As summer approaches in Singapore, what better way to spend the afternoon than with a scoop of classic ice cream or sweet creamy Italian gelato? Follow us as we visit Singapore’s best ice cream and gelato shops.
There is no greater comfort food than ice cream, especially during Singapore’s hot season. From classic chocolate ice cream to creamy gelato, they are truly a heat-wave-fighting dessert that we all need right now. Despite its oppressive heat, thankfully, Singapore has hundreds of ice cream and gelato shops. Which is the best? This guide could not have come at a better time if you don’t know where to find the best ice cream and gelato shop.
Ice cream and gelato are two desserts with similar ingredients but distinct flavors and textures. If you are an avid ice cream and gelato hunter, you may have noticed that ice cream and gelato both contain dairy, sugar, and air. In terms of scoop, gelato has a smaller scoop than ice cream.
Gelato also has a much silkier texture than regular ice cream. When it comes to flavor options, gelato has many more flavor options than ice cream. From creamy ricotta gelato to fruity gelato, there are hundreds of gelato flavors to choose from.
Without further ado, we present to you the best gelato and ice cream shops in Singapore.
Kinder Folk serves handcrafted ice cream, pasta, and other desserts in King Albert Park. The ice cream, of course, is the signature dish. Watermelon-Calamansi Sorbet, Cereal Milk, Grapeful Froyo, Wasabi, Sea Salt Gula Melaka, Matcha Gao, and many more flavors will excite your palate. You can choose between basic, premium, and specialty scoops, which range in price from $3 to $5.
Momolato, located in the busy tourist area of Haji Lane, serves keto-friendly ice cream for those who do not consume dairy products. Gluten-free ice cream flavors are available in six of the store’s eighteen signature flavors. Despite being dairy-free, their ice cream tastes just like regular ice cream. Try their Chocolate Arabica Coffee and Watermelon Sour Soup for a unique ice cream flavor experience.
Monarch & Milkweed Gelato
What about eating gelato cones? You can sample a homemade ice cream cone made fresh daily with French butter at Monarch & Milkweed Gelato. Coffee & Cacao, Ispahan (combination of lychee, raspberry, and strawberry), Sea Salt Gula Jawa, and Tahitian gelato flavors are available to tempt your taste buds. You can get a single scoop for $5 and a double scoop for $8.
Gelato Labo uses organic ingredients sourced locally to make their gelato. As a result, when you taste their gelato, you can taste the flavor of fresh fruit directly as it lingers slowly in your throat. Gelato Labo’s vegan gelato options include Yamanashi Peach, Lemongrass, Creamy Sakura Smoke, and Artichoke & Pear Compote. They also have a waffle called the Tokyo Mochi Waffle, which has the perfect ratio of crispy exterior to chewy filling to go with your gelato.