Ice Cream & Gelato Parlours

The map on the right features a collection of London’s finest independent, artisanal Ice Cream and Gelato Parlours. All of them process on site or locally using fresh natural ingredients where possible. 

They also attract fulsome praise from professional and amateur reviewers for the range and quality of their produce.

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Below are listed all our featured Ice Cream & Gelato Parlours, click on the name, or  the words read more to obtain further info and to view an individual  map for the shop. 

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Marine Ices has a long heritage having made gelato and real fruit sorbets to original Italian recipes using natural ingredients since 1931.

  • Address: 61 Chalk Farm Rd, NW1, 8AN
  • Tel: 020 7428 9990

Situated in Camden Market Chin Chin Labs – freeze ice-cream  to order amid billowing clouds of liquid nitrogen-generated steam.

  • Address: 49-50 Camden Lock Place, London, NW1 8AF,
  • Tel: +44 7885 604284
  • Address: 129 Kentish Town Rd, London NW1 8PB, UK
  • Tel: +44 20 7267 2410

Ruby Violet is owned by Julie Fisher  and based in the Tufnell Park and Kentish Town area, from where they serve  ice cream and sorbet.  The dairy ice cream is made in small batches, using seasonal fruit, sourced as locally as possible, prepared daily on the premises . Blackberries and damsons come from the owners home village of Flintham in Nottinghamshire.

  • Address: 118 Fortess Rd, London NW5 2HL
  • Tel: +44 20 7609 0444

They make fresh gelato and sorbets every day, throughout the day, making small batches, between 2 and 4 liters at the time.

  • Address: 4 Park St, London SE1 9AB
  • Tel: +44 20 7378 1977

Oddono’s Gelati Italiani opened their first shop in July 2004.
More than 130 flavours of  gelato and sorbets are produced in an Artisan Laboratory in South Kensington on a daily basis, using in-house recipes.They produce their gelato from scratch, adding each ingredient individually.

  • Address: 69 Northcote Rd, London SW11 1NP
  • Tel: +44 333 800 0480
  • Address: 29 The Pavement, London SW4 0JE
  • Tel: +44 20 7720 5331

Recipes are consistent with the most artisanal Italian tradition as well as being completely natural. Emulsifiers and non-natural thickeners are avoided ingredients are procured from trusted farmers and growers.

  • Address: 189 Portobello Rd, London W11 2ED
  • Tel: +44 20 3490 5027

Founded in 2002. Amornio offer a range of flavours that are free from artificial colourings and/or flavourings, along with various hot drinks and sweet treats

  • Address: 41 Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 6HF
  • Tel: +44 20 7494 3300

Freggos Argentinian heritage comes across strongly in flavours such as dulce de leche and malbec and berries. There are also milkshakes, a small selection of savoury dishes including empanadas, and coffee.

  • Address: 27-29 Swallow St, Mayfair, London W1B 4QR
  • Tel: +44 20 7287 9506

Produced daily using a 100 year old family recipe.They have made hundreds of flavours over the years.

  • Address: 20A, The Market, The Piazza, London WC2E 8RB
  • Tel: +44 20 3602 0540

The chefs use choice English and Italian
produce to make a delicious selection of artisan gelati
(ice cream), and sorbets fresh every day.

  • Address: 7 Archer St, Soho, London W1D 7AU
  • Tel: +44 20 7287 5555


  • Address: 138 Holland Park Ave, London W11 4UE, UK
  • Tel: +44 20 7727 0194

Gelato is handmade every day in the Bayswater and Soho outlets.

  • Address: 43 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UA
  • Tel: +44 20 7221 9549

Traditionally made, award-winning gelato and sorbetto  using the freshest fruit and finest ingredients.

  • Address: 5 College Approach, London SE10 9HY
  • Tel: +44 20 8858 3283

Their gelato is produced fresh daily in a state of-the-art laboratory.

  • Address: 40 Shorts Gardens, London WC2H 9AB
  • Tel: +44 20 7240 7086

Artisan gelato is made fresh,daily on the premises, in small batches.

  • Address: 27 New Row, London WC2N 4LA, UK
  • Tel: +44 20 7836 9559

The gelato is made right in front of you, on the premises, all day.

  • Address: 2 Russell St, London WC2B 5JD
  • Tel: none