Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 the region at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Glasgow or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Loop & Scoop at 665 Great Western Rd
- Big Licks at 47 Finnieston St
- Deesserts at 287 Sauchiehall St
- Cheeky Moo’s Ice Cream & Dessert Parlour at 48 Main St
- Ginesi’s Artisan Gelato at 455 Victoria Road Queen’s Park
- Café D’Jaconelli at 570 Maryhill Rd
Handmade gelato, churros, and espressos are served in a stylish setting at Loop and Scoop.
Big Licks is a local sweet shop serving unique ice cream flavors, freshly produced gelato, cakes, waffles, cookie doughs, milkshakes, slushies, and plenty more.
Deesserts serves ice cream sundaes and waffles with delicious toppings in a brightly colored setting.
Cheeky Moo’s offers over 40 ice cream flavors, cakes, sundaes, and milkshakes in your area in addition to being well known for their cookie dough and Belgian waffles.
If you know of any good frozen yogurt shops in Glasgow please tell us in the comments, thanks.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- Deanston Bakery at 167 Deanston Dr
- Cottonrake Bakery at 497 Great Western Rd
- My Home Bakery at 59 Hyndland St
- The Bakery by Zique at Lauderdale Gardens
- Big Bear Bakery at Mannik House, 54 Sinclair Dr
- Broken Clock Cafe & Patisserie at 10 Park Rd
- Beefcake Café at 808 Crow Rd
Cottonrake is a local bakery offering a wide selection of high quality bread, pastries, cakes, and coffee.
You can choose from up to 15 different cakes at Broken Clock Cafe and Patisserie where they explore various choux pastry flavors that are combined with cream and fresh fruit.
Beefcake Café is known for its delicious sourdough bread and home cooked meals.
There are also tasty baked goods at Big Licks and Cheeky Moo’s from some different lists.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- Tantrum Doughnuts at 27 Old Dumbarton Rd h
- Nic’s NYC Deli at 396 Byres Rd
Tantrum is a Glasgow donut shop that makes brioche doughs, glazes, jams, custards, and toppings for their tasty handcrafted donuts.
Nic’s NYC Deli serves really good donuts in your area as well as sandwiches, pancake stacks, hot dogs, and other American desserts.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
- Celebration Cakes & Cupcakes by Lou at 95 Strathclyde St
- Cupcake Glasgow at Unit 9A 50 Cathcart Rd
You can head to Celebration for a variety of cupcakes, cake pops, and large cakes for all occasions with gluten free and dairy free options.
Cupcake’s tasty desserts are made from scratch including their popular customizable cakes that are free of gluten, egg, and dairy.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- Mrs Mitchell’s Sweetie Shop at 117 Trongate
- Glickmans Confectionery at 157 London Rd
Mrs Mitchell’s Sweet Shop sells vintage sweets, old fashioned snacks, and a variety of delectable goodies.
Many people have been buying macaroon cakes, candy balls, lucky tatties, soor plooms, and many more classic favorites at Glickman’s Confectionery since 1903 where catering services are also provided.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge near you at these shops:
- Hotel Chocolat at 42 Buchanan St
- Sugarsnap Artisan Chocolate & Confectionery at 72 Elderslie St
Hotel Chocolat is a high end chocolatier chain making tasty desserts in Glasgow with ingredients that are produced from their own cocoa farm in Saint Lucia.
High quality goods with vegan options are available at Sugarsnap Artisan Chocolate and Confectionery.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries are a good healthier alternative:
- Wild Flours at 526 Kilmarnock Rd
Gluten free breads, cakes, biscuits, and pastries with a number of vegan options are also offered at Wild Flours as well as a fine selection of teas and soft beverages.
Wheat-Out! offers a wide variety of vegan and gluten free desserts in your area including cupcakes, birthday cakes, pastries, cookies, and afternoon teas.
Gluten free sweets are also available at Celebration and Cupcake from our best cupcakes list.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
- Juicy at 284 Byres Rd
- Fuel Juice Bars at Fort Shopping Park, 539 Provan Walk
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Please tell us about any of restaurants with great desserts here please tell us in the comments, thanks.
We have also discussed:
- Edinburgh’s Best Sweet Treats
- Belfast’s Best Sweet Treats
- Newcastle upon Tyne’s Best Sweet Treats
- Leeds & Bradford’s Best Sweet Treats
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies & Cakes In Glasgow
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 Glasgow.