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Pierre Marcolini

Place du Grand Sablon | Rue Des Minimes 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32(0)2 5141206
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Ranked #4 of 62 Shopping in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

We been there because of the supporting TripAdvisor reviews and loved it. They are very nice and the cakes were yami!! Highly recommend.

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

While in Brussels you HAVE TO check out Pierre Marcolini Chocolates. Belgium is known for their chocolate, and rightfully so. However, this also means that there will be lots of junky imitators trying to sell mediocre chocolate under the facade of "Belgian Chocolate". Pierre Marcolini is NOT one of these places. The chocolate from this store is pure and divine.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Helpful staff explained the different boxes, we bought the introductory one. The chocolate is divine & the flavours intense...I loved them!! For me they are worth every penny as I have never tried anything like this chocolate before.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We had searched this store out after bypassing many other chocolate stores and were pleased by the pretty interior that looked like a small two story chapel devoted to chocolate. All the boxes were very elegantly arrayed..think Tiffany's but for chocolate. There are no tastings. We purchased multiple boxes of chocolates and when we ate them it was a let... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I think these are really the best chocolates in Brussels. I absolutely cannot stop eating them!! The staff here are really courteous and helpful, so if you don't understand, or don't know much about chocolates, they are really happy to explain. I love the earl grey praline, but I think all of their chocolates are great. They are also packed... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Mouthwatering texture and flavor. The macaroons were delicate, balanced (not too sweet, not too tart) flavors. The cookie’s exterior has a nice crisp coating that melts away as soon as you hold it in your mouth. The flavors were uniform in having this perfect texture and perfect balance of cookie and cream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I expected to get the best macarons ever, and so it happened. Really, I cant choose between their tastes! Each one reveals its ingredients without them masking one another. Eclair was also top. Can wait to taste the rest of the sweets next time I go to Belgium.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I have been to many chocolate shops in paris and brussels this one is without a doubt one at the top. Lovely 2 storied chocolate shop great quality of service and oh the macaroon!!! Excellent 5/5 the best i have had!! it just.melts in your mouth Surely top of my list. Wonderful texture not overly sweet. great choice of flavours... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

You will not find better chocolates than these! Buy some. Create a special moment and savour each one. Surprising flavours and luxury experience. The shop in the sablon is worth a visit !

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This store looks like a high end jewellers that hasn't noticed that all the diamonds and jewels have been replaced with chocolates and macaroons. We bought a box of chocolate from here and they were all delicious. A real mix of flavours and styles and each one looked as good as it tasted. You can buy individual chocolates, macaroons, chocolate... More

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