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    17 British Ice Creams You Must Try Before You Die

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.

    1. Oodles of peanut butter and salted caramel at Boho Gelato, Brighton

    2. Whatever you'd like at Otter Valley Dairy, Devon

    Otter Valley Dairy

    Otter Valley make award-winning traditional ice cream, and serve it in a jaw-dropping setting. If you can't make it there, they do online sales too.

    3. Gin and tonic sorbet at Aunty Betty’s, Stonehaven

    4. A vegan cookie ice-cream sandwich at Cookies and Scream, London

    5. A waffle cone at Yumi’s, Nottingham

    6. Liquid nitrogen ice cream at Science Cream, Cardiff

    Owen Mathias Photography/ Science Cream

    Take your ice cream up a notch by blasting it with nitro. And the flavours at Science Cream are similarly adventurous – above is "dry toasted rice caramelised in coconut milk". Delicious!

    7. Cornish ice cream at Jelberts, Newlyn Harbour

    8. A sky-high cone at G&D's Café, Oxford

    9. Turkish Delight Sundae at Persepolis Café, London

    10. Some gelato at Jack's Gelato, Cambridge

    Image by Michael J. Sim – @mikeysim –michaeljsim.squarespace.com / Via Facebook: JacksGelato

    With unique flavours like papaya sorbet, or peanut butter & whiskey, Jack's is a Cambridge must-try. The best bit? They'll deliver to your door.

    11. Le French Elvis at Ginger's Comfort Emporium, Manchester

    12. Barrel-Aged Negroni Sorbet at Black Vanilla, London

    13. A cremosito at Chocolate Café, Canterbury

    Chocolate Café

    Take a leap with the cremosito at the Chocolate Café. An iced coffee-flavoured dessert, it's like a mixture of ice cream and frozen yoghurt. And it comes in a dinky glass.

    14. Caramel gelato at Morelli's, Broadstairs

    Morelli's

    Morelli's in Broadstairs has been open since 1932 (since then, they've opened branches in the Middle East, Africa, America and more). Their velvety gelato is made fresh every day. Delightful.

    15. A fresh fruit cone at Scoopsy Daisy, London

    Scoopsy Daisy

    Scoopsy Daisy offer a lighter take on iced-treats, combining fresh frozen fruit with natural yoghurt. Plus, their pretty colours are basically made for Instagram.

    16. A hot caramel sundae at Nardinis, Glasgow and Largs

    17. A sundae at The Parlour at Fortnum & Mason, London

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