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The best ice cream in Belgrade

The sweetest text ever is in front of you - we present iconic places from Belgrade sweet scene

Sunday 9th of July 2017

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There are really many pastry shops and specialized ice cream shops in Belgrade. It's no longer a matter of taste but a way of making, the origin of ingredients and, of course, aesthetics. Organic, vegan or black ice cream, exotic flavors, extravagant packs give us happy dilemma today. The offer is sometimes completely silly, but definitely unforgettable. As much as innovation is interesting, it seems that classics, their majesty vanilla and chocolate will never be removed from the throne. These flavours are the same as a little black dress, a white shirt, a pearl necklace or a red lipstick - eternal.


It is well known that ice cream is an Italian product prepared by the traditional and always hidden recipe. Less known information is that it was actually produced for the first time in China, but we will consider Italy as the country of origin of ice cream, at least until the true truth is proved. It used to be accessible only at the courts and royal table, and it used to be a real luxury. Fortunately, the time has changed. The story of the creation of ice cream in cones is interesting. In 1904, a young man gave a bouquet of flowers wrapped in paper to his girlfriend who worked in a cake shop in Louisiana. She wanted to give him a present that would look similar, so she made a cone out of wafer and put ice cream in it and served him.

Because of great love and true respect for the delicacy that returned the smile on our faces many times and made the day more beautiful, we are introducing famous ice cream shops in Belgrade. These are places that nurture, make and truly love evergreen flavours and tradition. Regardless of whether you are a member of a chocolate "team" or pure vanilla lovers, you will certainly not be wrong in choosing these ice cream temples.

Bombaj


A sweet oasis with a tradition of existence longer than half a century. In this pastry shop you have a dilemma about how to choose your favorite among more than 30 types of ice creams that are prepared by the secret recipe of old masters. The complete programme is prepared out of natural ingredients from the country and abroad and therefore their ice creams are recognizable by authentic, full taste, regular shape and stable structure. A lot of love is the basic ingredient of every ice cream that is produced here. An excellent mix of tradition and sweet bites in a pleasant interior. Traditional flavours without too much experimenting are the main reason for crowds at this place. Try chocolate and malaga.

Moritz Eis


Although it is not a traditional place with decades of experience resulting from the employment of family members, it is on this list because it is considered the first place that brought world trends to Belgrade. Unofficially, Moritz Eis was the first to present the sweet novelties that rule the world and is definitely the pioneer among many contemporary pastry shops. Hand made ice cream of magical taste comes from natural raw ingredients. It comes from organic fruits and vegetables grown in Serbia. Fruit ice creams contain over 50% of fruits. Quality, imagination and experience have resulted in perfect ice cream. Madagascar vanilla, white and black chocolate are certainly the best-selling flavors. If you still want to keep up with trends, be sure to try plum, ginger or pineapple ice cream. A classic combination and a bit of exotic flavours in a very nice space. The ambiance is in the style of romantic pastry shops from Vienna and Paris.

Pelivan


The oldest pastry shop in Belgrade, opened back in 1851. Currently, the fifth generation is running a family business and they are doing great. Since August 1941, the pastry shop has been located in the same place where it is still today and represents a truly special place in Belgrade, which evokes memories and returns to some old times. For many Belgraders, this place is the first association when you say the word ice cream. Evergreen style, cozy interior and great location are the reasons for the great popularity of the pastry shop that has the best recipe for vanilla and hazelnut.