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Hotel Chocolat Cafe

7A Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EY, Scotland
+44 131 226 7537
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7A Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EY, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

All you need to know: this is chocolate heaven. The "100% chocolate" drinking chocolate is not for the faint-hearted, but is the best I've ever tasted. Buy some chocs in the shop on the way up to the inner sanctum which is the cafe, and...More

1  Thank Readyroamer
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I love this little cafe. It’s like entering a tiny hot chocolate club. My favourite drink is the classic chocolate latte, ordered extra hot. It really is delicious and keeps me going all morning if I’m out shopping. The only drawback is that there are...More

Thank ConnieHops
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Was in Edinburgh for weekend and stopped here for a cuppa....tiny wee spot but amazing all the same...chocolate heaven!! Would recommend visiting here...

Thank natasha b
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The Hotel Chocolat Cafe is a fantastic place to grab a drink in Edinburgh. All the drinks are amazingly good, and even if you're not the biggest fan of the strong bitter cocoa flavour, there are plenty of drinks that will suit your taste. The...More

Thank Huw S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I've never drunk a hot chocolate so good like that. That's delicious, the place very cosy and very friendly staff. My only regret was to not had chosed the big cup instead of the small one. I wish I could come back to Edinburgh just...More

Thank Giovanna B
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely hot chocolate, thought might have done crepes or waffles but to be honest hot chocolate was rich enough.. Good service nice but small seating area... Yum

Thank Lesley T
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Only a small cafe, but very friendly and excellent service. On entry offered a chocolate sample. Had a latte, very milky, tasted delicious. Other customers were also friendly. An enjoyable coffee break after a lot of walking around the city centre.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous service, delicious frappes (especially Salted Carmel & Raspberry), real hot chocolates (yes, plural because they have 5 different kinds). Food wise large selection of brownies and ice cream. Well worth a visit

Thank nina s
Reviewed 30 July 2017

During a day of exploration we stopped by this cute little shop near Rose Street. We had excellent coffee and pastries. Before leaving we bought three different types of chocolate assortments. The staff was so helpful. The truffles, chocolate brownies, and other assortment were amazing....More

1  Thank uk2017
Reviewed 26 June 2017

So glad I forgot my raincoat and had to go into North Face to get one! After finding a raincoat, we walked across the street and discovered this lovely shop. The front 2/3 is a chocolate shop and the back is a tiny cafe focusing...More

1  Thank Laurenfcu89
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:30
Monday
09:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:30
Thursday
09:30 - 18:30
Friday
09:30 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7A Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Princes Street and Gardens
  • Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 7537
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