The best hot chocolates in Paris
Category Flavors and Gastronomy
Located on the Rue de Turenne, in a beautiful 17th century building, the Hotel Les Tournelles offers you premium service in a unique and warm setting, with a library lounge and an honesty bar. During your stay in our establishment, you might wish to complement this calm, soothing and relaxing vibe with a touch of delicious self-indulgence. Thus, we invite you to discover the best hot chocolates in Paris. Here are 5 establishments where you can treat yourself to this delicacy loved by Parisians.
Chocolaterie de Jacques Genin
Jacques Genin is passionate about working with the best chocolate from around the world for the benefit of his luxury hotels clientele. In other words, the Chocolaterie, his establishment at 133 Rue de Turenne, has a rich and exquisitely delicious treat awaiting your palate. A gourmet artisanal masterwork is what you’ll experience amidst the restrained and refined décor of exposed beams and red brick pillars. The Chocolaterie is divided into two areas: the shop, and a tasting room where you can enjoy sampling the 50 creations on offer.
Café de Flore
The Café de Flore is one of the oldest and most famous café-restaurants in Paris. This emblematic establishment in Saint-Germain-des-Prés has been known for decades as a gathering place of writers and philosophers. Its hot chocolate alone, served in a pitcher, makes the visit totally worthwhile. Delicious and generous, it warms you up at any time of the day. Open a good book and the combination is sheer bliss.
Cyril Lignac is one of the most famous chefs and pâtissiers in France. He hosts TV shows and owns several catering establishments. Among them is the Chocolaterie he runs in the trendy 11th arrondissement of Paris. An inviting place that tempts you with a cornucopia of chocolate delicacies including cookies, Gianduja brioche and, of course, those savoury viennoiseries called ‘Quatre-heures’. All at affordable prices. But what, you ask, about the Lignac hot chocolate? Simply heavenly! Creamy and full-bodied, it’s a smooth and sensuous sensation!
This brand owned by a Franco-British couple has won over Parisians and made a name for itself in the City of Light. And for good reason, because organic and homemade are at the heart of its ethos. Lovers of British gastronomy will find plenty to enjoy there. On the menu: red berry crumble, carrot cake, and irresistible brownies. Delicacies that go perfectly with one of the best hot chocolates in Paris. The Rose Bakery has two establishments: 30, Rue Debelleyme and 46, Rue des Martyrs.
The Café Pouchkine is a link between Russian and French gastronomy. This tearoom, restaurant and patisserie is located at 16, Place de la Madeleine. It welcomes you amidst a refined decor inspired by the 17th century and designed by Andrei Dellos, Russian painter and entrepreneur, the owner of the Cafés Pouchkine chain. The hot chocolate offered by the Café Pouchkine is a silkily smooth blend of cocoa, cream and milk.
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