Cooling off: Best 3 places to grab ice cream around the city

Warm weather getting you in the mood for something a little sweeter? All across the city centre, you can find a whole host of venues and shops serving up scoops of flavour-filled ice cream, even into the evenings. Use #SheffAfter5 to share your favourite places to grab a cone, tub or stick of fresh gelato this summer.

Sundaes Gelato - 262 Glossop Rd, S10 2HS - Open until 11pm

Sundaes Gelato is a dessert bar that offers everything you'd expect from an American-styled pancake house, with endless combinations for you take your pick from. Complemented by its retro interior, Sundaes’ warm and friendly service makes tucking into quality pancakes, waffles, desserts and of course ice cream all the more enjoyable. With an ice cream menu that has everything from fruits of the forest to Ferrero Rocher, when it comes to experimenting with sweet combinations, Sundaes Gelato has your ice cream cravings covered.


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Thorntons - Unit 2A, 30 Fargate - Open until 6pm

From favourites such as Chocolate or Toffee & Fudge to zingy Sicilian Lemon or their limited edition Salted Caramel, there’s a flavour for everyone at Thorntons. If you’re mad about Mint, hooked on Honeycomb or smitten with Strawberry, call into the Thorntons store located in the heart of Fargate for a free taste of their dairy ice cream.Their dairy ice cream shares the same passion they have for chocolate stirred through every scoop.

Their delectable ice cream sundaes are a delicious combination of tempting chocolates and classic dairy ice cream, drizzled with sauce, or you might choose to sample a luxury shake. Made to order, Thorntons Pearls are blended with creamy ice cream, finished with whipped cream, drizzled with sauce and topped with more chocolates for a truly luxurious treat.

Pieminister - 67 Division St - Open until 10pm

Located amongst the hustle and bustle of the Devonshire Quarter you’ll find Pieminister, an award-winning pie joint known for its wonderful collection of sweet and savoury serves. Aside from the classic steak and kidney and chicken and mushroom, don't be fooled by the name, there's something to hit the spot on a warm day

Served in waffle-cone ‘pie crusts’ and made with fresh organic British milk, their soft serve sundaes are thick, creamy and delicious. From the Chocwork Orange, crafted with candied orange slices, to the Get Minted featuring Kendal mint cake, Pieminister’s ice creams are fun, inventive and taste every bit as good as they look. What’s more, if you prefer to personalise your scoop, you can get a cone or pot of their soft serve and style it out with toppings from lemon curd to toasted almonds for just 25p.

Heavenly Desserts - 85 Division St, S1 4GE - Open until 11pm

Newly opened in the heart of the Division Street you’ll find Heavenly Desserts. Their menu is created especially for those with a passion for the finest desserts and they always strive to provide a refined experience for their customers. Heavenly Desserts invites you in to share their eight years of passion and savoir-faire for extraordinary dessert creations. All of their desserts have been designed to be irresistible, elegant and innovative, providing a special moment of pure indulgence.

Their experienced Artisans use only the finest ingredients to create tantalising works of art that can be enjoyed with each of the senses. From their Heavenly Desserts cookie dough, to the Brownie Explosion – a truly chocolatey dream; each dessert is prepared to the highest quality with the best ingredients, every, single, time. Open until 11pm through the week and 12am Friday and Saturday, it’s the perfect place to stop off for a late-night treat.


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