We get all warm and fuzzy inside just thinking about the simple pleasure of a hot drink on a cold winters day. Stay cosy in these places serving some of the best hot drinks in the city centre
Proper or Volcano Hot Chocolate | Honest Chocolat, Commercial Bay
It comes as no surprise that the crew at Honest Chocolat know how to make a delicious hot chocolate. Intended to be savoured, this delicious drink is made with real chocolate shaken with milk, giving it a delightful, silky consistency. Try their classic Proper Hot Chocolate, or spoil yourself with the extra decadent Volcano Hot Chocolate (pictured above).
Hot Chocolate | Miann, 36-38 Galway St
We promise a hot chocolate from Miann will never be boring. From smores to dulce de leche, matcha and more, there are plenty of interesting and delicious flavour combinations to choose from. Pop in or reserve a table for a memorable and delicious experience.
Hot Chocolate | Bohemein Chocolates, 12 O’Connell St
You won't regret indulging in a custom hot chocolate from Bohemein Chocolates! Take your pick from white, milk or dark chocolate, then add a flavour of your choice... think raspberry, ginger, hazelnut, mint or orange. You'll be salivating as they scoop a generous dose of chocolate into your cup and blend it into the hot, velvety milk.
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Matcha Latte | TSUJIRI, 10-14 Lorne St
Need your daily dose of antioxidants? Pop into Tsujiri Japanese Tea House and order their matcha latte. This bright green hot drink has several powerful health benefits that can help boost immunity and anti-ageing effects. Tsujiri is not only known for its ceremonial grade matcha, but they also specialise in Japanese tea (Sencha, Houjicha and Genmaicha). Stop in on your lunch break and try it for yourself.
Turmeric Latte | Remedy Coffee, 1 Wellesley St W
Try a turmeric latte from Remedy Coffee for something on the healthier side. Not only does this warm drink taste good but it is also an anti-inflammatory and a source of antioxidants. Order it with almond milk for an extra smooth taste and relax into the homely seating for which Remedy is known and loved.
Ube Latte | Luna Cafe and Eatery | 30 Chancery Street
Add a pop of colour to your day with the gorgeous ube latte from Luna. Don't be fooled by the bright colour of this drink, it's not overly sweet, so you'll still be able to taste the complex ube flavour.
Cortado, Altezano Brothers, Snickel Lane, 5 Commerce Street
In the vibrant laneway that is Snickel Lane, Altezano Brothers is a great place to head to for an offsite meeting or coffee catch up. Serving specialty coffee including their cortado - a beverage consisting of espresso mixed with an equal amount of warm milk to reduce acidity - come and try one for yourself today.
Vietnamese Egg Coffee | Cafe Hanoi | 27 Galway Street
If Vietnamese egg coffee piques your interest, Cafe Hanoi is the place to go. The popular velvety drink, made from egg yolk, condensed milk and sugar, is a must-try! If you'd prefer something that more closely aligns with your usual order, try their Vietnamese coffee, served hot or cold, with or without condensed milk.