Best ice cream in Cape Town

Check out the top ice cream in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
1. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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387 local reviews
Rhodes Dr, Newlands
+27 21 799 8783
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Nikki
A peaceful, beautiful escape. Stunning gardens to meander through. A river to wade in and big trees to climb…
Karlien
Most beautiful garden in South Africa ! The Tea Room is a great restaurant for breakfast, brunch and ice cream…
Jeanne
Incredible flora and fauna, walks, hikes up the mountain, picnic areas, restaurants and gallery. Summer Concer…
1. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
1. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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387 local reviews
Rhodes Dr, Newlands
+27 21 799 8783
Nikki
Nikki
A peaceful, beautiful escape. Stunning gardens to meander through. A river to wade in and big trees to climb. A gift shop, tea garden, ic…
Karlien
Karlien
Most beautiful garden in South Africa ! The Tea Room is a great restaurant for breakfast, brunch and ice cream. Don't forget to walk on the …
Jeanne
Jeanne
Incredible flora and fauna, walks, hikes up the mountain, picnic areas, restaurants and gallery. Summer Concerts in the open air.
2. Kalk Bay
2. Kalk Bay
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108 local reviews
Kalk Bay, Cape Town
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Claudia
This is a great place to spend a morning or afternoon. It has loads of quirky little shops from clothing to a…
Beulah
Experience Kalk Bay, eat ice cream, browse the many stores and enjoy the sea views.
Doreen
Kalk Bay is an absolute treasure trove from Vintage clothing to second hand furniture and many, many interesti…
2. Kalk Bay
2. Kalk Bay
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108 local reviews
Kalk Bay, Cape Town
Claudia
Claudia
This is a great place to spend a morning or afternoon. It has loads of quirky little shops from clothing to art and everything in between. …
Beulah
Beulah
Experience Kalk Bay, eat ice cream, browse the many stores and enjoy the sea views.
Doreen
Doreen
Kalk Bay is an absolute treasure trove from Vintage clothing to second hand furniture and many, many interesting shops along the Main road! …
3. Eastern Food Bazaar
3. Eastern Food Bazaar
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39 local reviews
Longmarket Street, Cape Town
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Familio - Ilze
Our go-to place in emergencies when we have no food ready. Indian, Malaysian, Chinese dishes served in an Auth…
Saths
An Asian food experience. Make sure you are hungry...try the ice cream too.
Claire
Going to Company Garden's or the museums? Then check out this for lunch. Feel like you just stepped into Mor…
3. Eastern Food Bazaar
3. Eastern Food Bazaar
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39 local reviews
Longmarket Street, Cape Town
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
Familio - Ilze
Familio - Ilze
Our go-to place in emergencies when we have no food ready. Indian, Malaysian, Chinese dishes served in an Authentic openstyle fashion. Stays…
Saths
Saths
An Asian food experience. Make sure you are hungry...try the ice cream too.
Claire
Claire
Going to Company Garden's or the museums? Then check out this for lunch. Feel like you just stepped into Morocco, and sample some of the c…
4. Sea Point Promenade
4. Sea Point Promenade
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137 local reviews
Sea Point Promenade, Sea Point
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Patricia
Rent a bike, walk or jog all the way to Mouille Point. Stop off for an ice cream at the famous Creamery Cafe …
Total Stay
Perfect for jogging, walking, frisbee and outdoor fitness, the Sea Point Promenade is a long stretch of beachf…
Sarah
The Sea Point Promenade - wonderful ocean views, public art, and a good place to stroll, people watch and eat …
4. Sea Point Promenade
4. Sea Point Promenade
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137 local reviews
Sea Point Promenade, Sea Point
Patricia
Patricia
Rent a bike, walk or jog all the way to Mouille Point. Stop off for an ice cream at the famous Creamery Cafe across from the Lighthouse.
Total Stay
Total Stay
Perfect for jogging, walking, frisbee and outdoor fitness, the Sea Point Promenade is a long stretch of beachfront that runs along Beach Roa…
Sarah
Sarah
The Sea Point Promenade - wonderful ocean views, public art, and a good place to stroll, people watch and eat ice cream!
5. Noordhoek Farm Village
5. Noordhoek Farm Village
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56 local reviews
Village Ln, Cape Town
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
021 789 2812
Establishment
Laurette & Ryan
Noordhoek Farm village have a range of restaurants for every taste and a lovely play area for the kids. They h…
Gail
On doorstep of home plus has everything you need. Restaurants/deli/bar/music/entertainment/food markets/ best …
Melanie And Arno
Visiting the Noordhoek Farm Village is like seeing an old friend. It’s easy, relaxed and no-nonsense in a comf…
5. Noordhoek Farm Village
5. Noordhoek Farm Village
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56 local reviews
Village Ln, Cape Town
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
021 789 2812
Laurette & Ryan
Laurette & Ryan
Noordhoek Farm village have a range of restaurants for every taste and a lovely play area for the kids. They have an awesome market on a Wed…
Gail
Gail
On doorstep of home plus has everything you need. Restaurants/deli/bar/music/entertainment/food markets/ best ice cream around 'Kristin's',h…
Melanie And Arno
Melanie And Arno
Visiting the Noordhoek Farm Village is like seeing an old friend. It’s easy, relaxed and no-nonsense in a comfortable and welcoming environm…
6. Fish Hoek Beach
6. Fish Hoek Beach
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25 local reviews
Fish Hoek Beach
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LuLu
Close by, with a lovely swim or walk beach. The water is not too cold on this side of Cape Town. Best soft s…
Kevin & Ilana
Family-friendly, excellent beach. Good for a day in the sun and sea or for a long walk. Restaurant available o…
Julie
The beaches currents are safe, there is a shark net, ablution facilities, a play park for kids, an outdoor res…
6. Fish Hoek Beach
6. Fish Hoek Beach
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25 local reviews
Fish Hoek Beach
LuLu
LuLu
Close by, with a lovely swim or walk beach. The water is not too cold on this side of Cape Town. Best soft serve ice cream is sold at the …
Kevin & Ilana
Kevin & Ilana
Family-friendly, excellent beach. Good for a day in the sun and sea or for a long walk. Restaurant available on beach for any ice creams/dri…
Julie
Julie
The beaches currents are safe, there is a shark net, ablution facilities, a play park for kids, an outdoor restaurant and a more upmarket re…
7. Gelato Mania
7. Gelato Mania
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4 local reviews
65 Main Rd, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
021 439 2074
StoreFoodEstablishment
Albert & Inge
One of the best ice cream parlours in Cape Town
Aloma
A Delicious Scoop of Ice Cream that will have you rising above the ground as you traet yourself to one of the…
Albert & Inge
One of the best ice cream parlours in Cape Town
7. Gelato Mania
7. Gelato Mania
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4 local reviews
65 Main Rd, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
021 439 2074
Albert & Inge
Albert & Inge
One of the best ice cream parlours in Cape Town
Aloma
Aloma
A Delicious Scoop of Ice Cream that will have you rising above the ground as you traet yourself to one of these delicately creamy treats
Albert & Inge
Albert & Inge
One of the best ice cream parlours in Cape Town
8. The Creamery Cafe Newlands
8. The Creamery Cafe Newlands
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13 local reviews
Dean St, Cape Town
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
021 686 3975
StoreFoodEstablishment
Leilah
The flagship store! Possibly the best ice cream in Cape Town!
Glenda
Enjoy delicious & interesting handmade ice cream or a cup of coffee.
Kea
Nice little cafe which specializes in waffles and ice cream, making it a nice spot to stop off at after an eve…
8. The Creamery Cafe Newlands
8. The Creamery Cafe Newlands
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13 local reviews
Dean St, Cape Town
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
021 686 3975
Leilah
Leilah
The flagship store! Possibly the best ice cream in Cape Town!
Glenda
Glenda
Enjoy delicious & interesting handmade ice cream or a cup of coffee.
Kea
Kea
Nice little cafe which specializes in waffles and ice cream, making it a nice spot to stop off at after an evening out.
9. The Creamery Cafe Salt River
9. The Creamery Cafe Salt River
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3 local reviews
97 Durham Ave, Cape Town
021 447 7690
StoreFoodEstablishment
Matteo
Ice cream. Need we say more?
Louise
You have never, ever tasted ice-cream like this! I am an ice cream expert, ha ha!
Gabrielle
More scoops of glory
9. The Creamery Cafe Salt River
9. The Creamery Cafe Salt River
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3 local reviews
97 Durham Ave, Cape Town
021 447 7690
Matteo
Matteo
Ice cream. Need we say more?
Louise
Louise
You have never, ever tasted ice-cream like this! I am an ice cream expert, ha ha!
Gabrielle
Gabrielle
More scoops of glory
10. The Galley Fish Hoek
10. The Galley Fish Hoek
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6 local reviews
3 Peter Creese Way, Cape Town
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jo
Lovely views over the beach whilst enjoying a coffee, ice cream, basket meal or local fish dish after a swim i…
Doreen
Situated at the beautiful Fish Hoek beach! Perfect family eatery. Enjoy an ice cream, coffee, breakfast, lunch…
Jane
They have the best sole and sea food .
10. The Galley Fish Hoek
10. The Galley Fish Hoek
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6 local reviews
3 Peter Creese Way, Cape Town
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
Jo
Jo
Lovely views over the beach whilst enjoying a coffee, ice cream, basket meal or local fish dish after a swim in the sea. Very varied menu. S…
Doreen
Doreen
Situated at the beautiful Fish Hoek beach! Perfect family eatery. Enjoy an ice cream, coffee, breakfast, lunch or sun downers followed by lo…
Jane
Jane
They have the best sole and sea food .
11. Spice route
11. Spice route
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31 local reviews
Spice route, Paarl
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Emily
This is a one-stop tourist Mecca with everything from craft beer, gourmet chocolate, lovely restaurants, souve…
Donna
Beautiful setting overlooking Paarl. Great pizzas at La Grapperia. Great chocolates at the Chocolate House. Gr…
David
Home to Cape Town's finest brewery, the Spice Route has many wonderful artisanal spots. Amazing biltong, ice …
11. Spice route
11. Spice route
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31 local reviews
Spice route, Paarl
Closed · Opens in 18 minutes
Emily
Emily
This is a one-stop tourist Mecca with everything from craft beer, gourmet chocolate, lovely restaurants, souvenir shops, ice cream, wine, an…
Donna
Donna
Beautiful setting overlooking Paarl. Great pizzas at La Grapperia. Great chocolates at the Chocolate House. Great Gelato at ice cream stand!…
David
David
Home to Cape Town's finest brewery, the Spice Route has many wonderful artisanal spots. Amazing biltong, ice cream, pizzas and coffee. But …
12. Nobu
12. Nobu
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10 local reviews
Dock Rd, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
021 431 5111
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jos
Dinner is a lively and interactive experience. The menu is broken down into cold and warm, light and rich, old…
Bianca
One of two world-class restaurants found at the One & Only hotel in Cape Town, Nobu is the first of World-clas…
Deon
Situated at the One&Only Hotel, the only Nobu restaurant in South Africa
12. Nobu
12. Nobu
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10 local reviews
Dock Rd, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
021 431 5111
Jos
Jos
Dinner is a lively and interactive experience. The menu is broken down into cold and warm, light and rich, old- and new-style, and the chef’…
Bianca
Bianca
One of two world-class restaurants found at the One & Only hotel in Cape Town, Nobu is the first of World-class master chef Nobuyuki ‘Nobu’ …
Deon
Deon
Situated at the One&Only Hotel, the only Nobu restaurant in South Africa