Chocolate Utopia: The family-run Nottingham business that serves the city's 'best hot chocolate'

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Nothing brings us joy quite like hot chocolate on a cold day | Canva
The family-run chocolatier is a hit with locals and visitors alike

Outside it's cold and grey, which means we're seeking comfort from the foods and drinks that make us feel better. And nothing lifts our mood quite like a rich, velvety hot chocolate!

After some extensive research (scouring TripAdvisor reviews, Instagram and Tik Tok) we feel confident to say we have discovered a world-class hot choc, right here in Nottingham.

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Chocolate Utopia, a family-run chocolatier, on Friar Lane, has a plethora of outstanding reviews from customers hailing this as the 'best hot chocolate in the city'.

Made from 'pure melted chocolate' and hot milk, this indulgent treat has customers clambering through the door. Served with a chocolate of your choice, this is a must-try for sweet-tooth visitors to the city.

The independent chocolatier has been operating in Nottingham since 2004 and stocks a rich variety of delicious chocolates including assorted truffles, creams, caramels, and more.

Stand-out chocolates from the menu include Malibu cream coated in velvety dark choc, honey pecan and raspberry gin.

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One TripAdvisor reviewer wrote: "We came here to try the hot chocolate and can honestly say we weren’t disappointed - probably the best hot chocolate so far!"

Eleanor S said: "Tasty tasty chocolates and helpful friendly staff. I often buy them as gifts - always very popular. Also, the best hot chocolate I’ve ever drunk."

And TristanJones1 wrote: "Genuinely the best hot chocolate. Ever. Awesome handmade chocolates as well. We used them for our wedding favors too."

All chocolates are made on the premises in the Nottingham shop, which is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5:30pm.

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