Seven great places to go for a cool treat in Norwich

Cool treats in Norwich: Cocktails at The Ten Bells, ice cream from Lakenham Creamery and cool desser

Cool treats in Norwich: Cocktails at The Ten Bells, ice cream from Lakenham Creamery and cool desserts at Figbar. (L-R) - Credit: Archant

Need something to cool you down as the weather warms up? Here's a look at some of the places in Norwich serving up cold delights - from iced coffee to alcoholic ice lollies, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

• Warwick St Social, 2 Warwick Street

When you were younger, there was probably nothing better on a hot summer's day than cooling down with an ice lolly. Warwick St Social are updating this tradition and adding their own twist by creating a range of homemade ice lollies for adults inspired by popular alcoholic drinks like a gin and tonic. Currently the G&T ice lolly is the only flavour available, but the team are busy experimenting with other flavours such as mojito and prosecco.

• Gosling and Guzman, 16 Charing Cross

Love coffee? Gosling and Guzman is serving up a range of cold brews and iced coffees that will cool you down this summer and still provide that caffeine kick. Their menu includes drinks such as an iced latte, the black and tonic and dry coffee cherry and tonic.

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• Delice, 2 Castle Meadow

Ice cream sundae anyone? Set in the heart of Norwich, Delice offers a variety of food, drinks and nibbles, but right now their star attraction is their range of ice cream sundaes. From a classic banana split to a monster cookie medley, or tropical bounty there is something available for everyone. They also have a selection of iced frappes, iced teas, smoothies and milkshakes that are bound to cool you down.

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• The Little Red Roaster, 81B Grove Road

While The Little Red Roaster may be known for its coffee, it also boasts a selection of other drinks during the summer, including fresh fruit smoothies in flavours such as mango, banana, pineapple and coconut or mixed red berries, strawberry and banana, as well as strawberry and hibiscus iced tea.

• Lakenham Creamery, 2 Trafalgar Street

It doesn't get much better than a scoop of homemade ice cream on a hot day, so why not head over to Lakenham Creamery's factory shop on Trafalgar Street, where you can pick up a tub of white chocolate chip, rocky road, tutti frutti or lemon and lime ripple, among other flavours. The company has been making ice cream in the fine city since 1921 and offer a range of ice creams to suit various dietary requirements, including Eileen's ice cream which is suitable for diabetics.

• Figbar, 23 St John Street

New on the scene in Norwich is Figbar, who are already making a name for themselves among locals for their menu packed with sweet treats. Among the list of sugary offerings you'll find cool dishes such as Strawberries 'N Cream, comprised of Norfolk strawberries, strawberries and cream ice cream, gin and tonic jelly, elderflower chantilly cream and a sable.

• The Ten Bells, 74-78 St Benedicts Street

After a long day, it's always nice to cool down with a cocktail and The Ten Bells, who offer over 50 artisan and bespoke cocktails, may be the ideal place to do just that. Their menu includes classics such as strawberry daiquiris, mojitos, and margaritas, as well as more unique drinks, like the 'Double Smoked Bacon O.F', which is made using bacon infused whiskey and is served in a pipe.

• Where's your favourite place to go for a cool treat in Norwich? Let us know in the comments below.

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