Not all of us need a caffeine fix, some of us need a liquid sugar cup of goodness to satisfy our afternoon slump. We’ve curled up on many sofas to find the best hot chocs for you and your kiddos. Enjoy!
If you’re looking for a little extravagance and decadence then head to Antoinette. Named after the last Queen of France you’re sure to feel like royalty yourself with Chantilly cream desserts, Viennese hot chocolate and sweet treats a plenty. Perfect for a girlie treat.
Antoinette, #02-33/34 Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897, +65 6836 9527, or 30 Penhas Road Singapore 208188, http://antoinette.com.sg/
Chye Seng Huat Hardware is Papa Palheta's new flagship store. This is a trendy spot in town that serves up a delicious hot chocolate made with single origin chocolate. Why not have it with a sandwich or afternoon treat.
Chye Seng Huat Hardware, 150 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207563, +65 6396 0609, www.facebook.com/ChyeSengHuatHardware
Any café that serves Baileys in their hot choc is sure to be a winner. They’re concoctions include banana, mint and white chocolate. They also have a chocolate tap, why not for a bit of indulgence dip your croissants in there! Delicious.
Cocoa Colony, #01-06 Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road, Singapore 228208, +65 6235 8328, http://cocoacolony.com/
Traditionally a hip and happening coffee spot, these guys are serving up a hot chocolate so good Willy Wonka would be proud. Their cup of sugary goodness contains full fat milk, double cream and two types of chocolate. You may need a stroll around the neighbourhood after this one!
Forty Hands Café, #01-02 Block 78 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 163078, +65 6225 8545, www.40handscoffee.com/
Located near Orhcard Road and a staple in Singapore for a cup of coffee or a frivolous afternoon tea, Hediard is also serving a delicious cup of hot chocolate. Choose from the classic chocolate or the chocolate with spice, quite simply luxurious decadence.
Hediard French Café & Gourmet Boutique, 123-125 Tanglin Mall, Tudor Court, Singapore 247921, +65 6333 6683, www.hediard.com.sg/
As well as handmade chocolates, srummy breakfasts and cups of tea, they also serve quite a tasty cup of choc. Once you’ve finished that why not get a cake to take away or order an exclusive chocolate box online for the office party or special birthday.
Laurent Bernard Chocolatier, #01-02 The Pier at Robertson Quay, 80 Mohammad Sultan Road, Singapore 239013, +65 6235 9007, www.laurentbernard.com.sg/
We think this is the only chocolate bar with its very own mug for hot chocolate. The ‘hug mug’ is shaped for you to cup it as you savour the delicious milky concoction and experience the cosiness, warmth and fragrance. As well as fondue they also have chocolate pizza, perfect for any kid young or old!
Max Brenner Chocolate Bar, #01-116 Vivocity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585, http://maxbrenner.com/locations/singapore/vivo-city/
Set on the corner of Joo Chiat and East Coast Road, this is a little slice of chocolate heaven everyone should try. As well as a traditional hot chocolate they also serve a chocolate martini, perfect for a stressed mummy or daddy. Their cake selection is sublime why not take one home too!
Nine Thirty by Awfully Chocolate, 131 East Coast Road, Singapore 428816, +65 6345 2190, www.ac9thirty.com/
Try their luscious rich, velvety, French hot chocolate made from French chocolate Couverture. Try it with a homemade macaron or canele de Bordeaux. Head there after a long day and enjoy a glass of champagne with friends.
Patisserie G, #01-40 Millenia Walk, 9 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039596, +65 6338 7578, http://patisserieg.com/
Paul prides itself on authentic French traditions. As you bite into your camembert baguette enjoy it with a warming hot chocolate. As well as a cup of molten choc why not try one of their viennoiseries, patisseries, or petits pains. You’d think you were in Paris just from the freshly baked aromas.
Paul Bakery, #03-16/16A/17 Takashimaya or 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238872, or 10 Collyer Quay #B1-01 Singapore 049315, +65 6836 1914, www.paul-singapore.com/
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