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10 Best Places for Hot Chocolate in Manila [2024]

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The best hot chocolate Manila can be found at these ten establishments. They offer rich, creamy, and decadent hot chocolate drinks that are perfect for cold winter days or after a long day of work. Whether you are looking for a classic hot chocolate or something more adventurous, these places will not disappoint. So, what are you waiting for? Start your hot chocolate Manila journey today!

1) Mary Grace Cafe

Key ServicePremium Belgian hot chocolate
AddressRockwell Center, Makati, Metro Manila
Phone(02) 7729 8591
Operating HoursDaily 10AM–9PM

Mary Grace Cafe is truly an unforgettable experience, providing customers with a home away from home. The menu offers up some mouth-watering delicacies such as Toasted Almond Sans Rival, Caramel Vanilla Cake and Black Velvet to name just a few. But you mustn’t forget their iconic pairing of cheesy Ensaymada and warm Tsokolate – the perfect combination!

Key Differentiators:

  • Hot chocolate in a bottle
  • Chocolatey drink
  • Hot chocolate best paired with Mary Grace Cafe’s cheese rolls

Customer’s Review:

Visited Mary Grace particularly to try the hot chocolate that everyone’s been raving about on social media. We also tried some of their cakes and they did not disappoint. Cakes have a gentle texture but are rich in flavor and very decadent.

Claudine Mina

2) Wildflour Café + Bakery

Key ServiceHazelnut hot chocolate
AddressV Corporate Center, Salcedo Village, Ground Floor, 125 L.P. Leviste Street, Makati, 1227 Metro Manila
Phone(02) 8808 7072
Operating HoursDaily 7AM–11PM

Wildflour’s Hazelnut Hot Chocolate is a popular choice for those with an affinity towards the sweeter things in life, as it contains just enough nutty flavor to make your taste buds sing. Undoubtedly my favorite way of drinking this delightful treat is when accompanied by Wildflour’s freshly baked goodies – I find myself dipping them into the hot chocolate Manila more often than not!

Key Differentiators:

  • Perfect nutty flavor
  • Sweet hot chocolate
  • Wide selection of freshly baked goods

Customer’s Review:

Been here several times and hot chocolate is always on the menu. Love how they make it just sweet enough but not too overwhelming to drink. Great place to have a hot cup of hot chocolate while enjoying their pastries.

Jasmine Smith

3) Shangri-La at the Fort Bake House

Key ServiceHomemade hot chocolate
AddressLobby Level, Shangri-La The Fort, Manila, 30th Street cor 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig,30th Street corner 5th Avenue Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Phone(63) 2 88200888
Operating HoursDaily 7am to 8pm

Located in Shangri-La at the Fort hotel, this stunning cafe offers a velvety and delectable hot chocolate created by melting a homemade block of either Milk or Dark Chocolate into your cup. Don’t miss out on trying this decadent drink!

Key Differentiators:

  • Melt giant chocolate cube into cup
  • Milk or Dark hot chocolate options
  • Amazing hot chocolate experience

Customer’s Review:

Last October 15, 2022 my close friend and I spent out afternoon here, I had Iced Cafe Latte and Chocolate Chip Cookie, she had Iced Milk Chocolate and Chocolate Chip Amore. The crew were all accommodating. Really nice place and good food.


4) PAUL Boulangerie and Patisserie

Key ServiceCocoa hot chocolate
AddressG/F, SM Aura, Taguig, Philippines
Phone(02) 8887 2057
Operating HoursDaily 8AM–8PM

PAUL’s Chocolat Chaud isn’t just any ordinary drink – it’s rich, comforting, and indulgently divine! And pairing this delightful beverage with PAUL’s delicious food and desserts is the perfect way to complete a fantastic meal.

Key Differentiators:

  • Chocolat Chaud hot chocolate
  • Simple but decadent hot chocolate
  • Excellent hot chocolate pairing with PAUL’s food and desserts

Customer’s Review:

My favorite hot chocolate in Manila. Best for hot or cold weather, love the cocoa flavor and creaminess of their hot chocolates. Highly recommended!

Matthew Leung

5) St. Louis

Key ServiceEuropean-inspired hot chocolate
AddressUnit 104-A, Lower Ground, C3 Bonifacio High Street Central, Bonifacio Global City 1630 Taguig, Philippines
Phone0956 918 5135
Operating HoursDaily 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM

Awaken your morning with St. Louis Cafe, the European-inspired epicenter of all things delicious in BGC! From breakfast & brunch to gourmet sandwiches and decadent desserts—not to mention signature coffees, artisan ice cream and craft cocktails. Treat yourself to a steaming hot chocolate while curled up in their cozy atmosphere and start your day off right.

Key Differentiators:

  • Hot chocolate surrounded with melted choco
  • Decadent hot chocolate
  • Australian cafe with cozy atmosphere

Customer’s Review:

Went here to study and had a really nice experience. The servers are very attentive and friendly. They would refill my water even when I hadn’t asked them yet—meaning they do observe/pay attention—and I really appreciate that!

Su Jin Kim

6) The Coffee Academïcs

Key ServiceSipping hot chocolate
Address109 C. Palanca St., Legazpi Village, Makati, Philippines
Phone0917 677 2033
Operating HoursDaily 7AM–12AM

Looking for a place to go and relax? The Coffee Academics in Bonifacio Global City is the perfect spot for all coffee aficionados. But if you don’t prefer caffeine, their Sipping Chocolate can become your next favorite treat! It’s expertly crafted with homemade chocolate syrup that is not too sweet yet still gives you a unique experience when either hot or cold. In other words, whether it’s an iced or hot drink – this beverage has something special stored just waiting to be discovered!

Key Differentiators:

  • Signature sipping hot chocolate
  • Homemade hot chocolate syrup
  • Unique hot or cold hot chocolate experience

Customer’s Review:

I’ve been to The Coffee Academy many times over the years and love their hot chocolate. It’s always made with real melted chocolate rather than powder, giving it a rich, velvety texture that is both decadent and delicious!

Casey Jones

7) Xocolat

Key ServiceChocolate-centric hot chocolate
Address88 Esteban Abada St, Quezon City, 1108 Metro Manila
Phone(02) 8929 4186
Operating HoursMonday 9AM–7PM
Tuesday 9AM–7PM
Wednesday 9AM–7PM
Thursday 9AM–7PM
Friday 9AM–8PM
Saturday 9AM–8PM
Sunday 9AM–7PM

When it comes to Xocolat, you can bet that chocolate will be at the heart of every visitor’s experience. The name itself -Xocolat- speaks volumes! Enjoy scrumptious food and drinks while relaxing in a homey atmosphere accompanied by the delightful flavor of chocolate. With this cafe, its founders wanted friends to have an inviting place where they could relax and simply enjoy each other’s company with some good chocolates included!

Key Differentiators:

  • Hot chocolate with endless flavors
  • Great hot chocolate companying the cafe’s homey and comfortable vibe
  • Extensive menu offerings 

Customer’s Review:

The hot chocolate at Xocolat is rich and creamy, just the way I like it. The flavor they offer are unique and I love how they give options on what kind of milk you can use – from regular milk to almond milk. Highly recommend coming here for hot chocolates!

Nick Jones

8) Cocoa Monster

Key ServiceHot chocolate made of local tablea
Address34 Arturo Drive, Bagumbayan, Taguig
Phone(02) 7975 8079

At Cocoa Monster, you can find amazingly delicious bean-to-bar chocolates like tablea, alkalized powder, chocolate mangoes and other fine varieties. Not just that; they have an array of scrumptious sweet snacks as well such as polvoron, cookies, peanut crunch and banana chips!

Key Differentiators:

  • Decadent hot chocolates with cocoa beans
  • Excellent hot chocolate pairing with snacks and desserts
  • Made of 100% pure tablea

9) Yardstick Coffee

Key ServiceHigh-quality hot chocolate
AddressUniversal LMS Building, 106 Esteban Street, Makati, Metro Manila
Operating HoursDaily 8am to 5pm

If you’re a coffee aficionado, then the Yardstick Coffee in Legazpi Village should be your holy grail. Their venue is not only perfect for passionate connoisseurs but also for those merely curious about their favorite morning beverage and what else it can offer. At Yardstick, every cup of java is crafted with great attention to detail – something that’s evident even when it comes to hot chocolate! It shouldn’t shock you that they put just as much effort into this classic winter drink as they do in making their signature brews.

Key Differentiators:

  • Delicious hot chocolates for coffee aficionados
  • Carefully made hot chocolate

Customer’s Review:

I’m no coffee expert, but I can tell that Yardstick Coffee takes their hot chocolate very seriously. The hot chocolate I had here was rich and creamy, with just the right hint of sweetness. Perfect for hot chocolate lovers like me!

Aimee Williams

10) La Creperie

Key ServiceAuthentic hot chocolate from Paris
AddressBroadway Avenue, corner 14th St, New Manila, Quezon City, 1100 Metro Manila
Phone(02) 8875 5443
Operating HoursMonday 7AM–9PM
Tuesday 7AM–9PM
Wednesday 7AM–9PM
Thursday 7AM–9PM
Friday 7AM–10PM
Saturday 7AM–10PM
Sunday 7AM–10PM

La Creperie brings the best of France to you, from classic crepe combinations and a build-your-own option to home-cooked French meals. To truly experience the magic of Parisian culture, try Angelina’s hot chocolate mix—the most coveted in the city! Indulge at La Creperie for an unforgettable taste of France without ever leaving your hometown.

Key Differentiators:

  • Hot chocolate inspired by Angelina’s hot cocoa recipe
  • Delightful hot chocolate accompanying crepes
  • Serves hot chocolate in cans

Customer’s Review:

I went to La Creperie for a hot chocolate fix and I must say that I was not disappointed. The hot chocolate was smooth, creamy and the perfect temperature. I loved the hot chocolate mix they use! It was definitely worth it.

Anita Jackson

Hot Chocolate Manila

Whether you’re in the mood for a classic hot chocolate Manila or something with a French twist, Manila has got you covered. With so many great places to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. But don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Check out our list of the 10 best places for hot chocolate Manila and get ready for a delicious winter treat.

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