Credit: Unframed Ice Cream

Ice-cream is the must-have treat for the summer season and with that said, there are many to choose from so making choice might seem a little daunting. Here at Deco, we love to make your lives simpler(and sweeter) and have rounded- up some of our favourite ice-cream spots in our much-loved South Africa.

Cape Town

Unframed Ice cream

An artisanal ice cream maker created Unframed ice- cream on a mission to bring the art back into dessert. The Unframed Ice-cream store offers a range of uniquely flavoured ice creams like; Grapefruit Timut Pepper, Lemongrass, Black sesame seed and  which will leave your taste buds tickled.

The Dairy Den

Ice cream and dougnuts are a match made in dessert heaven and the newly opened Dairy den has perfected this combo. The Dairy Den offers classic ice-cream and doughnut flavours that will make your inner child come to life and their signature black waffle cone made from crushed Oreos and indulgent ‘conut’ made from doughnut is a must try.

Moro Gelato

Moro gelato serves Italian style gelato, made strictly the way that Italians do. The experimental ice-cream flavours are what sets Moro gelato apart from other gelato’s, here you can find Toast and jam flavour, Pecan Pie, Gingerbeet and Strawberry Crostata, Yum!


Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream

For Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream, ice cream is not just a dessert it is an art. The ice-cream confectionary offers a wide range of experimental flavours that you could not find elsewhere like; Butter Popcorn, Chai Tea, Cereal Milk, Carrot Cake and Roasted Pineapple.

Yo CoCo


The best dairy free ice-cream in Johannesburg will leave your taste buds lingering for more. The name Yo Coco is a combination of yoghurt and coconut, which is the basis for the animal free, natural ingredient and flavours

Yococo is available at various markets and Ubereats

La Cremosa

La Cremosa is Johannesburg’s go-to ice-cream spot for the most authentic Italian gelato. The ice-cream menu boasts a range of different seasonal flavours, that can be served in the form of a sandwich, a waffle or cake.


Scoop hand-made ice cream

An artisan ice cream company based at on the North Coast in Kwa-Zulu Natal, is passionate about making the best seasonal ice cream and sorbets; ice cream cakes and vanilla sugar cones. The small artisan ice-cream shop creates experimental flavours that are a must try; Yoli’s Brown Bread Ice Cream, Pinotage Ice Cream, Gin & Tonic Sorbet, Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream.


Why eat your ice-cream with a cone when you can have it in a macaron? Sugarlicious is South Africa’s first dessert bar to offer ice-cream in a macaron. Macarons and ice-creams from sugalicious, that come in a range of delectable flavours from Fererro Roche, Espresso or Nutella and Smoked mocha, Bombay crush and bubble gum.


A Thai style ice-cream stand located inside Siam Thai Restaurant in the Umhlanga area, serves handcrafted ice cream, frozen yoghurt, sorbet and non-dairy scoops in the form of thin paper-like scrolls and with many flavours to choose from.