Chocolate lovers rejoice! World Chocolate Day is just around the corner on 7 July and there’s no better way to pay homage to the cocoa-based treat than by indulging in as many puddings as your tummy can handle.  We’ve scoured London to bring you the best chocolate desserts throughout the city, guaranteed to satisfy even the sweetest of tooths.  

World chocolate day dessert

Valrhona chocolate tart at Andina Picanteria, Notting Hill

What: This tart is made with chocolate from French manufacturer Valrhona, served with sweet dulce de leche ice cream and salted dulce de leche cream for an added flavour kick.

How much: £9

Food porn factor: 8/10

Where: 157 Westbourne Grove, W11 2RS

World chocolate day dessert

Dark chocolate mille-feuille at Aqua Nueva, Regent Street 

What: With added cherries and a scoop of Marcona almond ice cream, this dessert is a chocolatey spin on the fiddly French pastry.

How much: £8.50

Food porn factor: 9/10

Where: Fifth floor, 240 Regent Street, W1B 3BR

World chocolate day dessert

Chocolate chunk brownies at Caramel, South Kensington 

What: Satisfy any cravings with these brownies, which come dressed in chocolate sauce and toasted almonds, complemented with a sweet Madagascan vanilla ice cream.

How much: £9

Food porn factor: 10/10

Where: 272 Brompton Road, SW3 2AW

World chocolate day dessert

Banoffee with chocolate crumble at Frenchie, Covent Garden 

What: Putting a twist on an English classic, this banoffee is served with chocolate crumble, caramelised pecan and nutmeg for a dessert-time delight that’s sweet and crunchy.

How much: £9

Food porn factor: 7/10

Where: 16 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8QH

World chocolate day dessert

Sloane’s dark chocolate fondant at Hans’ Bar & Grill, Chelsea 

What: Adding fruit makes a dessert healthy, right? This adults-only creation made with dark chocolate fondant is served with cherry sorbet for a very sophisticated sweet treat.  

How much: £7.50

Food porn factor: 9/10

Where: 164 Pavilion Road, SW1X 0BP

World chocolate day dessert

Milk chocolate peanut butter croquant at Laurent at Café Royal, Soho 

What: Chocolate and peanut butter are a match made in heaven and this decadent dessert is just that, as it arrives in the form of peanut butter coated in chocolate with banana ice cream and hot chocolate sauce. 

How much: £14

Food porn factor: 8/10

Where: Hotel Café Royal, 68 Regent Street, W1B 4DY

World chocolate day dessert

Valrhona Manjari délice at Orrery, Marylebone

What: Have your camera ready as this geometric dessert is made with 64% dark chocolate and comes topped with pineapple and a salted caramel tuile for a wow-factor pud that will look great on Instagram.  

How much: £54 for two courses, £59 for three

Food porn factor: 10/10

Where: 55 Marylebone High Street, W1U 5RB

World chocolate day dessert

Dolce dough ring at Pizza Union, Spitalfields 

What: Perfect for sharing (not that you’ll want to), this dough ring is filled with mascarpone and Nutella for a gooey solution to any sweet cravings.  

How much: £3.20

Food porn factor: 8/10

Where: 25 Sandy’s Row, E1 7HW

World chocolate day dessert

Warm Original Beans Sweet Miso Brownie at The Providores, Marylebone 

What: This dessert isn’t your typical brownie as it’s made with sweet miso, but stays true to its choccy roots as it is topped with a chocolate delice and whipped cream.

How much: £9.50

Food porn factor: 7/10

Where: 109 Marylebone High Street, W1U 4RX

World chocolate day dessert

Tenerina Chocolate Cake at Radio Alice, Shoreditch 

What: A seemingly simple chocolate cake, this richly flavoured dessert is London’s very own version of a dish eaten in Italy’s foodie capital of Emilia Romagna. A taste of la dolce vita without leaving London.

How much: £4.50

Food porn factor: 7/10

Where: 16 Hoxton Square, N1 6NT

World chocolate day dessert

Çikolata ve Türk Kahvesi at Ruya, Mayfair 

What: Few thing are as delightful as chocolate and Turkish coffee cream. Enjoy the two combined in this dessert, where both are paired with cardamom and dark chocolate sorbet.

How much: £8.50

Food porn factor: 7/10

Where: Grosvenor House, Park Lane, W1K 7PH