The Vibe: Chocolab is a chocoholic’s dream. Located in the lower lobby of the Sofitel So, this charming and playful boutique is a working chocolate factory, causal lounge and candy store all in one. You’re greeted by a playful décor where simulated chocolate drips from the ceiling and edible chocolates stand in for centerpieces on small tables surrounded by comfortable mix-matched chairs. There is a glass wall where you can witness staff expertly melt and temper chocolate before turning it into mouthwatering delicacies. You are encouraged to browse through several cases of signature bon bons, truffles and customized chocolate candy creations and this venue will appeal to anyone who craves chocolate.
What to Eat & Drink: There is something to satisfy any sweet tooth, but the real treat is the “Cocoa Rush Hour” which takes place every day from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. It’s an opportunity to enjoy unlimited signature chocolates and pastries served with hot or cold tea and coffee for just 750 Baht++ per person. There is nothing stopping you from eating as much as you like and they have more than 50 menu items to choose from excluding packaged items and whole cakes. They also have a tempting array of chocolate treats that you can enjoy anytime of the day from their ala carte menu such as hot and cold liquid chocolate drinks, ice cream and shakes, as well as chocolate pastries. Be sure to indulge with one of their globally inspired alcoholic cocktails such as the Chili Choc or their signature Mocha-tini. Other highlights include the Volcano Cake, Choc Burger, Warm Up Apple Tartin and Chocolate Fondue for the ultimate melting experience.
Insider Insights: A visit to Chocolab feels as good as it smells. It’s playful and fun and they recently began offer cooking classes priced from 2,900Baht++ where you can learn all the secrets for creating irresistibly sweet delights. Chocolab lets you enjoy one of a kind, hand crafted chocolates made from the best cocoa imported from France in a truly indulgent and decadent way. If you love all things chocolate, then you won’t want to miss the special attention and signature confections at Chocolab.