It’s that time of year; we’ve all been snacking on hot cross buns for months already, but it’s time to truly give in to the temptation.
Chocolate is everywhere - embrace it. Easter is right around the corner, and so are these hot spots in and around North Lakes where you can spoil yourself. Whether you want a little something sweet, an all-out chocolate feast, or a healthy, chocolatey treat, this list has you covered.
If you’re after an Instagram-worthy chocolate fix, look no further than Blue Infusion Cafe. Their thick shakes are loaded with chocolate goodies, and taste just as amazing as they look. For a particularly chocolatey shake, order the Legendary Nutty Nutella, or if you’re feeling especially naughty, order the Mocha Belgian Waffles - they’re too good to be true.
2 Flinders Parade
Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. San Churro is as chocolatey as it gets. From a giant slice of Death by Chocolate cake, to a decadent chocolate ice-cream sundae, the possibilities are endless. Their Classic Spanish hot chocolate will more than satisfy your chocolate cravings, and it’s perfect to cosy up with as the evenings start to cool off around Easter.
Shop 1142A, Westfield North Lakes, 123 North Lakes Drive
For a chocolate fix on the go, stop in at Muffin Break. Grab yourself a sweet, hot chocolate and choose from the many, freshly-baked, choc-flavoured muffins that they have on offer. Rumour has it that the North Lakes Muffin Break has the best muffins of any Muffin Break in the area, so get in early in the morning and nab yourself a warm chocolatey treat.
Westfield North Lakes Shopping Centre, Cnr Anzac Avenue & North Lakes Drive
To get a little health kick with your chocolate fix, head over to Charlie’s Raw Squeeze. Healthy, fresh smoothies, nice-creams, and squeeze bowls, all made with 100% plant-based ingredients, make Charlie’s the perfect location to get a healthy, vegan, sweet treat. Try out their Chocolate Nice Cream or a Spoil Yourself smoothie, or check out their Plant-Based Dough Co doughnuts, delivered fresh every Saturday.
53 Endeavour Boulevard
For something a little fancier, book yourself and your friends in for a ‘Chocolatiers High Tea’ at High Tea at Tiffany’s. A true chocolate lovers’ dream, this chocolate-themed high tea features chocolate interpretations of high tea classics like finger sandwiches, macaroons, and much more.
26 Memorial Drive
Every Friday and Saturday, the brand-new Bite Markets brings together over 40 Flavour Makers to form a multicultural food experience. Only 12 minutes from North Lakes, Bite is the perfect destination for a chocolate adventure for the whole family.
From gelato to gourmet funnel cakes, brownies to popcorn, the chocolatey food stalls are endless. If you’re feeling a little adventurous, Chocolate and Coffee Heaven serves an Organic Lavender Dream Hot Chocolate that is a must-try.
You can bet there’ll be Easter treats galore, so have a browse through their website to discover all the chocolatey possibilities.
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Written By: Camille Dan Walsh