Split has many ice-cream parlours, Luke Ice Cream & Cakes, opened in 2014, has turned the whole scene upside down. Before, most venues offered the routine assortment of flavours, the chocolates, vanillas and straciatellas of this world. So when Polish expat Luka Klimczak unveiled something completely new, right behind the National Theatre, its became popular almost overnight. Apart from this near instant success, Luka makes nonsense of the usual prejudices that only Italians can make good gelato. Its selection of flavours is fairly modest, but it changes on a daily basis, so you never know what you will find among dozen or so choices in the fridge. These might be apple pie, panacotta raspberry, blueberry or cheesecake, they might be mojito, rosemary vanilla, fig or yogurt with pear. And the apple pie ice-cream tastes like an apple pie. The owners guarantee that all ingredients are natural and fresh – and the same goes for the cakes too. Prices are competitive, and at seven kunas a scoop, and you can easily go double.
|Venue name:||Luka Ice Cream & Cakes|
|Opening hours:||9am-11pm daily|
|Price:||No credit cards|