Bean-to-bar Chocolate Workshop

Try chocolate making from bean to bar in this delicious London workshop.

75 mins Class size 1 to 10     label £54

As recommended in The Sunday Times, The New York Times and CNN:

“The best way to experience the power and pleasure of chocolate is to taste its history.”
” Crafting bonbons or chocolate bars is not just a sweet treat, but it’s like weaving my affections and memories into each delicate piece.”

Join the experienced Chocolate Melt team for an insight into the wonderful process of making a chocolate bar from a cocoa bean. Your teacher, Natalie, will guide you through the magical transformation, weaving in plenty of fascinating history of chocolate and some yummy tastings.

You'll find this amazing chocolate-making class nestled in the heart of Notting Hill. Taste sublime samplings and learn everything there is to know about this incredible sweet treat.

Embark on a delicious adventure through time that will take you through key turning points in the evolution of chocolate, from the Aztecs' raw cocoa to the modern-day chocolate we all know and love. In this one-of-a-kind experience, you'll focus on what is described as the greatest event in history— the discovery of chocolate!

This class will discuss how chocolate was used as an aphrodisiac in 17th Century Venice by Casanova, its raw use with chilli and vanilla, and its elevation to sophistication in the Courts of Europe.

Melt Chocolate's knowledgeable chocolatiers will guide you through the rich history of chocolate and its impact on society, making this experience both informative and delicious. You'll properly taste the chocolate and make a bar yourself.

In this chocolate-making class in London, you will:

  • Learn how to sort and roast cocoa beans.
  • Crack and winnow the beans to prepare them for grinding.
  • Taste the chocolate at each stage to see how flavour notes appear throughout the journey, creating an exciting sensory experience.
  • Using your ground beans to make a bar of chocolate.

Please note:
  • This experience is suitable for vegans.
  • Please arrive 5 minutes before the experience. If you are more than 15 minutes late, your experience will be rescheduled.

What you'll get
  • Various chocolate tastings.
  • All the materials and equipment needed to create 3 x unique chocolate bars to take home with Melt’s beautiful packaging and a designer bag.
Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or hen do.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old).

An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift, Father's Day gift or birthday gift.


London, W11 2AA

This venue is within walking distance from Notting Hill Gate tube station (600m).

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Louise Nason founded Melt Chocolates in 2005, with the guiding principle of the pursuit of health and happiness for her children, family, friends, and neighbours.

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