There are few things in the world that can make us leave the comfort of our warm blankets in Dilli ki sardi and, a steaming cup of delicious hot chocolate is legit one of them. Seriously, bless whoever first thought of mixing cocoa with milk and sugar because that drink, my friend, sure tastes like heaven! Making a perfectly balanced cup of hot chocolate is an art that very few seem to have mastered. Honestly, I have tried to ace that supreme taste a million times but still feel that it's not as good as some of the cafes in Delhi. We are talking about the ones that we've visited over and over again in the past because we just couldn't get enough of their amazing hot chocolate. So, this winter, we decided to share this million-dollar information with you guys.
Let us introduce you to some of the most epic cafes in Delhi that are known for serving killer hot chocolate!
We have especially curated this list to satiate your thirst for the best hot chocolate in the city. Don't forget to check them out once the pandemic is over, or call them if they accept orders for pickup or takeaway!
Honestly, our taste buds are getting teased just by looking at that beautiful cup! Thankfully, Cafe Dori by Nappa Dori is one place that will serve you exactly what you see in the image. While the ritzy cafe is famous for its Italian cuisine, one simply cannot miss the giant mug of hot chocolate sprinkled with cocoa powder and topped with a marshmallow. The best part? The cafe is pet-friendly too!
Where: Dhan Mill Compound 100 Feet Road, SSN Marg, Chhatarpur, New Delhi
If there was one spot that I had visited frequently while studying in Delhi University, it was Ama Cafe. In fact, this dainty cafe has become a hub for most of the students in Delhi and a comfy spot for Delhites who like to satisfy their sweet tooth every now and then. Ama Cafe is known for its delicious cups of coffee, hot chocolate, cakes, and mostly all types of irresistible desserts.
Where: House no. 6, First Floor New Camp Majnu-ka-tilla, New Aruna Nagar, New Delhi
Hey madly-in-love couples of Delhi, remember all those times you guys religiously searched for 'best place for next date' on Google? Well, thank us later 'cus we have found that perfect place and it's Delhi's Rose Cafe! The beautiful space has the most romantic vintage-inspired decor, and while everything on their menu is exceptionally good, their hot chocolate definitely tops our list.
Where: 264, Westend Marg, Butterfly Park, Saiyad Ul Ajaib Extension, Saket, New Delhi
We kid you not when we say that this stunning European-themed cafe needs to make it to your 'Gram right away for its incredible aesthetic. While the hot chocolate is unbeatable, we especially love the homemade marshmallow on the top. Also, we get a world of options to choose from for the sides. Whether you want to go for that irresistible cheesecake or baked-to-perfection pizza, is your choice!
Where: 31, 2nd Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
So, this swanky cafe has a distinct Puducherry vibe attached to it and the best part is that they have a chocolate factory of their own! So, the delicious cup of hot chocolate that you'd taste here is made from their in-house chocolate that has an unparalleled creaminess in it. Moreover, they take a lot of pride in introducing special menus every now and then by experimenting with different chocolate recipes. In other words, it's a must-try!
Where: Shade no. 21b, The Dhan Mill compound, 100 Feet Rd, Chhatarpur, New Delhi
If fancy-looking drinks that didn't just satiate our souls but also the aesthetic of our IG handles had an address, then it would definitely be that of Paul. This high-end cafe is a chain of the famous French bakery of the same name. This place will take you to the aromatic streets of France and make you taste its delicious crepes, coffees, and teas. Needless to say, the hot chocolate here is one of its kind and will definitely leave you wanting for more.
Address: G-1 , Ground Floor ,Ambience Mall, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122022
Wrap your fingers around the giant mug of delicious hot chocolate that this uber cool cafe has to offer and feel the warmth that you very much need on a frosty winter day in Delhi. The quaint cafe has different branches all over Delhi and you can choose the one nearest to you.
Where: 71, Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar, New Delhi
You would want to finish their famous Spanish Hot Chocolate while it's still hot 'cus you may need a spoon to complete it once it turns cold. Why? Because they serve such creamy and thick chocolate that cannot be gulped once cold. Did we tempt you? Then you have no other option but to visit this amazing place ASAP!
Where: M-1, Main Market, Block M, Greater Kailash II, Greater Kailash, New Delhi
This cafe is on every DU student's list for its chic decor and unbeatable food. While you can order anything from the menu and feel satisfied at the end of the day, we are especially in love with their options of hot chocolate. From Velvet Brownie Hot Chocolate, Peanut butter Hot Chocolate, to Cupid’s Red velvet Hot Chocolate, every single drink is done to perfection!
Where: H-8B, Vijay Nagar, Opp NDPL Office, New Delhi
If we are talking about cafes that serve the best hot chocolate in Delhi, then we are bound to talk about Fig and Maple. This pretty little cafe is known to serve not one, two, or three but a total of nine hot chocolate variants. And the best part is that all of them are inspired from different regions of India. So, you can find the taste of moringa, orange, strawberry and even Indian sea salt in your steaming cup of hot choco. Interesting, right?
Where: M-27, E Block Rd, Block M, Greater Kailash II, Greater Kailash, New Delhi
The Artful Cafe has one of the most wholesome dessert menus that we just cannot seem to get enough of. Their delicious hot chocolate is topped with marshmallows and the drink tastes even better with their artfully baked cookies and biscotti on the sides.
Where: Shop - 13 B, Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar, New Delhi
Looking for a place to sit and chill on a lazy Sunday morning? Then check out Rustique that's known for its awesome brunch menu and hot chocolate that's made with pure love. The frothy drink is topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup and we bet that you will order another cup as soon you are done with your first one. And honestly, why the hell not?!
Where: Essex Farms, 4, Sri Aurobindo Marg, Vijay Mandal Enclave, Hauz Khas, New Delhi
These are our favourite cafes that serve some seriously good hot chocolate. How many have you tried?
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