Where to find the best hot chocolate in London

Hot chocolate marries up to winter in perfect harmony. It’s the perfect balance of sweet chocolate and the warm, comforting heat to keep you warm during a winter break. But where can you find some of the best hot chocolate in London? Your answer is right here.

Choccywoccydoodah, 30-32 Foubert’s Pl, Carnaby, London W1F 7PS

These artisans know their chocolate, and they certainly know how to make it hot. Friendly atmosphere and comfy couches, Choccywoccydoodah is a chocolate lovers’ paradise.

Cereal Killer Café, 139 Brick Lane, London E1 6SB

Hot chocolate and strawberry white chocolate💕幸福的味道

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This café is a bit less traditional, but doesn’t compromise on indulgence. The stacked hot chocolate here is epic and challenges its close cousin – the ‘freakshake’. Build your own stack hot chocolate and include cream and cereals.

Paul A Young, 20 The Royal Exchange, Threadneedle St, London EC3V 3LP

Aztec hot chocolate! 🍫🍫🍫 …📷 by @ClerkenwellBoyEC1

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An award-winning chocolatier, Paul A Young is at the forefront of the British chocolate scene. He has three shops across London, one just a few minutes from Apex London Wall Hotel – pop in during your stay and try an Aztec hot chocolate. Seriously artisan, made without milk and served in a bubbling pot, what’s not to love?

Said, 41 Broadwick St, London W1F 9QL

Even the cup looks tasty enough to eat. This Italian chocolate shop is now open in the heart of Soho. Sit in and sip on high quality, thick and rich cocoa whilst admiring the quirky interiors. An ideal escape from a day of shopping in the West End.

Artisan du Chocolat, 81 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London, W2 4UL

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There are three outlets to choose from in London and it’s hard not to have heard of this famous store run by chocolatier, Gerard Coleman. You’ll find recipes for hot chocolates crowned the best in London year after year – that’s enough to convince us.

If you’re dreaming of a warm hot chocolate to heat up your winter’s day, you’ll love to hygge. Learn about the trend that’s sweeping the world in our How to Hygge guide.