The best hot chocolates near St Ives

Tash Murch

There's nothing better on a crisp winter's day than a walk along the coastline, stopping off mid-way for a nice warm drink. Whilst there are plenty of coffee shops and places to grab a hot drink and cake, nothing beats a creamy hot chocolate as the perfect winter treat. We have put together a list of suggestions for some of the best hot chocolates in and around St Ives, whether you are looking for a place to stop and warm up, or to grab a drink to takeaway.

Birdies Bistro

Just a short drive from St Ives is Birdies Bistro, located at the top of the Hayle Estuary, offering stunning views of a variety of birds and wildlife.

Alongside a menu of delicious food and drinks, their hot chocolates (and milkshakes) are a treat not to be missed. With three levels of hot chocolate to choose from; regular, luxury or speciality, you are guaranteed to get your chocolate fix here.

Moomaid of Zennor

They maybe well known for their amazing ice creams, but Moomaid of Zennor also offer coffee and hot chocolate too.

Situated just behind Lambeth Walk, you are only seconds away from the sea and the hustle and bustle of the harbour.

Porthgwidden Beach Café

Enjoying a hot chocolate whilst watching the waves crash on the beach below sounds like the perfect afternoon treat. Making your hot chocolate just right is easy with a choice of added extras including cream, marshmallows and flavoured syrups too.

Just a short walk from the harbour and your luxury Sail Lofts accommodation, Porthgwidden Beach Café offers both an indoor café and takeaway too.

Godrevy Café

A winter walk around the headland across the bay at Godrevy is not complete without a trip to Godrevy Café. Whether for a spot of lunch or one of their amazing cakes, pairing it with a hot chocolate is the perfect winter treat and a wonderful way to warm up on a chilly winter's day.

Jus Desserts

If you have an insatiable sweet tooth, Jus Desserts’ fully loaded hot chocolates are for you. Topped with whipped cream, sauce, dusting and chocolate bar chunks, these are a real treat for serious chocoholics. Positioned along the harbour, Jus Desserts promise a chocolate fix to remember.