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14 Best Local Thailand Chocolates to Buy

14 Best Local Thailand Chocolates to Buy

Chocolates aren’t really the first thing that’ll come to mind when you think of Thailand and its food – but the country’s rapidly growing bean-to-bar scene is something to watch out for. 

Dark chocolate, especially, is slowly putting the Land of Smile on the specialty cacao radar. With dedicated growers in provinces like Chanthaburi, Chiang Mai, Phuket, and Nakhon, it’s easy to see why this Asian nation might be the next cocoa powerhouse!

Where can you try all these decadent goodness, you say? Well, that’s where we come in! We’re listing down the best local chocolate makers who are the driving force behind the country’s meteoric chocolate boom. Read on!

PARADAi Chocolate

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Operating Hours: 

  • (Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre) 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Tuesday – Sunday)
  • (Centric Ratchayothin) 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Daily)
  • (JW Marriott Bangkok Hotel) 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. (Daily)
  • (Phuket) 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Weekdays), 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Weekends)

Contact Numbers: +66 63 525 5517, +66 63 525 5519


Prices: ฿

Our team’s chocoholics say PARADAi is the best place to go for world-class craft chocolates in Thailand. Their chocolates are made using locally sourced cacao from the provinces of Sisaket, Chanthaburi, Phuket, and their farm in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

In fact, their dark chocolate bars made with red pod cacao from Nakhon Si Thammarat have won the gold prize at the World Chocolate Awards for consecutive years. 

Their dark chocolates that use other cacao variants also won silver and bronze awards. These chocolate bars have 70% dark cacao solids, so expect an exquisite bittersweet flavor. 

Otherwise, you can go for the fan favorite bonbon chocolates if you prefer something sweeter and more colorful which is perfect for gifts.

Kad Kokoa Chocolate

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Operating Hours: 

  • (Naradhiwas) 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Daily)
  • (Sukhumvit) 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Daily)
  • (Velaa Sidhorn Village) 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Daily)

Contact Numbers: +66 83 684 3921, +66 81 007 8828, +66 61 396 3805


Prices: ฿

Kad Kokoa is a popular Bangkok shop-slash-cafe that specializes in craft chocolates. Their menu is extensive, which makes it ideal if you want to try various chocolate products.

If you don’t know where to start, the madeleines au cacao is a solid pick. These madeleines are sweet oval-shaped chocolate cakes sprinkled with dark Thai cacao nibs.

Aside from cakes, Kad Kokoa also has crafted chocolate bars, pastries, bonbons, and a great selection of cocoa drinks. They even serve salads and meat dishes glazed in chocolate sauce with perfectly balanced flavors.

Böhnchen & Co. Sugar-Free Organic Bean-to-Bar Craft Chocolate

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Address: (GF) 2991/20 Visuthanee Hi-Tech Office Park, Lat Phrao 101/3 Road, Khlong Chan, Bang Kapi District, Bangkok 10240, Thailand

Operating Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Weekdays)

Contact Number: +66 20 629 928


Prices: ฿

For the health-conscious, Böhnchen & Co.’s sugar-free and organic craft chocolates are a godsend. They make some of the healthiest chocolate bars in Thailand – perfect if you’re on a strict low-carb and zero-sugar diet like Keto and Paleo.

They’re also vegan-friendly, with various options like their dark chocolate bars, dark chocolate coated nuts, and powdered drinking chocolate. 

Yellow Chocolate

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Address: Larna House, 657 ซอย พัฒนาการ 61 Prawet, Bangkok 10250, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 23 215 995


Prices: ฿

Yellow Chocolate’ products at Larna House Cafe are a must-try if you want that special local chocolate taste. They only use the local yellow pod cacaos for their cocoa products, so expect the quintessential Thai chocolate in terms of quality and flavor.

The best way to taste this Bangkok-based retailer’s creations is through the numerous chocolate cakes served at Larna House. 

Their craft chocolate bars are also available for 120 baht so it’s the better option if you only want to try them first. These are available from the cafe’s website and you can have them delivered to you anywhere in Bangkok.

Pridi Cacaofevier

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Address: 259 328 Pridi Banomyong 13 Alley, Phra Khanong Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Weekdays)


Prices: ฿

Checking out Pridi Cacaofevier’s online catalog of chocolate products is a great option if you’re too lazy to go outside. Their website lists some of the cheaper and more accessible Thai chocolates you can find in the country.

Unlike other retailers, they have a combination of crafted and mass-produced chocolate products. That makes it ideal if you prefer more variety when it comes to quality and price.

Just one caveat: they don’t have a physical store so all orders are handled online.

COCOA XO at Centara Grand

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Address: Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre, Centralworld, 999, 99 Rama I Road, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10300, Thailand

Operating Hours: 4 p.m. – 1 a.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 21 006 255


Prices: ฿

If you like chocolates and luxury drinks, this alfresco bar is a must-visit for premium chocolate bars and spirits – it’s the perfect chance to sample this unusual combination of guilty pleasures.

COCOA XO sources their cocoa products from Cacao Barry, a renowned supplier to French pastry chefs. That’s what gives their chocolates their distinct and exquisite taste!

To get the best value for your money, go for the chocolate buffet with a starting cost of 690 baht. This way, you can sample their grand selection of chocolates while enjoying a glass of cognac at their stunning rooftop lounge.

Noir Craft Chocolate Bar

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Address: 168, 2 Soi Nartmontasevee 30, Samet, Chon Buri District, Chon Buri 20000, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 82 639 3591


Prices: ฿

For the sophisticated, Noir Craft Chocolate Bar’s award-winning craft chocolate bars are definitely a must-try. 

Noir Craft Chocolate Bar uses the San Marzano brand of dark chocolates which have won awards from the Academy of Chocolate in the United Kingdom.

Their 70% dark chocolate bars are made from locally produced cacao beans from Chanthaburi, Chonburi, Krabi, and Phattalung. These have roasted and bittersweet flavor profiles which makes them some of the best-quality chocolates in Thailand.

It’s also what they use in their extensive selection of craft chocolate drinks. Our team’s self-proclaimed chocolate experts are particularly fond of their signature house blend that’s made with rich dark chocolate.

Anarchy Chocolate

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Address: 52, 1, Thung Nonsi, Khao Saming District, Trat 23130, Thailand

Operating Hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Tuesday)

Contact Numbers: +66 84 399 4104


Prices: 150 to 700 ฿

If homemade chocolates are your cup of tea, you can’t go wrong with Anarchy Chocolate. Unfortunately, this Trat-based chocolate maker is only open once per week, so they mostly deal with orders through their online shop.

Anarchy Chocolate is known for its 85 to 100% dark chocolate bars, so expect to get some of the most intense earthy flavors you’ll ever sample in Thailand. These are made with organic red and yellow pod cacaos grown natively in Trat.

If you’re ever in Koh Chang, you’ll be pleased to know that their homemade chocolate bars are also sold at the 15 Palms Beach Resort.


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Address: MU Building, 69 27 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Operating Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday – Saturday)

Contact Number: +66 80 064 7515


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Chocolasia is a well-known chocolate maker in Thailand that’s definitely worth checking out if you’re a die-hard chocolate fan. It’s one of the biggest cacao processors, so you’ll see its brand pop up in numerous cacao products sold all over the country.

What will you find there? Think cacao nibs, cocoa powder, cocoa butter, dried cacao pods, and crafted chocolate bars. They even sell fresh cacao beans so they’re instrumental to Thailand’s chocolate scene.

If you’re pressed for time, though, you can visit their website to order their premium cacao and cocoa products online.

The Chocolate Museum

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Address: 246 Krung Thon Buri Road, Khlong Ton Sai, Khlong San, Bangkok 10600, Thailand

Operating Hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 85 940 6534


Prices: ฿

Instead of the plain old chocolate bars, The Chocolate Museum specializes in serving craft cocoa drinks. Their wide selection of chocolate drinks is made using local cacao beans from Chiang Mai, Prachuap, Rayong, and Tak.

They also have signature house blends made with 75% dark cocoa if you prefer something sweet and aromatic. Chocolate drinks using Chiang Mai and Tak cacao beans are fruity, so expect to get taste notes of apricot, molasses, and strawberry.

Otherwise, you can go for the Rayong cacao beans if you like a rich and darker blend with smokey and nutty flavor profiles. Drinks made from Prachuap cacao beans are perfect if earthy and woody notes are your cup of tea.

Duc de Praslin

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Operating Hours: 

  • 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Daily)
  • 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 22 583 200


Prices: 300 to 400 ฿

Duc de Praslin is the best place to get authentic Belgium chocolates in Thailand. This world-class chocolatier is best known for its exquisite selection of handcrafted pralines that come in different colors, shapes, and flavors.

While their traditional pralines are their stars, they also added new creations to cater to the eastern market. As such, expect to see pralines and chocolate tablets with staple Asian flavors like matcha, durian, and more.

Lobby Salon by The Sukhothai Bangkok Hotel

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Address: Ground Floor, The Sukhothai Bangkok Hotel, 13/3 S Sathon Road, Khwaeng Thung Maha Mek, Sathon, Bangkok 10120, Thailand

Operating Hours: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 (0) 2344 8888


Prices: 1,800 ฿

If your goal is to indulge in premium chocolates, go to the Lobby Salon in The Sukhothai Bangkok Hotel. They have all the different kinds of chocolate you’ll ever want: dark, milk, white, blond, inspiration, double fermentation, ice cream, and sorbet.

That makes it the ideal spot to sample various chocolates in Thailand. All of these are available through their special chocolate buffet which takes place between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on select Saturdays.

You don’t have to be booked at the hotel to enter the Lobby Salon and avail of their buffet promotion.

The Chocolate Factory

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Operating Hours: 

  • (Pattanakarn) 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Weekdays), 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Weekends) 
  • (Prannok) 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Weekdays), 9:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Weekends)
  • (Rama IV)  10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Daily)

Contact Number: +66 61 390 3444, +66 61 419 3132, +66 61 415 4980


Prices: 200 to 300 ฿

The Chocolate Factory is a haven for chocolate lovers because it has everything that will blow your mind. Think chocolate cafe, chocolate-making classes, and a great selection of colorful bonbons on display.

These services are on point with this place’s name and theme. It even has an on-site Italian restaurant, which makes sense because chocolate is used in many of their dishes.

There’s also an exquisite selection of chocolate drinks that vary from lighter to darker blends. That means you’re more likely to find something perfect for your tastes.

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