Best for hot chocolate in Edinburgh
- Eating and Drinking Guide
- 28 April 2017
Get your hot chocolate hug in style at these chocoholic havens across the city
Whatever the accompaniment (waffle, churros, ice-cream…), whatever the occasion (it's cold, you've got a broken heart), get your hot chocolate hug in style – even better when it's made with organic, pure origin cacao so you feel slightly less guilty.
Burr & Co
20 George Street, New Town, EH2 2PB
This continental-style café provides informal yet classy breakfast, lunch and coffee options plus well-balanced hot chocolate.
theburrandco.co.uk | read our review of Burr & Co
The Chocolate Tree
123 Bruntsfield Place, West End EH10 4EQ
This ethical chocolatier's thick, indulgent chocolate shot with churros is the absolute bomb.
choctree.co.uk | read our review of The Chocolate Tree
Coro Chocolate Café
13 Frederick Street, New Town, EH2 2EY; 5 Howard Street, Bonnington, EH3 5JP
Truly chocolatey hot chocolate, plus waffles, crêpes and sweet fondues in Frederick or Howard Street.
corochocolate.co.uk | read our review of Coro Chocolate Café
Mary's Milk Bar
19 Grassmarket, Old Town, EH1 2HS
When it's too cold for ice-cream (apparently that can happen sometimes?) warm up with a delicious hot chocolate here.
marysmilkbar.com | read our review of Mary's Milk Bar