Birmingham may be famed for Cadbury’s chocolate but there’s more sweetness in the city beyond the infamous brand. There are multiple independent chocolate shops in the Birmingham city centre and West Midlands offering an array of handmade and decadent chocolates to savour for all occasions. Check out our guide to some sweet chocolate shops in and around Birmingham that make great treats for someone special or yourself.
This Jewellery Quarter gem is a chocolate lover’s haven. According to their website, it says “these chocolate masterpieces will put a smile on anyone’s face.” Their chocolate bars vary in flavours from whisky, rum and bacon truffle to Rocky Road. There also other treats to choose from including bars studded with cinder toffee pieces or Aztec chilli, truffle selections and taster hampers in either milk, dark or white chocolate.
The Chocolate Quarter, 1A Spencer Street, B18 6DD
This Birmingham chocolate shop, meaning to pamper, treat or indulge in French is exactly that. Chouchoute, which unfortunately closed its Great Western Arcade shop, still offers delectable chocolate on their online store perfect to enjoy whenever. The chocolatier offers cute boxes of chocolate truffles including ones filled with Baileys, as well as marzipan in chocolate and rose fondants. Chouchoute also offer boxes of chocolates to suit every occasion like birthdays, Valentine’s Day and anniversaries.
Located near Small Heath station, Kneals has been making chocolates for around 10 years now and remains a firm favourite with local Brummies. This chocolate shop offers a choice of chocolate bars to devour including espresso, milk salty butterscotch, ruby white chocolate, orange and ginger plus they have a vegan chocolate flavours like goji berries and Himalyan salt meaning no one misses out.
Kneals Chocolates, Unit 18, 272 Montgomery Street, B11 1DS
If you’re in search of an elegant sweet treat this Solihull chocolate shop could be the place to visit. The chocolates at 1683 Chocolate Place have a marvellous sheen to their chocolate shells and are decorated in interesting patterns such as flecked and striped, as well as shapes such as geometric. The chocolate shop in Knowle offers handcrafted chocolates in numerous flavours such as vanilla; dark passionfruit caramel; lemon meringue; blood orange gin; Biscoff; and hazelnut.
1683 Chocolate Place, 1683 High Street, Knowle, B93 0LL
It may be one of the furthest chocolate shops from Birmingham but their online shop is definitely worth having a browse at. Slabb produce fun chocolate creations that are likely to make someone’s day due to their colourful and unique designs. In true Slabb style, you can buy slabs of thick chocolate bars flavoured with bourbon butterscotch; rose, raspberry and pistachio; Eton Mess; and cookies and cream. The fun doesn’t end there as you can also order chocolate lollipops with the likes of Party Rings, gingernut biscuits or Terry’s chocolate orange segments decorated on top. Cracking stuff!
Slabb, Fulford House, Newbold Terrace, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4EA