8 of the best hot chocolates in the Cotswolds

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

By Annabel Lammas  |  Published
Warm up on a chilly day with SoGloss selection of the best hot chocolates in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds.
Warm up on a chilly day with SoGlos’s selection of the best hot chocolates in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds.

It’s time to cosy up in the Cotswolds and indulge in a scrumptious hot chocolate, with SoGlos finding 8 delicious and decadent drinks that you won’t be able to resist!

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


1. Luxe Café Bar in Cirencester

Get your sugar fix at the Cotswolds’ most Insta-friendly café, with Luxe offering a Terry’s Chocolate Orange hot chocolate as part of its festive menu; as well as its staple Nutella and white hot chocolates, which taste even better next to its pretty pink flower wall.


2. Café au Chocolat in Tewkesbury

Heaven for chocolate lovers, Café au Chocolat in Tewkesbury knows a thing or two about creating irresistible treats. Serving luxury drinks, its Belgian hot chocolates come with marshmallows, chocolate shavings, whipped cream and a homemade chocolate spoon.


3. Coach House Coffee in Stow-on-the-Wold

Offering a selection of scrumptious hot chocolates in the heart of the Cotswolds, Coach House Coffee is putting a twist on the classic with its tasty alternative flavours this December 2021, including Kinder Bueno, Biscoff, honeycomb and After Eight.


4. Lavender Bakehouse in Stroud

Lavender Bakehouse and Coffee Shop in Stroud offers delicious drinks that are sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings, creating decadent hot chocolates topped with whipped cream – plus, there’s a new S’mores hot chocolate option for the festive season!


5. Jacks in Cirencester

Hot chocolate connoisseurs can tuck into seasonal specials at Jacks in Cirencester, with some delightful December 2021 flavours like peppermint, Biscoff and S’mores; as well as the crowd-pleasing classic hot chocolate, served with cream and marshmallows.


6. Campden Coffee Company in Chipping Campden

Recently refurbished to include a fully-stocked crystal shop, chocolate-lovers can seek a moment of calm at the Campden Coffee Company, snuggling up in comfortable sofa to devour a decadent chocolatey treat, complete with lashings of whipped cream.


7. Café 53 in Tetbury

With its very own secret water garden, Café 53 offers a tranquil escape in the Cotswold town of Tetbury, delivering on rich flavour with its indulgent hot chocolate, lovingly made with pure Belgian chocolate flakes.


8. New England Coffee House in Stow-on-the-Wold

Perfect for cosying up in the Cotswolds, New England Coffee House in Stow-on-the-Wold offers indulgent hot chocolates made with chocolate flakes from The Cotswold Chocolate Company – served with marshmallows, of course.


By Annabel Lammas

More from Food & Drink