The summer sun is here, so there’s no better time to discover the best ice cream shops in Sunderland!

From classic cones to towering sundaes, there’s a reason these 5 places are some of the best ice cream shops in Sunderland…


Minchella’s Fish and Chips


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Not only is Minchella’s one of the best chippies in the North East, it’s also home to some of the best ice cream in Sunderland! Whenever the sun comes out you’ll see people flock to The Dykelans Road shop in Seaburn for their classic whippy-style ice cream. They’ve got so many mouth-watering flavours, from raspberry ripple to chocolate, mango & passionfruit swirl. So, if you’re a fan of super tasty soft ice cream then Michella’s Fish and Chips is an absolute must visit!


Nicey Icey


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When the sun’s shining bright there’s no better time to take a stroll down to Seaham Harbour and pop into Nicey Icey for a sweet treat! When you step into Nicey Icey you’ll be blown away by the sheer amount of choice in their classic ice cream counter. Treat yourself to big scoops of your favourite flavour or change things up with super tall ice cream sundae! There’s something for everyone at Nice Icey; milkshakes, desserts, ice creams and the rest! That’s what makes them one of the best ice cream shops in Sunderland.


Tutti Frutti Ice Cream Parlour


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This classically styled ice cream parlour on East Street is a city-wide favourite for their delicious icey creations. More specifically, it’s their awesome ice cream sundaes that capture our imagination and taste buds. Filled to the brim with marshmallows, biscuty bits and scrumptious sauce, these aren’t your everyday sundaes! Mix up your favourite flavours and create your own perfect ice cream creation down at Tutti Frutti – you’ll be glad you did!

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Lickety Split Creamery & Juice Bar


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Kitted out like an old school American dinner, Lickety Split Creamery & Juice bar is without doubt one of the best ice cream shops in Sunderland. Down in their neon lit venue on North Terrace, Seaham, you’ll find a menu filled with marvellous ice cream creations with American attitude. Of course, Lickety Split are connoisseurs of the classic American sundae, but they also do unbelievable ice cream topped waffles! Ice cream, waffles, marshmallows and your favourite sauce – what a perfect combination man!


Chilled Out Gelato

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As soon as you step into Chilled Out Gelato you’ll be entranced by their gloriously huge ice cream counter, loaded up with every flavour imaginable! After you’ve taken an age drooling over the sheer amount of delicious Italian style ice cream on offer and finally made your choice, you can choose to add something a big extra to your creamy delights. Maybe some perfectly warmed cookie dough? A thick cut waffle perhaps? Whatever you choose, we know you’ll be walking out of Chilled Out Gelato with a huge smile on your face!

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