Yorkshire's Independent Restaurant Guide

Cocoa, Sheffield

I’ve already  blogged about this lovely chocolate shop run by friends Anne White and Kate Shepherd, but it’s well worth including their cafe in our review pages for a place to eat and drink in Sheffield.

The two met at Sheffield Uni and worked in the shop together before buying it  and  teaching  themselves everything there is to know about chocolate, even taking off for cocoa-growing  Grenada to learn about chocolate from the grass roots.

The modest terraced shop/cafe is utterly charming; more choc than you can shake a stick at in the front, a cute vintage sitting room at the back full of sweeties old and new – a fascinating space complete with frilly lampshades and shabby chic furniture, whilst upstairs the chilled Cocoa lounge beckons, all muslin drapes and embroidered, be-jewelled cushions, perfect for drinking hot chocolate and munching on a cupcake whilst people watching on Eccy Road. An absolute gem of a place.


462 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8PX 

462 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8PX 

0114 268 5050


Price guide

1 out of 5 price guide

Area: South Yorkshire

Reviewed by Mandy on 01 Aug 2011

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