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Ice ice baby: 7x Ice cream parlors

What's more refreshing than ice cream on a hot summer day? From Italian classics to innovative flavors, there's a flavor for everyone at the local ice cream parlors. What are you waiting for? Drop by these seven spots (plus a bonus tip), and (re)discover your favorite!

Zinin IJs & Chocolade

Does the heat strike you when you are out and about in Woensel? Then you're probably in the mood for an ice cream from Zinin! Fact: they make their ice cream according to authentic recipes and ingredients. Tastes good, if you ask us. The name of this ice cream parlor says it all; it's not all about ice cream. Besides the refreshing treat, they specialize in all things chocolate, including chocolates, waffles, and divine milkshakes. 

Intelligentia Taste Rooms

Yes, it's possible to taste innovation! A must-visit when it comes to ice cream is  Intelligentia Taste Rooms. Besides being awarded the best ice cream parlor, this colorful spot is the official winner of the 'golden ice creation' 2020. At the Ketelhuisplein, you can enjoy, both on the terrace and to-go, ice cream with unusual culinary flavors such as Cuban Cigar or candy cane. Preferably served in a black cone made with coconut fiber carbon. We've got some excellent news for sorbet lovers: besides being made of 50% fruit, the sorbet ice cream is vegan!

IJssalon Kees

IJssalon Kees has mastered creating spectacular ice cream since 1950. Almost every local knows their way to the ice cream counter, which you can find at one of the coolest places in the city; the Down Town Gourmet Market. End your evening with a Kees special, or order your sweet treat (including a disco dip cone) from the display case. What's not to love?

Intelligentia Tase Rooms
Intelligentia Tase Rooms terras

Dutch Homemade

Everything at Dutch Homemade is made on Dutch grounds. Besides ice cream, the homemade macarons are also quite famous: crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside! Inside tip: you get a little macaron if you order ice cream in a cup. Best of both worlds!


The ice cream season has begun, also for Firenze and her ice cream girls. The ice cream parlor at Strijpsestraat has been a household name since 1934. So hurry up and visit them for a good old-fashioned ice cream. PS It doesn't get any more authentic than this. 

Intelligentia Taste Rooms

Martini’s by Roma IJssalon

Remember that little ice cream parlor in the Heuvelgalerie? The Martini family may have moved to Victoria Park, but the family tradition continues. This beautiful establishment called Martini’s by Roma is not only open to ice cream lovers, but fans of Italian cuisine can also stop by for a pizza and an Italian lager.


You don't have to go far for nice ice cream. Are you in the city center and craving ice cream? Then Bastani is the answer. It's definitely the spot for classics, but are you craving something new? Then you will have to try the ice cream macaron.

Secret tip:

Oops! Now it's just not a secret anymore. Sometimes, a refreshing scoop of ice cream comes blowing your way. Besides the fact that there is an ice cream truck from La Toscana at the Genneper Watermill regularly, there is also an ice cream truck driving through the green parks of Eindhoven during the summer months. You can hear it approaching by the cheerful tune!