Outstanding KL Ice Cream & Gelato Shops

Kuala Lumpur’s humidity makes for strange KL bedfellows, as even ordinarily health-conscious diners find themselves searching for a scoop of ice cream. Thankfully, the city is spoiled for choice regarding ice cream options, from simple scoop shops to inventive sandwich makers and everything in between. These are the best places to get ice cream and gelato in Kuala Lumpur.

Licky Chan

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The attention to detail begins with the milk, which is supplied from Pahang-raised, grass-fed cows and pasteurised by the team here every morning. They have a wide range of flavours, including some vegan options (RM14.80 for the first scoop of an alcoholic flavour, RM8.20 for each additional scoop; RM9.80 for the first non-alcoholic scoop; RM5.80 for each additional scoop). Licky Chan had a good time not only creating the flavours but also naming them, with names like Nothing Good Happens and Cone-ichiwa.

Gula Creamery

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Clearly influenced by their own cake flavours (Gula Cakery), their ice cream parlour offers a variety of unique options, including Pandan Gula Melaka, Nutella Burnt Cheesecake, and Berry Pavlova. They rotate between 8 flavours on a regular basis, so you'll need to go more than once to try them all! Start with their best-sellers, such as Double Chocolate Nutella, Biscoff Cheesecake, and Strawberry Momofuku.

The Ice Cream Bar

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The Ice Cream Bar takes a different approach to ice cream. The name is apt given that it serves alcoholic ice cream. In this way, it's similar to a "bar" with unusual flavours like Whiskey Red Velvet, Smoked Cognac, Bacardi Chocolate Crunch, and Baileys.
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Whimsical Artisanal Gelato

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Whimsical is the most well- known ice cream parlour that also sells gelato and coffee. Lotus Biscoff and Chocolate, Lavender Honey, Chocolate with Cabernet Sauvignon, Kyoto Matcha with White Chocolate, Avocado and Lime, and Passionfruit Cheesecake are among the delectable items available.

Crème De La Crème

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Popular for it’s intricate tiny ice cream cakes, Crème De La Crème is where art meets gourmet.You will be greeted with a bright neon lights at the store which tells that you are in for a good time and flavor! Crème De La Crème open its door to the public in 2019, today, the dessert parlour serves a variety of 18 "licklalicious" ice creams and sorbets, all of which are handcrafted and churned in-house.


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IDC (Ice Dreams Cafe), located in the heart of Damansara Utama, have already attracted a large number of ice cream fans with their elevated ice cream flavours. Their variety of flavours will never let you down. Local flavours include Musang King Durian Cream, teh tarik, and pandan onde. You can also add ice cream to waffles or get boozy with their alcoholic ice cream flavours! It tastes better the more you eat!

Waka Waka Gelato

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Waka Waka Gelato is a Malaysian brand that creates home-churned ice cream. The team thinks in being generous, especially with the ingredients it uses. Waka Waka's creations are both unique and authentic, combining local flavours with an Italian gelato flavour profile. Some of the flavours include Chocolate Brownie Chunks, Watermelon Sorbet, Milk Lotus Biscoff, Salted Egg Yolk, and Salted Gula Melaka.

Jersey Jack Gelato

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Want to know the secret to Jersey Jack's delectable gelato? It's because the milk used to make their gelato comes from a single herd of Jersey cows, which are known for producing high-quality milk! Only the highest-quality ingredients are used to create creamy, smooth, and flavorful gelato for you! Jersey Jack Gelato offers over 70 different flavours! So go ahead and try all of those flavours! They can also create unique custom flavours for your special occasions!

Inside Scoop

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Who hasn't heard of Inside Scoop these days? You'll be lured to try their ice cream just by looking at its yellow trademark colour store! Once you've had a taste, you'll be back for more! Don't worry, Inside Scoop has many franchises throughout Selangor, so just stop by the one closest to you and enjoy your Inside Scoop delights. You can eat their ice cream plain, on top of a waffle, or as an ice cream cake!