The sun has finally made an appearance and what better way to celebrate than getting an ice cream?
Here’s our updated guide for 2021 of the amazing range and variety of ices in York.
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Luxury Ice Cream Company
This beautiful vintage-style ice cream parlour (also known as LICC) is a must visit. Enjoy a daily selection of homemade ice cream and fun toppings. Take a seat inside and admire the quirky interior or outside in the sun! Very generous portions too.
The [N]ice Cream Factory
“An ice cream parlour with a twist!” Made to order liquid nitrogen ice cream with a variety of changing specials and vegan flavours. Currently open for takeaway.
On the award winning Bishopthorpe Road lies this modern and friendly cafe bar that serves a “variety of different flavours of artisan gelato, sorbet and frozen yogurt”. Also enjoy their daily menu of traditional and handmade Sicillan dishes.
At the heart of Coppergate Shopping Centre take a break from shopping at this lovely ice cream kiosk. With a choice of at “least eight flavours daily” and also milkshakes and coffee to choose from, this is an oasis amidst the busyness of the city centre.
Ice Cream Rescue
Need an emergency ice cream? Look no further! This ice cream truck is to the rescue – and serving straight from an ambulance window. Located in the beautiful Museum Gardens, this is the perfect pit stop before lounging in the sun.
Two Hoots Ice Cream Boat
Situated on the riverbank by Millennium Bridge is this “unique and charming floating ice cream van”. Ideal for a sunny afternoon walk by the riverside.
Roberto Authentic Italian Gelato
Enjoy authentic and homemade gelato in this cosy café. Choose from a variety of unusual flavours like Orange Blossom and Passion Fruit Cheesecake. Sit in or takeaway for a stroll along the city walls. Savoury treats also available.
The Full Moo
Enjoy a stroll down the river and stop at this ice cream boat! Serving a variety of local dairy ice cream and sorbets, this one is perfect for those lazy sunny days.
Join the queue at the delightful St. Sampsons Square for Tom’s Dairy ice cream “straight from the farm!”
Fresh For You Daily
You can find this beautiful ice cream trailer at Exhibition Square. Choose from a variety of different ice cream and sorbet flavours. Extremely friendly service too!
Yorkshire Ice Cream
Want to glory in the majesty of the Minster while licking a raspberry ripple? Then all you need is here. Twin-cone it, you know you want to.
“The most instagrammable café in York” serves up crazy and colourful desserts – and that includes ice cream! Choose from flavours such as Black Coconut, Birthday Cake, Blue Bubblegum or why not try one of their ice cream sundaes…
Woody’s of York
After a busy day in the city why not head to King’s Square for your ice-cream fix! With classic flavours and chocolate dipped cones, this will be a yummy treat. Vegan magnums are also available.
Zidane’s Indulgence York
Desserts lounge and delivery service. If you’re craving ice-cream they have gelato shakes, sundaes and gelato scoops!
Relax in the beautiful Dean’s Park and take in the glorious view of the Minster while tucking into an ice cream. What could be better?