Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,

The Chocolate Experience is run by Patrick Mertens and Inge Lijnen. Patrick trained as a baker at the Bakery School in Hasselt, specialising in chocolate. In 1991 he started work as a demonstrator at Barry Callebaut. After teaching for 15 years at the Barry Callebaut College and travelling all over the world to give technical advice to chocolate makers, he is now master chocolatier at Boon. This is a total concept store with a shop selling homemade chocolates and unique chocolate showpieces. In the Coffee Lounge next door, you can enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate or a latte.


Paardsdemerstraat 13
3500 Hasselt


+32 (0)11 42 21 99

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