10 Ice Cream Spots In Singapore With The Most Interesting Flavours
The crazy heat in Singapore makes all of us crave a sweet, cool and tasty treat. With more people hankering after ice cream, it's no surprise that there's been a rise in the number of ice cream parlours popping up across the island.
Ice cream flavours can get boring from time to time - the usual flavours of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla may look better in a Neapolitan than on its own, hence we’ve come out with a comprehensive guide of 10 ice cream parlours, cafes and bars that you can get unusual ice cream flavours to satiate your ice cream cravings!
Source: Everton Creamery
Located in Tai Seng, Everton Creamy is dedicated to serving a taste of the world in their quaint little shop. Offering handcrafted gelato, it also proudly sources prime ingredients from all over the world; from Izu of Japan to Sicily of Italy, and not forgetting the local markets right here in the heart of Singapore.
Some of their signature ice cream flavours include pistachio, dark chocolate and rocher, a heavenly combination of hazelnut and chocolate, but diners will be able to find peculiar flavours based on ingredients in season. Some of these flavours include lavender rosemary, apple strudel and even French vanilla rose. Everton Creamery also serves up dairy-free vegan options such as the Soy Almond flavour as well.
Everton Creamery provides lava cookies as a unique base for diners to pair their ice creams with. Watch as the ‘lava’ oozes out of the cookie as the ball of cold, luscious ice cream dollops right on top of it, and prepare your phones to capture the money shot for the 'gram!
Address: 30 Tai Seng Street, #02-01A, BreadTalk IHQ, Singapore 534013
Monday-Sunday: 11.30am - 9.30pm
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Bus arrival taking longer than expected? Why not hop on over to Denzy for a quick and cool treat? Located at Bishan Bus Interchange, this gelato cafe offers a slew of quirky and interesting flavours, such as Ricotta and Balsamic Figs, or even Ruby Chocolate and Raspberries! With an occasional flavour rotation, diners can expect new and exciting flavours on the menu.
All gelatos found at Denzy are churned in-house, so you can be rest assured that you’ll never find anything quite like this anywhere else! If you have a little more time to spare, why not grab a seat in their 20-seater cafe and enjoy your gelatos served atop freshly baked waffles? Denzy bakes their waffles to-order, ensuring every waffle is crisp and piping hot when served.
Address: 506 Bishan Street 11, #01-404, Singapore 570506
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Source: Twenty Grammes
Twenty Grammes is not your typical next-door cafe. The cafe, with its fuss-free design and simple furniture, gives off minimalism vibes, making it a great place for your next #ootd while #cafehopping. The cafe was named as such because twenty grammes is the ideal amount of coffee beans to pull a good espresso shot; a promise that the cafe holds to all its customers. Twenty Grammes specialises in coffees and desserts, such as waffles, cupcakes and even tarts!
The cafe has three signature waffles - Smores Waffle, Charcoal Waffle with Salted Egg Sauce and Bubble Milk Tea Soft Serve on Waffle. Apart from the bubble milk tea soft serve, diners can choose to top their waffles with an eclectic variety of ice cream flavours, from the likes of Walnut Butterscotch to Triple Chocolate, or even Honey-Scotch.
Address: 753 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198721
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4. Sunday Folks
Source: Sunday Folks
Even though the great Creamier ice cream cafe at Toa Payoh has ceased service, fans of the soft serve will be glad to know that the brand’s sister outlet, Sunday Folks, is still running strong. Decked out in rustic wood decor, Sunday Folks joins the ranks of many other cafes and restaurants in Chip Bee Gardens, such as Baker & Cook, Tiong Bahru Bakery, and many more.
Sunday Folks offers soft serve, with class flavours such as Roasted Pistachio, Earl Grey Lavender, Madagascar Vanilla and many more. Opt to have your soft serve with their light and airy waffles, specifically garnished with treats depending on the soft serve ordered. Sunday Folks also launches occasional new flavours, such as Milo Dinosaur - in celebration of our nation’s recent 54th birthday, as well as Sea Salt Gula Melaka. Diners can also order from their many cakes displayed at the counter to go with their ice cream, because one sweet treat is never enough!
Address: 44 Jalan Merah Saga, #01-52, Chip Bee Gardens, Singapore 278116
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Located in the heart of Hougang, just beneath a block of HDB flats, Lickers is a homegrown ice cream parlour that has constant stream of patrons. With neon signs and funky utensil holders (made from recycled baking soda tins), Lickers is definitely favoured by the youth for its psychedelic and unique decor.
Churning out fresh ice cream in their quaint little shophouse, diners can look forward to an array of flavours, from the classics; such as chocolate, earl grey tea and other fruity sorberts, to exclusive flavours, such as the brand’s signature yakult oreo flavour, which is tart, sweet and chocolatey all at the same time!
If you’re feeling hungry, Lickers serves up a bowl of delicious truffle fries and other sides as well. Furthermore, with extended operating hours till 2am every night, it’s definitely a great place to grab a sweet treat just before hitting the sack!
Address: Blk 124 Hougang Avenue 1, #01-1446, Singapore 530124
Friday-Sunday 12pm - 2am
Find out more about Lickers here!
6. Birds of Paradise
Source: Birds of Paradise
Opening their latest outlet in Jewel, Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique offers diners with very unique and uncanny ice cream flavours, from the likes of Pandan Gula Jawa to Strawberry Basil Thyme! You’ll never know what cool concoctions are coming out next at Birds of Paradise!
Their main outlet, which is located in Katong, always sees snaking queues right out of the door - we’re sure it’s because of the plethora of interesting flavours offered at this gelato boutique. Diners can opt to have their gelato served in a freshly made rosemary thyme waffle cone, with little specks of thyme and rosemary adding a slight herbaceous flavour in every bite.
- 63 East Coast Road, Singapore 428776
- 78 Airport Boulevard #01-214/215/216, Singapore 819666
- Tuesday-Thursday, Sunday: 12pm-10pm,
- Friday-Saturday: 12pm-10.30pm
- Monday-Sunday: 12pm-10pm
Get to know more about Birds of Paradise Gelato Boutique here!
7. FATCAT Ice Cream Bar
Source: FATCAT Ice Cream Bar
FATCAT Ice Cream Bar is not new to the local ice cream cafe scene. Located in Bedok, just a stone’s throw away from the MRT station and bus interchange, FATCAT Ice Cream Bar is every Eastie’s answer to great ice cream. The ice cream bar provides a myriad of uncommon flavours, such as Hay & Honey, Butter Beer and even Pulut Hitam; a quintessential Singaporean dessert.
If you’re not a fan of scoops of ice cream, there are also popsicles and ice cream bars, such as the Cereal Milk Bar and White Chrysanthemum Bar, both of which definitely looks too pretty to eat!
Apart from ice cream, the cafe also dabbles in plated desserts and other interesting sweet snacks, such as the Lemon and Beer Spheres, which looks like a giant pearl filled with a lemon and beer mixture. It is best eaten in one bite - put the whole sphere in your mouth, pop it with your tongue and then feel the explosion of flavours!
Address: 416 Bedok North Avenue 2, #01-25, Singapore 460416
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 1pm-10pm
Find out more about FATCAT Ice Cream Bar here!
8. Mingle Mangle
Source: Mingle Mangle
What started out as a place for photography enthusiasts to gather and chat, Mingle Mangle has evolved into a well-known cafe that serves up a feat of exceptional ice cream flavours. The cafe was started by a photographer, offering them a space to enjoy quality ice cream, desserts, coffee and more. It also serves as a photo gallery to showcase the work of local talents.
Delve into the Ah Huat flavour, which is essentially pineapple tart flavoured ice cream, or if you’re feeling adventurous, try the Chicken Rice flavoured ice cream - a savoury and spicy mix of flavour packed into a rich, icy and creamy treat!
Address: Block 476 Upper Serangoon View Road, #02-07, Singapore 530476
Monday, Wednesday-Thursday: 1pm-10pm
Find out more about Mingle Mangle here!
9. Merely Ice Cream
Source: Merely Ice Cream
Merely Ice Cream has a mission to show the world that ice cream is not full of artificial flavourings and additives. In fact, it can be done using common ingredients, a dedication to the craft and a dash of determination to make the tastiest ice cream they can offer. At Merely Ice Cream, every flavour is made using premium ingredients sourced from all around the world, such as Italian pistachios or Japanese matcha powder.
Some of the interesting flavours offered at Merely Ice Cream include Apple Yakult Yoghurt, Breakfast Cereal and Ispahan, a lychee and rosewater ice cream with a raspberry swirl. If you’re still not convinced that the ice cream parlour has something for you, take a look at their website, which has a dedicated page to showcase all the upcoming flavours offered at Merely’s!
- 91 Bencoolen Street, #01-13, Singapore 189652
- 1 Tampines Walk, #B1-52, Singapore 528523
- Monday-Saturday: 12pm-10.30pm
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- Monday-Sunday: 12pm-10pm
Find out your favourite flavour at Merely Ice Cream here!
10. OCD Cafe
Source: OCD Cafe
OCD Cafe, which stands for Obsessive Chocolat Desire Cafe, is every chocolate connoisseur's haven. The cafe serves mainly chocolate flavoured dishes, with its highlights being the five different chocolate ice creams from different origins: Madagascar 33% Milk, Ecuador 40% Milk, Belgium Dark 60%, Brazil 72% Dark, Africa 85% Dark. Diners can order these luscious chocolate ice cream served with waffles, drenched in dark chocolate sauce.
The cafe also has other chocolate items besides ice cream - they serve up a mean Gateau au Chocolat and Chocolat Strawberry Tart as well. For drinks, the good ol’ hot chocolate, with a white or dark chocolate variant will complete this sinful indulgence.
Address: 529 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, #01-2353, Singapore 560529
Find out more about OCD Cafe here!
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