Friday, February 28, 2014
St Louis House of Fine Ice Cream & Dessert
This shop at 19 Gouger Street has been running since 2012. This café takes its name from a town in France near the Rhine rather than the big city on the Mississippi in the USA. It serves ice creams and desserts such as crepes, waffles and churros. There is comfortable seating inside and on the Gouger Street footpath.
Merkel ordered the St Louis hot chocolate which came in a dark brown ceramic cup and saucer. A pink and a white marshmallow were provide with the drink. It was topped with a brown froth and sprinkle of chocolate powder. The menu had suggested it should be topped with chocolate shavings which would have been nicer but did not detract significantly from the quality of the drink. The chocolate was creamy and had a good Belgian chocolate flavour. The cost was $3.90 or $4.90 depending on the size of the cup.