The Chocolate Room: provides a chocolate cafe with extras
The Chocolate Room is a cosy place with comfy seating and lots and lots of treats.
From Australia to India and now the UK, The Chocolate Room provides a chocolate café experience.
Here you'll find a huge range of flavoured hot chocolates, of which, the majority are vegan by accident, as long as you ask them to make it with plant-based milk. They also make paninis. The one with hummus, roasted peppers, spinach and basil is vegan. They have a couple of vegan chocolates too.
My favourite is this getting 3 shots of hot chocolate, each of a different flavour. That way I can get one that I know I like and try 2 others. In a small glass like this, it doesn't feel so naughty.
"Vegans won't find a vegan hot chocolate anywhere!"
The Chocolate Room has proved the above to be wrong.
The hot chocolate in Starbucks is fine if you use vegan milk and don't add whipped cream.
Costa may tell you their hot chocolate isn't vegan but it's worth asking to check the ingredients of the packet. I say this because I was told it wasn't vegan but that's because of the risk of contamination and not the actual ingredients of the power. You could also check out Luci's vegan guide to Costa.