Londoners love a great ice cream, and this is reflected in the sheer variety of ice cream shops dotted throughout the city.
Whatever your preference, you’re sure to find something to suit your tastes – here’s our favourite ice cream stores in England’s capital…
For a luxurious take on ice cream, you can do no better than to head for Snowflake, which is located within Selfridge’s department store. Billing itself as an artisan ice cream shop, here you’ll find a carefully curated menu of ice cream and ice cream-based creations which use organic milk and high quality additional ingredients.
From ice cream sundaes to vegan favourites, this is a fresh new take on upscale ice cream sure to impress guests at luxury suites in London.
You’ll find Milk Train in Covent Garden, where it blends in perfectly with the quirky shops and cafes in that area.
There’s a highly creative menu of flavours and ice cream-based dishes to choose from, including the popular candyfloss cone, which mixes ice cream with candyfloss for a taste which is incredibly sweet and sure to evoke plenty of childhood memories.
Set within Borough Market, Greedy Goat is popular with London locals for its delicious range of ice creams, all made using the finest British goat’s milk. There’s lots of unusual flavours to choose from, as well as a range of delicious conventional options if you’re feeling less daring.
Located in Chinatown, Bubblewrap is a trendy ice cream shop which serves its creations in a range of photo-ready desserts. Using incredible ingredients including a wide range of fruits and sweet treats, this is a great spot to enjoy delicious ice cream whilst watching the world go by, and a chance to try something new and inventive during your stay at luxury suites in London.
This amusingly-named ice cream store is situated in Islington, and includes handmade ice creams including sorbet and cow’s milk-based treats. The store also provides a bespoke ice cream cake service, perfect for big celebrations in the city.
Soft Serve Society
While staying at your hotel next to Harrods, a trip to Soft Serve Societ – with branches at both the Market Hall Fulham and Boxpark Shoreditch – is a great way to cool down during warmer weather.
The toppings range from the expected but delicious to more unconventional additions such as candyfloss, popping candy and even ice creams designed to taste like charcoal. In addition, patrons can choose from a range of complex freakshakes to add some decadence to the experience.
If you’re travelling through Soho, be sure to stop by this popular artisan ice cream cafe, which takes the process very seriously – with results which speak for themselves.
Each flavour has been chosen to be a little offbeat, with options such as custard, almond and lemon all providing new flavour palettes. In addition, there’s a range of vegan options sure to make grabbing an ice cream accessible to all.