Baby, it’s cold outside! And there’s nothing better on a chilly day than a soul-warming mug of creamy, rich hot chocolate. When you’re out exploring this weekend, stop by one of these Surrey cafes for a tasty treat that will warm you up when the temperatures hover around freezing.
#106-15331 16th Avenue
Until February 14, Everbean Cafe in South Surrey is participating in Hot Chocolate Vancouver, Metro Vancouver’s annual Hot Chocolate Festival. They are offering 2 decadent hot chocolates during the festival:
Silk Road Fortune – Vegan chocolate sauce made with pure cocoa, coconut milk infused with creamy tahini and a blend of spices (that were commonly traded along the Silk Road) create a fragrant drink that is nutty, sweet and rounded. Topped with whipped cream and a dash of sparkle. Served with a sesame cookie charm. Available: January 18 – 30, 2021
Cereal Killer – No cereals were harmed in making this vegan beverage. Indulge in a hot chocolate made with dark chocolate and cereal oat milk from a cup rimmed with edible confetti. Served with a cereal heart treat. Available: February 1 – 13, 2021
1558 Johnston Road, White Rock
White Rock’s Chez Christophe is also participating in Hot Chocolate Vancouver and have 2 delicious hot chocolates on offer, in addition to their always amazing house hot chocolate!
Morning Frost – A 40% milk chocolate infused with a hint of dark chocolate and topped with crushed honeycomb. Paired with honeycomb dipped in 42% Equator Swiss milk chocolate. Available for takeout only: January 16 – February 10, 2021
Smoke in the Woods – A 63.6% Montreux custom-blend dark chocolate topped with smoky Applewood whipped cream and dusted with Applewood sea salt. Paired with a house-made pretzel cigar. Available for takeout only: January 16 – February 10, 2021
#108, 19140 28 Avenue | South Surrey
Spent Grounds makes their hot chocolate with Zimt Chocolates using your choice of milk alternative for a delicious cup of plant-based hot chocolatey goodness. Take it to the next level and top it off with a vegan, plant-based marshmallow.
West Village Cafe
#160, 5620 152 Street | Newton
Creamy, chocolatey hot chocolate topped with all the whipped cream, and perhaps a splash of Baileys for the adult customers!
100 – 2950 King George Blvd | South Surrey
For those who just have to have their coffee, Kaffina Coffee offers a Salted Caramel Mocha with creamy chocolate, whipped cream, caramel drizzle, and a sprinkle of Himalayan pink salt. And if it’s straight hot chocolate you’re after, consider upgrading your drink to use 75% Thomas Haas cocoa.
Flying Cup Coffee & Dessert
#103, 10422 168 Street | Guildford
For the kids or the kids at heart, Flying Cup Coffee offers hot chocolate combos! Choose from the Choco Combo, a creamy kid’s hot chocolate with a minion macaron, or the Confetti Combo, a warm Vanilla Creme paired with a Unicorn Macaron.
3388 Rosemary Heights Crescent | South Surrey
Enjoy a mug of The Modern General’s real hot chocolate made with a delicious Callebaut chocolate stir stick and your favourite steamed “milk”.
Waves Coffee House – City Point
105-10777 University Drive | North Surrey
The folks at Waves will customize your hot chocolate just the way you like it! Choose from milk, dark or white chocolate, which is melted just for you and then added to milk steamed to a creamy smooth texture and topped with whipped cream.
Sip N Snack Coffee Shop
#5, 5723 176 Street | Cloverdale
Transform yourself campfire side with Sip N Snack’s toasted marshmallow hot chocolate. This quintessential taste of summer is the perfect chilly day drink and pairs perfectly with their s’more donut!
Mink Chocolates & Cafe
The Shops at Morgan Crossing, #110, 15775 Croydon Drive | South Surrey
For the ultimate hot chocolate experience, check out Mink’s Drinking Chocolate. Thick, rich and ultra-luxurious, this is hot chocolate on a whole other level! If that’s a little too rich for your taste, their traditional hot chocolate is served using pure, fresh chocolate ganache. And you can buy jars of their chocolate ganache to take home and brew yourself.