to Hop & Stork is truly a pampering experience and the ultimate time-out during the workday or a shopping trip. What’s more, it will probably prompt you to get on your bike and make a special trip to the historic Arcade! And Hop & Stork is the perfect spot to meet for a cosy chat with friends. The store stimulates your senses: smell, sight and – of course – taste.
represent the finest traditional quality and Hop & Stork’s dedication to detail. ‘To delight our guests with chocolate and coffee,’ is the mission statement of the men in charge of the new shop. In Switzerland and England, the annual per capita chocolate consumption rate is 12 kilogrammes. In the Netherlands, that figure is 4 kilogrammes. Clearly, there are still quite a few kilos of joy to be had in the Netherlands.
‘Hop’ refers to hopje, a typical Dutch sweet associated with The Hague. ‘Stork’ refers to the bird that is the symbol of The Hague. The stork as a symbol of fruitfulness and happiness applies here, too. For chocolate and coffee addicts, these are certainly the ultimate ingredients for adding more joy to life: the pure nectar and flavours of Hop & Stork.