There’s nothing more comforting than a delicious hot chocolate to indulge in on a cold winter’s day. Whether you’re grabbing a quick cup on your way to work, enjoying a day out in the city or relaxing in a nice café with a book, try one of these cosy spots in London serving up the city’s most delightful hot chocolates!
Knoops, High Street Kensington
Offering tasty hot chocolates exactly to your liking, this new branch allows you to customise the exact ingredients you want in your beverage or choose from one of the many recipes available! You won’t have to worry about what percentage of ingredients are included in each recipe either, as they have a whole wall of their café dedicated to informing their customers of what they’re consuming and the quantity.
Situated on Kensington High Street, you can relax in this café after a shopping trip and even stroll past Kensington Palace to admire its beauty afterward! If you decide you can’t get enough of the quality here, order your own hot chocolate kit from their website.
Comptoir Libanais South Kensington
Hop into this vibrant Lebanese restaurant during or after a day of touring London’s biggest museums in South Kensington!
If the stunning interior doesn’t draw you into the venue, the colourful menu most certainly will! Serving up the flavours of Lebanon in a variety of forms, have a bite to eat while you indulge in their exceptionally unique hot chocolate beverage, incorporating a vibrant mix of flavours you won’t taste anywhere else!
Dark Sugars, Brick Lane
Created from the finest chocolate in Ghana and featuring a variety of rich dark chocolate flavours, these uniquely presented hot chocolates will definitely catch your interest with their signature topping of unlimited chocolate shavings!
Choose from their range of mouth-watering flavours including Hazlenut Praline, White Saffron and Pitch Black and pair your drink with some of their beautiful chocolate treats on display which have been hand-crafted by the welcoming owners.
To add to the list of exotic chocolate origins, this Italian café offers rich, thick hot chocolate from the oldest chocolate factory in Rome! Choose your ideal flavour between milk, dark or hazelnut praline from Turin which is known as ‘gianduja’.
Their signature style of pouring your melted chocolate flavours round the rim of the cup only makes it look more delicious, as the chocolate oozes down to the serving plate. Pair this with one of their chocolate treats such as the scrumptious chocolate cake or chocolate-covered strawberries!
Café Godiva, Harrods
A hidden treasure within one of the most famous department stores in London is this charming café specialising in Belgian hot chocolate.
Indulge in one of the chocolate treats before washing it down with the luxurious 3-tier hot chocolate tower drinks. Being on the pricier side, choose this option for a special day out after a shopping spree or sightseeing if you’re looking to treat yourself!
Brought to you all the way from beautiful Saint Lucia, this hot chocolate by the famous Hotel Chocolat utilises a mix of British and Carribean methods to produce their flawless hot chocolate.
With the calm atmosphere of the cafes and the unique touch of chocolate whipped cream on the hot chocolates, not to mention the delicious range of treats and desserts, you won’t be disappointed!