When visited Hanoi, talking about ice-cream, most of tourist will come to Trang Tien street to enjoy its specialty ice-creams here. Trang Tien has been a famous of tasty ice-creams in Hanoi for a long time. Ice-creams here are very delicious with a variety of choices for you to try. Anyway, coconut ice-cream is highly recommended. Just recently, coconut ice-cream has been chosen to cool the heat on summer days because of the sweetness and fragrance of the coconut milk. Together with us to discover three well-known coconut ice-cream shops in Hanoi now.
1. Bao Oanh coconut ice-cream shop at No.7 Thanh Nien Street.
Bao Oanh shop locating near Truc Bach lake has been long considered as the most worth-visiting ice-cream shops of Hanoi. This is a café and cooling beverage shop which is quite familiar to many Hanoian and it is also well-known for the coconut ice cream. People said that this shop is the first one selling the coconut ice-cream in Hanoi capital. The coconut ice-cream has white milk color of and fragrance of distinct flavor of coconut milk, contained in a fresh coconut with cover, a little crushed coconut meat above, roasted peanut, fried grapes so that it not only looks very eye-catching but also tasty. From here, you can see clearly the sight of many places such as West Lake, Truc Bach Lake and Thanh Nien Street – one of the most beautiful streets of Hanoi.
By the way, because of the ingredients of milk, Bao Oanh coconut ice-cream has strong sweetness, somewhat drown out the fragrance of coconut. It is a good advice to gently scrape fresh coconut meat, then take a spoon of ice-cream together to reduce the sweetness and enjoy total special flavor of the coconut ice cream. The price of a coconut ice-cream is about 80.000 VND and coconut jelly is 60.000 VND. The price here is much higher compared to the average one of ice-cream shop in Hanoi but its quality and serving is
2. Dung coconut ice-cream at 54 Hang Cot Street.
Although Dung Coconut ice-cream appeared later than Bao Oanh and many other brands but it still attracts alarge number of customers thanks to long time famous taste. The advantage is its different tender coconut copra which is very thin and fresh.
The coconut jelly is clear with fatty sweetness. When you taste, piece of coconut jelly will melt slowly . If you want to have a nice relaxation with friends, Dung Coconut ice-cream is highly recommended. Anyway, there are also some other kind of sweet pudding here so that you will have a lot of choices. The special taste of this shop will surely never let you down.
3. Coconut ice-cream at 29 Hang Than Street.
Coconut ice-cream at 29 Hang Than attracts a relatively large number of tourists. Customers likely to come here because of its special caramel dishes. Another special features of coconut ice-cream Hang Than is that the ice-cream is poured from ice cream machine only when customer order, then it is covered with fresh coconut, crushed peanut, chocolate sauce and a tube of cinnamon. Ice-cream here is greasy, not too sweet and not too strong smell of milk like Bao Oanh shop and it also attracts customers because of chocolate sauce.
Regarding position, coconut ice-cream Hang Than does not have nice view as Bao Oanh shop, just small tables and plastic stools on the sidewalk. It is reason why its price is softer, range only from 50,000 – 60.000 VND/ fruit. For students who do not pay attention to the seat, coconut ice-cream Hang Than Goods may be an ideal choice. One more plus point of Hang Than Coconut ice-cream is that there are all kinds of caramel -delicious but very affordable price.