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Sluuuurp! The coolest ice-cream parlours in and around London

By Time Out London Food & Drink

Mmmm... ice cream. We’ve got the scoop on the coolest, dreamiest parlours in and near London

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An ever-changing menu of soft and creamy flavours, freshly frozen with liquid nitrogen – complete with dramatic puffs of vapour for added theatrical, nutty-professor fun. Great sundaes and sandwiches are always available too. 49-50 Camden Lock Place, NW1 8AF. Camden Town. Also Surrey Quays.

Unico Gelato & Caffé


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The daily made gelati, cakes and pastries at this chic parlour owned by ice-cream lover and football legend Gianfranco Zola are definitely premier league. Organic ices include choices for vegans and coeliacs too. Forza Italia! 75 High St, Bromley, BR1 1JY. Bromley South Rail

Fusciardi's Ice Cream Parlour


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A friendly family-run café serving 18 flavours of Italian ice cream and sorbet, and 24 different sundaes, in a lovely pedestrianised alfresco setting. Great for sunny days. 30 Marine Parade, Eastbourne BN2 27AY. Eastbourne


Yumptious ice creams, sorbets and ice cream cakes, handmade on the premises from organic milk and quality ingredients. Daring types can try a lick of chocolate 'n' Marmite while traditionalists swoon over the perfectly executed vanilla. 187 Upper St, N1 1RQ. Highbury & Islington

Boho Gelato


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Forget Brighton rock.The seaside set slurp artisanal ice cream and vegan sorbets from Boho Gelatoís ever-changing range of flavours – an astounding 325 at the last count. Chocolate and beetroot, anyone? Blackberry and gingerbread? 6 Pool Valley, Brighton BN1 1NJ. Brighton rail

The Shaken Cow Milk Bar

Right by the cathedral, the Shaken Cow serves big dollops of ice cream in milky floats, frozen yoghurt drinks and iced smoothies galore plus perennial kids' favourite slushies. Shockingly coloured tongues guaranteed! 7 High St, St Albans AL3 4EH. St Albans City rail. Also Welwyn Garden City and Hertford

6 Ice Cream


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Dreamy gelati, sorbets, and sherbets churned before your eyes and served up in cones, cups and sandwiches. Try news and regularly changing flavours like peach and ginger, raspberry sherbet, greengage or halva. 6 Benet St, Cambridge CB2 3QN. Cambridge rail. Closed Mon

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