Best ice cream places in Singapore to beat the heat

By August 30, 2018Local Life

TL;DR – It’s getting hot in here.

Is it just us or is the weather reallllyyy starting to get to us these days? And if you need an excuse reason to get yourself some ice cream, here are some of our favourite parlours to cool down at.

1. Creamiervia

Know for its handcrafted premium ice cream and waffles, Creamier has grown quite a following since it first opened in Toa Payoh in 2011. Today, there are two other outlets and an equally popular sister brand, Sunday Folks. The Belgian waffles are well-baked, crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Best served piled with your favourite scoop of ice cream – we highly recommend Earl Grey Lavender, Roasted Pistachio and Sea Salt Gula Melaka.

Address:
Toa Payoh
Blk 128 Toa Payoh Lorong 1 #01-835, Singapore 310128
Opening Hours: Tues – Thurs, Sun: 12pm – 10pm, Fri – Sat: 12pm – 11pm

Gillman Barracks
5a Lock Road, Singapore 108927
Opening Hours: Tues – Thurs: 12pm – 10pm, Fri: 12pm – 11pm, Sat: 11am – 11pm, Sun: 11am – 10pm

Tiong Bahru
78 Yong Siak St #01-18, Singapore 163078
Opening Hours: Tues – Thurs: 12pm – 10pm, Fri: 12pm – 11pm, Sat: 11am – 11pm, Sun: 11am – 10pm

2. Sunday Folks

Sunday Folks was started with the idea of enjoying a slow and relaxing Sunday. The main difference between Creamier and Sunday Folks is the texture of the ice cream. At Sunday Folks, you can enjoy soft serves instead, which is less dense and creamy as compared to the gelato version served at Creamier. Additionally, Sunday Folks has a bigger seating capacity than Creamier too.

Address: 44 Jalan Merah Saga Chip Bee Gardens #01-52, Singapore 278116
Opening Hours: Tues – Thurs: 1pm – 10pm, Fri – Sat: 12pm – 11pm, Sun: 12pm – 10pm

3. Matchayavia

If you are a fan of Japanese green tea, then Matchaya is the place for you. This dessert shop serves a wide range of preservatives-free and organic matcha desserts, ranging from drinks to cakes and soft serve ice cream. 

Address:
Icon Village
12 Gopeng Street #01-72, Singapore 078877
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 12pm – 8pm

The Cathay
2 Handy Road #01-08, Singapore 229233
Opening Hours: ​Mon – Thurs: 1pm – 10pm, Fri – Sat: 1pm – 10:30pm

4. Tsujiri Tea House
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Another popular place for matcha is Tsujiri Tea House. Hailing from Uji, Kyoto, Tsujiri serves Japanese soft serve ice cream and drinks with their distinct intense bitter-sweet taste. Portions here are rather generous and you can add toppings such as Shiratama dango (mochi), Genmai to your dessert.

Address:
Amara 100AM
100 Tras Street #01-14 100AM, Singapore 079027
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 10am to 10pm

The Centrepoint
176 Orchard Road #01-101 The Centrepoint, Singapore 238843
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 11am – 10pm

The Central
6 Eu Tong Sen Street #01-74 The Central, Singapore 059817
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 11am – 10pm

5. Birds of Paradise
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Located along East Coast Road, Birds of Paradise puts a spin on ice cream with natural botanical flavours such as Strawberry Basil, White Chrysanthemum, Lemongrass Ginger and Spiced Pear.

Address: 63 East Coast Road #01-05, Singapore 428776
Opening Hours: Tues – Fri: 4:30pm – 10pm, Sat – Sun: 12pm – 10pm

6. FATCAT Ice Cream Bar
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If you are a Westie, you may not have heard of FATCAT Ice Cream Bar.  Located in Bedok North Ave 2, FATCAT is known for its waffles and ice cream by many hipster cafe-hoppers. The most popular item here has got to be their charcoal waffle served with salted caramel sauce, lavender and salted egg yolk sauce. If salted egg yolk is not for you, then have a go at their other unique flavours such as Butter Beer, White Peach Sangria and Watermelon Soju.

Address: Blk 416 Bedok North Ave 2 #01-25, Singapore 460416
Opening Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs: 12pm – 10pm, Fri – Sun: 12pm – 11pm

7. Godiva
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While the flavours here are only limited to three – Vanilla White Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and Twist Chocolate – the ice cream is practically divine with the perfect smoothness and richness.

Address: 391 Orchard Road Basement 2 Ngee Ann City Takashimaya, Singapore 238873
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 10am – 9:30pm

8. Magnum Pleasure Store
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Customisation is King as the Magnum Pleasure Store. First, you choose how you want your vanilla bean ice cream to be coated (dark, milk or white chocolate), then you can choose toppings such as chopped almonds, pistachios, rose petals, or even chilli flakes to go on it. 

Address: 2 Orchard Turn #B2-07 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 10am – 10pm

9. Brother Birdvia

You may have seen images of this uniquely-shaped soft serve circulating Instagram. Found in Stateland Cafe along Bali Lane, the mochi donuts here at Brother Bird are pretty damn good! 

Address: 30 Bali Lane, Singapore 189966
Opening Hours: Mon, Wed – Sun: 12pm – 10pm

10. Apiary
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Apiary is a nondescript and quaint ice cream shop located along Neil Road that serves rather interesting ice cream flavours such as Despicable (banana, walnut and brownies), Bergamot Sorbet and White Peach Sorbet.

Address: 84 Neil Road, Singapore 088844
Opening Hours: Sun – Thurs: 12pm – 10pm, Fri – Sat: 12pm – 1am

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