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Top 5 Must-Try Ice Cream Shops 🍦 in Phuket Town by HOMA Guide

In 2015, Phuket was the first city in Southeast Asia to be appointed a Creative City of Gastronomy. Thanks to UNESCO, the appointment put Phuket’s local dishes on the radar and kickstarted a series of food-related street art in Phuket Town known as the Food Art Old Town project. As Phuketian dishes like Ang Ku (Red tortoise cake), O-Taw, and the famous Vegetarian Festival started to catch the public eye, their dessert scene also sprang up to life.

When strolling around Phuket Old Town on a hot day, one simply cannot resist a cold delicious treat to freshen up. In this article, we’ll be exploring the best ice cream in Phuket Old Town that sweet tooth enthusiasts should not miss.

Best Ice Cream in Phuket

A) Be Sweet – จงหวาน

B) Torry’s Ice-Cream

C) Suchard, est. 1987

D) EFE Turkish Ice Cream

E) Thaivetro

• 𝗕𝗲 𝗦𝘄𝗲𝗲𝘁 – จงหวาน

📍Phuket Road (Old Town)

A small and cozy ice cream shop, Be Sweet is one of the top flavorsome Italian gelato places in Phuket Town. The colorful design of the shop matches its delicious variety of ice creams and soft serve through vibrant colors with neon lights producing a young hip vibe. More creamy and thicker than other ice creams you may find on the island, Be Sweet offers a true Italian gelato experience that comes with a combination of colorful cookie cones, from crunchy chocolate-coated cones to crispy rainbow pearls. Definitely, one not to miss for the photo lovers!

Price range: 69 – 100 THB/person

Ice cream rating: 4.5/5


• 𝗧𝗼𝗿𝗿𝘆’𝘀 𝗜𝗰𝗲-𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺

📍Soi Romanee (Old Town)

Located in the famous Phuket old town’s Soi Romanee is an aesthetic pink 19th-century Sino-Portuguese house with a wooden sign ‘Torry’s’. Upon entering, the wooden structure of the shop will give you a warm feeling like you’ve traveled back in time for its Sino-European interior and exterior as a Peranakan touch complements the overall colonial western design. Known for plenty of homemade flavors of traditional Phuket desserts paired with organic, premium-quality ingredients, this one is a fan favorite for both Thai and foreigners alike.

Their signature dishes include; O’aew (jelly from fig seeds) and traditional Bi Co Moi which includes black glutinous rice under delicious ice cream.

Price range: 180 – 200 THB/person

Ice cream rating: 4.5/5


• 𝗦𝘂𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗱, 𝗲𝘀𝘁. 𝟭𝟵𝟴𝟳

📍Soi Hongyok Utid (Samkong)

This traditional Thai ice cream parlor is mostly famous among locals. The shop keeps the ambiance locally simple with no photogenic background but the fact that they’ve been operating for over 30 years tells you more about their ice cream quality. Specializing in coconut & egg ice cream and fried vanilla/chocolate ice cream topped with sliced bananas,

Suchard ice cream is something not to miss when in PT. You can order sets of 3 or 4 scoops & choose toppings: Sticky rice, red beans, banana slices, milo powder, etc. Very tasty Matcha ice cream and milkshakes are also available on the menu!

Price range: 40-60 THB/person

Ice cream rating: 5/5


• 𝗘𝗙𝗘 𝗧𝘂𝗿𝗸𝗶𝘀𝗵 𝗜𝗰𝗲 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺

📍Thalang Road (Old Town)

A small ice cream stand that brings the playful Turkish ice cream experience straight to Phuket Town. After numerous attempts of trying to grab your order from the vendor, you’ll finally get to have a taste of creamy rich ice cream on a cone. Without a doubt, the fun prank performance and the ice cream itself will lighten up your mood immediately. Mainly enjoyable for the fun experience (without having to go all the way to Turkey), this place only offers 3 flavors; chocolate, vanilla, and coconut but still worth a visit. If you’re traveling with friends to this stand, be sure to get your phone out and film their reaction! (like we did)

Price range: 100 THB/Scoop

Ice cream rating: 4/5


• 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘁𝗿𝗼

📍Yaowarat Road (Old Town)

Thaivetro is without a doubt one of the top-rated ice-cream shops in town, and for obvious reasons. Decorated to the fullest with countless original ice-cream flavors on their menu. By far it is a parlor that offers the most variety with over 70 flavors to choose from! From custom Thai flavors to the original classics, they have it all. The creamy silky ice cream texture and vibrant design of the shop is a natural cause for popularity among both locals and Phuket visitors. Not to miss for ice cream enthusiasts.

Price range: 79-179 THB/person

Ice cream rating: 5/5


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