Top 5 places to get delicious Ice Cream in DublinTown
In Ireland, when the sun shines we really need to make the most of it! What better way to take advantage of the summer weather than to enjoy an ice-cream.
Despite our typically cold weather Dublin is home to some great ice-cream parlours! We’ve decided to make your lives a lot easier and compile a list of the top five ice-cream joints in Dublin that you have to try this summer, hail, rain or shine!
1. Gino’s Gelato
If you’re a lover of traditional Italian gelato than Gino’s Gelato is the place for you. Gino’s Gelato is quickly taking over Dublin with two stores on Grafton Street, one store on South Great Georges Street and one on Henry Street. Gino’s Gelato is home to one of the most extensive ice-cream menus in Dublin.
An added bonus of Gino’s Gelato is that it is lower in fat than ice-cream and freshly prepared on the premises everyday using organic milk. Some of their more luxurious flavours include white chocolate and berries as well as peanut butter flavour but they also have all of the classics such as vanilla and chocolate. Gino’s Gelato has it all.
2. Sweet Republic
Sweet Republic is the epitome of food porn. If you have a sweet tooth and haven’t made it to Sweet Republic yet, you must have been living under a rock! This amazing eatery on Bachelors walk is home to some of the most outrageous and mouth watering treats in Dublin and their ice-cream is no exception. From ice-cream cookie sandwiches to extreme milkshakes, Sweet Republic is a unique dessert experience. This place is a great option for a family day out.
3. Murphy’s Ice Cream
We couldn’t make a list of ice-cream places in Dublin without including Murphy’s Ice Cream. This traditional ice-cream parlour on Wicklow Street is the place to go if you are looking for top quality traditional Irish ice-cream. Handmade in Dingle, Murphy’s Ice Cream is like no other with their milk coming from a rare, indigenous Kerry bred cow. Some of their great flavours include; Blissful Butterscotch, Caramelised Brown Bread, Dingle Gin, Caramel Honeycomb and Irish Coffee. It’s no surprise Murphy’s Ice Cream is always busy!
4. Gelato Di Natura Dublin
Located on Dublins busy O’Connell Street, Gelato Di Natura Dublin is another superb traditional Italian ice-cream parlour. Formerly known as SUSO, with stores all over the world, you are sure to get top quality ice cream at Gelato Di Natura Dublin. With an impressive 28 flavours to choose from you will be spoilt for choice. You can choose between all the traditional flavours such as chocolate and vanilla as well as more unique flavours such as walnut and figs.
5. Coco Bó
Last but certainly not least is Coco Bó on O’Connell Street. Coco Bó use the finest quality ingredients from all around Ireland to make a delicious selection of whipped ice-cream. If you are feeling particularly adventurous you should try their specialty- delicious ice-cream sundae’s! You wont be disappointed, we promise. Some of their great sundae’s include; Brownie Blitz, Knickerblocker Glory, Cookies and Cream and Strawberry Dream. If you’re also a chocolate lover, they even have a ‘make your own’ counter where you can create your very own, personalized chocolate bar. What more could you want!
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