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Carmello

No.61, Miraj hotel , Marine drive , Wellawatte (5.30 km) 00600 Colombo, Sri Lanka


Camello is an ice cream shop in Wellawatte that used to be in Havelock Road.



Carmello isn't necessarily 'new' to the ice cream scene in Colombo. They had a shop down Havelock Road, which was closed down a few years ago, but now they've claimed an all new spot in Wellawatte. 

Ice Cream 

It's homemade ice cream, and they haven't limit themselves to the generic chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry flavors - which we appreciate. 

Sadly, most of their flavors weren't available on the day we visited, therefore, we decided to go with three flavors - Fig and Honey (Rs. 180), Blueberry (Rs. 180) and Chocolate Nog (Rs. 150). 

The ice cream had tiny icicles wedged in, which isn't something people particularly applaud. Strangely, in this case, we enjoyed it. The ice cream itself was quite creamy, and the teeny tiny icicles made the them much more interesting. Weird, we know. I've never really loved Blueberry flavored anything but this wasn't bad at all. With actual blueberry preserve bits embedded into the ice cream, this surpassed my expectations in many ways. 

This is the Fig and Honey. Again, like the Blueberry, it was rich with tiny honey coated fig pieces here and there. In terms of flavor, it tasted like vanilla ice cream with a slightly fruity aftertaste. We liked it. 

Lastly, we have the Chocolate Nog. We had no clue what a Nog was. According to the lady behind the counter, it refers to the nuts.

However, no nuts were found in this, but we did manage to retrieve a few tiny pieces of chocolate chips. Tasting very much like cocoa powder but very much less sweet than the commercial chocolate ice cream, this flavor was good.

Random, Essential Details

  • They're pretty generous with their ice cream. The amount they scoop onto your cone is enough to fill up your whole thing. So, if you're eating it to get to that beautifully lonely part with just the cone, tough luck - you're gonna have to get a cone alone. 
  • The lady behind the counter is super nice and willing to help in any way - including in letting you taste the ice creams if you're stuck between two. 
  • The view is great. We suggest going in the afternoon so you can skip to the other side of the road onto the beach to enjoy your ice cream while the sun sets.
  • They had a variety of Gelatos to choose from. Unfortunately, they were limited to paper. 

Conclusion 

All in all, Carmello is alright. It's good place to be if you're looking for some ice cream without having to sell a kidney for it. 


TIP

Don't take people who don't like ice cream.

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Address

No.61, Miraj hotel , Marine drive , Wellawatte (5.30 km) 00600 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Directions

Go south on Havelock Road past Royal Institute and the canal. Carmello is on your left, opposite the Havelock City apartments. It's on a little by-lane running parallel to Havelock Road.

Contacts

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Report Inaccuracy

Closed right now

Cuisine

Western

Price Range

Less than 200

Dish Types

Ice Cream Gelato

Ratings Breakdown

Overall Rating
3
Quality Rating
3
Service Rating
3
Ambience Rating
3
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aniluae

Happy to announce.Now Carmello branch open inside Mydeal.LK .You can Icecream scoops as well as Icecream tubs.

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Annika

The blueberry and chocolate were actually quite nice considering it's price. they also give you a waffle cone so that's a bonus (I love waffle cones!) :D

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sususaci

Highest Milk Protein content and Lowest sugar content of an ice cream produce in Srilanka ,making it, a unique product with Natural Fruit flavors and nuts such as “ Bleu Berry” Pistachio’ Almond’ Fig & Honey, Coconut, Moca.

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aniluae

Happy to announce.Now Carmello branch open inside Mydeal.LK .You can Icecream scoops as well as Icecream tubs.

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Annika

The blueberry and chocolate were actually quite nice considering it's price. they also give you a waffle cone so that's a bonus (I love waffle cones!) :D

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sususaci

Highest Milk Protein content and Lowest sugar content of an ice cream produce in Srilanka ,making it, a unique product with Natural Fruit flavors and nuts such as “ Bleu Berry” Pistachio’ Almond’ Fig & Honey, Coconut, Moca.

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sususaci

We have three different types of products such as Regular ice cream which having a composition of 37% total solids including Fat ,Milk Protein and Carbohydrate with most common flavours Vanila, chocolate and strawberry .The Gelato product range is having 39% Total Solids with a higher Milk Protein content with flavours of Vanilla Cream, Chocolate NOg, Strawberry Dream, Rum & Raisin, Durian, Neapolitan, and Mint & Choc flavours and Premium Gelato gives 41 %

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sususaci

WE do not use artificial flavours in ouur products

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sususaci

We do not use any Artifical Flavour for our Gelato range
We have three different types of products such as Regular ice cream which having a composition of 37% total solids including Fat ,Milk Protein and Carbohydrate with most common flavours Vanila, chocolate and strawberry .The Gelato product range is having 39% Total Solids with a higher Milk Protein content with flavours of Vanilla Cream, Chocolate NOg, Strawberry Dream, Rum & Raisin, Durian, Neapolitan, and Mint & Choc flavours and Premium Gelato gives 41 % Total Solids giving the Highest Milk Protein content and Lowest sugar content of an ice cream produce in Srilanka ,making it, a unique product with Natural Fruit flavors and nuts such as “ Bleu Berry” Pistachio’ Almond’ Fig & Honey, Coconut, Moca.

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sususaci

Carmello 100% fresh milk base ice cream & gelato and premium Gelato.No Artificial Food additives in Gelato and Premium Gelato range as it contain only fresh Blueberry,Strawberry,Fruits and Pistachio,Almond and Hezzle nut
Our ICe cream range contain 36%total soilds,Gelato 38 % total soilds and Premium 40% total solids.
It is the only Gelato in Srilanka gives you the highest % of milk soilds[Protien and carbohydrates]
We sell our "Caremllo" barnds only throough our parlours in Tudella,Jaela,Negombo,Gampaha,Kadawatha,Narammala,Kurunegala,COLOMBO, Hikkaduwa and the latest will be open in Raddolugama soon
Futher to our "Carmello" forzen desserts range we offer fresh milk yoghurt,Non fat milk,Bufflao curd.
LILI brand mozerella,Cheddar,Ricotta cheese varities from the Only Farm House cheese plant in Srilanka are also avilibale aat our "Carmello" parlours.

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Shiroshan

There is another branch of Carmello located in Thudella.

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