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Latest News

In this section you can find the latest news from Leonidas. Stories are listed in chronological order.

22th September 2011

Welcome to Leonidas Kensington improved website.

New Website,100% Tradition


If you live in or are visiting London stop by Kensington and pop to see our chocolate shop. We are conveniently located within the High Street Kensington Shopping Arcade (within the underground station next to Boots).

Leonidas at Kensington is open Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 7.30pm, Sundays from 12.00pm to 6.00pm. During the Bank Holidays we are open even longer.

Recently we have improved our website to give you even better online shopping experience. Communing to London- Kensington doesn’t suit you? You can purchase our Belgian chocolates online from this website. The chocolates can be delivered straight to your door or as a gift anywhere whiting United Kingdom. We are using secure Paypal payment processing, the safest and easiest way to make an online payment.




15th September 2011

Learn about Leonidas chocolate at Kensington

Learn about Leonidas Chocolate at Kensington London


Tradition demands it!

Christopher Columbus discovered chocolate in the New World. The Aztecz consumed it in form of a bitter drink made from roaster cocoa beans and spices. Nothing like the chocolate that we enjoy today.

Chocolate in Belgium

Right from the start of its history in Belgium, chocolate was made to be gift. In 1912 the Belgian confectionary industry invented the praline, as we know today, a bite sized individual filled chocolate, which was perfect for its intended purpose as a gift.