There is nothing better than a decadent cup of hot chocolate and Paris knows how to brew a spectacular cup of hot cocoa. Whether it is pre-made or comes with the pure melted chocolate and milk for you to mix together according to your preference, Paris is filled with quality hot cocoa spots to sooth your sweet tooth and your soul. Here are some of our favorites:
If you can brave the tourists and snag a table at this famous baroque-style dining room dating back to 1903 across from the Tuileries gardens, you will be treating yourself to the most decadent hot cocoa experience in Paris. Try their famous hot chocolate L’Africain which is prepared with 3 kinds of cacao and melt away into the beautiful dining room in the heart of Paris.
Address : 226 rue de Rivoli, 75001
The Jacques Genin hot chocolate is simply made by melting Valhrona chocolate in whole milk. It comes with a small plate of their famous handmade chocolates and candies or you can order one of their famous mille-feuille if you are feeling extravagant!
Address: 133 rue de Turenne, 75003
La Maison du Chocolat
Chocolate chain, La Maison du Chocolat, has some serious hot cocoa to serve up alongside their famous chocolates and ganaches. Their creations include 2 kinds of hot chocolate : ‘Caracas’, intense dark chocolate and ‘Guayaquil’, a smoother option with a vanilla taste.
Address: 8 boulevard Madeleine, 75009
Un Dimanche à Paris
Nestled in a small pedestrian passage off the busy Odéon is this chocolate-lovers’ dream. Un Dimanche à Paris is so much more than a chocolate shop but rather more like a chocolate concept store with a boutique, restaurant, tea salon and chocolate bar. Needless to say their house hot chocolate is a worthwhile experience.
Address: 4-8 Cour du Commerce Saint André, 75006