The Belgian Chocolate Makers is an amazing chocolate store in the heart of Brussels where you can discover and buy hundreds of handmade Belgian pralines, truffles, mendiants, broken tablets and many more. We got more than 300 products to discover in our store including the complete and truly amazing Zaabär chocolates collection.
Our store has been completely revamped in Summer 2018 to offer a fantastic experience to our clients and has been officially launched on 12/12/2018 by Deputy prime minister and minister of Finance Alexander de Croo.
Cherry on the cake, some of our chocolate boxes can be engraved and personalized in a few minutes using our customization corner located at the back of the store. You can engrave your logo or just a message and make your chocolate box a real personalized gift.
We also propose our fantastic ChocoTelegram and Choc&Play products. Write your message using chocolate letters and signs and make it very special in a dedicated chocolate box or compose your own chocolate bar, everything is possible at The Belgian Chocolate Makers !
Book our workshop for your events
Buying chocolate is one thing but making your own chocolate creation is another!
At the back of our store we have built a workshop of more than 200m2 and we are proud to be the only one in Brussels to be able to give a chocolate class to up to 90 persons all together at the same time.
Do you prefer to experience a public workshop and share your passion for chocolate with others? Sounds good ! You can join our public chocolate workshopson fixed dates.
We organize several public chocolate workshops every week (especially on Saturdays and Wednesdays). Each workshop starts with the basics of working with chocolate, and then you start working yourself, and create and decorate your own chocolate products. We also organize premium workshops for those who want to make even more chocolates !
How it works? An invoice is going to be sent to you by email after your online booking. Payment can be made by bank transfer, PayPal, Bancontact or major credit cards using the Mollie gateway. Once the payment has been recorded by us then the booking is automatically confirmed to you. At that stage, you will receive your ticket(s) with a QR code that you need to bring with you when attending the workshop.
If you prefer, you can also book your public workshop by visiting us at The Belgian Chocolate Makers. When you book your workshop in store you can pay by cash, Bancontact, Visa, Vpay, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express.
Great news! You can also pay your workshop using your Monizze meal vouchers, Edenred Tickets Restaurant and Sodexo Lunch Pass®.
We are working in partnership with Wonderbox, Vivabox, Bongo, Cadeaubox. Our public workshops can be offered as a gift using these boxes. If you wish to book a public workshop using a coupon issued by these partners please email us first at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: COUPONS FROM SURPRISE FACTORY ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
Do you know that you can also order our delicious homemade chocolates using the Deliveroo delivery platform if you are living or visiting Brussels? Week after week, we are adding more and more mendiants. broken tablets, pralines and truffles available to be ordered on Deliveroo.
SPOIL YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY OR COLLEAGUES
Say “Congrats”, “Happy Birthday”, “Keep It Up” or just “Thank You”. And say it all with a free chocolate workshop!
If you wish to offer one of our workshops to your friends, kids, colleagues or family then you can buy a gift certificate by visiting our store. The price of the gift certificate is 35 euros excl. VAT (42,35€ incl. VAT).
During the visit, we welcome the tourists with a hot chocolate and start with a short movie explaining the origins of the chocolate and why Belgian chocolate is famous. Our Chocolate Master is then proposing a demo about tempering and the tourists can understand what is this essential method and why it is necessary to have a tempered chocolate.
After that demo, the tourists can taste many different chocolates and finally enjoy our store. A fantastic way to experience a great chocolate moment with us !
Rent our workshop
We are offering our workshop for rental for private occasions.
Several famous Chefs from Brussels and overseas are renting our space for their private events or to organize their cooking classes when their own space is too small to welcome a large group.
We are also renting our workshop for movie shooting for YouTubers and other social network movie makers.
We are always happy to rent our space according availability so just ask! 🙂
Contact our team
Our mission is to live a truly great chocolate experience and invite others to share our passion.
If the thought of a chocolate party has got your taste buds tingling, then why not write to us? We love to tailor workshops! Tell us about your event requirements. 🙂
We’re always happy to provide you with plenty more information on our birthday parties, hen parties, tourist and school visits, public and private workshops, teambuilding and chocolate tasting experiences. Ring us on +32 (0)2 533 95 80 or use the form below and we’ll be delighted to help.
Our latest news
We are now part of Joyn
The Belgian Chocolate Makers is now part of the Joyn network. You can use your Joyn card at our counter, get points with your purchases and enjoy lots of awards including free chocolate workshops!
Because life isn’t meant to be lived waiting for parcels we are the perfect place for everyone who want to receive and send parcels quickly and easily in Brussels.
To pick up your UPS parcel, don’t forget to bring your ID with you.
While we will locate your parcel in our warehouse our staff will certainly not resist to offer you a free hot chocolate or a tasting of our delicious handmade chocolate!
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The native home of Zaabär
The chocolate factory Zaabär was founded in 2007. The creator was inspired by a wide array of spices floating around the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul. Zaabär was created as an extraordinary combination of fine Belgian chocolate and spices from around the world. The idea is to let your taste buds roam free across the world tasting various more exotic or traditional spices. One of the aspects that nudges Zaabär out of the ordinary, apart from the truly exceptional combination of spices and chocolate, is the unusual vacuum sealed wrapping in which the chocolates are kept in. This wrapping offers a much longer conservation time for all types of chocolate.
The Zaabär factory was redesigned completely in the summer of 2018 and is now The Belgian Chocolate Makers. We offer a tremendous space of 600m2 entirely dedicated to chocolate experiences with both a huge workshop and an amazing chocolate store. We invite all our visitors to explore the tremendous world of our handmade Belgian chocolate through an array of chocolate samples, workshops and other activities, so come visit us!