April is in full swing, which means that between the occasional rain spells, we’re getting those occasional blue bird days that make us feel like Summer is just around the corner. With the start of warmer weather, it signals the beginning of our favourite time of year… ice cream season! You know the time, when the weather is balmy enough that an after dinner frozen treat seems like the perfect way to end a day! Keep reading for our picks on the best ice cream places in New Westminster!
Tres Galli Gelato Cafe
For a tasty treat that will make you feel like you’re vacationing on the Italian Riviera this Spring, give Tres Galli Gelato Cafe a try! Owners are Italian-born brothers Max, Saverio and Salvatore Gallo. They take pride in serving visitors the delicious food of their home land. There’s nothing quite as satisfying of finishing a meal with a creamy scoop (or two) of delicious gelato, and the flavours at Tres Galli are unbeatable! Bonus: you can wander around River Market and the Westminster Quay after your treat for a perfect evening.
Anny’s Dairy Bar:
Another awesome eatery to satisfy your ice cream cravings is Anny’s Dairy Bar! The 6th street location is one of the only places around who serves authentic maple twist ice cream, straight out of Quebec! Creamy vanilla ice cream with a twist of maple butter sauce… the thought alone is enough to make our mouths water! Indulging in this delightful treat is the ultimate way to satisfy your sugar cravings. Pay the friendly staff a visit, today!
Purdy’s Chocolate – Royal City Centre
True BC residents know the delicious chocolate that comes from Purdy’s Chocolates! It was just Easter, after all! But, did you know they also have delicious hard ice cream and bars available too?! Picture this: creamy vanilla ice cream, dipped or double dipped in the chocolate of your choice, and covered in sprinkles or nuts. Ice cream doesn’t get much better than this! Purdy’s also offers a variety of ice cream flavours from maple walnut, to classic chocolate, to pralines and cream! Give the Royal City Centre location a visit on your next shopping trip!
Marble Slab Creamery
Last, but certainly not least on our list is Marble Slab Creamery! Marble Slab is the perfect place to bring the littles in your life, for what a fun ice cream experience it is! Not only is the creamy, hand crafted ice cream itself delicious, but you get to choose your own custom mix-ins, so no two cones are the same! The combinations available at Marble Slab are nearly endless, so you can come back to the Queensborough Landing location time and time again all Summer long.
Ice cream is one of the best indulgences after a long day! There’s nothing like enjoying a warm evening breeze and a perfect scoop of your favourite flavour! Any one of these tasty New West options will satisfy your sweet tooth!