How many calories are in Christmas coffee shop drinks?

How many calories are in Christmas coffee shop drinks?


It’s our favourite time of the year. 

That’s right; it’s time for our favourite coffee shops to start selling their Christmas drinks. 

Get the gram ready; it’s about the get real festive…

But hold up a second, before we go knocking back 3 gingerbread lattes and a yule log, we should probably consider what effect this might be having on our goals.

We all know that to lose weight it is necessary to be in a calorie deficit and, as much as it breaks our hearts, sipping on coffee shops Christmas drinks make this all the more difficult.

Here are the calories in some of our favourite Christmas coffee shop drinks.

Read on at your own risk…

IMAGE: Starbucks
IMAGE: Starbucks

Caffé Nero

Gingerbread Latte

A coffee shop favourite at this time of year, a Caffé Nero Grande Gingerbread Latte comes in at 229 calories

Salted Carmel Hot Chocolate 

Of course, salted caramel was going to be a popular choice for Christmas drinks this year. 

This salted caramel hot chocolate will set you back 466 calories.


Salted Caramel Brownie Hot Chocolate

Erm, yes please! 

Sadly, these are only available in selected Starbucks across Europe. If you do manage to get your hands on one, it will set you back 209 calories.


Gingerbread Latte

An absolute Christmas coffee shop drink staple, the Starbuck’s gingerbread latte comes in at 184 calories. Not bad, but that is for the smallest size… 

Ain’t nobody got time for that! I’ll take a Grande, please.

If you want to cut the calories, order it with soy milk – you’re welcome. 

See more of the Starbucks Christmas menu here

IMAGE: Costa
IMAGE: Costa


Mint Hot Chocolate

This hot chocolate with a shot of mint syrup, cream and chocolate powder comes in at 452 calories per 335g serving. 

Gingerbread Latte 

The lowest of the Pret bunch (though not by much)a gingerbread latte is 310 calories for a 330g serving.

Costa Coffee

Black Forest Hot Chocolate

A Costa Black Forest Hot Chocolate is basically, one of the main food groups over the Christmas period. 

This coffee shop cult favourite comes in at 383 calories for a small.

The cherry sauce counts as one of our five a day though, right? RIGHT?

Caramelised Orange and Cream Latte

A newbie this year! The Caramelised Orange and Cream Latte comes in at 213 calories if you ask for semi-skimmed milk. 

See Costa's full Christmas Menu here

Will you be skipping your Christmas coffee now?

Nope? Yeah, us neither…

It is Christmas after all.

Which is your favourite Christmas coffee shop drink so far this year? 


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