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Hot Chocolate - Basel and Beyond

I have a friend coming to Basel that is a Hot Chocolate connoisseur. Can anyone recommend a cafe, confisserie, etc.. that has good hot chocolate? (starbucks need not apply )

Also, we will have a day trip somewhere to see mountains, eat cheese, etc.. We don't have a specific place in mind but if there is a village cafe famous for hot chocolate that would sway us!!

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Old 14.09.2011, 16:37
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Re: Hot Chocolate - Basel and Beyond

The Sprüngli café at Paradeplatz and Cafe Schober at the Niederdorf come directly to mind for hot chocolate.

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Re: Hot Chocolate - Basel and Beyond

are we talking about hot chocolate or 'hot chocolate'?
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Re: Hot Chocolate - Basel and Beyond

We are talking about the thick, dark, sweet, hot, frothy conconction
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The Sprüngli café at Paradeplatz and Cafe Schober at the Niederdorf come directly to mind for hot chocolate.
I have never been to Zurich - The cafe schober looks amazing!! I'll just go for a day trip myself - forget the visitors!!
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Old 14.09.2011, 17:16
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Re: Hot Chocolate - Basel and Beyond

Cafe Balzac in Morges is worth a trip to Vaud. AMAZING hot chocolate.

http://www.balzac.ch/chocolats/index.html
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Re: Hot Chocolate - Basel and Beyond

I hope there is somewhere. Whenever I've had hot chocolate in Basel, it's come from a sachet. I've stopped asking.
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Cafe Balzac in Morges is worth a trip to Vaud. AMAZING hot chocolate.

http://www.balzac.ch/chocolats/index.html
Oh - that would work into a perfect day trip - the Callier factory then Gruyere then a drive around the lake with a stop for hot chocolate!!!
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I hope there is somewhere. Whenever I've had hot chocolate in Basel, it's come from a sachet. I've stopped asking.
I've had the same experience so sad....
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Re: Hot Chocolate - Basel and Beyond

yummiest, thickest, hot cocoa around here is definitely

http://www.le-barbare.com/presentation.php

i would say it is worth the trip!
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