The Hot Chocolate Vancouver Festival is coming in hot for 2021 with 39 cafes and 87 flavours, including 2 flavours each from White Rock and South Surrey’s own Chez Christophe and Everbean Cafe. But, if sticking close to home is on your agenda for the next month or so and you don’t think you’re going to get to the other 37 cafes, why not do your own hot chocolate “festival” and taste test the chocolatey goodness on offer from other White Rock coffee shops.

Chez Christophe
1558 Johnston Road
White Rock’s Chez Christophe is also participating in Hot Chocolate Vancouver and have 2 delicious hot chocolates on offer, in addition to their always amazing house hot chocolate!

Morning Frost – A 40% milk chocolate infused with a hint of dark chocolate and topped with crushed honeycomb. Paired with honeycomb dipped in 42% Equator Swiss milk chocolate. Available for takeout only: January 16 – February 10, 2021

Smoke in the Woods – A 63.6% Montreux custom-blend dark chocolate topped with smoky Applewood whipped cream and dusted with Applewood sea salt. Paired with a house-made pretzel cigar. Available for takeout only: January 16 – February 10, 2021


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Everbean Cafe
#106-15331 16th Avenue
Until February 14, Everbean Cafe in South Surrey is participating in Hot Chocolate Vancouver, Metro Vancouver’s annual Hot Chocolate Festival. They are offering 2 decadent hot chocolates during the festival:

Silk Road Fortune – Vegan chocolate sauce made with pure cocoa, coconut milk infused with creamy tahini and a blend of spices (that were commonly traded along the Silk Road) create a fragrant drink that is nutty, sweet and rounded. Topped with whipped cream and a dash of sparkle.  Served with a sesame cookie charm. Available: January 18 – 30, 2021

Cereal Killer – No cereals were harmed in making this vegan beverage. Indulge in a hot chocolate made with dark chocolate and cereal oat milk from a cup rimmed with edible confetti. Served with a cereal heart treat. Available: February 1 – 13, 2021

Islands Cafe
1237 Johnston Road
An explosion of flavour, the hot chocolate at Islands Cafe is called “Chocolate Lava” – a treat of smooth chocolate, steamed milk, all the whip cream and chocolate drizzle.


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Lauras Coffee Corner
15259 Pacific Avenue
You can add anly flavour you like to the hot chocolate at Laura’s Coffee Corner, but we think that this Toffee Nut syrup will turn a good hot chocolate into an amazing hot chocolate!

Watts on East Beach
15611 Marine Drive
Grab a cup of creamy, delicious hot chocolate with extra whip from Watt’s on East Beach, pull on your toque and your mitts, and head to beach for a chilly stroll.

Crazy Cows
14971 Marine Drive
The Chocolate Lovers Latte at Crazy Cows takes hot chocolate ot the next level. White and dark chocolate chips are melted into espresso with steamed milk and a hint of molasses, then topped with vanilla infused whipped cream and white and dark chocolate flakes.

Delicious hot chocolate is also available at the waterfront from:

The White Coffee & Ice Cream | 14909 Marine Drive

Whitby’s Coffee House | 14829 Marine Drive