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The Best Ice Cream Spots in Lagos, Nigeria

The Best Ice Cream Spots in Lagos, Nigeria
Ice Cream at Cactus Lagos | Photo via cactuslagos / Instagram

Best Ice Cream Spots in Lagos; Lagos has plenty of places; cafes, bakeries, stores, and restaurants with top-notch ice cream, gelato, and sorbet to sweeten up your day.

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We all love ice cream. Ice cream on a hot day, Ice-cream on a warm day, and Ice-cream even on a cold day.

From innovative approaches to the popular dessert, find your next frozen treat with our guide to Lagos’s ice cream shop scene.

We’ve put together a list of top-notch ice-cream parlors serving unforgettable frozen cones, scoops, ice lollies, and ice-cream sandwiches.

The Best Ice Cream Spots in Lagos

Melt Soft Serve

Address6 Ologun Agbaje St, Victoria Island, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Tuesday – Sunday from 12 pm – 8 pm
Budget: ₦1000 per scoop

Cactus Restaurant

Cactus is a nice place to hang out, it has both indoor and outdoor sitting areas and is quite serene most times. The outdoor area directly faces the Lagos lagoon so the ocean view is a bonus to the environment. They make very nice pastries and excellent ice cream.

Address20/24 Ozumba Mbadiwe Ave, Victoria Island, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 8 am – 10 pm
Instagram: @cactuslagos
Budget: ₦4000
Call 0802 777 7666


Softs is a super cute soft-serve ice cream spot along Isaac John Street. It’s a perfect spot to grab a dessert after having a meal at any of the restaurants around. They have very limited ice cream flavors and the ice cream also melts very fast, so maybe get a cup instead of a cone.

Address11a Isaac John St, Ikeja GRA, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 11 am – 9 pm
Instagram: @toofunkingsoft
Budget: ₦2000
Other Location:

📍The Good Beach, Plot 10B, Water Corporation Road, Trinity Ave, Victoria Island, Lagos
Budget: ₦4000

Ice Cream Factory

Ice Cream Factory is one of the leading dessert restaurants in Lagos, offering luxury ice cream that tastes like no other! The desserts at Ice Cream Factory are produced locally using only the finest ingredients.

Address5 Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 9 am – 10 pm
Instagram: @the_icf
Budget: ₦1000 per scoop
Call +234 809 395 8099
Other Locations

📍:29, Isaac John Str, Ikeja GRA (Opp Radisson Blu Hotel)
📱: +234 909 645 5291

📍: Landmark Boulevard
Oniru, Lagos
📱: +234 809 395 8087

Frozen Rolls Icecream

Frozen Rolls Icecream is the First Hand Rolled Icecream Shop in Nigeria. With a mouthwatering dessert menu, it doesn’t just turn your taste buds on but also melts your heart with love. You can also create your sweet treat!

Address7 Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive, Off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase I, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 10 am – 9 pm
Instagram: @frozenrollsng
Budget: ₦2500
Call +234 816 589 2432

Eric Kayser

Eric Kayser is the bus stop for those that love pastries, Italian gelato, and cakes. Europeans, especially French visitors, will find this restaurant irresistible as they make different kinds of French bistro dishes, pastries, croissants, and cakes. The environment is also very cool, clean, and welcoming.

Address864a Bishop Aboyade Cole St, Victoria Island, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 7 am – 10 pm
Instagram: @maisonkayser_ng
Budget: ₦1000 per scoop

Other Location:

Alliance Française de Lagos / Mike Adenuga Centre / Maison Eric Kayser Ikoyi – 9 Osborne Rd, Ikoyi, Lagos

Hans And René

At Hans and Rene, the gelato specialists, you can probably get one of the best selections of gelatos in Lagos there! No Kidding. Hans and Rene will indulge your senses with classic flavors like Salted Caramel, Pistachio, and Coconut, exotic flavors like Dulce De Leche and Tiramisu along with the famous Agbalumo and Zobo sorbets which are a hit, simply clean and delicious.

So many flavors to choose from! And for a rounded experience, you can also buy cakes, donuts, puff puff, and other desserts to go with your gelato extraordinaire.

Address: Hans & René – Radisson Blu, 1a Ozumba Mbadiwe Ave, Victoria Island, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 10 am – 8 pm
Instagram: @hansandrene
Budget: ₦2500
Call +234 816 589 2432

Other Hans and Rene Locations in Lagos:

Palms Shopping Centre, Oniru Estate, Lagos

Ikeja City Mall, Ikeja, Lagos

Filmhouse iMAX, Dr Miuz Banire Street, Lekki, Lagos

Hans & René Glover Retail, 37a Glover Road, off Alfred Rewane Rd, Ikoyi, Lagos
Upbeat Recreation Centre, 11 Admiralty Rd, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Hans & René Lennox Mall, Lekki Phase I, Lagos

Scoop’d Ice Cream Bar

Address33A Bishop Aboyade Cole St, Victoria Island, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 7 am – 10 pm
Instagram: @scoopdng
Budget: ₦1500
Call 08112499689
Other Locations:

📍389 Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba.
☎️: 07050893951

📍 Novare Mall, Sangotego, Ajah
☎️: 09152890619

📍 Northwest Petroleum Station, Gbagada

Kinglace Ice cream

Kinglace Ice cream has two outlets in Lagos; one on Victoria Island and one on the mainland, at Yaba. The ice cream is freshly made each day. There is a wide variety of delicious flavors, toppings, and sauces; so you can design your sweet treat.

AddressPlot 274 Ajose Adeogun St, Victoria Island, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 8 am – 10 pm
Instagram: @kinglaceng
Budget: ₦2000
Call 08112499689
Other Locations:

📍: 282, Herbert Macaulay way, Alagomeji, Yaba.

WaffleMonster – The Dessert Studio

The Dessert Studio is a dessert and confectionery store catering to delicious desserts and sweet treats. Their products are made fresh with the finest ingredients.

AddressAlpha Mall, 117 Ogudu Rd, Lagos
Opening Hours:  Monday – Sunday from 9 am – 8 pm
Instagram: @thedessertstudio
Budget: ₦1100 per scoop

These were some of the best and most delicious ice cream places to visit in Lagos!, not in any particular order.

What are the best ice cream spots in Lagos you’ve tried? Let us know on Twitter or Instagram!

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