Christmas 2021: Best chocolate advent calendars according to Which?

By Martha Wilson

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Christmas 2021: Best chocolate advent calendars according to Which?

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The countdown to Christmas is around the corner, and what could be better to mark the occasion than with a luxury treat-filled advent calendar.

Consumer champion Which? has rounded up the best chocolate advent calendars so that you don’t have to!

Whether you like to splash the cash on your calendar, or like a cheaper treat, Which? has used five researchers to open, rate and taste the chocolate in each product and put together a list of its favourites.

The top three chocolate advent calendars according to Which?

Hotel Chocolat Grand Advent Calendar - £68

Hotel Chocolat's Grand Advent Calendar (Hotel Chocolat)

This calendar is high-quality and comes with a few surprises behind the doors.

It is pricey but would be a perfect gift for any chocolate lovers out there, or for an indulgent treat for yourself.

More than half of the tasting panel would buy it for a partner or themselves.

Love Cocoa by James Cadbury Luxury Chocolate Truffle Charity Advent Calendar - £25

Love Cocoa Luxury Calendar (James Cadbury/Love Cocoa)

With all proceeds going to the NHS, its no surprise that this calendar topped the list.

At a reasonable £25 and a variety of chocolates to choose from, this is perfect for the countdown to Christmas.

It is also decorated with designs to celebrate 2021, from Captain Tom, Joe Wicks and James Bond it’s a great reminder of the great things that happened this year.

Butlers Chocolate Advent Calendar - £18

This calendar contains high-quality chocolates with festive treats behind each door.

There is a variety of flavours with designs that look like they belong in a chocolatier’s window.

Other calendars that topped the list

Green & Blacks Organic Chocolate Advent Calendar – £10

Green & Blacks are known for their tasty, luxury choice of chocolates and this calendar does not disappoint.

With 24 mini bars and five different flavours, Dark 70%, Dark 80%, Milk with Butterscotch, Milk and Dark with Ginger, the high-quality treats are perfect for any chocolate lover.

Hotel Chocolat The Advent Calendar For Two - £26

Hotel Chocolat makes the list again with this calendar that contains 48 truffles.v

The packaging gives this couple’s choice an indulgent feel and was high on the panel’s recommendation.

Lakeland chocolate advent calendar - £9.99

The traditional packaging gives all the festive feels and is reasonably priced.

The chocolates are the same flavour and can be taken out to add to your own homemade calendar.

Yawn Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar - £26

This is the only hot chocolate calendar to make the list and was a favourite among the tasting panel.

Included is 24 hot chocolate sachets with a variety of flavours, from Christmas Carrot to Campfire Marshmallow, this one contains something for all the family.