Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Cologne and Bonn has found the right post. There are plenty of great dessert shops selling sweets around town and we will do our best to point you in the right direction.
We will start off with the best ice cream shops in your area. Anyone that is searching for vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights has plenty of options to choose from.
Up next we will get into bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats. Then we will niche down and get into donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.
Following that we will discuss some healthy dessert options in Cologne and Bonn like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts in your area.
Towards the end you will find a local dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it. And all of you are welcome to look through our other posts on cities around Germany at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Cologne and Bonn or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Ice Cream United at Brüsseler Str. 71
- Escafe Breda at Pfeilstr. 8
- Die Eisdielerin at Venloer Str. 402
- Gelato 4D at Hohe Str., Am Hof 164-168 h
- Yomaro at Eigelstein 135
- Fairytale Frozen Yogurt at Dürener Str. 119
- Yogissimo Frozen Yogurt at Venloer Str. 348
- Sunnysu Köln at Breite Str. 29
- EisLabor at Maxstr. 16, Bonn
- La Sorbettiera at Weberstr. 91, Bonn
- Solo Qui at Markt 29, Bonn
- La Dolce Vita at Markt 7, Bonn
- Becher & Hörnchen at Adelheidisplatz 20, Bonn
- La Fontana at Kaiserplatz 6, Bonn
- Heisskalt at Hausdorffstr. 185, Bonn
- Yomaro at Friedrichstr 43, Bonn
Die Eisdielerin sells homemade ice cream and delicacies like the StaffelWaffel.
Gelato 4D is a great local ice cream shops that serves a variety of flavors along with shakes and banana splits.
Yomaro mixes their in-house frozen yogurt with a broad choice of toppings, sauces, and fresh fruit purees.
The frozen yogurt at Fairytale is mostly made of natural yogurt, fresh fruit, homemade purees, and sweets.
Waffles, coffee specialties, frozen yogurt, and soft ice cream are all specialty items at Sunnysu Köln.
There are 8 to 10 different types of ice cream specialties in Bonn including tartlets and pralines as well as cold and hot drinks at EisLabor.
You can get fresh waffles, crêpes, and ice cream delicacies made from natural ingredients from 12pm to 7pm at La Sorbettiera.
Luxury and elegant types of ice cream are available from 11am to 8pm Monday through Saturday and 12pm to 8pm on Sunday at Solo Qui.
La Dolce Vita has a vast selection of ice cream that come in different varieties including milk, fruit, and vegetarian as well as coffee, cakes, and other delicacies which are available from 10am to 10pm Tuesday through Sunday and from 9am on Monday.
Handcrafted ice cream as well as croissants filled with fruits, cream, and almonds are sold daily at Becher and Hörnchen.
Every day La Fontana makes over 40 types of ice cream along with waffles, crêpes, cakes, and traditional coffees.
Heisskalt’s ice cream is freshly prepared on site without the use of additives or flavor enhancers from 10am to 8pm Monday through Saturday and from 12pm on Sunday and holidays.
Yomaro offers a wide range of toppings, sauces, and fresh fruit purees to pair with its fresh frozen yogurt.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- Bakery Merzenich at Wallrafpl 4
- Bastians at Auf dem Berlich 3-5
- Die Mehlwerkstatt at Venloer Str 202
- Bäckerei Balkhausen at Apostelnstr. 27
- Gruhn at Frongasse 33, Bonn
- Voigt at Oxfordstr. 1, Bonn
- Mauel at Dreieck 1B, Bonn
- Max Kugel at Bonner Talweg 34, Bonn
- Gilgen’s at Königswinterer St 493, Bonn
Bastian is a wood-lined cafe with a patio that serves tarts, cakes, international breakfasts, and light dinners.
A tantalizing display of pastries, croissants, and cookies as well as tarts, pastries, buns, and bread can be found at Gruhn which is open at 6:30am Monday through Saturday and 8am on Sunday.
Voigt serves freshly baked bread, buns, pastries, and coffee starting at 6:30am Monday through Saturday and 7:30am on Sunday.
At Mauel you can get delicious desserts in Bonn without the use of baking mixes, hydrogenated fats, or additives and they are open from 8am to 6:30pm Monday through Saturday.
Max Kugel makes fresh bread from scratch from 10am to 6:30pm Tuesday through Friday and 8am to 2pm on Saturday.
As early as 7am you can get delectable bread rolls, bread, and cakes at Gilgen’s.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- Royal Donuts Koln at Luxemburger Str 285
- Holy Moly Donuts & Coffee at Schillingstr. 23
Royal Donuts is a chain of donut shops that sells a wide range of flavors including numerous vegan options that are clearly labeled.
Holy Moly Donuts & Coffee is a great place to try a wide variety of traditional and vegan donuts in your area.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
- Royal Cupcakes at Venloer Str. 425b
- Betty’s Bakery at Aachener Str. 51
Royal Cupcakes offers custom cupcakes near you for special occasions such as birthdays, weddings, and corporate events.
Betty’s Bakery serves cupcakes, cakes, cookies, and coffee while also having vegan options, numerous milk replacements, and hot chocolate made with real Belgian dark chocolate.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- Kingdom of Sweets at Hohe Str. 133
- Kamellebüdchen at Alteburger Str. 11
- Kremers Nascherlebnis at Lintgasse 5
- Haribo Store at Friesdorfer St 125, Bonn
- Candylord at Friesdorfer Strasse 194A, Bonn
Kingdom of Sweets has a huge selection of American and classic candies, sodas, and other treats excelling at international sweets like Oreos, Reeses, Nerds, Hersheys, Wonkas, and Jelly Belly.
Kamellebüdchen serves homemade sweets and delicious treats from all over the world.
Fruit gums, licorice, wine gum, lollipops, chewing gum, sweets, fudge, caramel, chocolate, nougat, fresh popcorn, and other confections are all available at Kremers Nascherlebnis many of which are vegan and even sugar-free.
Haribo is a candy store in Bonn offering plenty of flavors and their famous gummy bears from 9:30am to 6pm Monday through Saturday.
Some of the most modern candies and soft beverages from the United States and Japan are available 24 hours a day seven days a week at Candylord.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
- Läderach at Hohe Str. 117/119
- Chocolaterie Jan von Werth at Alter Markt 46-48
- Neuhaus at Apostelnstr. 26
- Hussel at Koblenzer St 33, Bonn
- Coppeneur at Friedrichstr. 56, Bonn
- Lindt Store at Am Neutor 6, Bonn
Freshness, Swiss quality, and traditional craftsmanship are all hallmarks of Läderach chocolates.
Chocolaterie Jan von Werth sells a variety of handmade chocolates and hosts public classes.
Since the late 1850’s Neuhaus has been synonymous with excellent quality and timeless elegance as the inventor of the praline.
Hussel offers some of the finest chocolates and pralines as well as a crunchy selection of pastries and well known coffee and tea from 9:30am to 6pm Monday through Friday and until 3pm on Saturday.
From 10am to 6pm Monday through Saturday Coppeneur produces tasty sweets, candies, and delectable chocolates.
A comprehensive selection of chocolate bars and pralines are offered from 10am to 7pm Monday through Saturday at Lindt Store.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries are a good healthier alternative:
- Bio Bäckerei Onder de Linden at Berliner Str. 923
- Isabella Glutenfreie Pâtisserie at Kettengasse 2
- DLS Vollkorn at Breite St 53, Bonn
Bio Bäckerei Onder de Linden sells egg-free, gluten-free, lactose-free, and soy-free sprout loaves of bread and baked goods.
Isabella Glutenfrei Pâtisserie has a carefully curated selection of gluten-free baked goods, bread, rolls, filled focaccia, salads, and quiches.
DLS Vollkorn offers a variety of healthy foods including delicious organic baked goods with gluten free options from 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday and until 2pm on Saturday.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
- Kaltpresse at Merowingerstr. 23
- Die Vitamin Oase at Andreaskloster 14
- Dean&David at Markt 3, Bonn
- Next at Friedrichstrasse 9, Bonn
- Café Schöllers at Colmantstr. 5, Bonn
- True Fruits at Auguststrasse 19-29, Bonn
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
C’est la Vie at Kölnstrasse 177 is a French patisserie, restaurant, and creperie in Bonn serving quick French breakfast and lunch items as well as 40 handcrafted tartlets, cupcakes, mousses, and cakes from 7:30am to 6:30pm daily.
We have also discussed:
- Dusseldorf’s Best Sweet Treats
- Frankfurt’s Best Sweet Treats
- Stuttgart’s Best Sweet Treats
- Hamburg’s Best Sweet Treats
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Cologne & Bonn
For now that is all we have to share but check back in because we plan to update this post often. After reading about all these local shops to buy ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, cakes, pastries, other bakery items, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate, fudge, candy, gluten free baked goods, smoothies, and even restaurants with can’t miss desserts in your area you should be ready to find your next sweet indulgence.
Please use the comments to let us know if any shops have closed down, or if we posted anything that is incorrect. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Cologne and Bonn.