News / college green

Unicorn ice cream for sale in new Bristol dessert bar

By martin booth, Tuesday Aug 20, 2019

Overlooked by one of the two gold unicorns on top of City Hall, a new desserts bar on College Green offers unicorn ice cream on its menu.

Being the father of two young daughters, I am acutely aware of the current craze for all things unicorn-related.

So it’s a canny business move from Cowbee to put this garish pink and blue concoction – a mix of bubblegum, candy floss and marshmallow – on the ice cream menu, with my youngest daughter Lois declaring it worthy of 100 out of ten.

If you’re not a four-year-old girl, however, other ice creams at Cowbee away from the traditional flavours include apricot and ginger crumble; white chocolate, coffee and whisky; carrot cake; and pink grapefruit gin and tonic.

Cowbee has opened in a former HSBC bank on the corner of College Green and Unity Street

Cowbee owners Adam and Nicola Sztuka have made a bold move opening just a few doors down from Swoon; and they are aiming at a similar market, with beer and wine also served in the evening.

Ice cream here costs £2.95 for one scoop in a cup or waffle cone and goes up to £5.95 for four scoops.

The ice cream is made in small batches in-house using organic milk and cream from a farm in the Chew Valley, with a little honey from the Sztukas’ own hive for added sweetness.

Cow + bee. Geddit?

Milkshakes are also made with ice cream, with other options on the menu including smoothies and waffles, with savoury waffles coming soon and unicorn-flavoured waffles as yet unconfirmed.

Cowbee, 24 College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TB

www.cowbee.com

Read more: 12 Bristol unicorns you might not know about

Related articles