Whilst the more sensible, logical Londoners would argue that the snow simply messes things up, the more carefree and young at heart amongst us will be building snowmen, Instagramming the Narnia-esque landscapes and searching for the perfect spot to enjoy a hot chocolate in the snow. In order to appeal to both teams, I've decided to write an article aimed at those who want to enjoy a hot chocolate in their snowy surroundings, but in a local setting, so as to avoid the health and safety threat on the roads. How thoughtful, right?
Sunny Hill Park Café: Situated in the sleepy, leafy suburb of Hendon, North West London, this hidden gem provides guests with a round-the-world experience. Whilst the Chalet exterior convinces you that you are enjoying the slopes of Switzerland, the Israeli-Mediterranean cuisine offers you some Middle-Eastern warmth. Highly recommended for a hot hummus and pitta meal, only 20 minutes away from the centre of London.
Pavilion Café, Dulwich: Alongside a boating lake and numerous sporting facilities, the Pavilion Café is a comfortable spot to enjoy a coffee
or a small snack in a friendly, homely environment.
Pavilion Cafe, Victoria Park:
Situated in Victoria Park, East London, this charming little café is populated by East London hipsters, foodies and yummy mummies. The chocolate brownies are delightful.
Belvedere, Holland Park: Although this a rather more serious establishment than the other options, Belvedere is situated in the picturesque, winter wonderland that is Holland Park. The menu has a French twist and offers delicious dishes such as Aberdeenshire ribeye with béarnaise sauce and thick chips. The comforting food ensures that Belvedere is a perfect spot to enjoy whilst the snow is still out.