Definition of chocolate house in US English:

chocolate house

noun

historical
  • An establishment whose main business is the sale of chocolate as a hot drink.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in William Mountfort (c1664–1692), actor and playwright. From chocolate + house, after coffee-house.

Pronunciation

chocolate house

/ˈtʃɒk(ə)lət ˌhaʊs/