There's no shortage of ice cream in Damansara Uptown, where artisanal scoops shops seem to open up at a dizzying pace. If you are living around that area, you can fight the hot weather by getting your cool fix easily.
Softsrve is an artisan ice cream parlour that specialises in creating unusual soft ice cream flavours and experience to its customers. Softsrve has the distinction to be the first in Malaysia to serve cereal milk soft serve ice cream. Customers will be spoiled for the interesting toppings like popcorn, honeycomb, cotton candy, chocolate chips and truffles that complement perfectly with the ice cream. Apart from ice cream, Softsrve also serves Natural Sodas, Waffles, Coffees and other desserts.
2) Every Sundae by Cielo Dolcie
At Everyday Sundae, the soft gelato takes the lime light instead of gelato. Another thing that makes Every Sundae special is their ‘customise your own soft gelato’, where customers can build their own flavours and toppings from the variety of biscuits, waffles, toppings, and gelato flavours. Apart from serving soft gelatos, they also have an array of pastries and cakes that are quirky and playful in its flavour pairings.
Sangkaya serves handcrafted coconut ice cream in fresh coconut shells and classic takeaways. Their ice cream are freshly made daily by using the best ingredients available. The coconut ice cream goes perfectly with toppings like sweet corn, kidney beans, roasted peanuts, cereal, chocolate sauce or toasted coconut flakes. You can have them ‘topping-less’ as well. In addition, it is also scooping ‘Cha Yen’ Thai iced milk tea ice cream, 100% all-natural coconut water and coconut shake.
4) BingSu Café
Living up to its name, BingSu Café serves premium Bingsu, a type of Korean dessert. The shaved ice fine, mellow soft, coupled with pleasing milkiness. They work best with toppings such as berries, mango, chocolate, ice cream etc. The café offers a varieties of Bingsu flavours such as Triple Berries, Durian Mango, Strawberry, Belgium Chocolate, Blueberry Cheese, Red Bed and etc. Apart from these, they also offer toast, coffee, ice cream, sorbet as well as tea.
5) The Ais
The Ais offers a wide range of artisan ice cream in fun flavours such as Cinnamon Plum, Horlicks Kit Kat, Rum & Raisin, Baileys, Gula Melaka, Coffee Nuts, Lemon Poppyseed and Dragon Fruit. Their ice creams are all handcrafted using the finest ingredients and with no added preservative, colouring and flavouring.
6) Hail’s Soft Serve
Hail's Soft Serve - as the name of the café suggests, "hail" is basically pellets of ice fall from clouds, appearing like swirls of frozen ice cream cascades into their signature sea salt crisp wafer cone. All their ice creams are handcrafted and freshly prepared on a daily basis, using 100% natural ingredients with no artificial flavourings. Do try out their two signature ice creams – Hails Soft Serve Signature Pink Peppercorn and Seasonal. In addition, they also have homemade premium toppings designed to match with the ice creams, signature citrus waffles, exquisite dessert line as well as Hail's blend of gourmet coffee.
7) Villa Ju Bakery
This café does not only serve freshly baked pastries, it was claimed to serve one of the best Bingsu in town. Villa Ju Bakery’s Bingsus are of similar price (except that it comes in a larger portion) to the ones you may find elsewhere in KL. Their signature dishes include Coffee Bingsu, Oreo Bingsu, and Red Bean Bingsu – definitely worth a try!