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The Best Hot Chocolate in Cape Town
Rainy days may come and go but our hunger for hot chocolate is everlasting
Last Updated: 31 May 2017
Chilly weather ain't all gloom and doom when paired with a mind-blowing hot chocolate!
Vegans, don’t leave just yet - we’ve even included something scrumptious for you too! Get ready for the most mouthwatering homemade hot chocolate recipes the internet has to offer. And for those of you looking to keep out of the kitchen for your fix, we’ve also rounded up a list of the best spots in Cape Town to have yourself conveniently served a heavenly hot chocolate with no effort required.
Best places to buy hot chocolate in Cape Town
We’ve asked almost every hot chocolate lover we know in Cape Town for their favourite places to get chocolate Winter warmers and these are the top ten places (in no specific order) that came up! Enjoy.
Their in-house hot chocolate is made with organic ingredients, is rich and thick and intended to be sipped as a short, espresso-style drink.
64A Wale Street | Cape Town City Centre | Cape Town
Deer Park Café
Enjoy a steamy glass of milk accompanied by a generous helping of Nutella in this picturesque garden-setting.
2 Deerpark Drive | Vredehoek | Cape Town
Where's a better place to enjoy an indulgent hot chocolate than a bar that is solely dedicated to the production of artisan chocolate and coffee?
3 La Rhone Building | 77 Regent Road | Sea Point
This old gem is one of the longest standing establishments in Cape Town and their dedicated baristas make a rich, quality hot chocolate that warms one from the inside out!
103 Main Rd | Green Point | Cape Town
Purveyors of perfect ice cream, The Creamery also offers a highly-rated hot chocolate experience.
Shop 4 | Newlands Quarter | Dean Street | Newlands | Cape Town
Shop 2 | New Cumberland Building | Park Road | Cape Town
Shop 16 | Palmyra Junction | 4 Palmyra Road, Claremont
Rick’s Café Americain
Rick's serves up a glass of steaming hot milk accompanied by a slab of Lindt chocolate for you to dip and mix (or nibble on) as you please! Discover it
2 Park Road | Gardens | Cape Town
Hudsons Burger Joint
If Hudsons' shakes are anything to go by, best believe they'll serve up a delightfuol hot chocolate that won't dissapoint.
1A Portside Mall | Main Road | Green Point
69 Kloof Street | Gardens | Cape Town
77 Dorp Street | Stellenbosch Central | Stellenbosch
As one of the top contenders for over-the-top shakes with literally all the trimmings, it is no suprise that their hot chocolate is also a glorious sight.
107 Main Road | Green Point | Cape Town
Words and compilation by Cheri Morris
Keen on pairing your hot beverage with a hearty, warm meal? Why not check out our overview of restaurants with the best steaks in Cape Town?