The most decadent boxes of chocolate to buy online for your Valentine

Maisie Bovingdon
Shopping writer

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Not sure what to buy for your loved one this Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with just a few weeks to go until 14 February the question everyone is asking is: “What shall I buy?”

For those struggling for gift ideas a box of chocolates is a popular gift choice.

Chocolates are a thoughtful gesture at any time of year, so come Valentine’s Day you may want to shake up the classic sweet treats for a selection of choccies that are a little more indulgent.

Although some may want to blow the budget a little more on jewellery for their loved one, a luxe box of chocolates are an affordable alternative.

Whether you are after a selection box with a variety of decadent samples to tuck into or are hunting for one flavour you know goes down well, there is something for everyone.

While some shoppers may want to have a personalised touch to their gift, others may wish to personalise their box of chocolates by handpicking the contents.

Either way there is something to suit everyone, and for all budgets.

Eight best luxe box of chocolates

Chocolate Pralines & Ganache Selection Box | £24.95 from Fortnum and Mason

Fortnum and Mason are the go-to for edible treats to gift, whatever the occasion, and their selection box, filled with a medley of chocolate pralines and ganache is a must buy.

With 12 different flavours, and two of each, from dark chocolate to milk chocolate, it is ideal for those who are curious about flavours.

Straight From the Heart Valentine's Chocolate Box | £40 from Hotel Chocolat

This heart-shaped chocolate box will leave the recipient think they are the leading character in a classic black and white movie.

Inside the red heart shaped box are 35 mouth watering chocolates, including passion fruit and champagne flavoured, perfect for those with a sweet tooth.

The Chocolate and Prosecco Gift Hamper | £70 from Hotel Chocolat

A hamper is fail safe gift idea, especially for Valentine’s Day, and this purchase ticks all the boxes.

This set comes complete with champagne truffles, Hotel Chocolat’s popular chocolate puddles, chocolate macarons, as well as a box of chocolates and a bottle of Prosecco.

Box of 22 Alphabet Truffles | £20 from Thorntons

A simple yet effective Valentine’s Day gift this year, as the shopper can personalise the box of chocolates.

Customers simply share the message they want written on the individual truffles, and with 22 truffles in a box you can opt for classic “I love you” emblazoned on the top, or a more heartfelt message to score extra brownie points.

Red Velvet Crushed Raspberry Coated Truffles | £22.94 from Prestat

Those looking for decadent chocolates to gift this Valentine’s Day, Prestat are a popular choice.

This box is filled with raspberry coated red velvet truffles, which come in an ornately-decorated box.

Golden Luxury Chocolate Bouquet | £69 from Edible Blooms

This edible bouquet certainly packs the Wow factor.

The set comes complete with 60 chocolates from popular confectionary brands, including Lindt and Ferrero Rocher, neatly arranged in what looks like a flower arrangement in a plant pot.

Royal Suede Chocolates Box | £105 from Godiva

From classic chocolates, to truffles or soft-centred chocs filled with ganache, this selection of 24 sweet treats has something for everyone.

The icing on the cake is the box is lined with soft suede for that extra touch of luxury.

Booja-Booja Dairy Free Fine de Champagne Truffles | £9.49 from Waitrose

Those with an intolerance to dairy, gluten or soya, or who are opting for a vegan diet, should not have to miss out on tasty chocolates.

Booja Booja’s dairy free truffles are filled with a soft champagne centre encased in a dark chocolate shell and cocoa dusting.