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Brussels Chocolate Workshop

Badge of ExcellenceBruxelles, Belgium
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From $43.46

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

When visiting the chocolate capital of the world, learn to make your own gourmet cocoa treats with this fun and scrumptious chocolate workshop in Brussels. Starting from scratch, create the two most typical types of Belgian chocolate—pralines and mendiants—with the help of a professional instructor. Learn easy and authentic methods you can mimic in your own kitchen, and finish with more than 30 handcrafted dark chocolate treats to take home in a box or gobble up.
  • 2.5-hour chocolate workshop in Brussels
  • Learn to make authentic Belgian pralines and mendiants (chocolate discs with dried fruit)
  • Taste your creations along with a cup of rich hot chocolate
  • Learn recipes and techniques you can re-create in your own kitchen
  • Take home a box of 30+ handcrafted chocolates

Sample Menu

Dessert

Belgian pralines and mendiants

What's Included

  • All ingredients and equipment
  • Assistance for the duration of the workshop
  • 30+ chocolates per person
  • Hot chocolate
  • Box to take your chocolates home
  • Additional drinks

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Rue des Foulons 30
    Rue des Foulons 30, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Come to "Rue des Foulons 30, Brussels" maximum 10 minutes ahead of the starting time as we will still be busy setting up everything for you! Closest tram stops: Anneessens (lines 3, 4, 32) & Bodegem (lines 51, 82)

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We do not accept spectators, every person coming to the workshop participates.
  • We do NOT ACCEPT kids under the age of 12 years old. (the workshop is long and some parts are technical), this activity is NOT SUITABLE for kids. Check out our Waffle Workshop instead.
  • Any participant under the age of 18 is required to come with a participating and responsible adult.
  • Near public transportation
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 21 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Brussels Chocolate Workshop?

A:The policy on sanitization is:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Brussels Chocolate Workshop?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Brussels Chocolate Workshop?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

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Traveler Tips


The workshop is only 2-3 hours long as well so you can do it in the morning and then have the rest of the day to explore Brussels.
We highly recommend this workshop for chocolate lovers who want a special experience!
Reviews
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Our instructor was a...
Lynn_R, Aug 2022
Our instructor was a fabulous college student who was knowledgeable and helpful. We learned a lot and would definitely do it again!
A fun experience
Datin_A, Aug 2022
Saideh and Kelly were lovely. It was an awesome experience. Much learned. A must try. Loved the hot chocolate after.
Chocolate Workshop
Trushna_V, Aug 2022
Great interaction with the host who makes sure you are doing the right thing and making good chocolates! We made the chocolate shells, ganache, circle chocolates (can't remember exact name) with fruit and nuts of our own choice and then we filled our own chocolates. Plus we drank hot chocolate! Definitely worth the experience and you get exactly what you pay for. Value for money compared to others that I came across.
Tasty and fun
Guy_M, Jul 2022
Oh my gosh, this tour was so much fun. It was started right on time. The ladies had everything well prepared. They explained step by step and was very easy to follow. The location is cleaned. We all made our own samples and got to take home a bunch. We also had some hot chocolate that one of the instructors prepared and it was delicious. Class was very fun, thank you ladies for wonderful memories.
The chocolate was...
Ben_S, Jul 2022
The chocolate was delicious and it was super fun making our own pralines. The teachers were also very helpful and fun.
Fun with Chocolate !!
Paul_H, Jul 2022
Fantastic team building with a great host / instructor - we had a a lot of fun and the chocolates are superb
Don’t miss this great and tasty experience!
Heidi_L, Jul 2022
Who doesn’t love chocolate? For anyone who enjoys a taste of local culture, enjoys this sweet treat, and enjoys learning something new/creative, this class is for you! It checks all the boxes- plus it’s FUN! The leader that we had was calm in the midst of a large group of people, she had everything impeccably prepared, she made it entertaining with her music and stories, and it was just an all around fantastic experience! Plus, you get to take home some delicious chocolates!
Great Experience!
Richard_B, Jul 2022
So much chocolate!! It was a blast! My husband and I signed up and loved all the chocolate we made! The instructions were clear and easy!
Fantastic Experience.
Kimberly_H, Jun 2022
This was and awesome experience. Our instructor Mara was knowledgeable, patience and kind. The chocolate was amazing including the hot chocolate drink at the end. I see why it sells out quickly.
Fun experience!
William_E, Jun 2022
Such a fun and interesting experience. The "souvenirs" were amazing! Highly recommended for chocolate likers and lovers 😋
Nice experience
rsayer191, Jun 2022
Nice experience, host was knowledgeable and helpful. Location is a bit tricky to find as no external signs . It does get Very hot in upstairs rooms that we used but cool and spacious in downstairs room. Came away with 21 praline chocolates plus half a dozen mendicant chocolates.
So Worth It
Cindy_W, Jun 2022
So much fun! Beyond my expectation. Highly recommend and the chocolate was delicious. Instructer was wonderful
An awesome experience and a great way to spend a morning
Krista_K, May 2022
We had so much fun learning about some of the history of making chocolate. The hands on experience was exciting for all of us, and of course, tasting the final product was the best! We had a great instructor who really made the whole experience fun.
Amazing Workshop, Great Instructor
Vannelyn_M, May 2022
The workshop was a lot so enjoyable. Gotta meet interesting people. Agatha, our instruction is amazing and always on the rescue when we have questions. She has a lot of stories about chocolates and is the life of the workshop. Of course, the chocolates are yummy...
1 traveler found this review helpful
Good but Could be Better
dboskie, May 2022
I enjoyed the idea of the class but felt like we were rushed and didn't get to ask questions or have time to learn more about chocolate. I wish we had at least 3 hours. I also would have liked to have other fillings other than nuts and raisins to cut the bitterness of the dark chocolate. Peanut butter, caramel, or nougat would have been lovely. I would pay extra for these recommendations also.
Response from Host, May 2022
Thanks for joining our workshop. We are planning on developing a longer and more advanced class, but believe me, 2.5h is the right amount of time for most people. Our staff always welcomes any question at any time during the workshop, especially during the moment we wait for the chocolate to solidify in the fridge. I am happy you had such a good time that you found the experience too short. Titch
Chocolate Belgium
Shannon_M, Apr 2022
The experience was good once we started however we had a session for 10 am and the worker just didn’t show up to work so we were standing outside for 30 min and if someone didn’t call I wonder if they would have even said anything. Also we felt rushed at the end, once we were collecting our chocolate we made the lady who was pushing them out with a ladle was rushing and broke at least 5 of the chocolates of ours which we spent 3 hours making , and that happened to the other guests as well. Overall I liked the idea but more execution on the owners of this workshops. Hopefully they aren’t always like this
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Dear Shannon, thanks for joining our workshop. I admit we had an issue that day as our colleague didn't show up for work. That's an extraordinary situation and that's totally our team's fault. We made it up to you by organizing a special session later that day and giving you an extra 1kg of complimentary chocolate so you could do the workshop again at home. I am happy to to read you had a great experience overall, hope you will make chocolates again in the future at home and look forward to see you at our other experiences.
Great experience
Louisa_G, Apr 2022
We would highly recommend this class! One of the best things we did in Brussels and the chocolates are so tasty!
A wonderful experience
Janette_F, Apr 2022
An excellent workshop with friendly, helpful staff. I would highly recommend this experience.and would gladly do this again when we return to Brussels.
Delicious workshop.
omdelia, Apr 2022
This was an excellent workshop on making chocolates. We learned about the tools and methods used to make chocolates. Our young instructor was an excellent teacher. We also used high quality chocolate and tot was delicious. We made enough to fill two boxes. When we were done, he made everyone a nice glass of hot chocolate from real chocolate and milk boy the powdered stuff. Nice use of time as we waited for our chocolates to harden in the feeder. I highly recommend this class. Wish we had time to do the waffles class.
Enjoyable experience!
Yushan_L, Apr 2022
It was a very fun experience! The teacher was great. She was straight to the point, funny and friendly. The chocolate we made came out very nicely so that was a plus. The venue was not difficult to find either. It was one of the highlights of our stay in Belgium and definitely would recommend to anyone who’s interested in making some Belgian chocolate.
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