It’s hot outside. Stay in and order some of these creamy, refreshing, gourmet ice creams in Bangkok.
A scoop of ice cream never hurt anyone, and can serve as a daily dose of creaminess, sweetness, and happiness. Fortunately in a tropical country like Thailand, we have hundreds of ice cream retailers to spoil ourselves with. Below, these are the ice cream parlours that prove themselves as crowd’s favourites, offering something different, something unique, or something super cooling throughout the summer season.
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Rintaro is an authentic Japanese ice cream parlour from Chiba, Japan. As the first international branch outside Japan, Rintaro in Phra Khanong continues to use only real seasonal fruits and honey, no artificial flavours, or any other sweeteners. Whilst not strictly ice cream but rather gelato, they have over 300 flavours of gelato displayed at the shop every month. Some interesting flavours include Miso Apricot, Café au Lait & Baked Cheesecake, Fresh Milk, Camembert & Mixed Nuts and Chantaburi Cacao.
Rintaro Thailand has 2 branches; Phra Khanong and Phahon Yothin 8. Order for delivery at Line Official @rintarothailand.
The name Ampersand comes from the symbol ‘&’ which represents the multiplicity of flavours inspired by different parts of the world. In order to create these gelato wonders, only premium organic ingredients are used to make the gourmet flavours like Hazelnut from Turkey, Strawberry Cheesecake from the UK, Lavender from Provence, Tiramisu from Italy, and Mango from Thailand, amongst many more.
Visit Ampersand’s 3 branches; Central World, Bumrungrad International Hospital and a boutique shop in Thonglor 13. Order for delivery via Line Official @AmpersandGelato.
Peyton Brown’s may not have the fanciest package and storefront, but this artisan ice cream brand has broken the internet over and over again with its delicious, homemade, thoughtful and creative ice cream. Some good examples are the Breakfast Bowls, Ispahan Panna Cotta, Chocolate Gooey Brownie and Summer Garden Trifle, all of which have been available only online and only via pre-order each week. Make sure you have a strong Wi-Fi connection to snag your spot!
Peyton Brown’s ice cream is available for online pre-order only via its Facebook page.
It’s hard to find any plant-based ice cream more fabulous that Molly Ally’s. This international award-winning ice cream contains only plant-based milk and coconut sugar with no use of dairy and eggs. It’s vegan, and it will also not spike up your sugar level or upset your stomach. The best part is that these ice creams are very low in calories (about 100-180 kcal per cup) yet taste incredibly creamy and tasty.
Molly Ally is available for delivery via Robinhood and Line Official @mollyally.
Albero brings the taste of Italy right to the centre of Bangkok. In this Italian gelato parlour, the finest ingredients and the most modern equipment is imported from Italy to make some smooth and creamy creations. 16 regular flavours of gelato, as well as some more seasonal flavours are served every day, and include favourites like Bueno Milk Chocolate, Amarena Cherry Yoghurt, Nutella Chocolate with Crispy Bread, Yuzu Sorbet, and more.
Albero has 2 branches; Central Embassy and Emquartier. Order for delivery via Line Official @albero.Thailand.
A former pastry chef at the Michelin-starred restaurant 80/20, Chef Saki Hoshino uncovers his passion for ice cream at Yora. All ice cream flavours are made from fresh Thai and Japanese ingredients with no preservatives or sugar added, and include wildly creative flavours like Fish Sauce Caramel, Sour Mango & Num Pla Waan, Matcha Cookie Dough and White-Malt & “Toob-Tab.” Apart from ice cream, Yora also makes special treats like the Ice Cream Sando, Ice Cream Cake and Choux au Craqualin.
Dig in to Yora at Samlor restaurant or order for delivery at Line Official @yora.bkk.