A beacon for Italians in London, Italian chocolate shop SAID was founded in Rome in 1923 and made its way to London 90 years later opening its first London boutique, located in the heart of Soho, in 2013. It's a gorgeous little spot where the walls are covered in silver chocolate molds of all shapes and sizes - stars, shells, rabbits, fish and Easter eggs - and a fire is lit on cold, wintery days. The counter displays large glass jars filled with white, milk and dark chocolate on one side with and a range of hand made truffles on the other. The hot chocolates are certainly worth making a detour for. Kept warm in large glass containers on the back counter, stirred and heated continuously, the traditional Italian dark hot chocolate is rich and dense like a chocolate pudding. But there's chocolate in every form and shape here and the hand crafted chocolates and truffles make for a very indulgent treat while the romantic dim lighting and the roaring fire provide a warm, Italian welcome.
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