I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream! Summer’s here and that means the best excuse to enjoy as much of the cool, refreshing dessert as you want! Ice cream shops in Saudi are serving up some seriously unique frozen creations to tempt your tastebuds and cool you down from the high temps. Whether you like yours in a cup or licked straight off the cone, or if you prefer some finer varieties, there’s something sure to quench your cravings for the best dessert ever. Yes, we said it. The best.
Here are the 7 hottest ice cream shops in Saudi that will keep you cool all summer long:
7. Giovanni L
If hopping on a plane to Italy isn’t an option for you, not to fret. You can enjoy authentic Italian style gelato right here in Saudi, whether you’re in Riyadh or Khobar. From fruity to chocolatey to downright adventurous, Giovanni L always serves up the best gelato flavours and you can even have yours on top of a waffle, brownie, or along with a slice of cake.
With locations in Jeddah, Riyadh and Khobar, you’ve got to get your hands on one of this famous chocolatiers creamy concoctions. The ice creams are made using the same quality ingredients as their fine chocolates, so you know you’re getting the very best. A chocoholics dream.
5. Kane Mochi
If you haven’t tried mochi before, you are in for a treat! Mochi is a Japanese creation, a chewy, jelly-like coating wrapped around a ball of super cold ice cream shaped sort of like a little dumpling. The textures go together perfectly and it’s the perfect non-messy handheld way to get your ice cream fix. With its Japanese origins, you’ll also find unique flavours like taro and green tea.
A year-round favourite, who can resist Salt’s signature lotus ice cream? It’s just sweet enough, with crunchy cooking topping and a little syrup. In summertime, Salt often brings out its seasonal mango ice cream which is tangy, sweet and utterly refreshing.
3. Cioccolat Italiani
With locations in Khobar and Riyadh, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into an authentic Gelateria off the streets of Rome. The freshly made waffle cones are the best way to enjoy this rich, decadent gelato. Have your choice of hot, fresh chocolate topping if you dare. A true chocolate lovers heaven.
2. Nine Soft Serve
You can spot Nine soft serve from afar with its hot pink signage and interiors. Hands down the most Instagrammable ice cream spots, but it’s also tasty! Whether you like your ice cream nice and simple like plain chocolate or vanilla, or more decadent creations — think brownie bits and sprinkles– Nine has got you covered. P.S. don’t forget to try their summer mango softie!
Creamy and dreamy, the Creamery is what ice cream dreams are made of. Ever thought of having an ice cream sandwich made with waffles? They’ve got it. Black and gold ice cream? Coming right up. They’ve even got the funkiest flavours like baklava, white mocha and even Vimto!