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Hot Chocolate Trail

Banff and Lake Louise Hot Chocolate Trail

Follow Banff's Hot Chocolate Trail

November 19, 2022 - January 1, 2023

What could be better than a hot chocolate on a winter night? How about a limited-time, holiday-themed hot chocolate? Banff and Lake Louise’s Hot Chocolate Trail is a treasure map of restaurants each offering festive hot chocolate to get you in the holiday spirit.

Browse the offerings below to choose one that tickles your fancy and set off on adventure led by your taste buds this festive season. How many will you try? 

The Balkan Greek Restaurant

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Rasta: hot chocolate, topped with hand shaken cream.

Banff Gondola

Boozy Hot Chocolate 

Backcountry Powder: Dark chocolate and hazelnut combined with maple and star anise. Smooth, rich and spicy.

Bear Street Tavern

Hot Chocolate

Baby Bear Hot Chocolate: Creamy hot chocolate, caramel swirl and whipped cream.

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Spicy Bear Hot Chocolate: Park Chili Vodka, Forty Creek Cream, creamy hot chocolate, garnished with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick. 

Bluebird Restaurant & Lobby Bar

Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Bomb: with white chocolate and marshmallows

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Cocoa Colada: Coconut vodka, banana liqueur, coconut foam and coconut flakes.


Boozy Hot Chocolate

Alpine Cherry: Like Black Forest cake in a glass, Dark chocolate, cherry and a hint of chili to give it some zip.

The Eddie Burger + Bar

Hot Chocolate

The North Pole: Dark chocolate and peppermint topped with whipped cream and crushed candy canes

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Mountain Top: Dark chocolate and Park Maple Rye topped with whipped cream.

Evelyn's Coffee Bar

Hot Chocolate

Evelyn's Hot Chocolate: Creamy hot chocolate topped with chocolate whipped cream and Belgium dark chocolate sprinkles.

Farm & Fire

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Smackdown: Like a chocolate orange candy on Christmas morning.  Dark chocolate, orange, ginger and caramel.

Good Earth Coffee House

Hot Chocolate

Minty White Chocolate Caffee Mocha: Espresso, rich white chocolate and peppermint syrup, topped with a sprinkle of Cocoa powder and whipped cream.

Happy Camper Cafe & Bar

Hot Chocolate

S'more Hot Chocolate: A Canadian take on hot chocolate with with roasted marshmallows and graham cracker crumble. 

Boozy Hot Chocolate

S'more Hot Chocolate: A Canadian take on hot chocolate with with roasted marshmallows and graham cracker crumble + your choice of alcohol.

JK Bakery & Cafe

Hot Chocolate

Ferrero Rocher Hot Chocolate: Steamed milk mixed with rich, delicious Italian chocolate. A splash of Hazelnut flavor and a dollop of whipped cream makes this drink a perfect way to stay warm. Can be made Vegan upon request.

The Larkspur Lounge at The Rimrock Resort

Hot Chocolate

The Pumpkin Patch: Hot chocolate made with pumpkin puree and toasted marshmallows.

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Spiced Orange Hot Chocolate: Spiced orange, with ginger & honey and Grand Marnier and Drambuie.

Magpie & Stump

Hot Chocolate

Chocolate Infused Coffee: Topped with whipped cream and spicy chocolate shavings.

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Mayan Mocha: Cazadores Reposado, Kahlua and chocolate infused coffee, topped with whipped cream and spicy chocolate shavings.

The Maple Leaf

Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Soufflé

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Black Forest Hot Cocoa: Bourbon, luxardo maraschino liqueur, hot chocolate, whipped Cream.

Nourish Bistro

Hot Chocolate

Chilli Chai Hot Chocolate: Chocolate almond milk mixed with Nourish Bistro's house made Banff Tea Co. chilli chocolate chai tea blend, nutmeg and cinnamon. Topped with vegan coconut whip and dark chocolate shavings. Vegan & gluten free.

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Little Rummer Boy: Our signature chilli chai hot chocolate with added decadence of Bumbu rum, Van Gogh dutch caramel vodka and Giffards vanille de Madagascar liqueur.

Park Distillery Restaurant + Bar

Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate with whipped cream and chocolate toppings

Boozy Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate with whipped cream, chocolate toppings and your choice of Vanilla, Espresso or Birdseye Chili Vodka

STOCK Food & Drink

Hot Chocolate

Triple Valrhona Hot Chocolate: A decadent Triple Valrhona Hot Chocolate with Valrhona Dark Cocoa Powder, Valrhona Manjari 64% and  Valrhona Caraïbe 66% , soy milk and garnished with chocolate shards.

Three Bears Brewery & Restaurant

Boozy Hot Chocolate

The Boss Hot Chocolate: Hot chocolate made with our 'The Boss' Brown Ale Syrup & Chili Vodka, topped with whipped cream and nutmeg.


Boozy Hot Chocolate

Bayou Bourbon Hot Chocolate (2 oz): Bourbon, Godiva white chocolate liqueur, vanilla, hot chocolate and marshmallow.

Caramel Spicy Hot Chocolate (2 oz): Butterscotch schnapps, Godiva white chocolate liqueur, cinnamon, cayenne, whipped cream and caramel drizzle.

Whitebark Cafe

Hot Chocolate

Tiramisu Hot Chocolate: Whitebark's signature hot chocolate, with tiramisu syrup, homemade whip cream and lady finger cookie topped with coco. We melt down 100% pure chocolate with your choice of milk.

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