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Chin Chin Laboratorists

#2 of 316 Dessert in London
#148 of 18,236 Places to Eat in London
Certificate of Excellence
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49-50 Camden Lock Place, London NW1 8AF, England
07885 604 284
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My favourite ice cream parlour in the whole world, without a doubt! I highly recommend that you make a detour or just plan this into your itinerary when you visit, you really don't want to miss out!

Thank Claire C
York, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ice cream is fantastically smooth and the flavours are great - they go beyond your bog standard vanilla. Nice little place to sit in or take away in the heart of Camden.

Thank BlarghBlargh
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the brownie-wich and the warmie with the caramel icecream. The warmie was by far the best out of the two. Both ice creams were amazing - some of the best icecreams we've ever had. I would say we didn't give 5/5 because the "brownie" was quite hard and the taste wasn't outstanding. We were expecting a really nice... More 

Thank 23JDak
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a regular flavour my bf and I get is the pondicherry vanilla with hazelnut sand. recommend anything with hazelnut sand, we tried asking if they sell it, but i believe the recipe is so sacred they only sell it as a toppping. Worth every pound and time queuing.

Thank limruby0705
Indianapolis, Indiana
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194 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here due to the strong TA reviews. We loved the atmosphere in the unique venue. The staff were cool and friendly. And It was interesting to see the ice cream being made. There were 5 flavors available. We tried chocolate, vanilla and caramel. Vanilla was the best by far. The other two were below average in our opinion.... More 

Thank TwoWas
Southampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a unique was of making their ice cream, which makes it nice and smooth. The flavours are different then in normal ice cream shops and they have a variety of toppings. Make sure you try one of their delicious hot chocolates with marshmallow fluff.

Thank BasiaSoton
Derby, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here quite a few times but the last visit we found a little disappointing. The ice cream was nice but not outstanding seems like portion size is shrinking too. I'm not tight bit like value for money and on this occasion it wasn't.

Thank Mister L
Walled Lake, Michigan
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The shop is small but amazing! We had the special of the day, strawberry hay. Sounds weird, but it was delicious! The ice cream was really smooth.

Thank Shukitty
Toulouse, France
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I tried the tonka vanilla ice cream with truffle crumble on recommandation of one of the staff and loved it to bits. It was so much fun to watch my ice cream being made in front of me! The result is also amazing, the ice cream is smooth like a gelato but it is creamier. It was so good that... More 

Thank CamCle9497
Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I had warm cookie with vanilla ice cream and chocolate ganache. Great choice and delicious. I'm giving 4 stars because I found it too expensive for what it was. Yes I know they are making ice cream in front you and it tasted amazing but I found the scoop too small compared to what it cost me,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-50 Camden Lock Place, London NW1 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 07885 604 284

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?