Even if you're a coffee or a tea person, there's just something so unbeatable about a warm, velvety hot chocolate slipping down your throat that's unbeatable in the depths of winter.
There's like, too many places on the Coast where we've guzzled an amazing hot chocolate, so we enlisted your help to jog our memories and pull together the Coast's ultimate hot chocolate list.
See the reasons / menus below the interactive Hot Chocolate Map!
1. Caffe Cherry Beans - Woy Woy
Inside Deepwater Plaza - Jodie told us they use real Belgian chocolate melted (white, milk or dark) - no powder!
2. Family Bean - Toowoon Bay
Hot chocolate at the Toowoon Bay Shops
3. Ludo's Gourmet Kitchen - Avoca Beach
Rita tells us it's the "best hot chocolate with marshmallows"!
4. This Little Piggy - Point Clare
5. Hatters Tea House - Ettalong
The main strip of Ettalong is home to Hatters - Emma tells us "they do amazing frothy hot milk and you choose your flavour. They do choc mint, white choc, dark choc, marshmellow."
6. The Little Teapot - Davistown
7. Rashays - Tuggerah
Inside Westfield, Nicky tells us the "Nutella hot chocolate is awesome"!
8. Cafe Pennoz
Inside the Tuggerah Business Park
9. The Secret Cafe - Charmhaven
Aimee told us this and included a cat with heart-eyes emoji, so you know it's legit.
10. Gloria Jean's - Bateau Bay
Inside Bateau Bay Square - Rachael tells us they've got a new blend!
11. Spoons - Mannering Park
Michele tells us Spoons has "fabulous taste served with a dash of personality"
12. Bellyfish Cafe Terrigal
13. Max Brenner's - Tuggerah
On the top floor of Westfield
14. Warnies Cafe - Warnervale
Not only CRAZY SHAAAAAAAAAKES! Apparently really good hot choccy too.
15. Aromas - Erina
Inside Erina Fair - Catherine told us "they never fail".
16. Board City - Toukley
Kenny's Espresso Bar inside here makes a killer.