Top 10 Ice Cream Spots In Cape Town

Top 10 : Best Ice Cream Cape Town Has To Offer

With Spring (slowly) approaching, what better time to start your ice cream bucketlist for the upcoming summer months! Below are best ice cream Cape Town has to offer.

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1. The Creamery

The Creamery makes natural ice cream with seasonal, sustainably produced ingredients. Find them at one of their ice cream cafes in Newlands, Mouille Point, Palmyra Junction or at one of their weekly market stalls.

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As you can see from their Instagram account, The Creamery has developed a cult following. Try them out for yourself to see why!

Flagship Store Details

  • Physical Address – Shop 4, Newlands Quarter, Dean Street, Newlands
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  • Phone Number –  021 447 7690

2. Crumbs and Cream

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Crumbs & Cream began their ice cream adventure with their pink and yellow truck at the Watershed Market at the V&A Waterfront. The Crumbs & Cream Ice-Cream Sandwiches were an instant hit and they managed to expanded to their flagship store in Sea Point.

Create your own personalised ice cream sandwich by choosing any two cookies from their everchanging variety of freshly baked cookies. Then pick your ice-cream of choice and decide on any of their tasty toppings and spreads.

The best bit? You don’t even need to leave the house to enjoy one of their ice cream cookies – they have delivery available from Uber Eats, Mr D and Orderin!

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3. Unframed

Unframed is a hip ice cream parlour with two locations -The super trendy Lower Kloof Street as well as a stall in the V&A Waterfront. They offer a range of 12 everchanging ice creams with unique flavours such as Turmeric Latte and Matcha Tea.

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Due to their wide range of delicious plant-based ice creams, Unframed has become a smash hit among the vegan community.

Flagship Store Contact Details

  • Physical Address – 45C Kloof St, Gardens
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  • Phone Number – 063 601 0287

4. Kristens Kickass Ice Creams

Kristens Kick Ass Ice Creams is a small batch ice creamery with a mission to make your day a little bit brighter, a little bit sweeter and a bit more awesome.

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Can’t make it all the way to Noordhoek? They also have an outpost in Constantia as well as a store in Mauritius when you just can’t wait until you get back to Cape town for your next fix!

Flagship Store Contact Details

  • Physical Address – Noordhoek Farm Village, Village Lane, Noordhoek
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  • Phone Number – 021 789 0255

5. Moro Gelato

Need a traditional Italian gelato fix but can’t make it all the way to Italy? Luckily Moro Gelato has you covered with their range of upmarket gelatos made the same way they do in Italy.

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Available in the CBD for when you need that break from the office and at Oranjezicht City Farm on Saturdays.

Go for their traditional flavours such as tiramisu and pistachio and stay for their fun and experimental flavours such as salty caramel popcorn and toast and jam.

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6. IceDream

IceDream has been serving its customers delicious ice cream and sorbets for almost two decades and it’s not hard to see why. All their ice cream served is made with only the freshest ingredients and without preservatives, artificial flavours, colourants or added fats. IceDream is family owned and run, all the ice cream is made on site.

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Fortunately, they’ve just re-opened as they close for July-August so finish your visit to the peninsula for one (or four – we don’t judge) of the ice creams at the best ice creamery in Hout Bay

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7. Gelato Mania

You may not remember your very first lick of ice cream but very well may remember the first time you taste gelato from Gelato Mania!

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Gelato Mania is a unique, family-run gelateria, found in the heart of the Western Cape which specializes in Artisan gelato. Every scoop of Gelato Mania is a unique blend of quality, flavour and an unforgettable experience, bringing to life our promise

8. Icezeit

Icezeit’s owners have combined experience of 35year and wow, you can tell from your first taste. With over 150 flavours of your favorite Gelato and Sorbets, Icezeit boasts the kind of European pedigree that makes it one of Cape Town’s must-taste delicatessen destinations.

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Flagship Store Contact Details

  • Physical Address – 32 Waterkant Street, Cape Town CBD
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  • Phone Number – 021 421 0901

9. Venezia Ice Cream Parlour

Venezia Ice Cream Parlour is a Capetonian Institution. First opening their doors in 1954, they’ve been in the ice cream business for 64 years! They serve Italian ice cream, Belgian waffles, coffees, milkshakes, smoothies.

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Pop by their store in Sea Point to see why they’ve lasted while everyone else has come and gone.

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10. You Bet It’s Ice Cream

And rounding out our Top 10 Ice Cream Stores in Cape Town is You Bet It’s Ice Cream.

You Bet It’s Ice Cream won’t let any dietary restrictions restrict your ability to eat ice cream. Their ice cream and sorbets suit most dietary requirements: vegan, banting, low carb high fat, diabetic, paleo, the only limit is the season!

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You Bet It’s Ice Cream uses only using organic ingredients to create natural ice cream and sorbet made by supporting local suppliers.

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