Hans’ Bar & Grill Easter Specials

Perfect for the year-round chocoholic, or those looking for an indulgent Easter treat, Hans’ Bar & Grill down one of Chelsea’s most beautiful streets, should be top of your go-to list for Easter Sunday.

It’s namesake, Sir Hans Sloane has been credited with bringing the milk chocolate that we know, and adore (!) today, to the UK – and it’s menu, of course, is a chocoholics dream.

As part of 11 Cadogan Gardens, one of Chelsea’s boutique hotels, the two have a selection of special Easter promotions which are entirely irresistible.

For those that have successfully survived 40 days and 40 nights without chocolate, cake and all things delicious, Hans’ Bar and Grill have no better way to celebrate the end of Lent than with their Easter Sunday Afternoon Tea. Tuck into traditional favourites, as well as a couple of cocoa surprises, all for just £29 per person (or £39pp, including Champagne).

Dining in the restaurant for lunch or dinner? All children will receive a complimentary Easter egg. Make sure they save it for pudding! Check out the menu here.

11 Cadogan Gardens, 50% discount on suites

Easter is a wonderful time to gather with friends and family, but sometimes you just don’t want them running riot in your house. For anyone with family staying over the Easter period, 11 Cadogan Gardens are offering 50% off suites – with a full English breakfast too (saves you on the washing up!). For more info, visit their website here.

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Easter Chocolate Market

Make sure you mark Saturday 13 April in your diaries – the day Duke of York Square becomes a complete haven for chocoholics!

The weekly fine food market will see London’s finest chocolatiers descend on the Square, overseen by the statue of Sir Hans Sloane – who notably introduced milk chocolate to Europe!

The market will be open from 10am – 4pm with a selection of special artisan chocolate market stalls –

  • Sir Hans Sloane Chocolate
  • Susie Keane
  • Diana David
  • Peacoc
  • Lavolio
  • Baci from Speciality Foods (offering iconic Italian Chocolate)
  • Bad Brownies
  • London Chocolate

In addition to these delicious additions, a number of the much-loved regulars will be offering exclusive innovation chocolate decision. An extensive array of mouth-watering treats for sugar-fiends will be available including chocolate sushi from Aki Maki, chocolate flavoured Vietnamese spring rolls from Rao Deli, 10 different flavours of chocolate fudge from Cookies and Creams, as well as chocolate Guiness cake from Nick Fu – just to name a few!

Head into Partridges to carry on your chocolate travels where four Royal Warrant holders will showcase some of their finest cocoa offerings; include Prestat, Bedicks, Charbonnel and Walker, alongside freshly made chocolate flavoured Chelsea Buns.

See you there!

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Where to celebrate World Chocolate Day

7th July brings one of the happiest days of the year, World Chocolate Day. Chocolate is known for releasing endorphins, so feel no guilt as you indulge on this special day. Make sure you explore Chelsea to see what sweet treats you can find.

Salted Caramels, Artisan du Chocoalt

 

Sample chocolates of every flavour at Artisan du Chocolat on Lower Sloane Street. This institution is a haven for those with a sweet-tooth where you can spoil yourself with the most luxurious chocolate sweets from ‘milk salted caramel honeycomb’ and ‘pistachio pearls’ to ‘Rosé & Strawberry Truffles’ which must all obviously be consumed in mass.

Belgian Chocolate Brownies, Bread Ahead

 

As you wonder the artisan street, grab a tea-time treat from Bread Ahead. Their chocolate brownies are so indulgent and moreish, you sure to be back the next day… and the next!

Sloane’s Dark Chocolate Fondant with Cherry Sorbet, Hans’ Bar & Grill

 

The latest restaurant on Pavilion Road is Hans’ Bar & Grill and it’s namesake is Sir Hans Sloane, the man credited with bringing the Cadbury’s drinking chocolate recipe we know and love today to the UK.  Enjoy a feast of fine cuisine, but make sure you save room for when the desert menu appears which will have you swooning as you catch sight of the chocolate puddings on offer. The salted caramel cheesecake pot with vanilla ice cream will have your tastebuds dancing with delight and the dark chocolate fondant with cherry sorbet is the most exquisite end to a fantastic meal.

Make Your Own Magnum, Magnum Pleasure Store

 

Do not miss the Magnum Pleasure Store on Duke of York Square this summer; the ultimate destination for those who prefer their life on the sweet side. Create your own Magnum masterpiece, choose your chocolate flavoured shell and watch the masterpiece materialise in front of your very eyes. Flavours include coconut, fudge, honeycomb, pistachio, popping chocolate balls, crushed raspberry – the list could go on!

 

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Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny will be hopping around the Chelsea Physic Garden for three days this Easter; 31 March as well as 1 and 2 April.

For a lovely family day out, head to the Garden and follow the Easter Bunny’s trail to find the clues to win a delicious Rococo Easter Egg.

Tickets cost £6, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Book your Easter treat here.

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Chocolate: Drink of the Gods

If you haven’t given up chocolate for lent, this is the perfect event for you.

On 15 March, join Chantal Coady at the Chelsea Physic Garden as the founder of Rococo chocolates takes guests on an indulgent journey through the history of chocolate in its drinking form.

Feast your eyes and ears on chocolate and its origins in Central America, through to it’s arrival in Europe and London in the 17 Century and became the most luxurious of drinks.

Tickets cost £17 and include entry to the garden. Supper is also available but please book separately (an additional £17, available at 5.45pm or 8.30pm).

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Chelsea Physic Garden Chocolate Tuesday masterclass

Chocolate Tuesday

The Physic Garden’s popular event is back to the delight of Chelsea’s mini chocoholics. Dive into the world of chocolate, learn how to create your own confectionary and indulge with some mouth-watering cocoa treats. A tour of the garden and introduction to the history, geography and science of chocolate is also included in the ticket price. Designed for little ones aged 6-10.

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