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Chocolate Nirvana

The most creative assortments made from this bean that I have ever tasted. Simply the best. They... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Bologna, Italy
only for authentic chocolate lovers

Just taste it, and you'll want more, the real savour of chocolate. You'll love it and so will your... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2016
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+41 21 323 44 74
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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Expected this to be top quality chocolate and got a few different things. Generally, found the quality to be disappointing. There are better chocolate shops at the same price range!

Thank pragya g
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Blondel reminds me of a bygone era. The tiny boutique (customers have to stand in line as there is just not enough room for going back and forth) is still adorned as it was 50 years ago (or so I assume since nothing seems new)....More

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

The most creative assortments made from this bean that I have ever tasted. Simply the best. They have grown over the past twenty years but have retained their personal touch.

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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Just taste it, and you'll want more, the real savour of chocolate. You'll love it and so will your friends who receive it. A perfect present.

Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed December 6, 2015

True to every comment and review I read before going, this place is just definitely Not a MISS. though expensive, the pleasure you derive in seeing the hosts handling and packing the chocolates with so much love and care, is unimaginable. a small place so...More

Thank shatulgupta
Reviewed November 23, 2015

This is the kind of place that add sweetness to your life! A bit expensive, but it's totally worth it!!!! It's paradise for the eyes, the nose, and the mouth! If you have to choose only one place to go in Lausanne, go there!!

Thank martine_fdz
Reviewed August 19, 2015

Oh my god .. what chocolates ... expensive though but worth every penny... just melts and you keep wanting more... my box of 250gm over in less than 15 minutes. what a variety. you don't buy here.. you bought nothing. its just too good. only...More

1  Thank shatulgupta
Reviewed June 18, 2015

I love walking past this shop when the door opens and you are immediately hit by a wonderful chocolate aroma wafting into the street. When you enter the store you are met by an old fashioned long wooden counter and an array of delicious and...More

1  Thank Melissa G
Reviewed May 19, 2015

While people who live in Lausanne often take Blondel chocolate as a welcome gift when invited to an evening dinner, the lucky tourists who fall on this shop often get a life-time experience when they go here. This is not to miss if you like...More

1  Thank IFCS
Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

I loved the dark chocolate with sea salt and dark chocolate with orange that I bought here! A little bit pricey, about 9.80 francs for 100g of slab chocolate, but absolutely worth it and worth the trek uphill to get it!

1  Thank Noramass
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