Neuhaus Chocolate Shop in Brussels
Neuhaus Chocolate Shop

Belgium is known for its food. From French fries and waffles to mussels and beer, the country is home to some great culinary treasures. And let’s not forget chocolate.

Some of the best chocolate in the world is made in Belgium, and the famous chocolate shops in Brussels sell the country’s top confections to locals and visitors alike.

To help you figure out where to shop for chocolate when you are visiting Belgium, below is my list of the top 5 chocolate shops in Brussels. For a more hands-on experience, try attending some of their chocolate making classes.

Pierre Marcolini
With several locations in Brussels, including the chi chi Grand Sablon, Pierre Marcolini is renowned for its artistic take on making chocolate. If you go, beware that some of the confections might be too pretty to eat!

Laurent Gerbaud
With a shop right in the heart of Brussels, Laurent Gerbaud offers unique chocolates that don’t use any sugar beyond the natural sugars in the ingredients. The chocolates themselves offer a variety of flavors, many of them with different kinds of nuts and dried fruits. Workshops are available for those that want a hands-on experience.

Another of the top chocolate shops in Brussels, Zaabar offers some of the most inventive offerings. They also host regular events and workshops that are great ways to learn more about the chocolate-making process.

Beloved Belgian chocolatier Mary is an artisan chocolate shop that was founded in 1919. Known for its elegance and feminine style, the shop offers all kinds of chocolates wrapped in beautiful vintage-style boxes. Workshops are also available.

One of the larger chains in Belgium, Neuhaus is nonetheless one of the top chocolate shops in Brussels. Their stores can be found all throughout the city selling classic confections and great seasonal gifts.