March 18, 2013, 8:26 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Chocolate heaven returns to the Southbank this year as the renowned Thames-side venue gets set to host its annual Chocolate Festival later this month. Just in time for Easter, the free three-day festival kicks off on Friday 22nd March, and LondonTown.com has announced reduced rates across a range of hotels in London especially for the event.
2013's Chocolate Festival is set to feature more stalls and chocolatiers than ever before. From artisan treats to taster courses, the event will feature stands from brand new chocolate companies, as well as award winning chocolatiers, including Damian Allsop, Paul Wayne Gregory, Co-Couture and William Curley.
As well as offering the perfect place to stock up on unique chocolate gifts and treats for Easter, the festival aims to help educate would-be chocolatiers, as well as chocoholics, about the craft of chocolate making. Expect chocolate fountains, tasty Spanish churros, chocolate cookery classes, innovative new products, talks and more.
The Festival will take place from 22nd Ė 24th March from 11am at the Southbank Centre Square. This outdoor space just next to the Royal Festival Hall is a favouritefor outdoor events and food fairshosted by the buzzing cultural hub that is London 's Southbank.
For the duration of the festival, specialist hotel site LondonTown.com has partnered with a selection of hotels in London to offer reduced rates to chocolate-lovers looking to visit the event.
Just 6 minutes from the Chocolate Festival venue, one of London's grandest hotels, the five-star Guoman Royal Horseguards, is offering a 55% discount to those booking via LondonTown.com, with double rooms available from £210.
Also a mere 6 minutes from the Southbank, the four-star Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London is ideally placed for exploring Big Ben, the London Eye and London Aquarium. The Park Plaza has double rooms available from just £97 Ė a reduction of 76% for customers booking via LondonTown.com
For the complete selection of special rate hotels in the area, check the LondonTown.com website for full details. http://www.LondonTown.com