When the Sun is at the zenith in NCR, respite must be found. Fortunately, respite comes in many flavours, all across Delhi and Gurgaon. Here’s a list of must-visit ice cream parlors to take a break from the scorching sun.
Giani’s has been the ice-cream stop that served everyone from our grandparents to us. From humble beginnings in Chandni Chowk in 1956, Giani’s ice cream is ubiquitous in the NCR. With consistently delectable flavours like Punjabi Delight and Kaju Kishmish they’re one of the best to satiate your ice cream cravings!
Although Nirula’s pioneered everything from the burger to the pizza for Delhites, it’s most loved menu item has been its delicious ice cream. You can enjoy yourself a scoop of Jamaica Almond garnished with a dash of nostalgia!
Here’s a science factoid: Nitrogen boils at a temperature of -195 degrees Celsius. It must have taken one foodie nerd to put some of that into their favourite concoction of flavours to make instant ice-cream. Azote has borrowed just that idea create ice-cream that’s both a culinary and visual treat. Choose from a variety of flavours and watch Nitrogen smoke the milky mixture into yummy ice-cream.
If it takes some fancy flavours to put your ice-cream cravings to rest, then allow Whipped to serve you everything from Belgian Chocolate to Baileys flavoured ice cream. While Whipped is known for its cheese cake, its ice cream is just as well prepared
Eating healthy this season? Want to cheat on your diet a little? Head to Naturals for their natural fruit flavoured ice creams made without preservatives. They serve everything from chickoo to jackfruit to anjeer and Paan flavoured ice creams.
For those who like their ice cream Italian, Diggin offers the best spread of gelatos in town. With rich flavours Blueberry Cheesecake, they serve one of the best desserts in Delhi
Amidst the hustle bustle of the sector-29 parking lot in Gurgaon, you’ll find the Frugur Pop ice cream truck serving ice-cream sticks of the most fun of flavours. While Kiwi Strawberry Lemonade has its tangy charm, the alcohol infused Sangria could make for a trippy ice-cream experience!
Once you’re done with the mandatory photo-op with your friends at Hauz Khas Fort, head to the kulfi specialists at Kulfiano’s. They do great flavours like anaar, paan and the evergreen mango
Ice Pan Creamery
Ice Pan Creamery makes a spectacle of making stone ice cream. They have a range of rather eccentric flavours like Mango-Imli and Vanilla Candid Orange.
For days when you’re feeling colourful, visit Bhane in Lodhi Colony that makes art of its ice cream. You’ll find unusual flavours like Guava and Goat cheese presented in bright hues.