Want to treat the kiddos to after-school ice cream? We round up all the best places to get ice cream in Singapore, so you can find one that’s near you! Now all that’s left to decide is cone or cup?
Singapore’s tropical weather is always a plus, but sometimes, we all need a little help to beat the heat. And there’s really no better way to do that than with a delicious scoop of ice cream or gelato. Wondering where to go for a cold, creamy cone or waffle bowl? Check out our list of shops and parlours to get a fix of ice cream in Singapore!
Read more: Best Kid-friendly Cafes & Restaurants
Everything on the menu at this ice cream shop in Singapore is made from scratch by hand, and only quality natural ingredients are used. That means your ice cream has no artificial flavours or colouring, and each scoop is creamy and rich. In addition to a wide range of ice cream flavours such as Dark Chocolate, Caramelised Strawberry and Ferrero Rocher, Apiary also retails sorbets and waffles, which pair well with their selection of sparkling teas. Apiary also retails ice cream tubs if you’d like to bring home your favourite flavours with you.
Apiary, multiple locations, www.apiary.sg
2. Baskin Robbins
Baskin Robbins has been selling ice cream in Singapore for years! Get your scoops in a cup or a cone (with toppings), or pick up party packs and bigger tubs if you’re bringing some home for the whole fam. Baskin Robbins also retails some delicious ice cream cakes if you’d like one for birthdays and other special occasions.
Baskin Robbins, multiple locations, www.baskinrobbins.com.sg
3. Ben & Jerry’s
Another popular spot for ice cream in Singapore, Ben & Jerry’s has plenty of cool flavours you’ll love. Pick up pints or mini cups in classic flavours like Cherry Garcia, Strawberry Cheesecake and more, ice cream cakes, or try its Netflix-inspired flavours, Netflix and Chill-ed – a peanut butter ice cream with sweet and salty pretzel swirls and fudge brownie bits. Can’t have too much dairy? Ben & Jerry’s has you covered with its range of dairy-free ice cream that’s made with almond milk and is 100% certified vegan.
Ben & Jerry’s, multiple locations, www.benjerry.com.sg
4. Birds of Paradise
A gelato boutique that’s inspired by the “botanical flavours of nature”, Birds of Paradise is a popular spot with ice cream lovers, as they use ingredients such as fruits, flowers, pods, herbs, and spices, paying homage to the Southeast Asian palate. Popular flavours include the Midnight Gianduja, Lychee Raspberry and the Sea Salt Hojicha, available in either paper cups or a thyme-infused ice cream cone.
Birds of Paradise, multiple locations, www.birdsofparadise.sg
This Japanese patisserie may be known for its cakes and pastries, but it also serves up some delicious ice cream in Singapore. Chateraise‘ creamy offerings include ice cream cakes, individual assorted ice cream cones and cups, mini soft Monaka ice cream cones, and a fun family pack to enjoy at home. Their ice creams have zero preservatives and additives, and you can order everything online if you’d rather skip the crowds.
Chateraise, multiple locations, chateraisesg.getz.co
Creamier doesn’t just sell some of the best ice creams in Singapore, they also have a range of ice cream floats and waffles to go with. Their premium ice creams and sorbets are handcrafted in small batches on the daily. But Creamier isn’t just great for the kiddos, as they retail doggie ice cream too! A collaborative effort with PetCubes, the pup-friendly ice cream is made with lactose-free cow’s milk using a gluten-free and low sugar formulation. Not only are there several physical outlets, Creamier also offers islandwide ice cream delivery.
Creamier, multiple locations, www.creamier.com.sg
7. The Daily Scoop
Zip by The Daily Scoop and indulge in Asian-inspired flavours like the Pandan Blue Pea Mochi, Chendol and Mao Shan Wang durian ice cream or try everyday classics such as Butterscotch Pecan, Funfetti, Key Lime Swirl and more. There are also a series of sorbet options if you have dietary restrictions.
The Daily Scoop, multiple locations, www.thedailyscoop.com.sg
8. Dopa Dopa Creamery
Artisanal gelato on a hot day in Singers? Sign us up! Dopa Dopa Creamery has eight flavours – count Matcha Cheesecake, Homeroasted Pistachio and Blueberry Pie Gelato in the list – and each one can be enjoyed in a cone or in one of their signature croissants (think of it as a gourmet version of Singapore’s old-school ice cream bread, if you will). They also retail pints, which can be delivered to your doorstep – subscribe to their promos and get 10% off your first online order.
Dopa Dopa Creamery, 29 South Bridge Road, #01-01, Singapore 058665, Tel: (+65) 6535 3539/9123 2143 (Whatsapp), www.dopadopacreamery.com
A new gelato café by Chef Loris of Ristorante Pietrasanta, GelatiAmo serves up authentic gelato (no premixes, colouring, or preservatives here). Ice cream flavours range from a nutty Pistachio to Salted Butterscotch, Earl Grey and even a refreshing Strawberry Cream Cheese or the intriguing Mascarpone Aged Balsamic. Have your gelato in a waffle cone, cup or alongside a cinnamon-coated doughnut ($6.50).
GelatiAmo, 1 Fusionopolis Way, Connexis #B1-11, Singapore 138632, www.gelatiamosg.com
10. Haagen Dazs
Prices get a little wild if you order something more complicated than a scoop, but if junior is willing to share (ha!) there are some fabulously decadent ice cream treats on offer. And if you didn’t already know, Haagen Dazs is also where you’ll find some of the best ice cream cakes in Singapore.
Haagen Dazs, multiple locations, www.haagendazs.com.sg
11. Hey Sugar
Hey Sugar doesn’t just serve up delicious scoops; it’s also one of the most Instagrammable ice cream shops in Singapore. Sit down to a cone or enjoy your ice cream with a freshly baked waffle and iced tea!
Hey Sugar, Block 818 Choa Chu Kang Ave 1, #01-06, Singapore 680818, www.facebook.com/heysugarsg
12. The Humble Scoop
Expect coffee, tea, waffles and ice cream at The Humble Scoop! Everything is made from scratch in the outlet itself and you’ll love popular scoops such as the In-Kueh–Dible (salted coconut and gula melaka), guava sourplum, pistachio, Milo Dino and more. Online orders are available in pints and must be made a week in advance.
The Humble Scoop, multiple locations, www.thehumblescoop.com
13. The Ice-Cream & Cookie Co.
What happens when cake and ice cream get together and live happily ever after? Gourmet ice cream sandwiches are born – that’s what! A wickedly tasty afternoon treat, it’s pretty darn hard to refuse a Peanut Butter Cheesecake (peanut butter biscuits held together with cheesecake ice cream). It’s best to make your orders online for self-pickup, as they’ve yet to launch their own bricks and mortar store.
The Ice-Cream & Cookie Co., 5 Burn Road, #01-01, Singapore 369972, Tel: (+65) 6282 4680, www.icecreamcookieco.com
Sit down to premium gelato, ice cream, alongside beer at Icebar and be sure to snap pix of the Instagram-worthy neon signs while you’re at it! There are more than 30 flavours of handmade gelato to choose from, and the store is open until 2am on weekends. Choose one of three waffle flavours – original, charcoal or coffee – and pair that with a scoop of gelato plus toppings such as crushed Oreos or Biscoff bars, gummy bears and M&Ms. Want a dairy-free treat? Icebar has plenty of options for that, too.
Icebar, multiple locations, www.icebar.sg
15. Ice Cream Chefs (Halal)
Gourmet ice cream in Singapore is what you’ll find at Ice Cream Chefs, a halal ice cream parlour in Upper Thomson. But you won’t just find ice cream flavours such as Nutella, Horlicks and durian (and loads of yummy mix-ins), as Ice Cream Chefs also retails customised ice cream cakes and can conduct ice cream-making workshops and live ice cream parties.
Ice Cream Chefs, 12 Jalan Kuras, Singapore 577727, Tel: (+65) 6458 4849, www.icecreamchefs.com
16. Island Creamery
Island Creamery is known for its small-batch ice creams that are locally inspired. Think local flavours like Chendol, Teh Tarik, Pulut Hitam and more, tropical fruits and fun ice cream creations. Pick up a cup or cone or even a tub to enjoy! Island Creamery also offers a range of ice cream cakes for birthdays.
Island Creamery, multiple locations, www.islandcreamery.com
17. Kind Kones
Vegan ice cream has never tasted so good! Kind Kones‘ yummy scoops are dairy- and egg-free, and contain zero preservatives, additives and gluten. Sink your teeth into flavours like Baklava, Black Forest or the intriguingly naturally blue Blue Planet, made from coconut and cashew milks, Butterfly Pea Flower, and matcha. This vegan dessert place also retails vegan and vegetarian cakes, breads and spreads alongside other desserts such as donuts, superfood bliss balls and even pancakes.
Kind Kones, multiple locations, www.kindkones.com
18. Kooks Creamery
Bored of regular ol’ ice cream? Hit up Kooks Creamery for artisanal scoops and its speciality – molten lava cookies. Topped with ice cream (flavours include Brown Butter, Earl Grey, Chocolate Mint, Arabica Coffee and more), each bite is sinful and the plates are pretty enough for an IG snap.
Kooks Creamery, multiple locations, www.kookscreamery.com
Get fresh, handcrafted ice cream in Singapore at Lickers, all the way from noon to 2am! Made in small, handcrafted batches using milk, eggs and cream, the flavours here randomly change depending on ingredient availability, and nothing is synthetic or artificial.
Lickers, Block 124, Hougang Ave 1, #01-1446, Singapore 530124, www.lickers.com.sg
Momolato is one of the biggest gelato suppliers for Singapore’s hotels and restaurants, and they have flavours such as Pu’Er Chocolate, Blue Pea Hokkaido Vanilla Creme Brulee and more. Not only is everything made with fresh, natural ingredients, Momolato also has keto-friendly ice cream if you’re cutting carbs. Want something healthier for the kids? Their fresh fruit popsicles are just as refreshing, minus all the sugary guilt! Other healthy options include sugar-free lattes, keto frozen yogurt and gelato cakes.
Momolato, 34 Haji Lane, Singapore 189227, www.momolato.com
21. Museum of Ice Cream
This isn’t an ice cream shop per se, but Museum of Ice Cream offers ticket holders unlimited frozen treats – some are from Haagen Dazs and some are made in-house. Expect all-you-can-eat servings of ice cream with a local twist such as Pulut Hitam Potong ice cream, Lemon Bliss Balls, Apple Pie Soft Serve, Lychee Bandung and Taro Milk Tea ice cream sandwiches – as well as unique flavours like Pina Colada ice cream. Click here for a full breakdown!
Museum of Ice Cream, 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837, www.museumoficecream.sg
Alfresco seating, lush green views and delish handmade gelato in sunny Singapore? We’re in. Mylo’s gelatos can be enjoyed in handmade cones, in a toasted brioche bun or in an affogato for a lovely mid-day pick-me-up. Bringing your furbaby along? They’ll love the pup-friendly, homemade dog biscuits and popsicles, too!
Mylo’s, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, #01-01, Singapore 018953, Tel: (+65) 6970 8553, www.mylos.com.sg
View this post on Instagram
Classic and funky flavours come together at this gelato shop in Singapore, where you’ll find must-tries like Blue Cheese with Walnut Praline, Cold Brew Coffee, Cookies & Cream, Whisky and Bacon Brittle and more. See a scoop you like? Treat yourself to a pint in one of Nom‘s quirky cooler bags! Online orders are available.
Nom, 33 Erskine Road, #01-08, Singapore 069333, www.nomgelato.sg
24. Overrun.sg (Halal ice cream)
A 100% owned Muslim ice cream shop in Singapore, Overrun.sg dishes out XXL servings of gelato with all sorts of indulgent toppings. It’s closed on Mondays, and when it’s open for the rest of the week, queues are long. There’s no seating at this little hole-in-the-wall ice cream cafe, and their offerings often sell out before the end of the day. They often release new ice cream flavours, and the best place to get the early scoop is on their socials.
Overrun.sg, 18 Baghdad Street, Singapore 199657, www.instagram.com/overrun.sg
25. Roji Monster Ice Cream Singapore
A world-famous shaved ice store from Taiwan, Roji Monster doesn’t have a large menu, but what’s on there is satisfying. The ordering method is an interactive one where you pick a card and stamp on one of the four flavours – Uji Matcha, Black Sesame, Milk, and Belgian Chocolate – which you can pair with 23 different toppings.
Roji Monster, 52 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088473, Tel: (+65) 6223 1023, www.facebook.com/RojiMonsterIceCreamSingapore
26. Salted Caramel
Salted Caramel dishes out handcrafted artisanal ice cream in flavours such as Rum and Raisin, Stout and Chocolate, Strawberry and more. Orders are made online for either self-pickup or islandwide deliveries, or you can walk into any of their three outlets for scoops of ice cream in their delicious waffle cones and bowls.
Salted Caramel, multiple locations, www.saltedcaramel.sg
27. A Spoonful of Sugar
This cafe in Pasir Ris is a hit for its ice cream, waffles, milkshakes, churros cakes and macarons – almost all of which are made in-house. At any single time, you’ll find 20 different ice creams on offer, but since the flavours are always rotated, you can often expect something new.
A Spoonful of Sugar, E!Hub @Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, #01-K106, Singapore 519599, www.facebook.com/aspoonfulofsugarSG
Another ice cream shop cum restaurant that’s immensely popular, Swensen’s is a go-to for their creative sundaes and yummy ice cream flavours. Well known picks include the Sticky Chewy Chocolate Sundae, Golden Gate ice cream and waffle plate, and the Chocolate Fondue. Feeling hungry? Take on their Earthquake platter, which has eight scoops of ice cream in your flavours of choice plus eight toppings.
Swensen’s, multiple locations, www.swensens.com.sg
29. Tom’s Palette
Making one new ice cream flavour per month since 2005, Tom’s Palette is dedicated to making only the freshest ice cream in Singapore. Ditching the stabilisers in favour of traditional ingredients (eggs, milk, cream, and sugar) the ice cream here is handmade and super fresh. There are more than 27 flavours in store, including classic and unorthodox creations such as Salted Egg Yolk, Nasi Lemak and Mango Sticky Rice.
Tom’s Palette, 51 Middle Road #01-01, Singapore 188959, Tel: (+65) 6977 9749, www.tomspalette.com.sg
Ice cream with a cheeky twist, Udders puts the fun back into frozen desserts with an interesting range of out-of-the-box flavours. Mamas will adore the liquor-based ‘creams (Bailey’s & Bourbon anyone?) while junior chows down on a Snickers Mars Honeycomb Vanilla – their bestseller (no guesses why that is!). All ice cream is made fresh on-site using only natural ingredients too – no nasty fillers and stabilisers here.
Udders, multiple locations, www.udders.com.sg
31. Yami Yogurt
Cooling Singaporeans down since 1983, this is a local institution for good reason! Yami Yogurt – short for Yoghurt Acidophilus Milk – professes to be an excellent source of calcium as well as containing live cultures that aid digestion. Ideal for the tinies, this creamy fro-yo packs a punch and won’t melt in minutes – because kids aren’t exactly the quickest eaters, are they?
Yami Yogurt, multiple locations, www.facebook.com/yami.yogurt
Find more foodie reads below!