I tried to think of some kind of pithy title, but then I realised – who needs a pithy title when HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL says it all?!
Fleet River Bakery, tucked just behind the LSE campus, is making a different hot chocolate every day, from November 5th to November 30th.
I’m not the greatest at maths, but I calculate a whopping 26 hot chocolates to be sampled.
Given I am on a quest to find the best hot chocolate in London, this was a chocolatey challenge I couldn’t refuse. Sadly my budget doesn’t quite allow me to
catch ’em try them all. But I’ll do my best for your sake. I’m a very altruistic person after all.
Check out this “Vanilla Bean” hot chocolate served yesterday:
It was creamy without being too thick. It had a hint of a vanilla without being too sweet. In fact, it just hit the spot.
Fleet River Bakery’s Vanilla Bean Hot Chocolate – 4.5/5
It was so good that it almost made me feel better about the extortionately priced parma ham, leek and cheese frittata I ordered to go with it. All very tasty and very filling, but £7.20. Really?! Still, if you have the money, Fleet River is a lovely lunch place.