Here’s where you can taste the best hot chocolate in Paris
Published on 5 February 2020, dans Flavors and Gastronomy
In winter the days are short, and the chilly afternoons make you want to take refuge in a cosy haven and enjoy a delicious hot treat. The Hotel Marais Bastille presents a selection of the places where you can find the best hot chocolate in Paris.
The chocolaterie of Cyril Lignac; delicious chocolate
Offering a cosy environment where cocoa and chocolate reign supreme, the Chocolaterie du Village Paul Bert of Cyril Lignac is a great place to relax and indulge. This top chef’s pâtisseries go perfectly with the cocoa delights born from the fertile imagination of Cyril Lignac and Benoît Couvrand. A gourmet delight, their creamy and delicately sweet hot chocolate can be enjoyed all day long.
25 rue Chanzy - 75011
The Café de Flore; hot chocolate in St Germain
A legendary location on the Boulevard Saint-Germain, the Café de Flore in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is also renowned for its chocolat chaud spécial Flore, a hot chocolate treat not to be missed. Rich in cocoa, beaten with whole milk, this old-fashioned, creamy and full-bodied drink comes with a small bowl of whipped cream for even more flavour. Enjoy every sip! Adding to the delight of the taste buds is the sight of the impeccable black and white clad waiting staff!
172 boulevard Saint-Germain - 75006
Café Pouchkine; chocolate delight and Russian tradition
Situated on the ground floor of the Printemps department store, the Café Pouchkine will surprise you! The simply delicious hot chocolate is served in a large, old-fashioned silver chocolatier, with a wooden spoon to stir the cream. Irresistibly smooth, halfway between a cream and a chocolate fondue, it makes the sin of gluttony completely understandable. Indulge even further by dipping a kulich, a delicious kind of Russian brioche...
16 place de la Madeleine - 75008
The chocolaterie of Jacques Genin; the genius of chocolate
At the establishments of Jacques Genin, often called ‘the genius of chocolate’, you can spoil yourself with hot chocolate accompanied by utterly delicious pâtisseries. The caramel eclair remains the essential house specialty, but you will probably be unable to resist the allure of a small dish of fruits confits, ganaches or confectionery such as passionfruit/mango caramels. This exquisite hot chocolate consisting of Araguani chocolate from Valrhona perfectly blended with whole milk is a sinful delight.
27 rue de Varenne - 75007
Angelina; chocolate and a Belle-Epoque ambiance
Amidst the retro ambiance of Angelina, an institution established on the Rue de Rivoli since 1903, you can savour the famous Africain, an old-style hot chocolate made from three cocoas sourced from Niger, Ghana and the Ivory Coast. This nectar boasts an exceptionally smooth and strong flavour that appeals to all true chocolate lovers. Your cup filled to the brim with the thick steaming nectar is served with a small bowl of whipped cream and a glass of water to quench your thirst.
226 rue de Rivoli - 75001
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