Waterfront Chocolates @ Harbour Grand Hotel – I Was Surprised

R’s Rating : 2/5 ☆☆ : GOOD (Poor / GOOD / Excellent)

With a little extra time before my meeting, I decided to pop into the waterfront Harbour Grand hotel in Hung Hom and sample the hot chocolate at the Corner Cafe on the ground floor.

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Smelling of slightly burnt milk, the powdered chocolate was quite light and fluffy on the palate, and not as offensive as I expected it to be for such a milky looking concoction.

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The cafés other chocolates did look rather delectable though, and if I wasn’t going for this lunch meeting so soon afterwards I would definitely try all of them. As it were, I did try nibbling on a few little pieces that the staff so kindly broke off for me.

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Unfortunately the dark chocolate almond was out of stock, but I did have a chance to sample the white chocolate and dried fruit and milk jam chocolate and hazelnut chocolate bar pieces, which took a baffling ten minutes to arrive from a few feet away. The milk jam chocolate was surprisingly good, with a lightly complex depth of sweetness that was not overly saccharine. It was interesting enough that I took a bigger piece home to my Dearest Beloved for the weekend.

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Overall verdict – a lovely waterfront view with tranquil fountain sounds perfect for a relaxing wait and I would pop in here again if I had a meeting nearby, and would probably get more of the milk jam chocolate for my Love.

I definitely wouldn’t venture over for the hot chocolate, but the solid chocolate was good enough to get a thumbs up from me for taste and likeability.

Tally ho, to my next chocolate review!

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Fabulously eccentric TV host, curvaceous model and founder of Hong Kong ’s first luxury corset brand, Pearls & Arsenic. I love sharing my passion for all things elegant and live with my Dearest Beloved and a fluffy Angora rabbit named Lord Pemberly III, who is a ridiculous snob. Find me on IG @RavenTao or FB : Raven Tao  ❤

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