Saturday, May 30, 2009

All Things Chocolate

Address: Shop 19 Cusack Centre, Eyre St, Kingston ACT 2604
Tel: (02) 6162 0881


This is a carefully tucked-away little café in the old-world part of Kingston. The atmosphere is friendly, warm & homely.

Being sat down & greeted with water is always a comforting motion in a Chocolate Café. It is a warning that whatever happens next, it will be ok because you have this glass of water to wash it down with so you will not get chocolate poisoning.

Highly recommended is the hot chocolate drink here – creamy, fluffy, heavenly sweet (but not as sweet as Max Brennar) and very reminiscent of being safe & warm in the midst of the cold winter’s day. (Pictured above - milk hot chocolate, pictured below white hot chocolate).

I also ordered the Gluten Free Chocolate cake (pictured below) which is a smoother, lighter version of mud cake. Served with a thick raspberry coulis & cream – this is the cake I’ve been mistaking in my mind for the overrated one eaten at Jaz Bar.

Also recommended is the chocolate brownie which is also served with raspberry coulis.

A great escape from over-priced & over-commercialisation.