The Best Hot Chocolates in Melbourne: 7 Decadent Finds

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Hot chocolates in Melbourne are the perfect antidote to chilly mornings or sugary cravings - they're basically a chocolatey hug in a mug!

If the cold has got you down, cosy up with a cup of something smooth, creamy, chocolatey and hot this winter at the best cafes serving the chocolatey good stuff. We've chosen the best hot chocolates throughout the city to satisfy your sweet tooth, from your regular cafe selection all the way to melted coverture goodness. You're welcome!

The Best Hot Chocolates in Melbourne: 7 Decadent Finds

1. Koko Black

The best hot chocolates in Melbourne
Koko Black 

It seems a bit of an obvious choice, but no post about the best hot chocolates in Melbourne should be without it! 

Koko Black Signature Hot Chocolates are blended and brewed over two hours to achieve a smooth and velvety texture. Made of a well-balanced combination of cream, 54% dark couverture Belgian chocolate and milk, they are utterly divine - and best enjoyed in a Koko Chocolate Lounge where you can melt away with the finest of chocolate and sip on something. decadent!

If you're looking for a delicious spin on an old favourite, try the mocha, chilli, orange, cinnamon, or perhaps hazelnut flavours - each has a different philosophy depending on which qualities the brews evoke: Belgian, on making a new discovery; Mocha, on attaining balance; Chilli, on intense clarity; Cinnamon, on kindness; Orange, on courage; and Hazelnut, on good company. 

Location: multiple throughout Melbourne - visit Koko Black Store locations for details.         

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2. Uncle Drew Cafe

Uncle Drew Cafe
Uncle Drew Cafe

Not happy to settle for the ordinary? Why not go full out with the best hot chocolate we've found so far in Melbourne? 

The Mega Hot Chocolate at Uncle Drew Cafe not only has a rich, creamy hot chocolate, but it is topped with fudge sauce, whipped cream, dense hazelnut and choc brownie and toasted marshmallow, and it is pretty hard to beat!

There are also regular hot choccies on the menu that are every bit as delicious but not quite as outrageous.

Location: 23 Groom St, Clifton Hill 

3. Mörk Chocolate Brew House

The best hot chocolates in Melbourne
Mork Chocolate Brew House

When loads of Melbourne institutions are using Mork for their in-house hot chocolates, why not go directly to the source? 

Mork's pure hand-crafted chocolate blends are enough to drive any chocolate lover to their knees, and their super-unusual range of hot choccies will simply tip you over the edge. The folk at Mork absolutely take chocolate to another level. 

Their house hot choccies are anywhere from 50 per cent to 85 per cent cocoa - wowsa! Their specialty options include chocolate infused with honey and chilli, breakfast hot chocolate with oats, malted hot chocolate, and a layered situation that merges chocolate with aerated warm custard with kaffir lime and vanilla pod. There is also a mini hot chocolate for the kids.

150 Errol St, North Melbourne

20 Equitable Place, Melbourne CBD

4. Sonido

Sonido Melbourne
Authentic Colombian hot chocolate with cheese at Sonido!

For a unique sweet and savoury spin, South American café Sonido delivers a Traditional Colombian Hot Chocolate served in a little pouring jug, with a side of cheese!

Sonido use authentic imported Corona drinking chocolate and add the extra touch of gooey goodness to their hot chocolate for a rich, creamy texture and a deliciously different flavour. The cheese melts in your mug as you pour over the decadent hot chocolate - a must-try Colombian experience in downtown Melbourne! 

Location: 69 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

5. Chokolait

The best hot chocolates in Melbourne

For genuine Belgian hot chocolates in Melbourne, you can't beat Chokolait.

The chocolate and dessert bar on Little Collins St is Belgian chocolate heaven. Their mouthwatering menu will blow your socks off with their hot chocolate offerings, which include milk chocolate, dark chocolate, chilli, cinnamon, matcha, Affogato and more. Plus, you can really give yourself a sugar high if you order an accompanying dessert - lava pudding, anyone?

Location: Royal Arcade, Shop 8/318/322 Little Collins St

6. Heartattack and Vine

Heartattack and Vine
Heartattack and Vine

If you've got a hankering for Spanish hot chocolates, Heartattack and Vine are the unofficial headquarters for these incredible creations.

Touted as your "classic European neighbourhood bar/cafe", Heartattack and Vine are open day and night til late and peddle their seriously yummy Spanish hot choccies to the masses, who can't get enough of the house-made ganache with chilli orange syrup - we don't blame them!

Location: 329 Lygon St, Carlton

7. Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery

The best hot chocolates in Melbourne
One of the creations from Yarra Valley Chocolaterie.

If you're heading a little way out of town, add extra time in your schedule to pop into the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, where you will find their Real Hot Chocolate, with your choice of dark, milk, or white couverture pastilles, fresh milk and an extra decadent shot of melted chocolate. They also have a Choccamochachino, layered with milk & white chocolate.

The kids can satisfy their cocoa craving with a Junior Hot Chocolate (in a moo mug) or a Baby Hot Choc. While you're there, grab a bag of pastilles to make your own decadent hot chocolate at home.

Location: 35 Old Healesville Road, Yarra Glen

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