As the name suggests, Riley The Ice Cream Cafe sells a range of delicious ice creams, homemade on the premises in Crouch End. Although small in size, the cafe has a few tables to sit at, with some lovely artwork on the walls to spark a bit of conversation.
Venue Details & Map
Riley The Ice Cream Cafe
32 The Broadway
Crouch EndN8 9SU
- +44 (0)20 8347 7825
- Public transport:
- Crouch Hill, National Railway
Can't help but feel it's a little pricey for what you get but I do really enjoy some of the ice cream on offer here. I particularly love the blood orange sorbet on a hot day. Usually lemon sorbet is one of my favourites but it's not the best here. I've had very mixed service here. Sometimes it's been efficient and friendly and sometimes they've been a little flaky.more
Wow. Pancakes and Ice Cream are usually going to make me happy, but Riley's go beyond that. In a really beautiful, clean, bright, light and stylish setting they provide savoury and sweet crepes, soups, breakfasts and their speciality ice creams which you can buy in tubs, cones or big containers to take home and eat at your leisure. The staff are all very friendly and helpful and willing to let...more
With the spate of hot weather we had this summer, I came to Riley's a few times. In fact, I came more in July and August than I had the previous two years. I only ever got the ice cream, but their pistachio was flavourful and creamy and full of real pistachio (though 50p extra -- not sure why).
I never felt compelled to eat in. The design is a bit spare and doesn't really encourage lingering,...more