Where gelato gourmets go to cool off – The Post

Where gelato gourmets go to cool off

Ice cream is worth the trouble of being cold, even in Denmark. (photo: istock)
July 16th, 2015 6:50 pm| by  Jessica Hanley


Stave off the heat and humidity with a cool ice cream cone. From Sicilian gelato to traditional flødeis, check out our picks from among the best of Copenhagen’s creameries.

Siciliansk Is
Skydebanegade 3, Cph V, 3022 3089 & Christianshavn Kanal 2, Cph K, 8813 2368; open daily 12:00-21:00; 25kr for small, 33kr for medium; sicilianskis.dk

This old-school ice cream shop specialises in traditional Mediterranean gelato, importing most of their products straight from Sicily to Vesterbro, including coffee beans roasted in Palermo to and pistachios from Bronte.

Kongelundsvej 116, Cph S; open daily 11:00-22:00; 20kr for single scoop, 28kr for double; 6060 1040, ismageriet.dk

The shop uses organic milk and all-natural ingredients to create a range of gourmet flavours and sorbets, while keeping the fat percentage in their products as low as possible. Try the elderflower sorbet or white chocolate-liquorice-lemon ice cream.

Jægersborggade 13, Cph N, open Tue-Thu 13:00-19:00, Fri 13:00-20:00, Sat 11:00-20:00, Sun 11:00-19:00; 6131 1834, istid.dk

Try out Scandinavia’s first nitrogen ice cream shop. Choose from four delicious flavours that change weekly, such as salty caramel, almond crunch or lemon basil sorbet. Also don’t miss out on the special ice cream cocktails served on Fridays and Saturdays from 16:00-20:00.

Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3, Cph V; open daily 11:00-22:00; 29kr for double scoop, 34kr for triple; 3313 2419

The family-owned business Vaffelbageriet inside Tivoli has used age-old recipes since the turn of the century. The creamery has been rated by National Geographic and other publications as one of the ten best ice cream parlours worldwide.

Is à Bella
Stall E6, Torvehallerne, Frederiksborggade 21, Cph K; open: Mon-Thu 10:00-19:00, Fri 10:00-20:00, Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 11:00-17:00;torvehallernekbh.dk

At Is À Bella you can enjoy over 40 flavours of homemade ice cream straight from an Italian village and you can even find tasty goodies if you are vegan, diabetic or gluten intolerant.