Where to go for the Best Hot Chocolates in Brisbane

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For people who don’t like tea and coffee, hot chocolate is a must-have staple of any good cafe outing. And, let’s face it, even if you aren’t a fan, your little ones probably are! There isn’t a kid around who would say no to the creamy, warm goodness of a chocolat chaud, so without further ado, it's time to jump in the car and head for the best hot chocolates in Brisbane.

The Best Hot Chocolates in Brisbane

1. Piggy Back Cafe

Best hot chocolates in Brisbane
Some of the best hot chocolates in Brisbane can be found at Piggy Back Cafe. 

Perhaps best known for their incredible latte art, the Piggy Back Cafe in Jindalee are also serving up amazing hot chocolates along with all your cafe faves. Serving breakfast until 2.30 pm and lunch options from 10.30 am, choose your food carefully to accompany your choice of a Rainbow Hot Choc, Unicorn Hot Choc, or an Oreo Hot Choc.

2. Birds & Bees Cafe

The perfect location for northside get-togethers, the Birds & Bees Cafe in Everton Hills has loads of parking, is just off the Queens Road roundabout and has lovely views out over the treetops. This breezy cafe has shady tables ideal for sitting outside for brunch or lunch with the gang. Parents of toddlers will also love the gated play area for keeping littlies amused. 

3. Max Brenner 

Max Brenner hot chocolate
How adorable is the Max Brenner HugMug?!

It's not only the quality of the hot chocolate at Max Brenner that makes it so good but also the choice. First choose your chocolate: milk, white or dark. Then choose from Classic, Italian Thick, American Marshmallow, Mexican Spicy, Mint, Coconut… the list goes on. If you really want to treat yourself choose a chocolatey pizza or waffle dish to go with it. 

There are various Max Brenner locations in Brisbane, so just take your pick!

4. Cafe Bema

Set on the leafy main street of Paddington, Cafe Bema offers some of the best hot chocolates in Brisbane along with a great food menu to boot. Pull up a chair in their shady courtyard and take in the chocolatey goodness before browsing the shops and boutiques of Paddington - the perfect outing!

5. San Churro 

Sa Churro hot chocolates
Get ready for a mega sugar high with San Churro's hot chocolates.

Sure to give you your chocolate fix, the hot chocolates from San Churro are thick and creamy, made with real Spanish chocolate. Choose from lots of different flavours including White Choc, Dark Choc, Milk Choc, Hazelnut, and Cookie Butter. Wherever you are in Brisbane you are never too far away from a chocolatey Spanish treat, with locations at Chermside, Toowong, South Bank, Springfield, North Lakes, Garden City and in the CBD.

6. BrisBean Coffee 

Brisbean Hot choc
BrisBean Coffee is a serious contender for the best hot chocolates in Brisbane!

What is better than a good hot chocolate? A good hot chocolate served with a little piece of brownie on the side! BrisBean Coffee is conveniently located next to Alderley Train station and is dog-friendly so you can bring your furbaby along too. 

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