Pierre Marcolini Haute Chocolaterie

I couldn’t leave Brussels without making a stop at Pierre Marcolini’s chocolate shop. I have been knowing Marcolini for quite a while now. When I lived in Paris for the fist time, in 2004, I did not know that I was celiac and I used to eat and enjoy his sweet creations with no problems.

Yesterday I stepped into his shop at the Sablon square and how happy I felt when I discovered that some of his chocolates are gluten free and that he also makes ice-creams and some pastries that are gluten free as well.

I chose to have the Merveilleux dessert made of meringue, white chocolate, candied apricot, green lemon zest, and vanilla cream. Delicious !

By living in Paris I have known that most macarons have no wheat flour so I asked to try their signature one: the Pierre Marcolini macaron.

A nice blend of dark chocolates from Perù, Ghana and Equador, flavoured with vanilla. So good !

I also had some lovely green tea with coconut. I can say that I did enjoy my afternoon tea :)!

Besides we can choose among a nice selection of chocolates and pralines at Marcolini’s that are naturally gluten free. I loved the hearts, so cheerful and colourful, and they hide a delicious fruit coulis surprise inside.

Love red. Love strawberries !

Pierre Marcolini

Rue des Minimes 1 (Place du Sablon)
1000 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 (0) 2 5141206
www. be.marcolini.com


Opening hours

Mon to Thu
10 am – 7 pm
10 am – 8 pm
Sun 10 am – 7 pm



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