If you grew up in Singapore, you’d be familiar with the concept of Ice Cream Uncles who sell ice cream potong (the type of ice cream available in blocks that you have to cut). They move from one area to the next and the distinctive ringing of the bell is one you’ll notice immediately! ? But it might be hard to find these ice cream uncles if you don’t know where to look. Here are some who are stationed in more busy streets!
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1. Uncle Jimmy Traditional Ice Cream On Wheels
If you’re in the Lavender area, you have to keep an eye out for Uncle Jimmy Traditional Ice Cream On Wheels! Uncle Jimmy has been selling ice cream for over 15 years so you know you’ll be in good hands. Get yummy ice cream flavours like Chocolate, Ripple and much more!
2. Uncle Chieng Traditional Ice Cream
There’s nothing better than taking a bite of a creamy and cold dessert when you’re out and about in Orchard Road. ? From only $1.20 per ice cream, you can choose more flavours that are harder to come by like Blueberry, Nata De Coco and Tutti Frutti. If you’re in the mood for something sweet while shopping in the city, be sure to drop by and say hello!
Location: Ngee Ann City
3. Sim Lim Ice Cream Uncle
It doesn’t matter where you are when the sweet cravings come! You can get ice cream potong in every flavour here (the Uncle is very generous!). Have the classic Chocolate Chip, Ripple or Vanilla flavour on a wafer, bread or even in a cup.
Location: Sim Lim Square
4. Helix Bridge Ice Cream Uncle
Located in one of the top tourist spots in Singapore, the Helix Bridge Ice Cream Uncle is a familiar face among the travel crowd. ? For $1.50, you can choose from a variety of flavours like Chocolate Chips, Peppermint, Ripple and more! Plus, you’ll get a spectacular view of the city as you enjoy some cold sweet treats.
Location: Helix Bridge
5. Takashimaya Ice Cream Uncle
Another cart located in Orchard Road, the Takashimaya Ice Cream Uncle offers Chocolate, Attap Seed, Vanilla and more. You can choose to enjoy it on an ice cream cone, wafer or rainbow bread!
Did we get you craving for some traditional ice cream? ? Let us know if we missed out on more Ice Cream Uncles in Singapore! We’d love to add them to the list!