It would be fairly safe to say that there’s nothing better than a friend, except a friend WITH chocolate. You can be that friend out there who buys that chocolate gift that will make you ever so appreciated. But don’t forget to stock some for yourself.
Now here’s an online platform where you can order fantastic artisan handmade and award-winning chocolates from some of Australias best boutique chocolatiers. Sydney City Chocolates is an 100% online company selling a range of artisan chocolates of the highest quality, sold by the bar or in a chocolate box. This makes your ordering super easy, no more than a few clicks, you can order these prized chocolates and have them delivered right to your doorstep.
City chocolates stock a range of brands and chocolate varieties, bars, as well as drinking chocolate, coated nuts and gift boxes.
Gabriel Bean to Bar collection (Margaret River)
Hailing from Western Australia, they are the first in WA to produce ‘bean to bar’, making the chocolate from raw cacao.
Each bar is $9.50 and they have a range of flavours including milk, orange, sweet milk and all are single-origin. Regions of origin include Madagascar, Ghana and Ecuador. A gift set of four is $29.95.
Jasper and Myrtle (From Canberra)
70g chocolate bars are $10.50 and come in a range of flavours such as Macadamia and lemon myrtle, spiced rum dark chocolate, white chocolate and sour cherries, black opal 80% dark chocolate, classic milk chocolate to name a few.
What could be better on a winter’s day than some drinking chocolate. Theirs is single origin 72% dark drinking chocolate – $19.50, rich and decadent, it is perfect on a winters day or that afternoon special treat.
Our favourite are the Milk chocolate dusted, roasted macadamias (these also come in other flavours) at $19.95 each. They are super delicious and so moreish.
Monsieur Truffle (Melbourne)
Originating in Prahan market, they are now selling from Brunswick. We love that this company cater to different dietary requirements, in particular those on dairy free, gluten free diets and also Vegan. Each bar uses organic ingredients and they are also wrapped in environmentally friendly packaging, including recycled paper.
There’s milk and dark chocolate with plenty of flavours, from honeycomb to caramel and hazlenuts, chai, coconut and more.
Artisan Boxes (Chocolate or Dark)
The artisan boxes are $35 per box, which come with milk chocolate or dark. In each box you will receive three Australian handmade bars in one box. They are perfect for a gift for any occasion.
The dark box are made with single origin cocoa butter ranging from 58% to 80%. An example of the types of bars you may find in your assortment
The milk chocolate Bars have cocoa butter content ranging from 35% to 51%.
There’s plenty of assorted gift boxes to choose from – check out the website for more details.
As the company is 100% online, and the website is very user friendly. Being an online company, they do have a range of delivery options for you. City Chocolates use Australia post and have really thought about the customers to the end deegree and dispatch Australia-wide from Monday – Wednesday. This is so that the chocolates are not in transit during weekends and thus you receive them in their best conditions.
You will receive a email to your registered email address with the Tracking details of your shipment. We found this really good because we knew when to expect our chocolates.
They also deliver via the following Food Delivery Platforms in Sydney CBD:
HarkHark – https://www.harkhark.com.au/takeaway.html
Same Day Delivery is also available within the Sydney CBD only. If this interests you, contact 0404 336 514
They deliver to all major Australian cities and even offer international delivery.
They also have a free Collection Point for their dispatch location at 101 Bathurst Street, Sydney CBD.
With so many options, this should make it super easy to buy that present for anyone, even at the last minute!
We personally have a strong ethical mindset and so we are huge fans since their items are fair trade.
Visit their website for more details