Artisan ice cream parlours

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Whether it's in traditional cake shops, under the shade of a terrace or in avant-garde and modern settings, there's plenty of ice cream to savour all over the city. Enjoying this treat prepared by the best home-made ice cream parlours in Madrid is the most gratifying way of beating the heatand even the cold, with hot ice creams also on offer. You'll find a multitude of flavours to choose from, ranging from traditional recipes to more unusual and intriguing options. So, what are you waiting for? It's time to tuck into this culinary delight for all tastes!

The World’s Fifth Best Ice Cream Parlour 2024 opened this establishment in Madrid in summer 2023, located between Puerta del Sol and Plaza de Callao.

Artisan Italian ice cream shop known for its original, cutting-edge recipes. Ice cream lovers assemble!

Chosen in 2021 as the best ice cream parlour by Repsol Guide, which awards "Soles" (suns) to the finest establishments. 

Luxury ice cream shop by Ricardo Vélez which was awarded a Repsol Sol in 2021.

Discover artisan ice creams coming in all kinds of flavours in the Salamanca neighbourhood.

Awarded a Repsol Sol in 2023, this establishment uses artisan methods to prepare surprising and daring flavours.

This Italian chain found all over the city has been making ice cream in Madrid for over 50 years.

The horchata (a typical Valencian drink made with ground almonds, tiger nuts, barley, sesame...) here is their pièce de résistance.

The Salamanca neighbourhood is home to this ice cream shop which offers all kinds of different flavours.

In 2018, pastry chef Jordi Roca opened this ice cream shop in San Miguel Market, in the heart of Madrid.

Portuguese for “mixture”, Mistura offers ice cream options that you can personalise as you please.

These ice cream parlours prioritise attention to detail to ensure that visitors feel comfortable and relaxed.

Sicilian ice cream shop using traditional preparation methods in the heart of Madrid.

Here, they offer a huge variety of flavours, including sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan ice creams.

Italian artisan ice cream shop which makes their own recipes using only the freshest and seasonal ingredients.

Ice cream parlour specialising in taiyaki (fish-shaped cones), located in the centre of the city.

Since 1950, they've been selecting the best ingredients for their ice creams, such as organic strawberries, hazelnuts from Reus, Sicilian pistachios and lemons from Murcia. 

This Italian ice cream parlour chain offers authentic Italian gelato, made with natural products, without artificial colours or flavours.

Home-made ice cream made with natural ingredients such as organic milk and seasonal fruits, without any artificial colours or flavours.

Spanish ice cream maestro Carlos Arribas is at the helm of this establishment which combines the ice cream traditions of Argentina and Italy.

This home-made ice cream parlour aims to capture the pure essence of Italian gelato and its traditional flavours.

Producing home-made ice creams since 1990, this shop also has a wide selection of waffles, Illy coffee, slush puppies, horchata and more. 

Chueca is home to this establishment with a futuristic feel, specialised in ice lollies and home-made ice cream with original flavours. 

Italian ice cream parlour in the Salamanca neighbourhood, offering home-made products using the finest local fruit and ingredients from Italy.

Home-made Italian ice cream prepared daily, available in a wide range of flavours which rotate throughout the day.

This charming shop specialises in producing artisan Greek yoghurt ice cream using fresh and natural ingredients.

This establishment, located in Las Salesas, serves up creamy ice creams, speciality coffee and brunch options.

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