocolate – BREATHTAKING GIFTS

DRAMATIC COLLECTIONS that make unforgettable gifts, featuring our very best from every genre of chocolate – from silky ganache-filled truffles, zingy real fruit recipes and soft buttercreams, to melt-away pralines, mellow caramels, chocolate slabs, batons and so much more.

the Chocolatier’s tabletm 1.4kg 13

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Gifts for a Smoochy Night in View our full hamper range at £75 Chocolate Hamper with Prosecco The ultimate package for chocolate lovers, brimming with exclusive goodies – from milk and dark chocolate boxed selections and luscious champagne truffles, to rare single estate chocolate and a bottle of our exclusive Prosecco. Contents: Milk Oblivion Sleekster • 40% Milk Chocolate Batons • Peel Me An Orange Milk • 75cl Prosecco • Chocolate Brazil Nuts • Caramel Canapés • Pink Champagne Truffles • Single Estate Purist Bar.

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£150 Chocolate Hamper Presented in a smart wooden hamper and brimming with nothing but chocolate goodies, this is a foodie’s dream come true! Including milk, dark and white chocolate selections, feisty after dinner mints and silky champagne truffles, rare single estate chocolate, authentic drinking chocolate and more. Contents: 40% Milk Chocolate Batons • Peel Me An Orange Milk • Ginger Canapés • Chocolate Brazil Nuts • Citrus Puddles Impulse Bag • 65% Dark Rabot Estate Bar • 70% Milk Rabot Estate Bar • Pink Champagne Truffles • Milk Oblivion Sleekster • Serious Dark Fix Sleekster • White and Light H-Box • Midnight Mints Selection • 275g Milky Liquid Chocolat • Caramel Smudge.

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You Want Scripture You Can Believe In? Read Your Lover’s Eyes

the Smooch Collection A real adventure of flavours to stimulate mind and body for a smooch-filled night in – with tongue-tingling prosecco and exclusive Valentine’s chocolates, lickably soft milk chocolate, spreadable Smudge, a black satin blindfold and more… Contents: Classic Smudge • a bag of Milk Nibbly Hearts • All About Love H-Box • Hot Lips • Dipping Pot Milk • 20cl Pink Rosé Sparkling • 20cl Prosecco • a Satin Blindfold.

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£50 15

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Hot Lips

Sweet Lips

A sizzling set of scarlet lips cast in our awardNew Recipe winning house dark chocolate and filled with silky soft dark chocolate truffle. Hot lips that will New Recipes send all the right messages this Valentine’s Day. Alcohol-free. 4 chocolates.

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Passionately pink lips cast in smoochy 40% and filled with even smoochier milk chocolate truffle. Perfect for whispering New Recipes sweet nothings. Alcohol-free. 4 chocolates. New Recipe milk chocolate

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LOVELY LIttLE tHINGs Adorable little gifts for your own irresistible little Valentine


Baton Selections

Handy little boxes with 4 or 8 of our favourite chocolates – ribbon-tied and ready to give. Alcohol-free.

A dreamy array of slim chocolate batons from mellow milk, to deep and dark chocolate. Alcohol-free.

Choc 8 ref 260152 Choc 4 ref 260153

40% milk ref 310194 85% dark ref 310196 Praline milk ref 310198

£6.50 £4.25

all £6.50 each 70% dark ref 310195 Caramel ref 310197 White ref 310199


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valentine’s ribbon-tied

Champagne truffles Lickably soft centres in crisp shells. 8 chocolates.

£6.50 Pink Champagne truffles ref 110465 Classic Champagne truffles ref 110466

A heavenly, ribbon-tied selection New Recipe featuring smooth pralines, dreamy caramels, strawberry love hearts and New Recipes more. Alcohol-free. 8 chocolates.

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Caramel Sweethearts

Chilli & nibs Sweethearts

A dreamy mix of mellow caramel with just a hint of fruitiness and lots of caramelised hazelnut pieces. The perfect recipe for loved-up nibbling. Alcohol-free. 170g.

A daring blend for Valentine’s Day… with deep, dark chocolate, tongue-tingling chilli and the crunch of prized Madagascan cocoa nibs. Alcohol-free. 170g.

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To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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the all about mum Collection Well-deserved chocolate pampering for fabulous mums, so they can sit back, relax and wrap themselves in New chocolate hugs! With a selection of 8Recipe Mother’s Day chocolates • a 100g Rocky Road Slab • 6 fruity Eton Mess chocolates • a bag of dark chocolate hearts • a bag of irresistible caramel drops. Alcohol-free. New Recipes

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Simply thanks The perfect little thank you in a balanced selection with something for everyone. Alcohol-free. 8 chocolates.

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for my mummy A stunning little selection especially for caramels, pralines, strawberry hearts and more. Alcohol-free. 8 chocolates.

New Recipe mums, with New Recipes

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To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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It’s all about MUM!

It’s the one day that we finally get to call the shots! So pick out something suitably gorgeous from our Mother’s Day range and give your own Super Mum a day off to remember on the 3rd April.


H-Box 14 chocolates

New Recipe

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New Recipes

the all about mum Selection Created especially for mums to enjoy with their feet up – including luscious truffles with Champagne and fruity little numbers with cherry, strawberry and blueberry, melt-away pralines with pistachios, hazelnuts and peanuts, dreamy liquid caramels, stunning hearts, luscious lips and much more.

Sleekster 28 chocolates ref 260499

£20 19

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Enrobed FRUIT

Discover why tender fruit was just made for smooth chocolate – with succulent kirschsoaked cherries, the gentle tingle of ginger, tangy mango strips, zesty orange and melt-away sultanas with mouth-warming amaretto and rum. Ideal as little gifts and to nibble at home. Recipes without Gluten.

All £7.50 each or buy any 3 for £20

Orange Tangs

Kirsch Cherries

Rum Soaked Sultanas

Succulent Ginger ref 340005

Kirsch Cherries ref 340001

orange tangs ref 340006

mango Strips ref 340002

amaretto & almond Sultanas ref 340004

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Dive In!

Fashions may come and go but chocolate is eternal – discover this season’s must-have gift bags!







Goody Bag of the Season This season’s must-have accessory, full of our favourite chocolate goodies – just delve in and explore. Alcohol-free. Contents: A 100g Eton Mess Slab • 6 Billionaire Shortbread chocolates • 6 Dizzy pralines • Smiley Chocolate Lick • a bag of Chocolate Gemstones.

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Pick-me-Up of the Season An irresistible grab-bag of uplifting chocolate goodies – for spontaneous gifts and nibbling anywhere. Alcohol-free. Contents: 2 40% Cocoa Milk Chocolate Slabs • 6 Eton Mess chocolates • a bag of Caramel Chocolate Buttons.

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Be my valentine Pick-me-Up Hopelessly romantic chocolate goodies, perfect for surprising your loved one and saying – Be Mine! Alcohol-free. Contents: A 30g bag of Caramel Drops • 6 White Strawberry Heart chocolates • 6 Caramel Heart chocolates.

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To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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rose & violet Crèmes

Hot Shots – liqueurs with attitude!

Soft fondant centres flavoured with natural essence of rose & violet in dark chocolate shells, based on a MOTHER’S British recipe dating back to the early 1900s. DAY 20 chocolates.

Full-on hits of premium rum from Saint Lucia, single malt whisky and fine oak-aged Cognac blended into smooth melt-away soft chocolate centres. 18 chocolates.

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Who for – those who like their chocolates to bite back!

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Ultimate marzipan

turkish delight

High almond content for really authentic texture and taste – walnut, orange, pistachio, amaretto, rum & raisin, and classic almond. 18 chocolates.

Utterly hedonistic and hand-made in Turkey – with unmistakably delicate textures in refreshing lemon and rose flavours, presented in a keepsake wooden box. Alcohol-free.

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midnight mints

Less Sweet Selection

Recipes celebrating that most British of preoccupations – mint and chocolate. Four refreshing mint recipes in dark and white chocolate with fondants, pralines, soft crèmes and pure chocolate. 26 chocolates. Alcohol-free.

Recipes made with less sugar (and no nasty sweeteners!) so the authentic flavours of cocoa and praline shine through. Includes pralines, chocolate batons and gianduja cubes. 22 chocolates. Alcohol-free.


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Focused speciality boxes – for those who know what they love on Valentine’s and Mother’s Day.

the Baton Selection

the Canapé Selection

A chocolate taster’s dream array of slim chocolate batons – covering the spectrum from mellow caramel and praline chocolates, through to 35% & 40% milks and 70% & 85% darks. Alcohol-free.

Just like their cocktail party cousins, our chocolate canapés are designed to give you a two-bite experience of two or three complementary flavours – with Pecan & Vanilla • Caramel Florentine • Chilli & Almond. Alcohol-free.

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ref 111048 £12.50 with purely 70% dark chocolate florentines ref 330022 £12.50

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Effortless ENtErtaINING – Indispensable chocolate goodies to keep your guests happy and gorgeous gifts to take for your host – from dinner parties to casual nights in.

I’m so looking forward to dinner at the weekend, but am thinking that I should have brought these with me to make sure there are some left… See you Saturday, Ruby XXX

Dinner Party Platter An essential for blissfully easy entertaining, with an array of irresistible chocolate nibbles specially created for parties, after dinner nibbling and all sorts of sociable grazing. With chocolate canapés, specially selected truffles and pralines, dreamy liquid caramels, chocolate buttons, nuts and more. Alcohol-free. Angus says – just lift the lid and they’re ready to hand around. The last word in after dinner chocolates.

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To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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dipping adventure for two... or more Just heat the chocolate in the microwave and get set for a real chocolate adventure. Perfect for sharing and full of everything you need to dip into molten chocolate like crisp sesame & sea salt waffles, gianduja, crunchy brazils and almond biscuits, marshmallows and more. Alcohol-free. Marshmallows not suitable for vegetarians. Angus says – it’s the ultimate cosy night in!

Serves up to 8 ref 310202 Serves 2 ref 310201


£32 240g


Serves 2 Serves up to 8

extreme dipping adventure for two For those who like their chocolate deeper, darker and spicier – with tubs of 70% Classic Dark and mouth warming Dark & Chilli. Including crisp sesame & sea salt waffles, crunchy brazils, zesty orange pieces and more to dip. Alcohol-free.

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Serves 2

£17 25

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Enjoy preferential customer offers on hotel room prices – 20% off for stays during our soft launch period* (28th February to June 2011) – 10% off from July 2011 onwards.

How to BOOK Online: Email: Telephone: 0844 544 1272 Quote TASTEHC1 for your 20% discount.

*Soft launch offer period (28th February to June 2011)- The Boucan Restaurant & Bar and The Club Boucan exclusive pool will be fully open. Our 6 Cocoa pods will be fully open, but we will still be finishing off the last parts of the 8 Cocoa Villas. Terms & conditions apply.


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20% OFF for Hotel Chocolat customers* Open from February 28th 2011


Cacao has been used as an ingredient for millennia and we celebrate its savoury and sweet personalities with the Cacao Cuisine pioneered at Boucan Restaurant & Bar – spectacularly perched between Saint Lucia’s iconic Piton Mountains. It brings together amazing local ingredients with the savoury and sweet notes of Rabot Estate’s raw cacao and chocolate. And you can explore cooking with cacao in your own kitchen too, with our Cuisine Range, inspired by the flavours of Boucan. View our full range and recipe ideas online at

the adventurous An exciting adventure into the sweet and savoury flavours of cocoa cuisine – from dips and drinks to cooking glazes, pasta and more. Alcohol-free. Contents: Chilli Chocolate Chipotle • Honey & Mustard Dressing with Cocoa Nibs • Cocoa Pasta • Chilli & Cocoa Glaze for fish & poultry • Single Origin 100% Cocoa Stick • Dark Chocolate for Cooking.

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To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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Our Cocoa story

We know what it takes to grow the rare and vintage cocoa that features in our Purist range – because we’re doing exactly that at the historic Rabot Estate on the island of Saint Lucia. The precious cocoa we grow there is of a rare Criollo-rich Trinitario variety and brimming with character, which is further enhanced by ideal growing conditions. But we’re not just growing our own cocoa, we’re also helping to rejuvenate cocoa farming across the island and help reverse a 50-year decline. The Island Growers chocolates in our Purist range are made with cocoa from over 100 Saint Lucian growers, who are all part of our Engaged Ethics programme. It provides technical help and know-how, high quality seedlings and, crucially, a guarantee to buy their entire crop at prices above the world rate. Find out more about our Engaged Ethics programme in Saint Lucia and Ghana at

Purist Collection The must-have collection for a real taste of Purist’s rare and vintage character. Contents: Dark Super Booster • Intense Dark Purist Pralines Tray • 65% Island Growers 70g* • 50% Milk Island Growers 35g • 100% Dark Hacienda Iara 35g.

Who for – anyone keen to explore the world of rare cocoa.

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Purist Paralines and Caramel Selection Some of our most prized cocoa in four stunning recipes created to compliment their unique flavours. Alcohol-free. Contents: Praline and 50% Milk Island Growers • Praline and 70% Dark Island Growers • Praline and 100% Dark Hacienda Iara • Oozing caramel and 90% Hacienda Iara.

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Super Boosters Collection x2 Nibbly pieces of pure Saint Lucian Trinitario cocoa sealed in a 40% milk and a 70% dark chocolate – naturally packed full of antioxidants, mood-lifting compounds, trace minerals and a caffeine kick – sure to give you a boost! Alcohol-free.

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PUriSt 70G BarS Experience the full spectrum of exciting, rare chocolate – from deeply dark to our high cocoa ‘Dash of Milk’ chocolates. And you can compare and contrast different conch times of our Saint Lucian cocoa too, with the mellow notes of the 120-hour and the hint of wildness in the 96-hour. Just take your pick and let the adventure begin.

£5 each or 3 or more for £4.50 each 70g Purist Bars – View tasting notes online ref 240031 70% rabot estate ref 240033 65% island Growers 120hr Conch ref 240072 65% island Growers 96hr Conch

ref 240074 50% island Growers with caramel

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Le Grand Crunch milk

Le Grand Crunch dark

nut mania

Bite in and get crunched-up with crispy crushed pancake pieces blended into mellow 40% milk chocolate and finished with baby gianduja praline truffles.

An unforgettably crispy experience, with masses of feuilletine pieces in smooth 70% dark chocolate, finished with melt-away, baby gianduja truffles.

A full-on nut frenzy with crunchy almonds, hazelnuts, pecans and pistachios stirred into stripes of mellow milk and smooth dark chocolate.

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All 500g slabs – £14 each

Full range of slabs available at

rocky road

White & Caramel Cookies

fruit & nuts milk or dark

Handmade chocolate chip cookies, creamy white chocolate chunks and crispy puffed rice stirred into a silky smooth, 70/30 blend of milk and dark chocolate.

Stripes of creamy white and laidback caramel chocolate studded with satisfyingly crunchy hunks of caramel cookie, all topped with caramel domes and chocolate gemstones.

Our reinvention of this classic combo – super premium sultanas, cranberries and roasted hazelnuts and almonds folded into our signature milk or dark chocolate.

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Cookie Choc Chip a gorgeous fusion of mellow milk and melt-away praline chocolate studded with shortbread and cocoa cookies – for a satisfying contrast of crispy crunch and smooth chocolate.

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Presented in the sleek slab bag 255mm x 165mm All alcohol-free

To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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milk adventure A real feast of flavours and textures with mellow milk chocolate in the starring role.With 40% Milk • Rocky Road • Milk Chocolate & Orange • Cookie Crème. 400g.

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White adventure Nothing but our most sought after 100g slabs all together in one collection. With White Caramel Road • White Cookie Crème • White Strawberry Crème • Classic White. 400g.

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there’s a PEEPstEr Box for everyone! You’ll find something for everyone in these gorgeous portfolios of flavour – featuring all of our favourite chocolate slab recipes slipped into sleek and stylish cases. All alcohol-free. dark adventure A journey into the deep and meaningful flavours of dark chocolate, with a twist or two! With a 70% Chilli • 70% Orange • 85% Ghanaian • our award-winning 70% House Dark Chocolate. 400g.

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Best Sellers Collection Nothing but our most sought after 100g slabs all together in one collection. With Milk Chocolate Rocky Road • Milk & White Fusion • Caramel Road • White Vanilla. 400g.

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There’s An Egg For

EVErYONE this Easter Beat the rush and avoid the last minute scramble

– pre-order your eggs now and we’ll deliver later!

Ostrich Eggs

Page 42

Extra Thick Eggs

Page 36

Egg Sandwiches Page 34

Easter Sunday – 24th April

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Everyone Loves

Egg Sandwiches™

With two slices of premium chocolate between strikingly decorated hollow shells – our adorable Egg Sandwiches won’t fail to put a smile on everyone’s face this Easter. Fun to give and exciting to receive!

Presented in a cute sandwich box made with recycled materials.

Seriously dark Wrap Two 70% house dark chocolate shells sandwiched around chunky slabs of deep dark chocolate, sprinkled with roasted cocoa nibs. Alcohol-free. Vegan suitable.

ref 300161



Extra Thick



Dimensions of Egg Sandwiches without packaging: 100mm high by 74mm wide. Weight 100g. All alcohol-free.


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MULTI-BUY OFFER £8 each or £21 for any 3 Choose any combination of Egg Sandwiches. 3 or more items in the same order charged at £7 each. Can be delivered to multiple addresses or a single address. Usual delivery charges apply. Strawberry melt Two creamy white chocolate shells sandwiched around chunky slabs of strawberry and white chocolate, sprinkled with crispy meringue. Alcohol-free.

ref 300160


Creamed Caramel Club

Smooth Praline toasty

Two caramel chocolate shells sandwiched around thick slabs of caramel and white chocolate. Alcohol-free.

Two milk chocolate shells sandwiched around ultra-smooth slabs of praline marbled milk chocolate. Melts in the mouth like hot butter on toast! Alcohol-free.

ref 300159


ref 300162


To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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the Original



When we first started making Easter eggs we talked to the ‘experts’.They told us the trick lay in making the shells as thin as possible so as to use as little chocolate as possible. We disagreed and our Extra Thick Eggs were born – with our renowned, luxuriously thick chocolate shells and exciting Easter chocolates hiding inside. 147mm high. 330-520g approx.


Our Extra Thick eggs, more than 3 times thicker than an average Easter egg.

you Crack me Up™ With one shell in pure 40% milk chocolate and the other in mellow milk with a dash of white and 10 irrepressibly cheery chocolates inside – including smiley face pralines and brownies, fried eggs, Easter bunnies and chicks in solid milk chocolate and more. Alcohol-free.

ref 300166



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the eggsibitionist™ With both shells in our house 40% milk chocolate and 12 gorgeously decorated mini eggs hiding inside – including salted liquid caramel, melt-away hazelnut praline, silky truffles, chocolate brownie and more. Alcohol-free.

ref 300168


Serious dark fix™ With both shells in our award-winning 70% house dark chocolate, one studded with crunchy cocoa nibs. And inside, an adventure of deep flavours shown off in authentic recipes – including a selection of 12 smooth praline, rum truffles, chilli praline, single malt whisky and more.

ref 300170



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More Extra thick Eggs™

your eggsellency™ With one shell in mellow 40% milk and the other in our awardwinning 70% dark, brimming with nothing but 10 of our finest truffle eggs – including champagne, orange liqueur & vanilla, amaretto, caramel, apricot brandy, rum and more.

ref 300169


rocky road to Caramel™ With one cookie-textured milk shell and the other enrobed in smooth caramel chocolate filled with an array of 10 chocolates – including cookie praline, liquid caramel, chocolate truffle, milk chocolate chicks and more. Alcohol-free.

ref 300167




extra thick


Dimensions of Extra Thick Egg without packaging: 147mm high. Weight 330g - 520g approx.


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egg H-Box 15 filled mini eggs. Alcohol-free.

ref 260507


the easter egg Box Selection A cracking collection of irresistible filled mini eggs created especially for passing around and sharing this Easter. And there’s something for everyone to love – with melt-like-butter pralines, silky smooth truffles with blueberry, amaretto and warming whisky, strawberry, liquid caramel and more.

egg Box Selection 30 filled mini eggs ref 260508


To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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Introducing the

EASTER EGGSPOSÉ Half Eggs With an extra thick egg shell cast in

premium chocolate and filled with exciting Easter goodies.

The Nibblatron Easter Eggsposé

Twinkle Toes Easter Eggsposé

One extra thick chocolate shell cast in our mellow 40% milk chocolate filled with 5 milk chocolate mini Nibblatron robots – programmed to be utterly delicious. Alcohol-free.

One extra thick chocolate shell cast in our mellow 40% milk chocolate with 5 mini milk chocolate Twinkle Toes ballerinas – ready to show you their moves. Alcohol-free.

ref 300173 40

actual size

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ref 300172


£14 actual size

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White Chocolate easter eggsposé One extra thick chocolate shell cast in our creamy white chocolate with 8 silky soft truffle eggs filled with strawberry. Alcohol-free.

ref 300163


milk Chocolate easter eggsposé

dark Chocolate easter eggsposé

One extra thick chocolate shell cast in our mellow 40% milk chocolate with 8 mini eggs filled with melt-in-the-mouth hazelnut praline. Alcohol-free.

One extra thick chocolate shell cast in our award-winning 70% house dark chocolate with 8 mini eggs filled with super smooth gianduja praline. Alcohol-free. Vegan suitable.

ref 300164


ref 300165


To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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The Gigantic



Truly mammoth eggs sure to make a gorgeous statement to someone special, or perfect as a gift for families to share – they arrive beautifully presented with an exciting array of Easter chocolates too. Dimensions of Ostrich Egg without packaging: 285mm high. Weight: 1.2kg - 1.5kg approx. Box Dimensions: Width 198mm Height 335mm Depth 185mm.

the dark ostrich egg With two enormous shells cast in our award-winning 70% house dark, studded with crunchy almond slivers and enrobed in more dark chocolate. Served our most sought after dark recipes including – melt-away gianduja and praline, luscious truffle eggs with Champagne, caramel, rum and amaretto, solid chocolate and more. 1.4kg.

ref 300176



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the milk ostrich egg With two huge shells cast in 40% milk chocolate, sprinkled with cookie pieces, crispies and chocolate chunks and then enrobed in more milk chocolate. Served with our most dreamy recipes including – macadamia and pistachio pralines, liquid caramel, luscious soft truffles, exciting solid chocolate slabs and more. Alcohol-free. 1.3kg. Happy


Extra Thick


ref 300175

£65 43

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Easter trEats a dozen Quail eggs Twelve of our two-bite Easter delicacies stunningly decorated and nestling in a special egg box – including truffles filled with strawberry, vanilla, whisky, rum, blueberry and amaretto, caramel, pralines and more.

ref 111115


easter Pick-me-Up The ideal little gift for Easter full of cheery chocolate specialities. Contents: Easter Tiddly Pot •Tiddly Chic Milk 100g Slab • 6 Caramel Egglets.

ref 350161


nibble and Pecks Irresistibly cute Easter bunnies and chirpy chicks – 16 figures cast in house 40% milk chocolate. All individually wrapped, so they’re perfect for Easter chocolate hunts. Just don’t forget where you hid them! Alcohol-free.

ref 350158



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HaPPY Eggs

Irresistible eggy faces sitting on a Tiddly Pot full of solid chocolate bunnies and chicks – perfect Easter nibbles for the young and the young at heart. Alcohol-free.

dark ref 300158

milk ref 300156

White ref 300157

£7 each or any 3 for £18



Extra Thick


eggs and Soldiers

tiddly Chicks

Mellow praline-filled half shells, topped with a chocolate fried egg and accompanied by a troop of creamy soldiers, already dipped with a dollop of creamy chocolate yolk. Alcohol-free. 10 chocolates.

Chirpy, two bite Easter chicks cast in mellow 40% milk or smooth 70% dark chocolate. Alcohol-free. 8 chocolates.

milk & White ref 111118 dark ref 111119


milk ref 111120


dark ref 111121


£7 45

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Cracking GIFts to share Everything you’ll need for the

luxuriously long Easter weekend – from exciting egg hunts to chocolate gifts for everyone to share. oodles of eggs A clutch of 50 handy-sized hollow eggs cast in our mellow milk chocolate. All individually wrapped, so they’re ideal for Easter egg hunts, thanking lots of people, or for a stunning display at home – though it may not last long! Alcohol-free.

ref 350160


the easter Weekend Hamper Specially created for the luxuriously long Easter weekend with friends and family, or just for some serious pampering! There’s something in here for everyone to discover and enjoy. Contents: Easter Egg Box 30 chocolates • Milk Easter Eggsposé Half Egg • 100g Milk Doodle Slab • Dark Tiddly Chicks • Dark Eggs & Soldiers • 5 Eggs Florentines.

ref 350162



To order T: 08444 93 13 13 Order by 2.30pm for Next Day Delivery

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the essential easter Collection An adventure of chocolate goodies bagged, tagged and tied, so it’s ready to give. And there’s more than enough to share. Alcohol-free. Contents: Milk Easter Eggsposé Half Egg • 100g Milk Doodle Slab • Dark Tiddly Chicks • Milk Tiddly Pot • Caramel Easter Basket.

ref 350157


the Bunny’s Basket Discover the Easter Bunny’s personal favourites in this collection of chocolate goodies perfect for bunnies of all sizes this Easter – with chocolate Eggs & Soldiers • milk chocolate Bunny Lick lolly • 100g Milk Doodle Slab • milk chocolate Tiddly Chicks. Alcohol-free.

ref 300174


easter eggstravaganza One of our extra thick eggs, cast in 40% milk chocolate with 14 mini eggs filled with caramel, praline, melt-away truffles and more hiding inside. All nestling amongst 17 hollow cast milk chocolate eggs and presented in a stylish wooden crate. Alcohol-free.

ref 350163

£40 47

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Chocolate tastING adventures TREAT YOURSELF or someone special to a unique tasting experience Our new Chocolate Tasting Adventures have been created especially for chocolate lovers who would like to take the next step in their appreciation of chocolate – gaining delicious insider knowledge and tasting tips. Over two delicious hours, tasters will discover the best ways to get to know chocolate, how to taste it, when to taste it and what to look out for. And through tasting a range of chocolates, tasters will also discover how to pick out the nuances of flavour and texture influenced by such things as the type of cocoa, terroir and conching time. CoSt – £45 per person venUeS – Hotel Chocolat, High Street Kensington, London and Rabot Estate Store, Borough Market, London. SCHedULe & BooKinGS – please call our Tasting Team on 08444 93 23 23 (Mon-Fri) or email Private Tasting Adventures also available – please call.

SPEED TASTING AT CHELTENHAM If you’re in Cheltenham and fancy a quick tasting adventure, then drop in for 5 chocolates in 5 minutes for £5 – although you can, of course, take as long as you like! With 5 exciting adventures to choose from.


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Our stOrEs

CentraL London – Chancery Lane, Kensington, Kings Road, Knightsbridge, Leadenhall Market, London Bridge, Moorgate, One New Change St Paul's, The Strand, Victoria Street. SoUtH – Basingstoke, Bluewater, Brighton, Bromley, Canterbury, Chichester, Guildford, Kingston, Lakeside, Maidstone, Reading, Southampton, St Albans, Tunbridge Wells, Watford, Windsor. SoUtH WeSt – Bath, Cribbs Causeway - Bristol, Cheltenham, Exeter, Plymouth, Salisbury. eaSt of enGLand – Cambridge, Norwich, Huntingdon.

nortH – Chester, Gateshead, Harrogate, Leeds, Manchester, Meadowhall - Sheffield, Trafford Centre - Newcastle, York. ireLand – Belfast. CHanneL iSLandS – Jersey, Guernsey. raBot eState Store – Stoney Street, Borough Market, London. faCtory StoreS – Huntingdon, Telford. JoHn LeWiS – A collection of our chocolates can now be found in John Lewis - nationwide. USa – Boston Newbury Street and Massachusetts Chestnut Hill. GULf – Dubai, Bahrain, Kuwait.

midLandS – Birmingham, Dudley, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Oxford, Solihull, Telford.

for LoCation maPS and oPeninG HoUrS

Chocolates for BUsINEss From product launches and exhibitions, to customer care and staff incentives – whatever your challenge, our Corporate Team is on hand to help and inspire with eye-catching ideas that get results. You can also benefit from corporate volume discounts, our new bespoke packaging and delivery direct to your recipients – from 1 to 1 million. CaLL: 08444 93 10 10 emaiL:

High spend discounts from £250 £250-£999












*Discount includes total cost of products including concierge option and vat, but excluding delivery. Discount available to any business, organisation or individual. 49

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order form Ordered by: Membership/Customer no:_______________________ Title ________ Initials___________________________ Surname _____________________________________ Company Name _______________________________ Address ______________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________ County__________________ Postcode _____________ Country _________________ Home tel_____________________________________ Mobile_______________________________________ Email (so we can tell you when your order is despatched and about new products) __________________________________________________________________

Delivery Address: (if different) Title ________ Initials___________________________ Surname _____________________________________ Company Name _______________________________ Address ______________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________ County__________________ Postcode _____________ Country _________________ GIFT message... (20 words max – please use block capitals) ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________

DELIVERY Date: (tick box below) o By Valentine's o By Mother's day o by Easter

o Next day (Only available online or via telephone) o ASAP (3 – 5 days) o To be delivered ON (please specify a date) ___ /___ /___

Item reference

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Item price


Sub Total Promotional Code:______________________________________

Discount (if applicable) Delivery Costs Total Payable

payment details: Pay by

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Cardholder signature_____________________________________________ Date ________________________ Please post back to: Hotel Chocolat, Freepost CB897, Royston SG8 5BR. Fax: 08444 93 75 90 We occasionally make our mailing list available to reputable companies whose brochures we think may interest you. However, we will never pass on your email address. Please tick this box if you’d prefer not to receive them o


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Service Information Easy Ways to Order

By Phone


CALL 08444 93 13 13 (orders only please, open 24 hours) From Overseas: +44 (0)1763 257 732 Corporate Enquiries: 08444 93 10 10 Customer Services: 08444 93 23 23 Tasting Club Enquiries: 08444 933 933

Just key in the item reference number here

Opening Hours Monday – Friday 8.30am to 7pm Saturdays – 9am to 2pm or via our website

The fastest way to shop, always open

Last order dates to guarantee Valentine's delivery. UK Standard: Tue 8th Feb at 2.30pm. UK Gold Delivery: Fri 11th Feb at 4pm (delivered on Valentine's Day). UK Saturday Delivery: Fri 11th Feb at 4pm. Europe & Rest of World: Tues 2nd Feb. DELIVERY: HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? Single Item Two or more items (cost per delivery address*) UK**


(3-5 working days)




Next Day*** (if ordered by 2.30pm) Specific Date Saturday Delivery





(5-8 working days)


£4.95 + £6 per item


£4.95 + £15 per item


We cannot guarantee a specific delivery date.

Rest of the world (5-8 working days) We cannot guarantee a specific delivery date. USA Local

Fast deliveries from our warehouse in Boston. Go to to order.

*with delivery to ONE recipient only **if your delivery address is a remote part of the UK, eg Highlands & Islands, please allow an extra day for service. ***Next Day delivery is currently unavailable to Northern Ireland.

Our No Excuses Guarantee At Hotel Chocolat we’re in business to make you happy and we succeed or fail by how well we do this. If you’re not 100% happy with our products or we miss an impor tant deliver y date, we guarantee that we’ll immediately put it right for you refunding or replacing as appropriate.

This catalogue is printed on paper accredited by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

Payment We take payment at time of order, as our products are mainly time-sensitive gifts which need to be cleared for prompt despatch. Order Tracking Go to and follow the link on the home page. Inputting your order number will enable you to track any orders placed with us including those by phone or post. Moving House? Please let us know so we can continue to send you new Hotel Chocolat catalogues as they’re published.

© Hotel Chocolat Ltd 2011 Registered in England no. 2805730, Mint House, Royston, SG8 5HL, UK. Full terms & conditions available on request. We reserve the right to substitute items of similar value. Our total liability for any claim whatsoever shall not exceed the price of the goods supplied to the customer. We shall not be liable for any consequential loss whether this arises from a breach of duty in contract or in any other way. All trademarks and registrations are acknowledged as belonging to their respective companies. 51

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Spring 2011 & Easter Hotel Chocolat Catalogue  
Spring 2011 & Easter Hotel Chocolat Catalogue  

Welcome to a bright new season of chocolate with Hotel Chocolat.