Wednesday 20 February 2019

8 of the best hot chocolates in the Cotswolds

Feed your chocolate cravings and cosy up this winter with one of the best hot chocolates that the Cotswolds has to offer.

With wintery weather on the way, it’s time to cosy up in the Cotswolds and indulge in a scrumptious hot chocolate, with SoGlos finding eight delicious and decadent offerings that you won’t be able to resist!

Whether you’re after lashings of whipped cream, mounds of marshmallows or a new and exciting flavour, there are plenty of places to get your chocolate fix in the Cotswolds.

1. The Find


One of Cheltenham’s newest cafes, The Find is quickly earning itself a reputation for its gloriously crafted hot chocolates. In addition to its standard hot chocolate, the luxury version is made with homemade ganache, Chantilly cream, honeycomb and marshmallow, making it the ultimate treat for chocoholics.


2. Coach House Coffee


Serving a selection of seriously scrumptious hot chocolates in the heart of the Cotswolds, Coach House Coffee in Stow-on-the-Wold serves up tasty alternative flavours, including toasted marshmallow, white chocolate, and raw cashew cocoa, offering a new twist on the chocolate classic.


3. The Malthouse Bar & Kitchen


Sweet toothed guests can expect nothing less than heavenly chocolate laced with lashings of cream and gooey marshmallows when indulging in a decadent hot chocolate at The Malthouse Bar & Kitchen in Stroud.


4. He Says She Waffles


Cosy up in the Cotswolds and sink into the superbly sweet hot chocolates at He Says She Waffles in Cirencester. Made with real milk chocolate, fabulous flavours include white chocolate with vanilla, and a choice of cocoa from Venezuela, Ecuador or Madagascar.


5. Green Coffee Machine


Hot chocolate connoisseurs can tuck into seasonal specials at The Green Coffee Machine in Cheltenham, with irresistible flavours such as mint chocolate with a chocolate sauce swirl and mint crisp chocolate; and an orange hot chocolate served up with an orange crisp.


6. Lavender Bakehouse


Lavender Bakehouse and Coffee Shop in Stroud uses the finest Mobana drinking chocolate for its delicious drinks, and offers chococcinos for smaller guests. Sure to suffice any chocolate fix, the café’s luxury option is topped with marshmallows and whipped cream.


7. Campden Coffee Company

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Enjoy a visit to quintessential Cotswolds café, the Campden Coffee Company, snuggling in a comfortable sofa and devouring a decadent chocolaty treat. Serving up warming goodness, the seasonal hot chocolate specials include black forest, hazelnut, coconut, and gingerbread flavours.


8. Havanas Coffee


With a welcoming atmosphere and seriously scrumptious hot chocolate offerings, Havanas Coffee in Cheltenham isn’t shy when it comes to the all-important moreish marshmallows or whipped cream, while its seasonal drinks are sure to spoil guests for choice!


By Sophie Bird

© SoGlos
Monday 14 January 2019

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