Where to Eat: Gelato in London

Billie Manning

What? Possibly the most talked-about gelato spot in London
Where? Soho
Why? A dedicated team preserves the tradition of Italian Gelato making, using special churning equipment that gently mixes the gelato as it freezes, and producing small, luxurious batches of high density loveliness with a big hit of flavour and a clean finish

What? A gelato spot set up in 2002 by childhood friends Cristiano Sereni and Paolo Benasi
Where? Amorino parlours can be found all over London
Why? With boutiques all over the world, you’ll only find organic and natural products at Amorino, used to make a delicious selection of sweet treats, from gelato-filled macarons, frappes, biscotti, crepes, and waffles

What? The embodiment of the concept ‘artigianalita’, or craftsmanship to us Londoners
Where? Borough Market and Portobello Road
Why? With 15 years of expertise behind them, they swear by the holy trinity of great gelato: quality of products, rich taste, and passion. Their ingredients are sourced straight from Italy to the market, bringing you small batches of gelato to ensure freshness, and sorbet made with 50% fruit

What? Sleek and shiny gelato outpost
Where? Across the capital, including the Westbourne Grove original
Why? Chef Paolo has been creating award-winning gelato flavours for nigh on 7 years now, from Almond to White Chocolate and Rosewater, and plenty in between. You can also add waffles or crepes to complement your cold-serve if you fancy a bigger bite

Marine Ices
What? Old-timer in the game
Where? Soho
Why? This quaint shop first opened in London almost 100 years ago, and still entices an enthusiastic clientele with its much-adored favourites

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