7 Iconic & Super Popular Ice Cream/Kulfi Houses That'll Make You All Nostalgic
We all dread summers ‘cause of the sweltering heat and hot winds blowing throughout the day. But we surely love the fact that we get to hog on our faves, thandi thandi kulfi and ice cream in this season, which is frankly the only respite in these hot months! And while there are tons of new places popping up every now and then, these 7 iconic and famous ice cream and kulfi places in Delhi have been winning hearts for decades. So head to these places and beat the heat!
1. Nirula’s (More Than 80 Years Old)
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We had to kick start this list with our childhood favourite - Nirula’s! We’re sure that this place has been an integral part of your childhood as well, especially their Hot Chocolate Fudge that still gives us major #DessertGoals. We mean, these guys have been around since 1934 - how do you beat that?! So, if you haven’t visited this place in the longest time then head here NOW and order up all your favourites!
Where | Nirula’s - Noida, Saket, Karol Bagh & Other Outlets
Meal For Two | Rs 150
Call Them | + 91 8826 744 655
Timings | 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Nirulas/
2. Baskin Robbins (More Than 20 Years Old)
This iconic ice cream chain was established in India in 1993 and brought us mouth-watering ice cream flavours like Banana Split Sundae, Nutty Professor Sundae, Gold Medal Ribbon, Mint Milk Chocolate and SO much more. And if this wasn’t enough, then hear this - these guys have started serving waffles as well! So, finish up a scoop (or maybe 5) here and get some respite from the sweltering Delhi heat.
Where | Baskin Robbins - Green Park, GK I, CP & Other Outlets
Meal For Two | Rs 400
Call Them | + 91 11 4604 9026
Timings | 11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/BaskinRobbinsIn/
3. Giani’s (More Than 60 Years Old)
They started their first venture way back in 1956 in Chandni Chowk as Giani Di Hatti. The first ice cream store came up in Rajouri Garden in 1999 and since then there’s a Giani’s outlet in every nook and corner of Dilli! It has been satisfying everybody’s sweet tooth with its Hot Chocolate Fudge, Brownie Walnut, Chunky Munky and tons of other ice cream flavours. They also have a separate section for sugar-free ice creams on their menu. We’ll just say it - Giani’s is bae!
Where | Giani’s - Kamla Nagar, GK II, Kalkaji & Other Outlets
Meal For Two | Rs 350
Call Them | + 91 9899 436 355
Timings | 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/gianisicecream
4. Siyaram Nannumal Kulfiwale (More Than 75 Years Old)
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Having churned out kulfis for more than 75 years now, Siyaram Nannumal Kulfiwale is so famous that there is no way any Dilliwala hasn’t tried their kulfi at least once! This kulfi place is tucked away in the lanes of Old Delhi and you will have to travel a bit to reach here, but trust us guys this joint is totally worth it. Don’t forget to try out their Chikoo, Apple, Kiwi, Orange and Mango kulfis - they’re delicious!
Where | Siya Ram Nannumal Kulfiwale - 629, Gali London, Kundewalan Chowk
Call Them | + 91 11 2328 0498
Timings | 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5. Classic Ice Cream Parlour (More Than 15 Years Old)
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Nestled in East Delhi, this small, cutesy place has been serving ice cream since 1999. You cannot miss out on their Danish Delite, Malted Choco, Rajbhog, Rainbow Coupe and Mocha Almond Fudge, they’re all yummy AF. You can also slurp on thick shakes and ice cream sodas here, so if you guys are on the hunt for a place that will serve thandi-thandi ice cream even after 11 at night, then this is where you need to be!
Where | Classic Ice Cream Parlour - Preet Vihar & Karkardooma
Meal For Two | Rs 400
Call Them | + 91 9650 200 040
Timings | 11:58 AM - 11:58 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Classic-ice-cream-parlour-127841473947510/
6. Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfi Wale (More Than 100 Years Old)
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One of the most famous kulfi walas in Chawri Bazar, Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfi Wale needs no introduction! This place has been in business for more than 100 years and has been serving one-of-its-kind stuffed kulfis and basic rabri kulfis. So, satiate your never-ending cravings for desserts with their Mango, Anaar, Apple and Orange stuffed kulfis or stick to try their Rabri Kulfi flavours like Paan, Gulkand or Coconut - you can’t go wrong here!
Where | Kuremal Mohan Lal Kulfi Wale - 526, Kucha Pati Ram, Bazar Sita Ram, Chawri Bazar
Meal For Two | Rs 200
Call Them | + 91 9810 540 106
Timings | 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7. Havmor Ice Cream (More Than 75 Years Old)
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Another age-old gem is Havmor which has been a go-to for so many of us. They offer a massive menu of every ice cream flavour you could possibly think of. Their ice-cream sundaes are so wholesome & super delicious that you won’t be able to get enough of them. The best part? These guys at Havmor keep introducing new flavours of the month which are all things yummy. So folks, next time you’re craving ice cream, head to Havmor!
So bookmark these places and head here for some yummy, thandi-thandi ice cream!