La Chocolaterie de Cyril Lignac
Chic, cute, an absolute delight – that is Cyril Lignac‘s signature, croquant et gourmand. This chocolate paradise lives up to its name. Conceived as a ‘Cocoa Lounge,’ it is located between the Patisserie de Cyril Lignac and the bistro, Le Chardenoux. Chocolate lovers will find their haven as soon as they enter this sweet, chocolatey shop, full of serendipity. You’ll find chocolate bars made from the grand crus of cacao fields from Ecuador, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela and Papua New Guinea as well as other signature bars and pastries. It will make you feel like you’re in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. Try Cyril’s fantastic hot chocolate along with a chocolate éclair or chocolate tart if you are a choco-addict. If you want something with more of a nutty feel, try his entremet noisettes – the perfect crunchy balance of hazelnuts and chocolate.
La Chocolaterie Cyril Lignac, 25 Rue Chanzy, 75011 Paris, France, +33 1 55 87 21 40
La Maison du Chocolat
Nicolas Cloiseau is a chocolate visionary – a Parisian artisan of high-quality chocolate. He envisioned an ever-changing ‘House of Chocolate‘ where the truffles alone will keep you coming back for more. From east to west flavors, he caters to all your sensations and palate; his chocolate creations are a luxury from the best cacao fields from all over the world.
Patrick Roger is a chocolate magician – Meilleur Ouvrier de France, the best French chocolate craftsman. His signature ‘crunchy truffles’ will create magic in your mouth. Crispy and flavorful, this chocolatier knows how to balance flavor and aesthetic, making your mouth water and ensuring you feel like a child again.
Jacques Genin is known for his chocolate and, of course, his caramels. A high-end chocolatier and pastry chef, he knows that simplicity is the way to the human heart. Simple, yet exquisite, flavors will make your heart melt. Try his simple and sophisticated pastries at one of his chocolate lounges. Order a hot chocolate with a millefeuille or his signature Paris-Brest, one of the best in the city.
Arnaud Larher will make you dream; just take a look at the pièce montée below that he made for the Salon du Chocolat at Château Vaux le Vicomte last year. This man is the definition of aesthetics and taste. Also a Meilleur Ouvrier de France, this chocolatier will keep you coming back for more.
Arnaud Lahrer, 93 Rue de Seine, 75006 Paris, France, +33 1 43 29 38 15
La Manufacture du Chocolat Alain Ducasse
Alain Ducasse is a worldwide celebrity chef with several Michelin-starred restaurants all over the world. What happens when he opens his first chocolate shop in Paris? Well, this chef brings high-quality cocoa to a whole new level. Simple, delicate and biological – this is chocolate at its ‘raw’ and finest state.
Chocolate Bar by Pierre Hermé at The Royal Monceau
Pierre Hermé is considered the Yves Saint Laurent of pastry; he defines finesse, taste, texture and aesthetic for pastry lovers and professionals all over the world. This time, he decided to take on a new venture, a chocolate bar. He will make your mouth tingle with his soft creams and bits of surprise, such as chocolate ‘pop rocks’. This will take you back to your childhood days. The setting is sublime, and so are his creations.
Un Dimanche à Paris
Pierre Cluizel developed a concept, a pastry boutique, tea shop, and restaurant with every delight executed to perfection. Try the fois gras au chocolat on the menu, as this may be the only place in the world where you can try it.
Un Dimanche à Paris, 8 Cours du Commerce Saint-André, 75006, Paris, France, +33 1 56 81 18 08