Guide to the best hot chocolates in Paris

Published by Rizhlaine F., Elodie D. · Photos by Elodie D. · Updated on 27 November 2021 at 17h38 · Published on 2 November 2021 at 18h17
Fancying a tasty hot chocolate? Come along and discover the best indulging drinks in Paris for this winter. From great houses to the most uncommon, without forgetting those made by famous pastry chefs, here is a guide to the best hot chocolates in Paris.

“Old-fashioned” hot chocolate, indulging hot chocolate with marshmallows, hot chocolate with an intense taste, no matter your definition of "best hot chocolate", you will be able to find it in Paris. Come along and discover the best places providing this scrumptious drink, particularly enjoyable when it is cold.

Whether you have a seat in historic tearooms, by famous pastry chefs one loves, or more little-know places but deeply charming, here are our favorite spots to enjoy the best hot chocolates in Paris!

The best of hot chocolates in Paris by chocolate-makers:

chocolat chaud Ducasse au Meuricechocolat chaud Ducasse au Meuricechocolat chaud Ducasse au Meuricechocolat chaud Ducasse au Meurice Hot chocolate by Alain Ducasse
The hot chocolate by the Manufacture de Chocolat Ducasse is available in the different counters of the factory. [Read more]

La Café Pavane par Manon HévinLa Café Pavane par Manon HévinLa Café Pavane par Manon HévinLa Café Pavane par Manon Hévin Café Pavane, restaurant and tearoom by Manon Hévin
Facing the Jardin du Luxembourg, Café Pavane is Jean-Paul Hévin’s daughter Manon Hévin’s first tearoom. For this gourmet address, she’s come up with a nice cocoon providing Russian-inspired dishes and her father’s emblematic cakes who is a famous chocolate maker. Here’s a nice place ideally set to enjoy the Cheesecake Mazaltov, the Pomme de Terre and the Longchamp chocolat by Jean-Paul Hévin! [Read more]

Chocolat Chaud Edwart chocolatierChocolat Chaud Edwart chocolatierChocolat Chaud Edwart chocolatierChocolat Chaud Edwart chocolatier Hot chocolate by Edwart Chocolatier
Edwart Chocolatier's hot chocolate is worth the trip! This chocolate factory opened in 2014 in Paris and only works with ”Pure Plantation” grand cru chocolate. Rather intense and creamy, it will definitely delight chocolate lovers, especially since one can purchase chocolate slab to make your very own hot cocoa at home. [Read more]

Chocolat chaud vegan by la Manufacture CluizelChocolat chaud vegan by la Manufacture CluizelChocolat chaud vegan by la Manufacture CluizelChocolat chaud vegan by la Manufacture Cluizel Hot chocolate by the Manufacture Cluizel
The hot chocolate provided by the Manufacture Cluizel is creamy, made every morning with two simple but thoroughly selected ingredients. The recipe to Michel Cluizel's hot chocolate? 72% dark Kayambe® chocolate, and whole or semi-skimmed milk to heat up in a chocolate maker! Also coming in vegan version. [Read more]

The best of hot chocolates by pastry chefs in Paris:

Le 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre HerméLe 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre HerméLe 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre HerméLe 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre Hermé Mogador hot chocolate by Pierre HErmé
World’s best pastry chef and our Picasso of the pastry, Pierre Hermé, serves delicious hot chocolates in his tearooms set in Saint-Germain des Près, Beaupassage and on the Champs-Elysées! The Mogador version (with passion fruit) is a genuine rediscovery to enjoy for €12 (or €6 to takeout). [Read more]

Cédric Grolet Opéra Cédric Grolet Opéra Cédric Grolet Opéra Cédric Grolet Opéra Hot chocolate by Cédric Grolet
One of the world's best pastry chefs serves a deliicous hot cocoa to enjoy for 8 euros at the Cédric Grolet Opéra tearoom or 7euros on the go. Not too sweet and very creamy, it stays in the mouth for a while and is likely to please everyone. [Read more]

Chocolat chaud de Yann CouvreurChocolat chaud de Yann CouvreurChocolat chaud de Yann CouvreurChocolat chaud de Yann Couvreur Hot chocolate by Yann Couvreur
Former Prince de Galles chef Yann Couvreur opened pastry stores-tearooms providing some delights to enjoy on the go. His hot chocolate (€5) is delicious, comforting, a bit too liquid, but very chocolatey... But one cannot resist the chef's delicious Kouign Amman and his small pastries! [Read more]

Chocolat chaud de AngelinaChocolat chaud de AngelinaChocolat chaud de AngelinaChocolat chaud de Angelina The ”L'Africain” hot chocolate by Angelina Paris
Allow €8 for a very thick hot chocolate by Angelina, based on three cocoas from Africa: Nigeria, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire, especially blended for Angelina in a secret recipe since 1903 and served with some whipped cream. [Read more]

La Chocolaterie by Cyril Lignac et Benoit CouvrandLa Chocolaterie by Cyril Lignac et Benoit CouvrandLa Chocolaterie by Cyril Lignac et Benoit CouvrandLa Chocolaterie by Cyril Lignac et Benoit CouvrandHot chocolate by Cyril Lignac
Set in Paris 11th arrondissement, Cyril Lignac and Benoit Couvrand's store delights cocoa fans thanks to chocolatey pastries for €5.50 and viennoiseries from €1.50 to €3, and some hot chocolate for €5, to enjoy on site or on the go.

The best of original hot chocolates in Paris:

Maison Aleph : pâtisserie levantine signée Myriam Sabet à ParisMaison Aleph : pâtisserie levantine signée Myriam Sabet à ParisMaison Aleph : pâtisserie levantine signée Myriam Sabet à ParisMaison Aleph : pâtisserie levantine signée Myriam Sabet à Paris Hot chocolate by Maison Aleph
Maison Aleph reinterprets hot chocolate with three spices, cardamom, cinnamon and a bit of nutmeg for a travel towards the modern senses of the Levantine pastry. This is the perfect drink to sip while nibbling on the ”Nids voyage”, a pastry with molded and golden crisp filled with dry fruit paste, confit, coffee or chocolate. [Read more]

chocolat chaud de Torayachocolat chaud de Torayachocolat chaud de Torayachocolat chaud de Toraya Hot matcha chocolate by Toraya
If you like matcha, go to Toraya. In this Japanese tearoom, hot chocolate is based on organic soy milk and mixed with matcha tea. Available for 7.9 euros, it's perfect paired with Namagashi, small traditional sweet bites in Japan. Careful, they often change and promise a different gustatory travel each time! [Read more]

Le Valentin, un salon de thé caché dans un passage couvert à ParisLe Valentin, un salon de thé caché dans un passage couvert à ParisLe Valentin, un salon de thé caché dans un passage couvert à ParisLe Valentin, un salon de thé caché dans un passage couvert à Paris Le Petit Valentin, a tearoom hidden in a covered passage in Paris
Did you know? Nestled in the Galerie Vivienne in Paris, a lovely hidden tearoom is making foodies looking to enjoy tasty pastries very happy. Welcome to Le Petit Valentin, one of our favorite spots you will fall in love with! [Read more]

Chocolat chaud EmkipopChocolat chaud EmkipopChocolat chaud EmkipopChocolat chaud Emkipop Hot chocolate by Emkipop
What a way to take you down memory lane! Specialized in frozen lollypops, Emkipop came up with an exclusive hot chocolate. You're given a frozen chocolate stick, a small pot of milk of your choice and it's up to you to melt your chocolate. There's cow milk, almond milk, oats milk... But the hardest part is not to bite into chocolate and end up with a cup of warm milk! [Read more]

Le Jardin de Mademoiselle, salon et boutique de thé Le Jardin de Mademoiselle, salon et boutique de thé Le Jardin de Mademoiselle, salon et boutique de thé Le Jardin de Mademoiselle, salon et boutique de thé Le Jardin de Mademoiselle, the very cute and super mouthwatering tearoom
Feel like discovering wonderland? Come along and discover Le Jardin de Mademoiselle, a lovely tearoom providing you with mouthwatering drinks and cakes in a bright and bucolic atmosphere. [Read more]

Lactem Café, le coffee shop canon pour les bruncheursLactem Café, le coffee shop canon pour les bruncheursLactem Café, le coffee shop canon pour les bruncheursLactem Café, le coffee shop canon pour les bruncheurs Lactem, the very indulging coffee-shop delighting brunchers
Lactem is the great place to give a try to by the Grands Boulevards. In this quirky and welcoming coffee-shop, one can enjoy very comforting treats. On the menu, tasty coffee, very thick cookies and a great brunch! [Read more]

Kafé Buki, nos photosKafé Buki, nos photosKafé Buki, nos photosKafé Buki, nos photos Kafé Buki in Paris: the delicious coffee shop taking us to Japan
How about taking the time to unwind while sipping on genuine coffee and nibbling on delicious Japanese pastries? Come along, we take you to Kafé Buki, a very friendly and indulging Japanese coffee shop. [Read more]

Salon de thé Mado à ParisSalon de thé Mado à ParisSalon de thé Mado à ParisSalon de thé Mado à Paris Hot chocolate by Mado à Paris
Hot chocolate by Mado à Paris is served in a spot on rue de Rivoli. This tearoom provides very tasty madeleines and an incredible hot chocolate, very creamy based on whole milk with chocolate likely to delight everyone. [Read more]

Hoct&Loca, le bar à chocolat de ParisHoct&Loca, le bar à chocolat de ParisHoct&Loca, le bar à chocolat de ParisHoct&Loca, le bar à chocolat de Paris Hot chocolate by Hoct&Loca
You are offered to choose your hot chocolate in one of the 6 chocolate fountains. You are brought the milk and a small whisk, and voilà... You do the hot chocolate you like for 5 euros and you can top it with whipped cream for an extra euro. Gourmands can enjoy it with a waffle, served with chocolate, fresh fruits or ice cream. [Read more]

Choco FactoryChoco FactoryChoco FactoryChoco Factory Choco Factory aka choco-addicts’ paradise in Paris
Hey chocolate-addicts, we have just discovered an address likely to make you go crazy: Choco Factory! To give you an overview, take a chocolate factory, a sweet shop and a coffee-shop, put the whole thing in a hybrid place between the Parisian terrace and the Chicago loft and voilà! Here you have Paris Choco Factory… [Read more]

You have no more excuse to complain about the cold!

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Dates and Opening Time
Starts 21 September 2021

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