Keep Cool & Slurp On The Best Kulfis At These Places In Chennai

Arun posted on 24 April

Beat the heat this summer with kulfis from these seven kulfi shops in Chennai. Tell us, what’s your favourite version of the Indian ice cream?

Bombay Kulfi

Little do people know that Bombay Kulfi is a Coimbatore brand, they do however sell Bombay style kulfis. Right from finding the right milk to coming up with interesting flavours (chocolate chip!), Bombay Kulfi is a must try for Kulfi fans. We highly recommend trying the Tender Coconut Kulfi when you check them out, it was our favourite.

For more about Bombay Kulfi, click here.

Dessert Parlours

4, 25th Cross Street, Besant Nagar Beach, Besant Nagar, Chennai

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Kulfiwala

Another Mumbai style kulfi shop, Kulfiwala is the only store on this list that’s open from 12pm to 12am (at Moores Road, Nungambakkam). That’s right, sate those late post dinner sugar cravings at Kulfiwala. They’ve got the usual lineup of kulfis once can expect, like the badam and pista, but also funky new flavours of their own, like the Mewa Chiki which has actual pieces of chiki in it! There’s also a Meetha paan flavour that’s super popular.

Dessert Parlours

20, Park Circle, Moores Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai

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Chennai Kulfi

With 30 separate branches across Tamil Nadu, you’re never too far from a Chennai Kulfi outlet. They’re the second largest kulfi brand on this list and focus on making a wide variety of kulfis for super cheap prices. You can try their jackfruit kulfi and cranberry kulfi, each for just INR 50!

Find them on Facebook here.

Dessert Parlours

C-47, Anna Nagar Plazza, X Block, 2nd Avenue, Anna Nagar East, Chennai

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Kulfi House

The biggest name on this list, Kulfi House doesn’t just serve kulfis, they offer kulfi milkshakes, kulfi faloodas and regular ice cream too. Variety wise they’ve got 60 different kinds of kulfis and a separate list for matka kulfis! Speaking of matka kulfis, our favourites were the classic malai kulfi and their super rich kesar badam pista kulfi.

Find them on Facebook here.

Dessert Parlours

283, Yass Towers, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai

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Mhaian Kulfi

Literally translated to magical, Mhaian Kulfi is a kulfi brand started in 2012. They’re have a few outlets in Chennai, but their main sales happen through supermarkets like More and others. However we recommend checking out their own kulfi parlour, as they make some really unique kulfis, including a coconut kulfi served in a coconut shell!

Find them on Facebook here.

Dessert Parlours

31/8, Pillayar Koil Street, KK Nagar, Nesapakkam, Chennai

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Dreams Kulfi

Dreams Kulfi is probably the most widely available kulfi brand on this list because it has no physical permanent shop. You can buy a Dreams Kulfi from their pushcarts or stalls setup in popular and crowded areas like Bessy and Marina Beach. Their regular badam and pista flavours are super tasty, and of all the entries on this list, they’re the best equipped to handle large orders.

To know more about Dreams Kulfi, click here.

Nithya Tambool Paan And Kulfi Shop

Started in 1979, this tiny paan shop outside the Eden restaurant in Besant Nagar, is known for it’s paan and kulfis. The shop opens only in the evenings and is run by an elderly gentleman named Mr Mohan. His paan draws crowds from all over the city and his kulfis first became famous among his paan patrons. Made fresh every day, his kulfis are some of the sweetest and creamiest we’ve had. Needless to say, if you’re in Bessy post 7pm and looking for something sweet, stop by this amazing shop.

Dessert Parlours

2nd Avenue, GOCHS Colony, Besant Nagar, Chennai

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