Summer is back, and so are ice creams. For some of the best ice creams in Lucknow, head to the following places:
An ice-cream parlour where live ice-cream rolls are handcrafted on a chilled pan with toppings of your choice. Those who eat it swear by it. Ice creams start at Rs. 80 per serving. Try the Malai Paan and Chocolate Brownie, some of their most popular flavours.
1. Patrakarpuram, Opp New Royal Cafe, Gomtinagar
2. Bangla Bazaar, near Eco Gardens.
3. Sringar Nagar, Alambagh
4. 21 Khun Khunji Rd, Chowk
5. Opp. Naka Gurudwara, Naka Hindola.
Timings:12 noon to 11.30 pm
Natural ice creams is the tag line at this ice cream place. And that’s what you get – ice creams with no artificial flavours. What to try here: Coconut – Rs. 80 per scoop and Nitrogen Ice cream (Banana Caramel) – Rs. 180.
1. Hazratganj Crossing, Near Cafe Coffee Day
2. LGF-3 Arcade, Bhoothnath Market, Indranagar
3. Viram Khand – 1, near Mallick Timber, Gomtinagar
Timings: 12 noon to 12 midnight
This place that whips up some innovative ice cream rolls with fresh fruits like kiwi and strawberry (recommended). They do protein-infused ice cream rolls as well, for those who’re into gymming. They have puffy waffle cones coming out soon and we can’t wait to try it! Their plus: the ambience at their Gomti Nagar outlet. Cutesy!
1. Opp. Bhoothnath Market, in collaboration with Nainital Momos
2. A-1 to 5, Raja Complex, Mithai Wala Chauraha, Gomtinagar
Timings: 1 pm to 12 midnight
Ice cream giant Baskin Robbins doesn’t need any introduction.You love it, kids love it and we love it. They serve more than 35 flavours. Belgian Chocolate is a must try for chocolate lovers. Kids love the bubblegum blue, Cotton Candy ice cream! Ice creams start at Rs. 59 for small scoop and go up to Rs. 89 per scoop for the larger portions.
1. Sham-E-Awadh, near K.D. Singh Babu Stadium, Parivartan Chowk
2. Ground floor, Fun Republic Mall, Gomtinagar (kiosk)
3. SRS Mall, Vipul Khand, Gomtinagar
Timings: 11am to 11.30 pm
One of the cutest bakeries of Lucknow has now started serving fresh Italian gelato. Flavours are limited to only 4 just now – Mix Berry, Coffee, Chocolate and Pineapple. But they’re fresh to taste!Starts at Rs 100 per scoop.
Location: Cappuccino Blast, 12 Mall Avenue
Timings: 10 am to 11 pm
A modest but noticeable kiosk at the Sahara Ganj Mall serves 100 percent veg and 96 percent fat free gelato, in 16 flavours. Starting at Rs. 61 per scoop. We love their Strawberry and Mango flavours.
Location: Ground Floor, Sahara Ganj Mall.
Timings: 11 am to 11 pm
A well known Indian ice cream chain, Giani’s got some drool worthy chocolate and coffee flavoured ice creams. They have more than 40 flavours, so in ice creams, and also offer shakes, falooda and stone sundaes (fusion of four different flavours of ice creams scoops). Starting at Rs. 183.
Location: Mithai Wala Chauraha, Near Punjab National Bank, Gomtinagar
Timings: 11.30 am to 11.30 pm