Last updated: November 2017
Temperatures in Barcelona are steadily rising. The sun is shining brighter and longer. Shorts and shades are making an ever increasing appearance. It can only mean one thing – summer is about to kick off in the Catalan capital! And what better way to celebrate than by indulging in some delicious, first class ice cream. From citrusy sorbets to creamy, whippy cones, you’re bound to find the ideal choice for you. But with so many ice cream shops in Barcelona it’s difficult to know where to start! So here are a few of our favourites to help you along your way!
As the name suggests, this is no ordinary Barcelona ice cream parlour. This quirky hangout offers something a little more out of the ordinary to passers by. Its trademark is simple, yet genius – ice creams are topped with cute, googley eyes. This basic addition gives a real personality to the iced treats and makes them all the more fun to eat! With plenty of delicious flavours on offer this really is a great place to stop off. And its proximity to the beach makes Eye Scream and Friends all then more tempting!
Passeig de Joan de Borbó 30
2. Vioko – A Chic Ice Cream Boutique
Located just down from Eye Scream is another top-notch Barcelona ice cream spot, Vioko. Specialising in gourmet ice creams along with chocolates and desserts, this is a place for those looking for something a bit posh. There are some divine flavours on offer here: fruits of the forest cheesecake, whisky and nut, and lychee to name but a few! So, if you’re in the mood for something special be sure to check out this oh-so-cool ice cream parlour in Barcelona.
Passeig de Joan de Borbó 55
Located in the charming neighborhood of Gràcia in the lively Plaça de la Vila, Ottimo produces fine quality artisanal ice cream. The carefully selected ingredients are prepared to the highest standards and transformed in to a wonderful selection of creamy, smooth ice creams, all totally natural, even gluten and lactose free. This Italian style Barcelona ice cream parlour is a great place to stop off and discover the more local side of the city, and the adjoining square is perfect for savouring the both the flavours of the ice cream along with the lifestyle.
Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia 15
The production of ice cream at Delacrem is an art form. This wonderful Barcelona ice cream spot offers hand crafted, luxurious ice creams in an array of melt-in-your-mouth flavours. Freshly made on a daily basis, these ice creams are top class, each step of the production process carefully and diligently carried out, from the selection of ingredients to the final freezing. This Barcelona ice cream parlour will certainly appeal to the connoisseurs among you!
Carrer d’Enric Granados 15
This quirky Barcelona ice cream haunt is located right in the heart of the Old Town, making it an ideal stop off during your sightseeing tour of the city. Specialising in what they call HD ice creams, Belgious pride themselves on the finely selected ingredients and out of the ordinary flavours. Aragon Black Olives, Belgian Leffe Blonde Beer, Ceylon Cinnamon and Dried Figs with Rosemary Honey are just a few of the incredible flavours on offer!
Rambla del Poblenou, 24
So what better way to cool off in the Catalan capital over the next few months that by stopping by these delicious Barcelona ice cream parlous? The trickiest thing will be deciding on just which flavours to go for!