Top 10: Chocolate Deliveries in London by DeliverooBy Angelica Malin
It’s National Chocolate Week! To celebrate, we’ve partnered up with our foodie friends Deliveroo and are so excited to reveal London’s most popular delivery desserts. Chocolate to your doorstep? Sounds like a great idea to us. Follow Deliveroo on Twitter here and like them on Facebook here to find out more about the amazing London delivery service of your favourite foods. Fancy a choccy treat? Here’s what to order when you fancy a bit of chocolate and why:
What: Sweet Taste Of Tredwell’s – praline chocolate tart, salted caramel soft serve, marinated pineapple & coconut mousse (£10.00)
Why: Marcus Wareing’s restaurant is all about casual elegance. The food itself is total art – and you’ll be surprised by the amount of healthy and special diet-friendly menu options here. Go light with their amazing selection of salads (our favourite is the grilled chicken with romesco, grilled courgette and rocket), vegan dishes such as beetroot, spelt and walnut salad and toasted oats.
Chocolate Winner: Their puddings are to die for – if you’re trying to staying healthy, opt for The Virtuous Chocolate Brownie – served with coconut yogurt, this vegan-friendly brownie is totally wheat and dairy free, winner! And if you’re feeling brave, their Gin & Tonic Cheesecake is secretly rather wonderful.
What: Chocolate Hazelnut Praline Doughnut (£3.50)
Why: This chocolate hazelnut doughnut is the dream – a croissant dough, filled with hazelnut praline cream and topped with chocolate fondant and roasted whole hazelnuts, it’s the sweet treat for every chocolate lovers. They’ve got an incredible range of doughnuts on offer for delivery here – everything from Cros (baked croissant doughnuts) to traditional baked doughnuts.
Chocolate Winner: If you like chocolate, you’ll love the The Croconut Croissant – a delicious dough filled with coconut puree buttercream and topped with dark chocolate fondant and shredded coconut. For white chocolate lovers, the White Chocolate & Pistachio doughnut is incredible – expect a white chocolate ganache, sprinkled with crushed salted pistachio, inside the softest cloud of dough. Literally stop it.
What: Warm chocolate brownie (£15)
Why: From the esteemed Soho House Group, Chicken Shop delivers on flavour – from crinkle cut and onion fries, to free-range marinated rotisserie chicken, sweet apple pie and brownies, is there nothing they can’t do? Go all out and get the Whole Chicken Rotisserie – it’s marinated in a special blend of spices, served with a little hot and smokey sauce on the side, for the perfect balance of smokey and sweet – totally delicious.
Chocolate Winner: This brownie is pretty iconic – gooey, warm in the middle, absolutely perfectly decadent, it’s the perfect way to round off a meal from Chicken Shop. If you want to taste their classic pudding, their deep-filled apple pie is delivered piping hot and is always a winner.
What: Chocolate & Salted Caramel Truffles (£2)
Why: Serving house-made cakes and savoury treats, L’eto Caffe also offer mains and salads for a healthy pick-me-up. You can’t miss their Aubergines Georgia – Georgian style fried aubergines with garlic, pomegranate seeds, nuts and coriander, it’s a delicious vegetarian option for lunchtime. We also love their Teriyaki Salmon with black & white sesame seeds and teriyaki sauce, which goes perfectly with the Wild Rice Salad with cranberries and pumpkin seeds.
Chocolate Winner: You can’t beat L’eto Caffe’s cakes, we’ll tell you that for free. From the amazing chocolate caramel slice, to chocolate fudge cake, and green tea cheesecake, it’s a sweet lovers’ dream. They also make their own chocolate truffles which you can have delivered – the salted caramel ones are amazing. Try their homemade triple chocolate cookie for a chocolatey overload.
What: Belgian Chocolate Waffles (£4.50)
Why: Starting with an old family recipe, Notting Hill’s Wafflemeister creates its Belgian waffles with care, then adds a variety of toppings – chocolate, gelato, banana and more – to your tastes. There’s everything your heart could desire, and it’s pretty reasonable too! From waffles to chocolate milkshakes, the perfect weekday indulgence.
Chocolate Winner: A chocolate lovers’ dream once again. You can choose from dark chocolate waffles, such as Waffle Au Chocolat with chocolate fudge, Go Bananas with freshly whipped cream, banana slices and a drizzle of your choice of chocolate fudge or Marshmallow Surprise with mini marshmallows. If you like milk chocolate, try Cream & Cookies with freshly whipped cream, chocolate fudge and mini Oreo cookies, and for white, the Dream Team waffle with Vanilla Bean gelato and chocolate fudge. Heaven.
What: Chocolate Milkshake (£3.95)
Why: This Primrose Hill cute cafe delivers sandwiches, salads, crepes, and desserts along with delicious smoothies and their famous blended coffees. Expect a pleasing menu of proper comfort foods at Cachao Toy Cafe – their smoked salmon and avocado bagel is a thing of beauty. Other menu highlights are their savoury crepes (Argentina with mushrooms and ricotta is fab) and bow tie pasta with homemade tomato sauce. Comfort food for all.
Chocolate Winner: They do a great selection of treaty drinks, such as famous homemade ice blended drinks, like their iced chocolate and sugar-free iced hazelnut frappe. Their chocolate milkshake is famous for a reason – made with three scoops of Marina Ices chocolate ice cream, it’s rich, decadent and totally delicious. Try the Mint Chocolate Chip version for a quirky treat!
What: Tin of 8 milk and white chocolate cookies (£12.95)
Why: You just can’t beat these incredible cookies. When ordering Ben’s Cookies through Deliveroo, you can choose from a box of 8 cookies, or go all out and get a box of 30 of Ben’s Cookie favourites, such as their amazing chocolate and peanut butter cookies. Leave it up to the expert and order the favourite box, so you can sit back, relax and drunk your warm, chocolatey, gooey into milk to your heart’s content.
Chocolate Winner: There’s no cookie like it in London – the Belgian Chocolate comes studded with chunks of whole, melting chocolate, and the beautiful hazelnut version is rich with crunchy nuts. You can’t not order their white chocolate cookie, too – it’s totally beautiful. And their peanut butter cookie is a far cry from the cookies you find in the supermarket – best eaten when warm. Nom.
What: Churros & Chocolate (£5.50)
Why: Serving a robust menu of seasonally-influenced, internationally-inspired dishes, No. 67’s menu includes pork belly ribs with pickled red cabbage, quinoa and garlic cakes, and sea bass with salsify. Expect dishes such as vegan aubergine curry with coconut yogurt, braised rabbit with roast tomato and the best baked sweet potato chips with Sriracha.
Chocolate Winner: Their churros and chocolate are simply to die for – expect fresh, warm, crispy churros, served with a pot of fresh melted chocolate sauce for dipping. It’s the ultimate combination. For vegans, the coconut and lemon sorbet is a delicious options, and means no-one gets to miss out on pudding!
What: Cioccolato Gelato (£10.00 for 500ml)
Why: Gelato Mio focuses on making their Italian dessert delicacies slowly and carefully, with a process and recipe gradually perfected by the owner in a quest for the perfect gelato! It’s not just ice cream, though – the authentic Belgian waffle with Nutella is also sensational.
Chocolate Winner: There’s everything from chocolate fudge cake to brownie with vanilla ice cream on offer here, so you can have a proper chocolate feast at home. Their autentic Italian gelatos are perfect – choose from Bacio Gelato, the perfect combination of hazelnut and chocolate, or Stracciatella Gelato, pure milk gelato with dark chocolate chips. If you like peanut butter, their Peanut Butter Gelato is sweet, salty and soft – a must-order.
And one for luck…
What: Chocolate Box Selection (£16 for 6 cupcakes)
Why: Bet you didn’t know you can get the best cupcakes in London delivered, did you? Bringing the freshly baked taste of American desserts home, Hummingbird are famous for their Red Velvet – it’s just the best. The Hummingbird Bakery also offers an array of cupcakes, brownies, whoopie pies and more, made fresh on-site to their authentic recipes – you’ll be totally spoilt for choice when ordering.
Chocolate Winner: You can order the the chocolate selection which includes two chocolate, two black bottom and two salted caramel cupcakes. A real winner. For a great tray bake, the Chocolate Biscuit Bar with chewy cherries, rich cocoa, gooey golden syrup and digestive biscuit pieces is amazing, and, of course, their chocolate and peanut butter whoopie pie.