Parenthood doesn’t necessarily have to deprive you of time for enjoyment and chilling out. We suss out great ice cream parlours and cafes that will delight both adults and kids!

1. Swensen’s

Earle Swensen Gelato BonanzaPhoto: Swensen’s

It started way back in 1948, even before the brand reached Singapore in 1979.

Swensen’s is now the familiar household name for ice cream sundaes. Its 180 ice cream flavours have served the young to old for more than three decades.

As it evolved to a restaurant chain, the brand grows and caters more to family needs, especially those with kids. Their best-sellers are the Regular Earthquake, with a generous selection of up to 8 different ice cream flavours, as well as their signature Swensen’s Banana Split. Awesome. These choices can never go wrong for the kids! Adults love them too.

Here are the Swensen’s outlets in Singapore


2. Ben & Jerry’s

Ben & Jerry'sPhoto: Ben & Jerry’s website

Ben & Jerry’s started way back in the 60s, by Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. Their ice cream is well-known for the generous chunks and bits of ingredients (which makes eating even merrier!). Eclectic flavours such as Chunky Monkey and yummy new flavours like Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Truffles and Chillin’ The Roast™ are among the hot favourites.

Ben & Jerry’s outlets in Singapore


3. Cold Stone Creamery (Closed)

cold stone creameryPhoto: Cold Stone Creamery website

Cold Stone Creamery – the parlour with a passionate and energetic crew who may break out in song and dance anytime!

We love the signature creations at Cold Stone Creamery: Strawberry Banana Rendezvous, Chocolate Devotion, Peanut Butter Cup Perfection, Founders’ Favorite, Berry Berry Berry Good, Oreo Overload and more. They are all among our top choices.

Why not enjoy the crew in action together with your kids? Never underestimate the power of these crew–they are entertaining, engaging and vivacious! Kids will love them in action.


4. Charlie Brown’s Cafe (To Close on 31 Dec 2020)

Charlie Brown Cafe SingaporePhoto: Charlie Brown Cafe website

Charlie Brown, Snoopy and friends. Their names do ring a bell, don’t they?

Yes! Catch the American Peanuts Comic Strips characters at a cosy little cafe in the heart of town. They serve delicious food, desserts and drinks–all tastefully adorned with these cute characters.

Their signature crepes served with ice cream is the best bet for both adults and kids. Try Charlie’s recommendation for Charlie’s Peanuts Crepe ($9.80) or Snoopy’s Chocolate ($9.80). The ice cream goes so well with the crepes that even adults could not resist the temptation to stop eating. For kids, needless to say, they adore the comic characters and saccharine flavours.


5. Creamier

CreamierPhoto: Creamier website

Creamier is an independent ice cream and coffee lifestyle café based in one of the oldest heartland estates in Singapore. Their ice cream is handmade and crafted in small batches daily. Some of their bestsellers include the Sea Salt Gula Melaka, Hokey Pokey, Mango Passionfruit Sorbet, Earl Grey Lavender and Plain Ole Chocolate.

Creamier outlets in Singapore


6. Ice Cream Chefs

Durian and chocolate flavour ice cream from Ice Cream ChefsPhoto: Ice Cream Chefs Facebook Page

12 Jalan Kuras, Upper Thompson Singapore 577727


7. Little Ice Cream Kafe (LICK)

258 Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437046
Tel: 6440 8526


8. Ice Cream Frenzy

ice cream frenzyPhoto: Ice Cream Frenzy Facebook Page

Blk 501, West Coast Drive, #01-250, Singapore 120501
Tel: 6778 4498

9. Tom’s Palette

100 Beach Road, #01-25, Singapore 189702
Closed on last Sunday of the Month*
Tel: 6296 5239


10. Salted Caramel

246F Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574370
Tel: 6753 1718


11. Ice Edge Café

2 Kovan Road, Simon Plaza, #01-10, Singapore 548008
Tel: 6858 5729


12. Milk & Honey Gelato

Bedok Feng Shan Market, Blk 86, #01-179, Bedok North Ave 4, Singapore 460086

13. Smoocht Ice Cream

Smoocht Ice CreamPhoto: Smoocht website

Smoocht’s r’ice-creams are made from organic crystal brown rice, organic evaporated sugar cane juice, real fruit and/or pure nut butters. You can give in to that ice cream craving as every scoop of their r’ice-cream contains only 80-140 calories – that is one-third the calories of regular ice-creams!

14. Merely Ice Cream

Merely Ice CreamPhoto: Merely Ice Cream Facebook page

At Merely, every flavour is individually crafted with the best quality ingredients. Their chocolate ice cream is made with premium Valrhona Cocoa Powder while the pistachio ice cream is made with premium pistachios from Italy. You can rest assured you’re getting more bang for your buck!

Merely Ice Cream’s outlets in Singapore


15. Island Creamery

ION Orchard, B3-K1, 2 Orchard Turn
Tel: 6509 5098

Holland Village, 19 Lorong Liput
Tel: 6468 8859

559 Bukit Timah Road, #01-01 King’s Arcade
Tel: 6466 3477


16. Gelato Cottage

1 Irving Place, #01-10, Singapore 369546
Tel: 8188 6694

17. The Ice Cream Gallery

Bing Bing Ice Cream GalleryPhoto: Ice Cream Gallery Facebook Page

Ice Cream Gallery’s outlets in Singapore


18. The Daily Scoop

The Daily ScoopPhoto: The Daily Scoop Ice Cream Cafe Facebook page

At The Daily Scoop, you can choose from a range of egg-free flavours made with low-fat milk. What’s more, savour your ice cream atop a homemade brownie or a freshly baked waffle! You also get to DIY your milkshake or if you need a caffeine fix, grab an Italian affogato or swirl a scoop into a chilled mocha.

The Daily Scoop’s outlets in Singapore


19. Udders

Udders Himalayan Salt Lemon SherbetPhoto: Udders Ice Cream Facebook page

Udders is well-known for one of the best Mao Shan Wang ice cream in Singapore apart from their wide range of ice cream flavours such as Thai Iced Tea, Salted Speculoos and Champion Chendol. Look forward to their limited edition Himalayan Salt Lemon Sherbet ice cream as well!

Udders’ outlets in Singapore


Know of other ice-cream places that are not featured here? Share them with us in the comment box below!

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