THE 10 BEST PLACES TO ENJOY FROZEN TREATS AT THIS SUMMER IN DUBAI
This popular Italian restaurant is not only serving authentic, savoury dishes like pizza and pasta in countless varieties, you’ll also find a wide range of homemade Italian gelato on their menu. From creamy, nutty Pistachio to refreshing Limone, their selection of flavours includes something for every taste and preferences. If you prefer to enjoy your dessert at home, Massimos is also doing gelato deliveries via their website where you can combine up to three different flavours in one Gelato Box.
Time: Daily, 12pm to 11.30pm
Contact: 04 432 4284
CASA DEL GELATO
Looking for artisanal Italian gelato whose roots go back to a small town in the province of Rome in 1936? End of last year, Casa del Gelato moved to Dubai but their quality and traditional preparation stayed just the same. Whether you prefer some scoops of gelato to take away in a cone or a cup or you’re looking for a 1kg box with different flavours to stock up your freezer, Casa del Gelato got you covered this summer.
Time: Daily, 11am to 11pm
Contact: 058 513 1936
Canvas Gelato is specializing in delivering bold ice cream flavours made from scratch right to your doorstep. Their creations include many flavours you won’t be able to try anywhere else, like Black Lemonade, Hibiscus, Pistachio Baqlawa or Pinacolada Popsicles. Orders need to be placed 24 to 48 hours in advance in order to receive your frozen treats on time.
Rumailah Farms is the UAE’s first Jersey cow milk farm. In order to share the creamy goodness of their products, they’ve recently established their first physical Dubai coffee shop serving fresh and delicious treats and drinks produced by the farm every day. Their cold treats include different flavours of ice cream and gelato, milkshakes, iced drinks and Frappuccinos, all prepared with exceptionally creamy, pure Jersey milk. The creamiest dessert to beat the summer heat with.
Time: Sunday to Thursday, 6am to 1am; Saturday and Sunday, 6am to 3am
Contact: 04 333 0001
This tiny Japanese and Korean café at City Walk is treating its guests to beautifully prepared and extremely refreshing shaved ice desserts. They are available in different flavours and with various toppings, a must try is their Island Breeze Coconut, topped with fresh mangoes, strawberries and coconut chips. The interiors are designed in a calming minimalistic, Japanese style and make this newly opened café the ideal spot to cool down and unwind.
Time: Daily, 11am to 12am
Contact: 04 329 1887
HOUSE OF POPS
Craving a sweet and satisfying, yet healthy and plant based frozen treat? Then House of Pops is your place to go. Their popsicles are 100% natural, don’t contain refined sugar and are plant based. With many refreshing flavours like Galactic Lime, Crazy Coconut or Mighty Mango, these pops are the perfect summer treat to enjoy without any regrets.
Time: Daily, 10am to 12am
Contact: 054 551 3885
With creativity at the heart of every recipe, Wonderbee champions ingenious, all natural ice creams, gelatos, sorbets and frozen yogurts and offers a wide range of vegan friendly products as well. From their light and delicious Detox Sorbet to rich and creamy Dark Chocolate Ice Cream, Wonderbee’s portfolio covers all cravings and dietary restrictions.
Time: Daily, 10am to 12pm
Contact: 04 248 5656
TRUFRUT NATURAL ICE CREAM
Another tasty option for all natural frozen treats are the 5 branches of Trufrut in different parts of Dubai. All of their flavours are made with no additives and there are some sugar free and vegan option on the menu, too. Dig into scoops of Guava, Roasted Almond or Lychee ice cream and enjoy the natural taste with every bite.
Time: Daily, 11am to 12am
Contact: 04 453 5259
Scoopi is a gourmet ice cream café with branches at Time Out Market and at The Pointe specializing in liquid nitrogen ice cream. They create a variety of unique and exotic flavours using the finest ingredients. Searching for an extra special treat? At Scoopi you’ll find one of the most exclusive ice creams in the world: Black Diamond, containing 23k edible gold, Iranian saffron and Italian black truffle served in a golden, handmade Versace Bowl with a silver spoon.
Time: Daily, 12pm to 12am
Contact: 050 113 8497
Temple Creamery prepares all kinds of soft serve ice cream topped with different cereals and candy. The result? Uniquely delicious creations like The Half Term (Rice Crispies, Cocoa Puffs and marshmallows) or PB&J (Reese’s Puffs, peanut butter and blueberry jelly) that make the perfect frozen treat to beat the Dubai heat for both kids and adults. You can either enjoy them directly at their café located in Umm Suqeim or order them for pick up and treat yourself on the go.
Time: Sunday to Thursday, 11am to 11pm; Friday and Saturday 11am to 12am
Contact: 056 983 7838