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The Covent Garden Ice Cream Festival

Looking for London's best ice cream hotspot to end your summer on a sugar high? Brought to you by the Covent Garden Good Food Club, this year's Ice Cream Festival is ready to serve you a scoop of frozen goodness you won't want to miss!

From 19th August - 4th September, relax in the sunshine, cone in hand.

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Over 40 flavours to try

Join us on the East Piazza this summer's Ice Cream Festival for a selection of the best gelato scooped in the West End. This year we have 6 great pop ups serving frozen goodies daily, which one will you visit?

  • BUNS & BUNS - Buns & Buns are bringing their bar to the East Piazza for you to enjoy the delicious range of iced drinks they have on offer, from Frozen Watermelon to Frozen Margaritas. Cheers to that!

  • PALERTART UK - Serving artisanal ice creams and desserts from their tropical trike!

  • VIRTU DESSERTS - Offering authentic gelato that is vegan friendly and includes all the classics you would find in a gelateria. Are you having one scoop or two?

  • COPPER PENNY BOX - Located in their vintage horse box, Copper Penny are serving iced coffee as well as ice lollies and sweet treats.

  • BUBBLEBROS - Bubblebros will be serving Frose, Frozen Bellinis and a Frozen Elderflower Spritz, which will you try?

  • DAISY'S ICE CREAM - This vintage ice cream van serving Marshfield Farm ice cream, is hand-scooped into crisp sugar cones or tubs. Also serving home-made chocolate brownie bites to complement the ice creams and sorbets! Lickalix ice lollies complete the range, organic and free from all allergens

  • FABRO ICE CREAM - Plant based and dairy frozen yoghurt can be enjoyed from Fabro Ice Cream, can you spot their flamingos?

  • BIG KID ICE CREAM - Small batch experimental ice cream flavours such as peanut butter, peach melba, treacle sponge, pistachio praline

  • HONEST FOLK - Are you ready for a iced tipple on the Piazza? Frozen margaritas and other frozen cocktails available at Honest Folk

The ice cream fun doesn't stop there with many of our estate eateries taking part in the coolest of London festivals.


Signature Mochi from Sushisamba

An Asian cuisine favourite, Sushisamba's assorted mochi brings a mix of delicious soft japanese rice cake filled with ice cream and sitting on a bed of warm white chocolate.

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Sorbet delight at Avobar

From grab and go with their Ice Cream bike to a dine-in dessert, Avobar is bringing colour and theatre to our frozen festival this August. Try their Matcha Pancake with Forest Berry sorbet for an Instagrammable sweet treat this summer.

Enjoy takeaway vegan ice creams, sorbets and Little Moons Mochi - Located on Henrietta street, say hello to the Avobar team for an indulgent sweet snack.

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Cookies and (ice) Cream

Floozie has delivered a cool cookie ice cream sundae. 100% plant based and 100% on our list to indulge in over the Covent Garden Ice Cream Festival, choose from vanilla, strawberry or chocolate ice cream topped with chocolate sauce!

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The Gelato Giant from Ave Mario

Titled Instagram's favourite dessert. the Ave Mario gelato cake is a cooldown highlight as it towers over 60cm and weighs 6kg! Gluten free and served with a sweet caramel sauce. Have you tried this show-stopping ice cream special?

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Balthazar Ice Cream Dessert


A trip to Balthazar to try their bespoke, limited edition white chocolate ice cream macaron sandwich is a must. Adorned with raspberry powder and candy floss, this Parisian sweet treat is the perfect final course.

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