Haute Top 5: Best Desserts in London 2017

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1 Dessert Platter - Roka Aldwych

"Platter" is too modest a word for the glorious mountain of delectable morsels piled high on an ice-laden dish. Sharing is definitely required, and even a team of two would be hard-pressed to consume the lot. From exotic fruits and sorbets, to the more adventurous hokkaido cheesecake with robata nashi pear, you’re in for an absolute treat.
71 Aldwych, London WC2B 4HN

2 DIY S’mores- Flesh & Buns

Few can resist this mouth-watering combination of marshmallow, chocolate and biscuit - especially when you get to be in charge of ratios. This new take on an old classic brings together hunks of pillowy passionfruit marshmallow to be toasted over a tabletop grill and squished between slices of almond chocolate and crisp graham crackers. We want s’more!
Seven Dials London, 41 Earlham St, London WC2H 9LX

3 Chocolate Glory- Bob Bob Ricard

You’re going to want to have your Boomerang app set to roll with this one. Trust Bob Bob Ricard to bring a little drama to the table, and in this case it comes in the form of golden chocolate orb. A pot of melted hot chocolate is generously poured over until the orb yields, revealing oozing chunks of brownie, chocolate mousse, berries, and a passionfruit jelly.
1 Upper James St, Soho, London W1F 9DF

4 Tipsy Cake- Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Heston loves to do things a bit differently, and this special dessert is a source of joy for non-chocolate lovers. Tipsy Cake’s special ingredient is a spit roast pineapple - you’ll be served a generous strip of rich, sticky pineapple alongside a caramelised brioche cake. Haute tip: the dish is served steaming hot and made to order, so opt in with your starter.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA

5 Bubblewrap Waffles

You’ll find this shop on Wardour Street in Soho, likely flooded by dessert fanatics. Giant fluffy waffles are formed into a cone shape and filled with a world of delicious gelato, sauces and every topping imagineable. The egg waffles themselves come in three flavours; plain, cocoa and matcha. This customizable treat is a favourite in Hong Kong and is killing the dessert scene in London. One bite into this cone of bliss, and you'll understand why.
24 Wardour St, London W1D 6QJ
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