12 Of The Best Spots For A Cosy Hot Chocolate In Yorkshire

12 Of The Best Spots For A Cosy Hot Chocolate In Yorkshire

Winter is here and in full swing. The leaves on the trees have disappeared and litter the floor. Cold Yorkshire mornings with a nip in the air are replacing the warm summer days. While it is sad to see the back of summer. The wintery snow makes everywhere look picturesque, and it creates the perfect atmosphere for a nice walk in the countryside. Nothing else quite rewards a good winter walk like a warm hot chocolate. After getting a hankering for some choccie goodness, we had to put together a list of some of the best hot chocolate in Yorkshire. Take a look at our list and enjoy.

1. Doe Bakehouse, York

With shops in York and Harrogate, Doe Bakehouse is the perfect place to enjoy a hot chocolate that is just a little bit special. This Baileys hot chocolate with massive marshmallows is packed with all the right calories that will surely not disappoint. The toasted marshmallows melting down the side of the cup is the definition of food porn. They have some of the most delicious cakes and doughnuts for the perfect sweetie treat. Doe Bakehouse, 12a Church St, York YO1 8BE

2. Gron Kafe, Leeds

The original Gron Kafe opened in Harrogate and after its success opened up in Leeds. They serve up delicious brunch dishes as well as proper coffee. Not only that, but they also have a fantastic hot chocolate offering this winter that will chase away any winter blues. Another boozy Baileys offering, this calorific treat is sure to warm the heart and soul. 36 Wellington St, Leeds LS1 2DE

3. Plush Cafe, York

Ever tried a unicorn hot chocolate? If not, get yourself down to Plush cafe to try their raspberry white chocolate creation. Topped with whipped cream, sprinkles and mini smarties it will not disappoint. And it even comes with a unicorn horn, how could you not enjoy this creation? Plush was a finalist in the Taste of York Tourism Awards and if you take a visit make sure you try a doughnut or sweetie cocktail! Plush Cafe, 6 Stonegate, York YO1 8AS

4. Ye Olde Naked Man Café, Settle

Their Ruby Hot chocolate is definitely unique! made with specially selected beans from Ecuador, Brazil and Ivory Coast. We haven’t seen a pink hot chocolate before, and we have to stay impressed. The Ruby Hot Chocolate is a winner and tastes as good as it looks. You can also get a standard fair trade hot, and if you’re feeling naughty you can go all out with their Full Monty which includes fresh cream, marshmallows and a chocolate flake. Ye Olde Naked Man Cafe, 2 Market Pl, Settle BD24 9ED

5. York Cocoa House, York

York Cocoa House is set across from the very site of Henry Isaac Rowntree’s very first chocolate business in Castlegate, York over 170 years ago. These chocolatiers celebrate the heritage of handmade chocolate in York by bringing smiles to their customer’s faces. With a decade of success behind them, York Cocoa House is always going to be a top choice for the perfect hot chocolate, and this little number looks like I died and went to hot chocolate heaven. Their ten years of experience definitely put them on the list of best hot chocolates in Yorkshire. York Cocoa House, 10 Castlegate, York YO1 9RN

6. La Bottega Milanese, Leeds

Italians take their coffee very seriously, and this Milanese espresso bar is no exception. It started in 2009 in a small ‘cupboard-sized’ Espresso bar and has gone from strength to strength since. Their hot chocolates are given just as much care as their coffee and this frothy number looks like silk and tastes like heaven. La Bottega Milanese, Bond St, Leeds LS1 2JZ

7. Steam Yard, Sheffield

Steam Yard is a staple of the city centre of Sheffield. People travel far and wide to try this hipster fave coffee shop. As well as gorgeous hot chocolates, they have amazing doughnuts and muffins that are well worth the visit. Make sure you get there early as there can be big queues for this fan fave. There is a reason it is known as Sheffield’s most Instagrammable cafe. Steam Yard, Division St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4GE

8. Bullion Chocolate, Sheffield

Founded on an idea to ‘uphold the true value of cacao through food, drink and experiences’, Bullion is not just a chocolatier. These guys live and breathe chocolate, and you will too once you’ve tried their single-origin hot chocolate. They try to instil their love of the art and craft of chocolate through taste. So if you are a big chocoholic, we definitely think you should put Bullion in your diary. Bullion Chocolate, Neepsend Ln, Neepsend, Sheffield S3 8AT

9. Marmadukes, Sheffield

Marmadukes don’t put any old ingredients into their hot chocolate. Oh, no. If you’re looking for a tasty dose of hot chocolate goodness, they won’t disappoint. Their hot chocolates don’t just tantalise the taste buds they touch the soul. This independent celebrates the local culture so get down and support them next time you’re in Sheffield. Marmadukes, 22 Norfolk Row, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 2PA

10. Cocoa Wonderland, Sheffield

Looking like something out of Alice in Wonderland, Cocoa Wonderland’s hot chocolate looks like a creation straight out of the mind of a child. This colourful creation definitely catches the eye and looks so moreish. It looks like the perfect hot chocolate to sit and sip while you read a book, while the autumn days pass you by. Nestled in the hills of Sheffield, UK, they also do handmade chocolates and sweets in glass jars. Cocoa Wonderland, 62 Ecclesall Rd, Broomhall, Sheffield S11 8PX

11. Cocoa Joe’s, Pateley Bridge

Sat in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, Pateley Bridge’s own Cocoa Joes is a great hot chocolate that will brighten up any day. This number is a Vietnam 73% dark chocolate that’s topped with a dose of cream from the local diary. Enjoy one of the best hot chocolate in Yorkshire in the quaint picturesque views in Pateley Bridge. Cocoa Joes, 41 High St, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate HG3 5JZ

12. Eve Kitchen, Sheffield

Announcing one of Sheffield’s finest winter treats and one of the best hot chocolate in Yorkshire. This super thick hot choc is made using Belgian chocolate, with sprinkles and winter spices before being topped with whipped double cream infused with vanilla and oh, a mini doughnut! Yes, please. Eve Kitchen, 380 Sharrow Vale Rd, Sharrow, Sheffield S11 8ZP

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