With intense summer creeping in, the scorching sun definitely calls for some cool, fresh ice creams with exotic flavors. Bengaluru being house to some iconic ice cream parlors, we have enlisted some top class ice cream outlets in town which would help you plan your outings to grab some deliciously delectable ice creams.
Natural ice creams, Malleswaram
An iconic and a number one ice cream parlor of the country. Natural Ice Cream is an ice cream brand owned by Mangalore-based Kamaths Our times. It was founded by Raghunandan S Kamath who opened its first store at Juhu, Vile Parle in 1984, The chain currently has 135 stores across India. Just like their tagline – ‘Taste the original’ you get incredibly delightful, authentic taste of ice creams with fresh natural flavours like tender coconut, chikoo, kaju kismis, coffee walnut etc.
Where: 35/1, 16th Cross Road, 8th Main Rd, Opposite Reliance Fresh, Malleshwaram West, Bengaluru.
Polar Bear, Rajajinagar
A dessert parlor chain that takes your ice cream cravings super-seriously. They scour the continents to find the best gourmet ingredients to create the perfect blend of exotic flavors and amazingly creamy texture to their unique ice creams. With so many flavors to choose from, one cannot help but become a child once inside their store. They are quite popular for their variety of creatively-crafted sundaes that offer an ultimate sweet-toothed indulgence. Not just that, they even have a quirky collection of sandwiches, and yummy milkshakes to wash them down.
Where: 155,19th Main Road, 2nd Block, Next To Health & Glow, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru.
Milano Ice Cream, Indiranagar
At Milano, frozen delights, are as delighting as the word sounds, so are the product of this eccentric little dessert place which offers some outstanding delicacies. Be it scrumptious sundaes or large scoops of ice-creams adorned with dollops of syrup, this is the place to be for all ice cream lovers. Their Sweet Crepes drizzled with Nutella Sauce or Honey is a must try. The quantity is generous and the service is fantastic. The place is perfect for a chilled time with your friends or family.
Where: Nr. 7, 9th Main Rd, 4th Block, 5th Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru.
As exotic as its name, they have an exciting menu and lavish, quirky interiors, it is perfection taken to the extreme. The parlor is known for their gorgeous and mouth-watering ice creams be it the amazing flavours like Awesome Orange, Bean Vanilla, Oatmeal Treat etc which come at some unbeatable prices. They are also well known for the rich variety they offer in terms of ice cream cakes in flavours like Caribbean Cookie, Fruit and Blackcurrant Drizzle etc. For some extraordinary and unique taste of ice creams, desserts, ice cream cakes etc ibaco is a must visit.
Where: 22, 33rd Cross Road, 4th Block East, Pattabhirama Nagar, Jaya Nagar, Bengaluru.
Baskin Robbins, Banashankari
One of the most widely-recognized ice cream chains with a global presence, they have carved a niche for themselves by their sheer quality and variety of flavours. They entered the Indian market in 1993 and since then have expanded across more than 150 cities with 600+ stores.
Their range of pure vegetarian ice-creams is available in an array of fun and innovative flavours that appeal to everyone and at prices that fit anybody’s budget. If you still haven’t been there then you have surely missed on the true taste of ice cream with exotic flavours.
Where: 221, 9th A Main Rd, 5th Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru.
Pabrai’s Fresh & Naturelle Ice cream, HSR Layout
Pabrai ’s is a small ice cream parlour serving a huge variety of flavourful ice creams. The menu enlists a very wide offering classic flavours along with various fruit and Indian flavours. The taste and quality of the ice creams here is highly recommendable to everyone who wants to have a mouthful of authentic natural flavoured ice creams. There’s a small seating area which is well decorated. They have some awesome desserts and ice cream cakes as well.
Where: No 964, 965, M.R. Complex, 27th Main Rd, 1st Sector, HSR Layout, Bengaluru.
Hokey Pokey, Yelahanka
The best time for ice cream is “Always” says Hokey Pokey, so true isn’t it? with super quality ice creams all being pocket-friendly, you should certainly not miss visiting this ice cream parlour. Their love for ice cream is evident in every spoonful of their rich and creamy delights. Also available are a selection of shakes, slushes, and frozen yogurts. To take a swirly shake on a spin, hang out with some Bubbly Icebergs or have some Fruity Fun, Hokey Pokey is picture perfect.
Where: Shop 107, Ground Floor, Prestige Plaza Mother Dairy Road, Newtown, Yelahanka, Bengaluru.
Rock Stone Ice Cream Factory, BTM Layout
A chirpy joint that serves fantabulous ice creams which people are crazy for, it is popular for its scrumptious ice cream cakes with flavours like Midnight Indulgence Cake, Chocolate Passion for Strawberry, Butterscotch Fantasy etc. Being a highly-rated joint, the ice creams, sugary-delights available here attract a buzzing crowd of youngsters, family diners, and office-goers alike.
With high-quality ingredients coming together to create sensational flavours you also have them being available at affordable prices. This is one of the most recommended places in the area.
Where: 731, 10th main, 7th Cross Rd, BTM 2nd Stage, Bengaluru.
Lakeview Milkbar, MG Road
Being one of the oldest dessert bars, this place has been winning hearts since ages now. It is famous for its varieties of ice creams and ice cream cakes at affordable prices. Also, they offer jaw-dropping quality confections that give the customers an exquisite experience every time they are at Milkbar. The ice cream parlor has been embarking some remarkable sorbets like Lakeview Special Ice Cream sundae, Blueberry Cheesecake and much more which are incredibly luscious.
Where: Kannan Building, 89, MG Road, Haridevpur, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru.
Apsara Ice Creams, JP Nagar
A cute little place to offer one a delightful experience with their delicious ice creams. One can enjoy a wide variety of pure fruit ice creams here. The place is perfect to hang out with friends and family for a soothing experience in this hot summer. Apsara Icecreams is recommended for satisfaction of natural fruit flavoured ice cream cravings. The rich menu of the cool joint offers great sorbets like the Chocolicious, Kulfilicious, as well as sugar-free sherbets which are must-try. The low prices here, serve as a keen attraction. This place is a must visit for all the ice cream lovers. And the have-to tries are Sitafal and Lichi Scoop.
Where: 6, R.K Colony, Manjunath Colony, 2nd Phase, JP Nagar, Bengaluru.
Roll Over at Basaveshwaranagar brings in an innovative style to present desserts to you. The magic of ice-cream is rolled up right in front of your eyes. And the way they make ice creams makes you want more.
It’s not just reshaping of ice-cream, but a cup of ice-cream and your choice of flavour being transformed into rolls. Their menu is unbelievably large and the staff actually helps you to select from their vast varieties. Some of the recommended ones at Roll Over are Red Velvet Jar, Paan, Mojito, Popcorn etc. A must visit for all the ice cream lovers.
Where: 87, Siddhaiah Puranik Rd, 3rd Stage, Basaveshwar Nagar, Bengaluru.
If you are an ice cream lover and you want to give yourself a cool break from the sunny day out there, and looking for some super cool ice cream joints then these are some of them where you should be heading to.