Top Ice Cream Spots in Zurich

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Top Ice Cream Spots


Top Ice Cream Spots in Zurich

We might not have experienced the hottest Summer in Zurich this year so far but when the temperature in the city rises, what better way to cool off than with a nice scoop of ice cream? Zurich has plenty of great spots to buy ice cream, check out our list below to find our favourites!

Rosso Arancio Ice Cream

RossoAranciaIce cream made with passion by Italian gelati experts in Zurich. Passionate about supplying the best possible ice cream and sorbets to their Zurich clientele, the fabulous flavours include coconut and mango, hazelnut, pistachio and the sublime and extremely delicious melon ice cream! As well as classic ice creams, Rosso Arancio have a good selection of vegan ices too. All made in Zurich. The Rosso Arancio Website.  Address: Badenerstrasse 155, 8004 Zürich

Sorbetto Ice Cream

SorbettoSorbetto ice cream is actually made in Zurich and it comes in classic flavours of vanilla, stracciatella, and chocolate, as  well as a wide variety of unique flavors, like wasabi, sage, apple and even sour cream! Everything is made from natural ingredients and all their sorbets are vegan! Sorbetto has locations in Neptunstrasse and in Wipkingen and its ice creams and sorbets are also available in Globus and many small shops in Zurich.  The Sorbetto Website.  Address: Neptunstrasse, 8032 Zürich


PositanoPositano serves classic Italian-made gelati at its ice cream counter in its restaurant in Zurich from March to October. The portions are extremely generous and tasty, making them the perfect dessert to satisfy a sweet tooth. We recommend the peach sorbet, the yoghurt ice cream, and our top favourite is the dark chocolate ice cream! Delicious! Positano’s websiteAddress: Stampfenbachstrasse 6, 8001 Zürich

Gelati am See

Gelati am See

Since 1998, Daniel Kissling has been running Gelati am See. His ice cream stand is located in a superb location right along the edge of the lake in the China Gardens, and he always manages to draw in loads of customers, especially on hot summer days. The delicious ice cream served in a classic waffle cone comes in a variety of flavours and it’s the perfect treat while taking a stroll along the lake. Gelati am See website. Address: China Gardens


DeiciDieci is a small gelateria located on Niederdorfstrasse. It’s a perfect place to stop if you are spending a day exploring the city, and need a quick and tasty dessert. At Dieci, you can choose from 18 different ice cream flavors, and can mix and match them in a small cup or on a classic gelato ice cream cone. The Dieci website. Address: Niederdorfstrasse 40, 8001 Zürich

Gelateria Leonardo

Gelateria LeonardoGelateria Leonardo can be found inside Sihlcity, Glatt and Globus. This gelateria serves some of the most decadent ice cream in Zurich. The sundaes can be topped with fruit, cookies, chocolate sauces, and more. Gelateria Leonardo is the perfect place to go if you are in the mood for a real treat. Take a look at the Leonardo website to find out more. Address: Kalanderplatz 1, 8045 Zürich (Sihlcity), Glatt & Globus Bellevue.


MovenpickLocated in Bellevue, the Mövenpick ice cream store is well known for serving a large variety of flavours of ice cream and sorbet as well as serving ice cream sundaes in its cafe. A convenient place to go for a refreshing ice whatever the weather. To find out more, see the Mövenpick website. Address: Theaterstrasse 8, 8001 Zürich


Vegan ice cream at Vegelateria ZurichVegelateria is an all-vegan restaurant that serves some of the best gelato in Zurich. The all-organic treat is quite different from your typical ice cream, but fabulously delicious. Vegelateria is definitely a great place to stop on a hot summer’s day, and proves that it’s always good to try something new! For more information, see the full NewInZurich review, or  the Vegelateria website. Address: Müllerstrasse 64, 8004 Zurich

Konditorei Caredda

CaderraKonditorei Caredda is a cake shop and gelateria located on Josefstrasse. While walking by, it seems as if the only thing they serve is wedding cake. However, if you go inside, you will see that this is not the case. Konditorei Caredda has an excellent selection of house-made ice cream flavours to choose from, served in either a cup or in a cone. Caredda websiteAddress: Josefstrasse 119, 8005 Zurich


SchokolatoSchokolato is located a little bit outside of Zurich in the Glattzentrum, and uses quality ingredients to make some of the most amazing ice cream in Zurich. Fans travel from all parts of Zurich to Glatt to get their fix of this frozen delight! See the Schokolato website for more detailsAddress: Richtiplatz 2, 8304 Wallisellen


Yoo Moo

Yoo moo zurichYooMoo is a frozen yoghurt store just off Bahnhofstrasse where you pick your cup size, yoghurt type and toppings. The toppings consist of fruits or sweets and you pay according to weight. YooMoo uses organic Swiss milk and describes their yogurt as “guilt-free, and containing no nasties”. A refreshing small dessert that tastes great!  YooMoo website . Address: Pelikanstrasse 19, 8001 Zürich



Wonderpots Jelmoli ZurichWonderpots at Jelmoli offers frozen yogurt in one flavour and three sizes and you can add healthy fruit topics, or fruit and other sauces (or if you want to be decadent, cookies and marshmallows). It has great flavour and a refreshing taste. There is a seating area where you can relax and enjoy your frozen yogurt in comfort. The Wonderpots website. Address: Seidengasse 1, 8001 Zürich

I Love Leo

I love LeoI Love Leo is located on Oberdorfstrasse, and offers some of the best frozen yogurt in Zurich. Made from low-fat organic yogurt and milk, I Love Leo has some of the freshest ice cream and frozen yogurt around. Once you’ve chosen your cup and your ice cream flavour, you can choose from a selection of toppings and sauces. See the I Love Leo website for more information. Address: Oberdorfstrasse 22, 8001 Zürich


Honold ice creams Zurich

Honold produce a delicious selection of ice cream, sorbet and yogurt ice in Zurich. The ice cream is made by hand using Swiss milk and the finest ingredients such as Grand Cru chocolate or Madagascan vanilla. The creamy mango ice cream is created from exotic fruit and Swiss Yogurt. See the Honold’s website.  Address: Rennweg 53, 8001 Zurich & Küsnacht, Herrliberg & Zürichberg.


Gelateria di Berna


Gelateria di Berna

There’s a new ice cream place located in Kreis 3 serving delicious ice cream made in Bern. It’s open seven days a week and the ice cream is well priced and delicious. Take a trip to  Labarotorio Brupbacherplatz, Weststrasse 196, 8003 Zurich to check it out or visit the Gelateria di Berna website here.

What are your favourite ice cream places in Zurich? Tell us in the comments section below – we’d love to hear!


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  1. Robert says:

    Great to have a list for Zurich, even if I find the average gelato quality here a bit average. Plus the one which is missing is Rosso Arancio Gelateria Italiana at Badenerstrasse 155

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