Summer is in the air – what else could we wish for than enjoying the sunshine with some unforgettable icy delicacies in our hands?! Ice cream is one the most popular summer desserts, available in hundreds of flavours, not only in sweet but also in salty versions for the gourmet ones. Besides deliciousness, an extraordinary design can also be an important factor that contributes to the unforgettable ice cream experience. In order to realise this, we collected Budapest’s most creative ice cream shops that you should not miss when visiting the Hungarian capital. 😉
Location: Budapest District 5, 15 Arany János Street
“Cloud 9 is an English term for a happy, joyful, worriless life.” The meaningful name perfectly reflects the essence of this special ice cream shop, located in Budapest’s District 5. What makes the experience unforgettable in Cloud 9 ice cream desserts?
The sweet icy delicacies are served not in the traditional way of scoops but in a special eye-catching design with several delicious decorations on top.
Gluten-free ice creams are also available in such exciting combos as violet-blackcurrant-yoghurt, mango-passion-coconut, strawberry-pistachio, vanilla-chocolate, banana-coconut, and raspberry-lychee. Thanks to the thorough elaboration of the desserts, in addition to tasting the unforgettable flavours, you can also enjoy a special work of art. If you would like to “experience a bit of a light feeling of simple happiness”, do not miss Cloud 9 ice cream desserts. You can find more details here.
Location: Budapest District 5, 3 Saint Stephen’s Square
If you are a great fan of ice cream and love roses, Gelarto Rosa will provide a euphoric experience, for sure.
In the vicinity of St. Stephen’s Basilica, you can take part in a special summer experience while enjoying the irresistible rose ice creams, “made exclusively from the finest imported and local ingredients”.
In addition to traditional flavours, ice cream roses are available in several exotic and lickerish tastes as well, including mango, lavender white chocolate, basil lemon, pistachio, walnut, wasabi hazelnut, or pumpkin. Furthermore, Gelarto Rosa offers ice cream specialities for vegan, lactose intolerant, diabetic, or diet-conscious customers as well.
Location: Budapest District 5, Danube Promenade, Marriott Hotel
If you would like to unleash your creativity and create your own ice cream, Magnum Pleasure Store is the ideal place for you.
Budapest was the first Central European city where this special ice cream shop opened its doors to the sweet-toothed audience one year ago, providing ingredients for the first premium ice cream brand Magnum.
Besides the traditional crunchy white, milk, and dark chocolate coat, guests can create their own Magnum ice cream from a great variety of dressings and sweet decorations, including coconut chips, cranberries, freeze-dried raspberries, freeze-dried strawberries, peanuts, apple cubes, candied orange peels, caramelised peanuts, chocolate jelly beans, chocolate chips, biscuits, chocolate cereal balls, and cinnamon sugar etc. Which one is your favourite?
Location: Budapest District 18, 452 Üllői Road, Zila Coffee House
As we reported previously this week, Hungarian confectioner Norbert Dobó’s passion fruit-caramel combo was awarded the “Ice Cream of the Year” prize for 2020. The sweet masterpiece, along with the other finalists, can be tasted in Zila Coffee House – Krisztina Confectioner’s and Restaurant. Enjoy the sweet summer days and try this year’s best ones. 😉
Source: cloud9-desserts.com; gelartorosa.com