Edinburgh is a great place to walk and the Canonmills area is close to the Royal Botanic Gardens which makes for a lovely family walk. We had planned to go to another cafe (which we will still visit) but Coro The Chocolate Cafe caught our eye, and who can resist something chocolatey after a long Autumn walk?
Looking at the menu, we certainly didn’t feel missold by the name. If you don’t like chocolate, don’t bother. If you do, welcome to heaven.
There are luxury hot chocolate drinks in all flavours. We kicked our chocolate indulgence off with the hazelnut and mint versions. The chilli hot chocolate narrowly missing out. The hazelnut was likened to Nutella, while the mint one reminded us of Mint Matchmakers.
Now a warning. These are THICK hot chocolates, it’s like drinking a molten bar of high quality chocolate. Those without the sweetest of tooth’s will want to choose an accompanying dish with less chocolate.
We tried the pancakes, waffles and crepes to get a good sense of the menu.
The Oreo waffles (pictured above) were light and fluffy, topped with Oreo ice cream, Oreo cookies and smothered in white and dark chocolate. One to eat with a black coffee!
The crepes with berries had a less overpowering white chocolate, but were still quite sweet. I should have forgone the hot chocolate with which I washed it down.
A really good menu and an indulgent treat for the whole family.
Coro The Chocolate Cafe
Price: £2.70 for hot chocolate. Pancakes, waffles, and crepes £4-£7
Child friendly: Kids will love it!