The 12th and 13th arrondissements of Paris alternate tranquility with more modern neighborhoods around the Bibiliothèque François Mitterrand.
After a walk in the Bois de Vincennes or around the charming Butte au Cailles, why not stop for a hot chocolate?
We’ve found the best in the area…
Traditional chocolate, fair trade and sustainable development: this could be the motto of Puerto Cacao – a unique chocolate store created to introduce the Parisians to a high quality chocolate, guaranteed ethically sourced. Need we add that their hot chocolates are delectable?
2 Rue Théophile Roussel, 75 012 Paris
L’Oisivethé is a small, cosy nest serving up their creamy beverages in an old-fashioned porcelain cup. And in this cozy tearoom, you can even learn how to knit!
1 Rue Jean Marie Jego, 75 013 Paris
Though this Italian chain specializes in coffee, it’s worth tasting their hot chocolate – flavored with pistachio, hazelnut or almond. The café also offers a number of pastries and cakes to accompany your warm beverage. Delizioso!
Bercy Village, 42 Cour Saint-Émilion, 75 012 Paris
Métro: Cour Saint-Émillion
Where are your favourite hot chocolate spots in the 12th and 13th arrondissements? Add any that we’ve missed in the comment box below!
Find hot chocolate in other arrondissements…
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6th // 7th // 8th // 9th // 10th & 11th // 14th & 15th // 16th & 17th // 18th // 19th & 20th
1. Chocolat Chaud “Parisien”, by Yuichi Sakuraba, via Flickr.
2. Puerto Cacao, by Smaïn A., via Yelp.
3. L’Oisivethé, via Facebook.
4. Espressamente Illy, via Facebook.