Where to get brilliant ice cream in Pretoria

Ice cream, ice cream? Look no further!

by: Kate Liquorish | 03 Dec 2015
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Whisk Away

Whisk Away Ice Creams and Sorbets are made using the freshest, natural ingredients and no other additives, leaving out artificial flavours, colourings, stabilisers or any other chemicals. Unique flavours abound with options like Crème Fraiche & Fig Ripple, toasted sesame and Liquorice to get you in the mood. They’ll even make gluten-free, diary-free, sugar-free, egg-free or organic ice creams on special request and their gourmet soft serve and ice cream sandwiches are seriously good. AND, they have awesome ice cream carts that can be hired for functions. Find them at The Hazel Food Market and The Moreleta Village Market as well as at La vie Lente, Madisons, Protea Hotel Centurion, Ginger Apple (banting ice cream per litre), Toni's Pizza Sinoville and The Collection.

In Johannesburg: at TJ Billies BBQ, Post, Jackson's (vanilla banting ice cream), Better Butter Banting (banting ice cream)


Their recipes  and method for making gelato is completely natural, using only three ingredients: milk, sugar and natural flavours - no colorants or preservatives. They make 14 flavours in rotation with the basics, such as vanilla, chocolate and pistachio, always present. At their Restaurant Ritrovo, which is next door, they also make egg-based, custard ice creams to hold their richer, liquor-infused flavours like zabaglione and Amarena Wild Cherry and they sell 8 flavours in tubs at their Moreleta Motors BICCCS in Rubenstein drive. Giovanni Mazzone (Father in the father-son, Mazzone duo), who was taught to make gelato by his father at their family gelateria in Italy, oversees all the ice cream production.

Royal Danish Home Made Ice Cream

Their Ice Cream is made using a traditional Danish recipe and only the finest ingredients, and are served in their enchanting, homemade wafer cones. They’ve been around for 26 years and in that time have moulded over 30 delicious flavours to perfection. Favourites include strawberry and peppercorn, mocha almond fudge, butter pecan and apple pie.

Aroma Gelato and Waffle Lounge

Just the name will have your mouth watering. They offer over fifty different flavours including New York cheese cake, salted buttered caramel and biscotti cookie gelato as well as superb blood orange and pink grapefruit sorbets, all of which vary from milk-based to water-based gelato. Their gelato is made by slowly churning the mixture so that it tastes richer and creamier and using only real fruit, nuts and chocolate.

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Image by Aroma Gelato

- Kate Liquorish

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