On an average hot summer day, everyone can only think of one thing: to have delicious ice cream. Here are some tips on where to buy the best ice cream in the Hungarian capital.
We have already shown 7 super places in our previous list, but let us move on now because there is no such thing as too much ice cream. More than 5 million people have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Thanks to this, the reopening in Hungary can continue. Summer is coming soon, and everyone is hoping that our life will get back to normal and that tourism can restart.
Cloud 9 does not offer simple ice cream but complete iced desserts. The shop on Arany János Street in Pest is close to St. Stephen’s Basilica and the Danube bank. The ice cream is prepared in small bowls waiting for customers. In addition to 2-3 servings of ice cream, you can also find fresh fruit and wafers in the bowls. The offer is constantly changing, it is worth visiting them often.
Czakó Garden is located in the heart of Buda. In the garden, there is a bistro, a farmers’ market, a patisserie, and, of course, ice cream. Here, you can find classic ice cream flavours, which are made from natural ingredients and fresh fruit. The audience’s favourite flavours are pistachio and mango.
Good ice cream spots are not only in the centre of Budapest, as the Fazekas Confectionery is located in the 16th district, in one of the outer districts of the Hungarian capital. Fazekas is a real family business, as the ice cream is made by Ádám Fazekas, while the cakes are made by his brother. One of the best things here is that Fazekas does not use any flavour enhancers or artificial ingredients.
The ice cream parlour on Mester Street in Pest was founded by half-Italian siblings. The owners are proud of their extra flavour combinations. They often experiment with salty ice creams based on camembert, gorgonzola, or cheddar cheese. A very popular flavour is pistachio, which does not contain dairy products but has Sicilian pistachios.
The Italian-owned Mamo Gelato is located in two locations in Budapest. They are famous for their special combinations and creamy, fruity flavours. You can even ask for your ice cream in a brioche, just as if you were eating it in Italy. One of their ice cream shops is located in the middle of Pest on Kazinczy Street.
The Levendula Handicraft Ice Cream Franchise is a real classic in Hungary. They have six stores in Budapest, but they can be found in Hajdúszoboszló, Szeged, Pécs, and, of course, in the lavender town, Tihany. Anyone who visits it cannot miss out on one of the lavender flavours.