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10 Totally Tasty Ice Cream Shops In St Ives Cornwall

July 21, 2022

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Having a delicious ice cream on a hot sunny day is such a delightful thing to do. There are lots of ice cream parlours to choose from in St Ives and the surrounding area. Where ever you choose to eat your ice cream though you need to mind those pesky seagulls!


1. Moomaids

LOCATION: Street-an-Pol, St Ives TR26 2DS

Moomaids ice cream is made in Zennor using milk from their Friesian Holstein cows who graze on the fields overlooking the Atlantic ocean. They produce 39 flavours of ice creams and sorbets, the most delicious one (we think) being Shipwreck!

They have parlours in St Ives, Zennor, St Just and Porthtowan, and during the Summer months they open up a kiosk in a field between St Ives and Zennor which is a gorgeous place to sit and eat ice cream.


2. Willy Wallers Ice Cream Factory

LOCATION: Wharf Rd, St Ives TR26 1PZ

Willy Wallers Ice Cream Factory is the brightly coloured ice cream shop in the harbour. They have a brilliant spinning wheel of ice creams which helps you to choose from their huge range of yumdiddlyumptious flavours.


3. Jus' Desserts

LOCATION: Wharf Rd, St Ives TR26 1LF

Jus' Desserts sits under the Balcony Bar right next to the equally tempting amusement arcade. My kids can't think of anything nicer than spending time in Harbour Amusements followed by a Jus' Desserts ice cream. They also do milkshakes, coffee, slushies, waffle and much to my husband's excitement, whippy soft ice cream!


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5. Valenti's Ice Cream Workshop

LOCATION: Chy An Chy, St Ives TR26 1LH

Valenti's is close to the Wharf Post Office at the start of Fore St in St Ives.


6. St Ives Coffee & Ice Cream

LOCATION: 1-4 Wharf Rd, St Ives TR26 1LF

A relaxed coffee and ice cream house set in St Ives' harbour front. You can sit inside or takeaway - great for avoiding those pesky ice cream stealing seagulls!


7. Harbour Delights

LOCATION: Wharf Rd, St Ives TR26 1LG

Harbour front dessert parlour serving delicious ice cream cookie sandwiches, waffles, sundaes, milkshakes and more!


8. Mr B's Ice Cream

LOCATION: 24 Penpol Terrace, Hayle TR27 4BQ

Okay, I know it's Hayle but it is worth the drive over there for a Mr B's. Our children's grandparents live in Hayle and they frequently treat them to a Mr B's which always gets the seal of approval! My chocolate-crazy kids love the Triple Choc Chunk Fudge Chunk Choc Chip Ripple.


9 Iced On The Quay

LOCATION: East Quay, Hayle

I'm not sure I've driven past Iced On The Quay and not seen a queue for it! They do amazing waffles, milkshakes and desserts plus of course amazing ice creams made by Moomaids. Biscoff Iced Coffee, Eton Mess Sundae, vegan chocolate and salted caramel cheesecake, no wonder there is always a queue! They are open daily 10am to 8pm and are right next door to Philps incase you want a Cornish pasty too.


10. Jelberts

LOCATION: 9 New Rd, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5PZ

Now I'm taking you all the way to Newlyn for this last amazing ice cream parlour. Jelberts is a very humble looking ice cream parlour which always has a queue out of the door. This is because they make the most DIVINE ice cream. They only do one flavour, vanilla, but you can stick in a chocolate flake if you need to jazz it up. It is the creamiest most delicious vanilla ice cream ever and you won't be sorry you made the special trip just for it! You could also of course have a mooch around Newlyn, maybe visit the gallery or go to the very lovely cinema there too.



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