The Best Chocolate Cafes in Sydney

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Ahhh, chocolate. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. So delicious is this 'sometimes' food that I’ve been known to stand behind the pantry door, stuffing squares into my mouth, hoping not to get caught by my daughter! 

When it's time for a treat – and we all deserve a treat sometimes – it’s worth taking the kids somewhere special. After all, life is too short to eat bad chocolate. Luckily for all us chocoholics, there are plenty of yummy chocolate cafes in Sydney to satisfy us when those cravings hit (hint: every afternoon at 4 pm!). 

Mouthwatering Chocolate Cafes in Sydney

1. Zokoko

Zokoko
Zokoko's legendary chocolate crackles.


With an emphasis on producing 'bean to bar' chocolate, Zokoko has been described as having some of the best chocolate in Australia.

The factory uses artisan techniques to create chocolate from scratch, starting with beans sourced directly from the growers, and the café has a large viewing window so the kids can watch it being made while they (and you!) enjoy sweet treats such as chocolate crackles, fudge brownies or the ‘Ultimate’ chocolate cake. You can choose from their selection of handmade chocolates or single origin bars and wash them down with a cup of Morgan’s coffee.

Location: Unit 3, 84-90 Old Bathurst Road, Emu Heights

2. Koko Black

Koko Black
The incredible range of chocolate on offer at Koko Black.


Mention chocolate cafes in Sydney and Koko Black usually comes to mind. They have three shops in Sydney selling their sublime chocolates. Their Koko Chocolate Lounge at The Strand is easy to miss though, hidden down a staircase and fairly plain looking. However, the menu reveals you can enjoy their signature Belgian Hot Chocolate or their own-blend coffee, and choose from a selection of sweet and savoury items including decadent chocolate desserts.

Location: Multiple locations across Sydney

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3. Cloud 9 Chocolate Café

Chocolate cafes in Sydney
For some of the best gelato and chocolate in Sydney, head to Cloud 9 Chocolate and Gelato.


Go to Cloud 9 Chocolate and Gelato Café and try the gelato sandwiches. Seriously, just do it! Start with your choice of cookie, brownie or banana bread then add a scoop of your favourite gelato and top with milk or dark chocolate drizzle.

The best part about Cloud 9 is that there are nine locations across Sydney to choose from! Bring the kids just so you have an excuse to go, they’ll love pretty much everything on the menu, as it's all about chocolate. For little ones, try the strawberry dippers, fresh strawberries with chocolate for dipping, or split a waffle pizza. Just don’t leave without trying that sandwich!

Location: Multiple locations across Sydney

4. Adora Handmade Chocolates Café

Adora chocolate
There are seven Adora Chocolate locations in Sydney to choose from!


Started by two sisters creating chocolate at home, the handmade chocolates with no preservatives or artificial flavours at Adora became so sought after, they had to open a commercial business just to keep up with demand, and now have seven stores across Sydney! 

For something even more decadent, Adora High tea is on offer at Parramatta, Newtown, Earlwood and Oatley, and will set you back just $25 for a selection of handmade savoury pastries and sweet treats – a very special way to spend the afternoon with the kids. Bookings are essential.

Location: Multiple locations across Sydney

5. Max Brenner

Max Brenner waffles
Belgian waffles drizzled with chocolate, anyone?


If Belgian waffles make your knees go weak, you'll want to add Max Brenner to your list of must-visit chocolate cafes in Sydney. The chocolate destination for serious chocolate lovers, Max Brenner have cafes all over Sydney including Alexandria and Bondi Junction serving up incredible treats including crepes with strawberries and cream, Belgian waffles, and their famous Strawberry Chocolate Dip.

Location: Multiple locations across Sydney

6. San Churro Chocolateria

Churros in Sydney
Freshly made churros from San Churro Chocolateria.


A cafe dedicated to fresh and authentic churros? Now we're talking! San Churro Chocolateria have two cafes in Sydney serving delectable churros with a selection of chocolate dips, including the utterly lifechanging South American dulce de leche. Hot chocolates, ice creams, fondues, macarons, chocolate-covered strawberries and more make up their killer menu.

Locations: 47 Glebe Point Road, Glebe; Shop 609, Level 6, Chatswood Westfield

7. Coco Chocolate

This pretty little chocolate shop in Kirribilli sells organic fair-trade chocolate and all their dark chocolate bars are vegan, so now you can eat some of Sydney's most delightful chocolate with a clear conscience. Amongst their divine selection of handmade chocolates, Coco Chocolate serves 35 chocolate bars with flavours including dark chocolate with caramel, pine nut and sea salt and lime and coconut. Pair your favourite with one of the luxurious hot chocolates – the black pepper dark chocolate is highly recommended for grown-ups.

Keen to learn how to make chocolate? Coco Chocolate run the Sydney Chocolate School in Mosman, which is open by appointment only and offers high tea and cooking classes, as well as school holiday programs and children’s parties.

Location: Shop 12, 3a-9b Broughton St, Kirribilli

8. Lindt Café

Lindt is a household name in chocolate, but if you are ready to take your Lindt addiction to the next level, it’s time to visit the Lindt Chocolate Café in Cockle Bay. Here, you’ll find a range of macaroons, cakes, desserts and ice creams, as well as chocolates made exclusively for the cafe and milkshakes made with half a bar of your favourite Lindt Excellence Block (mine is Salted Caramel).

Lindt also have chocolate stores in Drummoyne, Homebush, Liverpool and Macquarie, and a factory outlet in Marsden Park

Location: 104-105 Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney

9. Guylian Chocolate Cafe

Chocolate high tea
Guylian offer a fabulous chocolate high tea for two.


Belgian waffles for breakfast? Yes, please! Guylian Chocolate have four chocolate cafes in Sydney serving incredible pastries, desserts, coffees, chocolates, and even savoury treats for those who can't quite take the sugar rush. Load up on all of your favourite Guylian chocolates before you leave to keep the sugar high continuing well after you get home!

If you'd like to kick the indulgence (and chocolate!) factor up a notch, book yourself in for Guylian's legendary Chocolate High Tea and treat yourself with crispy Belgian waffle bites, fresh fruit, chocolate dipping sauce, and Guylian chocolate seashells. Please note that the Guylian Chocolate High Tea is only available at their Circula Quay and The Rocks locations. Bookings are essential.

Locations: Multiple locations across Sydney

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