Luxury chocolate chain Hotel Chocolat is set to open a new store in Epsom.

The store at the Ashley Centre is the latest addition to the company’s boutique portfolio that boasts locations across the UK, Channel Islands and Europe when it opens on Saturday, March 10.

Hotel Chocolat chief executive Angus Thirlwell said: “Each and every one of our stores is designed to be a real sanctuary for our guests which connects with the escapism of Hotel Chocolat.

"We go to great lengths to ensure they are restful elegant places that are easy to navigate.”