Hotel Chocolat Lincoln opening this week

The countdown is on for chocolate lovers this week with the opening of Lincoln’s first Hotel Chocolat store.

Hotel Chocolat, which first launched in London in 2004, will open in the former Ernest Jones shop next to H Samuel on High Street on Friday, May 18.

This will be the first shop for the brand in Lincolnshire.

Hotel Chocolat currently has 93 shops as well as a number of cafés and restaurants around the world.

Some 10 new jobs will also be created in the area.

A version of this story was first published in CityX, covering business and lifestyle across the region.