The Best Ice Creams & Gelatos in the West End
Find yourself in central London on a hot summer day? Cool down and beat the heat with a delicious treat from one of these fab ice-cream parlours in the West End...
Lead Image: Gelupo
1 Milk Train, Covent Garden
You will undoubtedly have spotted the decadence of Milk Train on your Instagram feed at some point, and if you haven’t, you’re missing out. The experimental parlour in Covent Garden is home to the UK’s first candy floss cones, as well as create your own ice cream and milkshake flavours for perfectly OTT creations.
Address: 12 Tavistock Street, WC2E 7PH
2 Anita Gelato, Covent Garden
The cult gelato store has finally made its London debut after having stores open in New York, Tel Aviv, Barcelona and beyond. The world famous ice cream store serves up a massive 150 flavours of gelato, frozen yoghurts and sorbets, each of which is created using the finest quality ingredients for a unique taste. Expect flavours such as Mascarpone and Strawberry, White Chocolate and Pistachio and Milk Chocolate and Salted Caramel Pretzel to name a few.
Address: 4 Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H 9NY
3 Chin Chin Ice Cream, Soho
Holding the title as Europe’s first liquid nitrogen ice cream parlour - a method that the founders say creates the best ice cream in the world. You’ll want to visit this place for their Banana Pudding scoops, and if you have room left afterwards, order their signature hot chocolate with gooey marshmallow fluff - you won’t be disappointed. Also in Camden.
Address: 54 Greek Street, London W1D 3DS
4 Gelupo, Soho
Possibly the most recognisable gelato brand in London, Gelupo was established in 2010 by Victor Hugo and Jacob Kennedy, who set out to create uncompromisingly delicious gelato using the freshest ingredient. Now having a London wide fan base, this Soho parlour serves up everything from Chocolate to Coconut, and the more obscure Mint Stracciatella and Ricotta Sour Cherry.
Address: 7 Archer Street W1D 7AU