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Every Quality Street chocolate, ranked: which is your favourite?

Time to argue about which is the best Quality Street sweet!

Every Quality Street chocolate, ranked: which is your favourite?
12 December 2023

Christmas is a time for great big boxes of chocolates. It’s also a time for arguments.

One of the classic spats that won’t end up in a family break-up: which is the best chocolate box? Quality Street, Roses, Celebrations or Cadbury Heroes?

However, we’re laying that one aside today to home in on Quality Street. Which is the best Quality Street chocolate?

There are a whopping 14 to choose from, including recently discontinued flavours. The classic pick is “the purple” one, a lovely reservoir of caramel inside a shell of chocolate with a hazelnut in its centre.

Perhaps you like to root for one of the more contentious fruity picks, the Strawberry Delight or Orange Creme.

Or maybe you miss the Chocolate Caramel Brownie, which replaced the Toffee Deluxe in 2019 but was itself canned in 2021, and in limited supply in 2020 thanks to production issues.

It had a tricky run. There’s a whole backstory to this debate that you may have missed.

For 2023, we also get to see the return of the Coffee Creme, a sweet removed from the selection 20 years ago. You can pick up Coffee Creme cracker full of them from Waitrose or John Lewis.

Big fan, or do coffee sweets give you the ick? Vote accordingly below.

Fun fact: Quality Street has been around since 1936, when the first Quality Street box was launched. It was named after a play by JM Barrie, the author of Peter Pan.

Every Quality Street chocolate ranked

Every Quality Street chocolate ranked

1. The Purple One

£10.49
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Perhaps the most iconic of the Quality Street chocolates, the Purple One is the perfect mix of chocolate, caramel and hazelnut. For many, it just can't be beaten.



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2. Caramel Swirl

£10.49
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Like a giant Rolo, there's not much wrong with the Caramel Swirl – and it's probably the nicest looking choc of the lot.

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3. The Green Triangle

£10.49
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Another fan favourite, the Green Triangle keeps it simple with just two flavours: chocolate and hazelnut. An absolute classic.

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4. Fudge

£10.49
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Another dependable classic, the Fudge is exactly that – a big chunk of fudge. Not very exciting, but it does the job.

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5. Chocolate Toffee Finger

£10.49
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Better known for its incongruous shape than it is its flavour, the toffee finger normally lurks at the midpoint in most Quality Street rankings.

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6. Orange Chocolate Crunch

£10.49
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Another chocolate/orange combo, this one has a much better reputation than the Orange Creme – probably because of its delicious extra crunch, which has an almost honeycomb texture.

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7. Milk Choc Block

£10.49
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Can't really go wrong with this one. As the name suggests, it's just a block of milk chocolate. A delicious stalwart – but not that exciting.

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8. Toffee Penny

£10.49
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Creamy and chewy, these retro sweets stick to the roof of your mouth and stay there all afternoon. If that sounds appealing, they're the ones for you. If not – avoid.

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9. Strawberry Delight

£10.49
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Another controversial pick, the Strawberry Delight, alongside its coconut and orange comrades, is a matter of severely mixed opinion. Just means all the more for you though, right?

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10. Orange Creme

£10.49
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The most maligned chocolate of them all, the Orange Creme might be an acquired taste – but those who love it REALLY love it.

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11. Chocolate Caramel Brownie

£10.49
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The newest addition to the Quality Street family, the Chocolate Caramel Brownie was introduced in 2019, replacing the Toffee Deluxe. It does what it says on the tin – gooey brownie deliciousness – though it doesn't have the cult status of other picks from the box, so potentially less likely to be fought over.

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12. Honeycomb Crunch

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The Honeycomb Crunch is a limited edition Quality Street which is only available in John Lewis Stores. It's made up of crunchy honeycomb pieces and a smooth honeycomb flavoured centre wrapped in a milk chocolate shell.

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13. Coffee Creme

View now at Waitrose

After a 20-year absence, the Coffee Creme Quality Street chocolate has returned. We're yet to try this one first-hand, such is their availability online, but it's described as "coffee flavoured fondant wrapped in dark chocolate."

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14. Coconut Eclair

£10.49
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Part of a controversial triumverate of fruity chocolates, like the Bounty the coconut eclair is a sometimes neglected treat.

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