Recent Awards...


Academy of Chocolate Awards 2016

Best Dark Chocolate Bean-to-Bar under 80%
Bronze - 72% Saint Lucia Dark

Dark Bean to Bar Over 80%
Bronze - 95% Columbian Aracataca Dark

Milk Bean to Bar over 45%
Bronze - 65% Buffalo milk, Saint Lucia
Bronze - 67% Milk, Colombia, Cienaga

Alcohol Ganache
Gold - Salted Caramel Vodka Ganache
Silver - Red Wine
Silver - Le Reviseur Cognac Ganache
Bronze - Chairmans Reserve Golden rum Ganache

Salted Caramel
Bronze - Salted Caramel Creme Ganache

Other Caramel
Bronze - Ultimate Caramel

Flavoured Other
Silver - Banana Bread

Bronze - Pecan Praline
Bronze - Salted Peanut Praline
Bronze - Pistachio Praline

Gold - Mint Royale

Drinking Chocolate - Plain
Bronze - 70% Saint Lucia Hot Chocolate

Gold - English Breakfast tea with cocoa shells
Bronze - Spiced Cocoa Infusion


Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Awards 2015

Boucan by Hotel Chocolat
Rabot 1745 - Borough Market, London
Roast+Conch - Leeds
Hotel Chocolat Café - Copenhagen
Hotel Chocolat Café – Edinburgh
Hotel Chocolat Café – Kensington

Academy of chocolate awards 2015

Best Dark Chocolate Bean-to-Bar under 80%
Silver - Hotel Chocolat Saint Lucia Rabot eastate single cote Bord du Lac 70%
Bronze - Hotel Chocolat Honduran Mayan Red 70%

Best Milk Chocolate Bean-to-Bar over 45%
Bronze - Hotel Chocolat Nicaragua Chuno 65%

Best Flavoured Milk Chocolate Bar
Gold - Hotel Chocolat Borough Market Blend Gin Bar 65%
Bronze - Hotel Chocolat Saint Lucian 65% Milk Conched Earl Grey

Best Filled Chocolate - Plain
Bronze - Hotel Chocolat 85% Ghana Truffle

Best Filled Chocolate - Alcohol
Gold - Hotel Chocolat Single Malt Cardhu Whisky
Silver - Hotel Chocolat Gin Truffle

Best Filled Chocolate - Nuts
Bronze - Hotel Chocolat Dukkah Praline
Bronze - Hotel Chocolat Hazelnut Praline

Best Filled Chocolate - Other
Silver - Hotel Chocolat Carrot Cake

Best Filled Chocolate - Other
Silver - Hotel Chocolat 90% Ecuador

Best Flavoured Drinking Chocolate
Gold - Hotel Chocolat Salted Caramel

Best Drinking Chocolate - Infusions
Bronze - Hotel Chocolate Peppermint and Cocoa Infusions


2014 Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassadors
Heather Blackman

Best Vegan Luxury Food Item, PETA UK Vegan Food Awards 2014-
Fruit & Nut Frenzy Giant Slab

Great Taste Awards 2014
Cocoa Gin - 3 Stars
Cocoa Infusions - 1 Star
Cocoa Beer - 1 Star
Macho Gianduja - 1 Star

International Hotel & Property Awards 2014:
Hotel Design Award- Caribbean
Trip Advisor- Certificate of Excellence
Dial A Flight 5 Best Restaurants in Saint Lucia
2nd Best Restaurant in Saint Lucia

CIR Business Continuity Strategy Awards 2014
Hotel Chocolat- Business Continuity Strategy through Partnership award.


Academy of Chocolate Awards 2013
Silver - Bean to Bar - Rabot Estate, Single Côte, Marcial
Bronze - Best Filled Chocolate – Alcohol - Pink Champagne Truffle
Bronze - Best Filled Chocolate – Other - Jasmine Spring Tips Ganache

Danish Chocolate Festival 2013
Most innovative Chocolate brand

Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards 2013
Cocoa Juvenate Body Butter named Best Body Moisturiser

PETA UK Vegan Food Awards 2013
Best Vegan Confectionery: Hazelnut Bûche dark and nutty chocolate log

Great Taste Awards 2013
Hazelnut Bûche Dark & Nutty - Chocolate Log - 2 Star
Java, East Region 74% Milk Chocolate Bar - 1 Star
Saint Lucia, Island Growers 70% Milk Chocolate Bar - 1 Star
Trinidad, Cocoa Association 75% Dark Chocolate Bar - 1 Star
Classic Champagne Truffles - 1 Star
Classic Milky Liquid Chocolat - 1 Star
White Chocolate Tiddly Chicks - 1 Star


New Store Europe Retail Week Interior Awards 2012:
UK Retail Interior of the Year
Store Design of the Year

Bain & Company 2012 -
Most Advocated British Brand in the UK

Great Taste Awards :

Spotlight On Midnight Mints; 50% ‘Dash of Milk’ Praline (made with Rabot Estate cocoa); dark Salted Caramel; Chocolate Log; Orange Tangs; 100% Island Growers Bar and Caramel Smudge

Academy of Chocolate Awards 2012

Gold - Madagascan Raspberry and hibiscus
Silver - Rabot Estate 66% dark ganache
Bronze - Rabot Estate 65% 120 conch, Rabot Estate 66%, Rabot Estate 66% with Chilli & Orange, Classic Liquid Chocolate

Accolades for The Hotel, Saint Lucia:

Travel + Leisure ‘IT List’ 2012
Conde Nast Traveller Hot List 2012
Food & Travel ; Top 10 Chocolate Experiences worldwide
Fodor 100 Award 2012

New York Times Travel – the Tree to Bar Experience is a "must do"

Conde Nast Traveller "Boucan is probably the best, and certainly the most interesting Hotel-Restaurant on the island"