Where are my chocoholics? When you think of a holiday in Brisbane, Queensland, you might think of the Outback or the Great Barrier Reef; but foodies and chocolate lovers will enjoy this idea for a change of pace. Follow us through some of the best chocolate spots in Brisbane as recommended by Queensland.com, Yelp, and MustDoBrisbane. Brisbane’s Central Business District has become a hub for chocolate shops, attracting chocolate lovers from all over.

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Noosa Chocolate Factory

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Noosa Chocholate Factory

Noosa Chocolate Factory Photo Credit: NoosaChocolateFactory.com.au

Noosa Chocolate Factory Coffee

Coffee at the Noosa Chocolate Factory Photo Credit: NoosaChocolateFactory.com.au

This must on your list of places to stop for chocolate while in Brisbane. The Noosa Chocolate Factory  not only produces the chocolate, but is connected to the Noosa Chocolate Factory Cafe where you can enjoy the chocolate delights with a specialty coffee. Their slogan is “uncomplicated Australian chocolate products made fresh in the last 72 hours”. They have several locations around Brisbane including the Dark Chocolatier by the Noosa Chocolate Factory in Brisbane CBD, Fresh from the Noosa Chocolate Factory in Brisbane CBD, the Noosa Chocolate Factory at the Queen Street Mall in Brisbane, and the Noosa Chocolate Factory (not open to the public). Coming soon is A Chocolate Research facility in Brisbane and a new store in the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre in the western suburbs of Brisbane. The Noosa Chocolate Factory works with Australian farms and uses cutting edge techniques to create chocolate pairings that are quite amazing. Their website says that “handcrafting the world’s greatest chocolate pairings is our life’s work”.

Addresses to the Noosa Chocolate Factory Shops:

Fresh from the Noosa Chocolate Factory

  • 144 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

The Dark Chocolatier

  • 156 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

Noosa Chocolate Factory

  • 62 Queen Street Mall, Brisbane

Chocolate Moments

Chocolate Moments

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There are two Chocolate Moments  stores: The Art of Fine Chocolate and World of Chocolate. The Art of Fine Chocolate is a manufacturer and retailer of gourmet handmade chocolates made with the best and freshest ingredients that are sourced from all over the world. Their style of Belgium couverture chocolate is delicious and indulgent. The World of Chocolate store sells confectionery and chocolates from all over the world. Their chocolates make for a great gift or a present for yourself. Chocolate Moments also offers a 3 hour Chocolate Cooking Experience.

Addresses for Chocolate Moments Shops:

The Art of Fine Chocolate

117 Albert Street

Chocolate Moments World of Chocolate

Shop 46, Level E, Myer Centre

91 Queen Street Brisbane

Mayfield Chocolates

Mayfield Chocholates

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Mayfield Chocholates - Aussie Flavours

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Mayfield Chocolates has been creating chocolate confections since 1993. Mayfields is known for its Australian flavoured chocolates made with the highest quality Aussie grown or made ingredients like Queensland dark rum, Tasmanian leatherwood honey, native macadamia nuts and other locally sourced products. What you won’t find in Mayfield Chocolates is hydrogenated vegetable fats, animal fats, animal gelatine, artificial flavour, artificial colour, metallic colourings, or added preservatives. Only real superior quality chocolates are used. Some of the uniquely delectable chocolates made include:

  • HINTERLAND™ Tas. leatherwood honey & Qld ginger ganache in milk chocolate
  • BUSHRANGER’S DREAM™ Queensland rum and sultana ganache in dark chocolate
  • FRUITY BAROSSA™ South Australian brandy & sultana ganache in dark chocolate
  • TORRENS TRUFFLE™ Plum & South Australian port ganache in dark chocolate
  • DAIRY FARMER’S DELIGHT™ Dairy butter ganache in white chocolate
  • THOROUGHBRED Soft buttery caramel in milk chocolate

Mayfield Chocolates Address:

155 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill

Max Brenner

Max Brenner

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Max Brenner Fondue

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With four locations throughout Brisbane Max Brenner is a popular choice for indulging in chocolate in different and delicious ways. Of course, Max Brenner is a worldwide known chocolatier with locations throughout Australia, America, Israel, Japan, Singapore, Korea, and Russia. Their menu offers up chocolate in many ways including chocolate pizza, chocolate drinks, Belgian waffles, the Max I-Scream, decadent chocolate crepes, chocolate truffles, milkshakes, fondue, and coffee among other chocolate “experiences”.

Max Brenner’s Brisbane Locations:

Chocolate Bar

1.1 & 1.2 Little Stanley St.

Max Brenner

E1-B/76 Skyring Terrace

Max Brenner

Chocolate Bar

Shop 3 & 4/179 Oxford Street

Max Brenner Chocolate Bar Hamilton

410/39 Hercules St

Chocolateria San Churro

Chocolateria San Churro

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Spanish Hot Chocolate

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Chocolate Boomba

Chocolate Bomba at Chocolateria San Churro Photo Credit: SanChurro.com

Chocolateria San Churro is a different type of Spanish inspired dessert cafe. There are quite a lot of stores all over Australia with 9 stores in Queensland. The one in Brisbane is in the Southbank. The menu includes churros, share plates, desserts and cakes, ice cream sundaes, real chocolate shakes, classic shakes and smoothies, Spanish hot chocolate, couverture hot chocolate, fairtrade coffee, and truffles and macarons. There is definitely something for every chocolate lover, coffee lover, or sweet tooth. It is a great place to “celebrate being together” as the slogan says on their website.

Chocolateria San Churro Address:

2/161 Grey St

South Brisbane

Sth Brisbane Station

El Torito Mexican Restaurant

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Chicken Mole

Chicken Mole at El Torito Mexican Restaurant Photo Credit: ElToritoMexican.com.au

Now we go from Spanish style chocolateria to Mexican dinner! When you are thinking about chocolate, you might not expect to see the pictures above, but if you can’t wait until dessert to have your chocolate, then perhaps some chicken mole is your best choice for dinner. Mole sauce is a traditional Mexican sauce that incorporates chocolate and chilis into a sweet and spicy delight. At El Torito you can choose a Mexican Tamal filled with chicken mole. It is sweet and spicy and savory all at the same time and it will surely give you your chocolate fix and hold you over until dessert, of course!

El Torito Mexican Restaurant Address:

146 Boundary Street

West End, QLD 4101

Dello Mano

Dello Mano

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Dello Mano - Brownies

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Dello Mano is a store and cafe that is known for their amazing chocolate brownies. They also sell coffees and pastries for breakfast each morning and cooked breakfasts on the weekends. Chocolates, cakes, and brownies are all sold online as well as in the store. You can reserve the cafe for evening engagements. The Queensland.com article mentioned late night “choctails”, which sounds like a great way to end an evening and this list of chocoholic spots to visit in Brisbane. We hope you indulge and enjoy!

Dello Mano Address:

29 Doggett Street, Teneriffe

Hiring a Car in Brisbane

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There are several convenient locations to rent a car in Brisbane. If you are arriving at the Brisbane airport, hiring a car there could be your first option. If you are planning on renting a car from another location within or near Brisbane, you can choose from Ipswich, Rocklea, or Logan. When you rent a vehicle in Brisbane, be sure to ask your car rental agent for details on the destinations you are planning for your holiday. They will kindly provide you with safety protocols, maps, and insider details all about the best places to go on a Brisbane holiday. Here are some other holiday ideas in and around Brisbane:

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