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Creative hot chocolates, cosy cafes and an extra serving of locally made chocolate.
From marshmellow topped and cream covered concoctions to 'spiked' chocolatey-brews, Lower Hutt is pumping out hot chocolates decadent enough to warm you from head to toe. Taste your way through the annual Sweet As Hutt's Hot Chocolate Challenge or sip on pure chocolatey goodness all year round at The Chocolate Story.
Let creativity flow each Saturday at Cupcake Sweeties, taste the flavour of the week and stay to watch their passionate instore demonstrations.
Admire the crockery at Home Harvest Cafe while enjoying a traditional Devonshire tea, served with clotted cream and a pot of loose leaf tea. Or sink your teeth into a decadent strawberry chocolate macaron or lemon raspberry meringue slice, locals swear by them!
Hands down the best milkshakes are found at Grind Coffee Lounge. Flavour themes change every month, these funky-named shakes will have you going back to try them all.
Grab a slice of Zany Zeus's world-famous cake or a scoop of their gold medal winning Ghana chocolate or rose water and coconut icecream - plus all the other great flavours you can buy by the litre - they do soy too! Savour the handmade amazingness of local favourite The Chocolate Story any time of the year.