There isn’t anything better than ice cream on a sunny day, well maybe a cold pint in a beer garden. So whether you like a straightforward pokey hat* or a double nougat is your favourite. Here are some of our faves.
*An ice cream cone in Glaswegian.
University Cafe, 83-87 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5HN
Famous since 1918 and rightly so.
Loop & Scoop, 665 Great Western Rd, Glasgow, G12 8RE & 157 Milngavie Road
Bearsden G61 3DY
Ice cream and churros pioneers…. you’ll be needing a lie down after a visit.
Colpi, 38 Main Street, Milngavie, G62 6BU
Another long-running family business. Their vanilla is fantastic but wait till you try their other flavours. Each day there is something different.
Peacocks Ice Cream, Online and at Dockyard Social
Selling online but now also at Dockyard Social. Each fortnight a new range of flavours is released. Order online here.
Jaconelli’s, 570 Maryhill Road, G20 7EE
A Maryhill institution, well worth the trip
Coia’s Cafe, 473-477 Duke St, Glasgow G31 1RD
An East end favourite for generations.
Brooklyn Cafe, 21 Minard Road, Glasgow, G41 2HR
Vegan and traditionally made ice cream is available here, leave some space for their legendary empire biscuits.
Ginesi’s Artisan Gelato, 455 Victoria Road, Glasgow, G42 8RW
For years based along the road in the superbly decorated Queens Cafe, Ginesi’s can be found by the queue out the door. Vegan ice cream is available