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“Excellent chocolate!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chokolait Hub

Chokolait Hub
Shop 8, Hub Arcade, 318 Lt Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 6188
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Ranked #6 of 4,003 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: One of Melbourne's most highly acclaimed chocolate salons serving genuine Belgian chocolate beverages, desserts and of course chocolates.Family owned with most products made in our own on-site kitchen with artisan care and fine attention to detail. Warm, relaxed and friendly and open virtually every day of the year and located near major department stores near the Bourke Street Mall in central Melbourne.
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Excellent chocolate!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This was a chocolate place a friend brought my wife and I to recently in our Melbourne trip. It was amazing! The whole experience was really worth it.

Service - Amazing friendly service from everyone on staff. They were always smiling and very helpful to our questions/orders. Flawless. Our friends were regulars at this place and the owner was chatting with them. He is such a cool owner :D

Food - Only tried the drinks here. I got the chocolate affogato (hot dark chocolate with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream) which was heavenly. I'm not normally a sweet-tooth person but this was amazing. Chocolate was the right sweetness and the ice-cream complimented it nicely. My wife had the cinnamon dark chocolate and she loved it too.

Value - Not too expensive considering what the quality was so definitely good value for money.

Atmosphere - Nice little cafe shop and the decors were simple but fits the whole setting. Kinda like a cafe in Paris or Milan for sure.

Overall - A great place to have chocolate drink and if you love/like chocolate, this place would be like heaven for you :) Would return for sure.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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chokstar, Owner at Chokolait Hub, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
HI KK girl, I know where that is 'cause I have been there, thanks for your very generous review and we are very pleased everyone enjoyed their Chokolait experience with us, hope to see you again one day, Take care, Ross/Owner/Chokolait
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“Best chocolate in Melbourne”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Melbourne has a lot of chocolate cafes, many very good like Koko Black, Max Brenner and more. This one is the best overall IMO. A range of chocolate drinks are available spanning Belgian milk through many flavours like the jaffa orange, cinnamon and chilli. Cold variants exist as well. the quality of chocolate used is excellent as are the available selection of sweets. The dark jaffa orange hot choc is a wonder to behold. The obscure location and the fact that this is not a franchise really adds to the experience.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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chokstar, Owner at Chokolait Hub, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
HI and thanks for your very kind review, we are a little hidden but that makes us work harder to ensure every visit from every customer is a memorable experience so thanks for taking the time to write your review, much appreciated, Take care, Ross/Owner/Chokolait
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“Chocolate dreams come true.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Back to Chokolait for another fondue and it is always yummy. Chilli hot chocolate, cinnamon hot chocolate and coffees were all great. This place is a must-do on our trips to Melbourne for a reason and never fails to impress.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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chokstar, Owner at Chokolait Hub, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
HI Holiday girl, thanks for your kind review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed yet another Chokolait experience with us, Take care, see you next time, Kind regards, Ross/Owner/Chokolait
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“Chocolate Fix!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is only a small but certainly has a big market! The owners are very personable and their knowledge and passion for what they do do is very motivating.
The truth of the matter is most like my wife and I love chocolate, so do yourself a favour and try it.
I had the fondu & hot chocolate and can recommend and my wife raved about the the chocolate with chilli

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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chokstar, Owner at Chokolait Hub, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Hi Guys, thanks for your review and we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to our chockie shop, thanks and kind regards,
Ross/Owner/Chokolait
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“Hot Hot Chokolait”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This hidden gem down is located down Hub Arcade off Little Collins St and well worth the discovery. Owners Ross & Marianna are very friendly and happy to help you decide on a yummy treat amongst all their decadent temptations.

I decided on the Chilli Hot Chocolate. Ross advised that it would better to get the dark chocolate for the particular drink, so bowing to his to expertise I went with his suggestion...and WOW what a taste sensation!! The level of chilli can also be adjusted to personal taste.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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chokstar, Owner at Chokolait Hub, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Hi Cairns gang, Sorry for delay, thanks for your very kind review, glad the Chilli was just right, Take care, Ross/Owner/Chokolait
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