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Chin Chin Laboratorists

#3 of 355 Dessert in London
#264 of 18,443 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great ice cream, even on a pretty cold day! Situated near the Camden lock bridge there are plenty of places to find a spot to sit and enjoy. There are a few seats inside the shop but it's quite small... Most of the room being taken up by the cool nitro ice cream machinery. Well worth the visit. Younger or... More 

Thank Adam H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were staying close to the Camden area and had heard about this ice-cream place from a friend. The place was absolutely packed. After a short wait, we got served the most delicious, creamy and flavourful ice-creem we've ever had. This is the future of ice-cream folks because the liquid nitrogen method allows you to have ice-cream that has not... More 

Thank Shaker308
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable flavours and great fun to visit Camden locks & watch them play with liquid nitrogen! Only criticism is that I would have liked bigger portions. The place is tiny and very quirky. I wonder if soon they will be branching out or moving to a bigger venue. If so please could the consider Birmingham? The old Custard Factory in... More 

Thank Libertycuk
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We popped in as we read heaps of reviews and heard it was great here. At least we can say we have tried it but wouldn't go back, we had the Vegan Coconut and Kaffir Lime it was simply frozen Coconut Cream with like sprinkled on top but for 4.45 for ONE SCOOP!!? You better off going and getting your... More 

Thank Heath W
Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I have to say that hydrogen is as good as the traditional way to make ice cream. Really soft and creamy. If I had to improve something about this place I would include some more flavours.

Thank -Ccarl0s-
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The ice cream here is absolutely delicious. It is definitely the best ice cream in London if you like rich luxurious flavours. I had the cookie-wich which had freshly baked cookie sandwiching (if thats even a word) burnt salted caramel ice cream. It was amazing! While the guy that took our order wasn't the most customer friendly, the gent (I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Just wow!!! The ice-cream here is something special. I have never had such amazingly smooth and creamy ice-cream before. You really need to try it to believe it. I had a really yummy ice-cream sandwich with a chocolate brownie base, burnt caramel ice-cream and a crisp set chocolate sauce on top. Really amazing place with a unique way of making... More 

Thank Rastnim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Proof that hipsters and Heston Blumenthal can be useful. Unlike any other ice cream parlour and ice cream that's nicer than any I've tasted.

Thank Matthew S
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Soft creamy ice cream with massive flavour. The vanilla was excellent and such good quality. Although there is often a line, and it is a little expensive it is worth it. You can also order coffee.

Thank Ali M
North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

So cool to watch and even better to eat the brownie warmie!! Fast service but remember cash only. Friendly laboratory chefs make yours special

Thank TroutGal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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?