The best hot chocolate in Paris
Published on 15 February 2020 in Flavors and Gastronomy
It’s still a little chilly in Paris. Chilly enough, in fact, for us to want to warm up between tours, visits and strolls with a delicious hot chocolate! The team at your Hotel Les Plumes know some great places, each with a distinctive personality, where you can get a great hot chocolate. All you need to do is choose and savour...
Venerable institutions offering the best hot chocolate in Paris
First, you might want to check out some venerable Parisian institutions such as the famous Café Pouchkine. With its magnificent white and gold decor, gorgeous chandeliers and deep armchairs, the Café Pouchkine offers an irresistible opportunity to rediscover the glamour and luxury of the Belle Époque while savouring hot chocolate in the great Franco-Russian tradition.
Another long-established and much-loved institution is Angelina. Created by an Austrian confectioner over 120 years ago, Angelina invites you to relish authentic Viennese hot chocolate in a sumptuous setting. This tea-room was a popular hangout for the likes of Proust and Coco Chanel...
Hot chocolate in the 21st century
If the charms of yesteryear are not your cup of cocoa, here are some alternatives that might appeal to you. First, there’s Jacques Genin, master chocolatier, who crafts some of the most exquisitely decadent hot chocolate in Paris. Enjoy it amidst the refined atmosphere of his salon.
There’s a relaxed and resolutely Parisian ambiance at Cyril Lignac. He invites you to taste his traditional hot chocolate made with fine quality ingredients. Delicious and soothing.
Finally, if you’re tempted by the prospect of an international version of hot chocolate, go to the Rose Bakery, the famous brand with branches in London, Tokyo and New York.
Hot chocolate has a wealth of variations and you can taste many of them in Paris! Ask the Hotel Les Plumes team for advice; everyone has their favourite.
- La chocolaterie de Cyril Lignac
- Le Café de Flore
- Café Pouchkine
- La chocolaterie de Jaques Genin
- Rose Bakery
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