The 7 Best Hot Chocolates in London

‘Tis the season to indulge in all things sweet and you can never go wrong with a hot chocolate. Whether you’re after velvety Italian chocolate, all the sweet toppings or something spicy – we picked seven of the most decadent hot chocolates in London to try this Christmas…

1. Said Dal 1923

If you order one of Said Dal’s velvety Italian hot chocolates you’re certainly in for a treat: they come covered in a mix of caramel and chocolate and you can choose from a rich dark chocolate or a sweeter hazelnut-based version.

2. Dark Sugars


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What could be better than hot chocolate? Hot chocolates stacked with chocolate shavings of course! For ultimate indulgement allow the shavings to melt before you start drinking…

3. Cereal Killer Cafe

An abundance of cream is a the key ingredient for all Cereal Killer Cafe hot chocolates, finished with a topping of peanut butter, Nutella or white chocolate. It’s the ultimate afternoon treat on a grey weekday.

4. Paul A Young

After something a bit more exotic? Then you definitely have to try Paul A Young’s Aztec Hot Chocolate spiced with a choice of sea salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, chilli or cardamom.

5. Choccywoccydoodah


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Choccywoccydoodahthis hot chocolates are made with pure molten chocolate, making them the ultimate choice for anyone with a sweet tooth. If that’s still not enough sweetness for you, they offer a version topped with caramel waffles, ice cream, marshmallows, chocolate buttons and two chocolate straws…

6. Flotsum and Jetsum Cafe


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🦄 Unicorn white hot chocolate 🦄

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Flotsum and Jetsum Cafe’s so-called ‘Unicorn white hot chocolate’ is definitely the most Instagram-worthy option around: it is decorated with pink mini sweets, raspberry powder and an all important twist – a unicorn horn marshmallow.

7. The Parlour at Fortnum & Mason

The most luxurious of hot chocolates can be found at Fortnum & Mason. Pick your base from a variety of chocolates that include white, dark or fruit and nuts, then add as many toppings as you’d like and complete with your choice of festive liquors to go all out.