Things 2 Do in London: Amorino Gelateria & Cafe!

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On my last day in London i was wandering sadly & aimlessly through the streets of London… light snow was falling and the weather was FREEZING… when i stopped dead in my tracks as my eyes fell on Amorino across the street from me!!!

I couldn’t believe my eyes! Amorino?! If you have read my post about Bicester Village you’ll remember this amazing unbelievably delicious gelato..

you would know why i was shocked… Amarino is the maker of that heavenly gelato and now i am standing in front of a full fledges store right here in London! I crossed the street at once and saw this sign…

Yummy?! Wait there is more!

Hot chocolate! Just perfect for a snowy day in London… we pushed the door open at once… the store was very cosy and warm and we knew we wanted to sit and relax there for a bit…

The gelato was there all right. It took every ounce of willpower to keep me from ordering some gelato… it was just too cold for ice cream and i had to be responsible. After all i have to go to work next Sunday.

We decided to have some hot chocolate instead…

Yes… that’s right… when the waiter pointed out that there are 28 flavors of Hot Chocolate we were ecstatic! I decided to go for the Milk Chocolate with whipped cream -boring i know- and Butootee took the Aztec Hot Chocolate with chilli and spices.

We placed our order at the counter, turned a blind eye to the plate of biscuits and the foccacina and the gelato… and sat playing with our sugar bowl and taking pictures… I liked how the sugar is individually wrapped nicely…

My hot chocolate ❤ now this is what i call Hot CHOCOLATE!

Although my hot chocolate was amazing… it was NOTHING compared to the Aztec hot chocolate. You cannot feel the chilli at all of course but you feel the spiciness which bring out the chocolate flavour beautifully! I am ordering that next time Insha2 Allah ❤

While waiting for the hot chocolates to arrive i began taking shots of the other items in the store… mouthwatering chocolates, candies, biscuits, and more! All wrapped up and tempting!

Amorino have a branch in Italy, many branches in France, and currently two branches in the UK with more set to open up soon…


Amorino is perfect after dinner and a late night stroll in Leicester and Piccadilly or to spend time waiting for your theatre show to start. The next time you are in London you MUST visit for a marvellous Hot Chocolate in the winter or a scrumptious gelato in the summer…

Amorino’s is located in Soho at 41 old Compton Street, W1D 6HF… nearest tube would be Leicester Square or Piccadilly Circus. For more information visit their website link

14 responses to this post.

  1. Very nice! Looks really good!


  2. woow damar il hot chocolate


  3. Heeeeey this is the cafe we went to in Barcelona, la Rambla road during my last trip!!! I was there like a week ago 🙂 We had cappuccinos and gelato so yummmyyyy. Did not try hot chocolate though 😀


  4. Posted by Jassim London on December 4, 2010 at 2:13 PM

    Omg I dunno how you find these places dear but I’m learning so much from you 🙂 and I’m conveniently gonna be in London in 2 weeks time inshallah so I can’t wait to try that white hot chocolate! Thank you so much 🙂


    • Posted by danderma on December 5, 2010 at 4:41 PM

      This one i stumbled upon by sheer luck!!! i am so happy i found it!
      You are most welcome… let me know how it goes 🙂


  5. Posted by giggles on December 4, 2010 at 11:58 PM

    i went to their branch in barcelona and their gelato was amazing, next time i go to london i am going to try their white hot chocolate inshala 🙂


  6. Posted by e7mood on December 5, 2010 at 12:00 AM

    youv really got taste !!! i loved this place, when i was there couple of month back my wife toke me there i told her hands down the best gelato

    didnt really like where to place was ;p


  7. CONFESSION: no other blog makes me drool as much as danderma’s !!


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