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Papacream: Liquid nitrogen and much imagination goes into the making of the ice creams and sorbets here, that come in flavours like pani puri, candy floss, spicy guava and even hummus. Papacream also sells regular flavours for those who wouldn’t dare; milkshakes (in varieties that include salted caramel butter popcorn); bubble waffles and ice cream doughwiches. 

Branches at Churchgate (65177272), Juhu (26618822), Andheri (65566557), Jaipur (48605777), follow them on Facebook here, Instagram here, Rs 120 for a single scoop.

Bono Boutique Ice Cream: Bandra snobs have Bono on their speed dial, ordering tubs of their gourmet blue cheese-honey, dark chocolate-truffle oil, milk chocolate-bacon and our favourite: dark chocolate sea salt. Psst: Ask nicely and they might build you a croquembouche tower on order. And South Bombay spooners, get ready to welcome their new Kemp’s Corner ice cream parlour in mid August.

Shop no 3, Savia Building, Rebello Road, off Doctor Peter Dias Road, Bandra (W), 9819758593, follow them on Instagram here, on Facebook here, scoops start at Rs 150 and tubs at Rs 600.

Koldplay: A 15,000 square feet factory in Bombay makes 175 ice cream flavours that go into the making of  sundaes, thick shakes and sorbettos. Honey wasabi, mandarin chocolate, raspberry, white chocolate are just some of these. Us, we go straight to the counter for a big sundae featuring peanut butter nutella and hazel nut Madagascar brittle. Hi Crisp Martin! PS: The mangoes are sourced from the owner's family orchard, so we’d bet our money on the mango sorbetto. 

Circle House, 471, Radha Bhavan, Bhaudaji Road, Kings Circle, Sion, 24030014; gate no. 4, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, 64640014, follow them on Facebook here, Instagram here, Twitter here, Rs 60 for a single scoop.

The Parfait Co: These silken scoops of parfait (ice cream’s French cousin) is exactly what you want in the freezer when guests come over. Order directly, via Scootsy, Swiggy or UberEats or pick up pastry chef Sharmeen Indorewala’s lovingly packed flavours from Nature’s Basket, Foodhall and Hypercity stores; our favourites include Belgian chocolate, salted caramel and pomegranate. Also, always inquire about the limited edition flavour because mango was last season's most coveted accessory.

To order call 992002922, click here to order from Scootsy, follow them on Instagram here, Facebook here, Rs 455 for the classic flavours and Rs 585 for the premium range for a 500 ml tub.

Where’s My Cone? A freeze frame shot for pretty scoops and sandwich ice creams in flavours like jam shortcake, salted caramel and boondi laddoo. Visit their new(ish) Bandra store where the delicious filter coffee ice cream, smooth and creamy, will remind you of a monthly office lunch at Madras Café, and the strawberry wafer version, of Pickwick biscuits in school snack boxes.

Shop no 9, Corner View Building, 33rd Road Bandra (W), 8291603137, follow them on Facebook here, Rs 120 for an ice cream sandwich.  

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