Ice cream in Cape Town
Whether you’re into vanilla, strawberry, chocolate or more exotic flavours, you’re sure to find your creamy fix at the following spots in the Mother City.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for… ice cream!
There is nothing as tasty and quintessentially summer as licking a three-scoop ice cream, dripping down the cone, while walking along the beachfront on a gorgeous day in Cape Town.
Whether you’re into vanilla, strawberry, chocolate or more exotic flavours, you’re sure to find your creamy fix at the following spots in the Mother City:
Handmade, mostly organic and good for you, the ice cream made by The Creamery ensures your guilt-free indulgence.
For a taste of their sweet treats, buy online, pop into their cafe at Shop 4, Newlands Quarter, Dean Street, Newlands or catch them at their Neighbourgoods Market and EarthFair Food Market stalls.
CRUMBS AND CREAM
What’s better than cookies and cream? How about cookies and ice cream? Create your ultimate ice cream sandwich at Crumbs & Cream. Choose two freshly baked cookies from a selection of delicious flavours. Pick a scoop of delectable Italian ice-cream and enjoy the most epic dessert ever conceived!
SINNFULL ICE CREAM EMPORIUM
For an illicitly sweet adventure set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, head down to the Sinful Ice Cream Emporium in Camps Bay.
Their range of sweet delights includes Out of Africa, a heavenly concoction of koeksisters (braided syrup-coated doughnuts) and Amarula liqueur, so get down there now!
Mama Mia, this ice cream parlour in Green Point is good!
Gelato Mania serves 30 distinctive flavours, with an eye on dietary requirements, including healthy fruit-only options.
The decadent queen of ice cream returns to the V&A Waterfront’s Food Court with a delectable flourish as devotees indulge in old favourites such as mint chocolate, vanilla chocolate chip and cookies and cream, while exploring the new taste sensations of salted caramel truffle and more.
MYÖG FROZEN YOGHURT
For lip-smacking goodness with a healthy twist, try Kloof Street’s ice cool Myög Frozen Yoghurt. Though there are only two flavours, vanilla and chocolate, available, you can spruce things up with oreo biscuits, jelly babies and more as toppings.
EASTERN FOOD BAZAAR
For a dairy sensation with a spicy difference, the kulfi at the aromatic Eastern Food Bazaar in the city centre is an absolute summer must-have!
MOZART ICE CREAM CLASSICS
Like its musical namesake, the sweet tones of Mozart Ice Cream Classics are just too good to miss out on.
For an authentic Italian gelato experience, drop by the Ice Dream in Hout Bay.
THE ICE CAFÉ
The golden oldies reign supreme at Kalk Bay’s quaint Ice Café. Pop in for your favourites such as Rum and Raisin, Blueberry and Cream and more.
ICE CREAM NINJAS
Be schooled in the fabulous art of ice cream mixing by the martial arts skills-wielding ninjas at the Ice Cream Ninjas parlour in Somerset West Mall.
Visit their brightly coloured dojo/ice cream bar and choose from more than 100 000 yummy combinations for your ultimate ice cream dream.