Naturals Ice Cream has taken over Delhi by storm. Mid 2017 and at the last count, there are five outlets in Delhi. Delhites have bookmarked at least one of these outlets as their regular pitstop for that delicious scoop of the most wonderful ice cream of the country. There is no way to rank these five outlets but let us start sorting their locations and check out their specifics.
Naturals Ice Cream CP
The Naturals Ice Cream outlet at CP or Connaught Place is big. Big on size, Big on locations and big by the popularity and the number of visitors. And like all Naturals branches, this one too works hard on consistency and enhanced user experience. Sometimes this ice cream shop ranks right at the top of Zomato rankings for the top restaurant in Delhi NCR! If you are planning a visit, be prepared for some waiting especially during week ends. For more details and location check out the links below.
Naturals Ice Cream Hauz Khas
A Naturals Ice Cream outlet in Hauz Khas. Incredible. But this one is not exactly in the Hauz Khas street. But that does not matter. Location is very appropriate. Right on the main road. Ample parking. Huge space and seating. This place sees a lot of customer crowds. Evening time, both counters have their hands full. Location is very prominent, but follow Google Maps carefully just in case.
Naturals Ice Cream Lajpat Nagar 2
Lajpat Nagar area is one of the most popular shopping destination of Delhi. So what do you do after a round of shopping. Head for a scoop of a nice ice cream. Besides the incredible ice cream, this place is huge. Nice bright and airy. It has high chairs, wall decor and lots of details around. The look and feel of the place is pleasing. Theme at this place is Moms Kitchen. Such themed Naturals Ice Cream outlets are rare to find.
Naturals Ice Cream Greater Kailash (GK) 2
From the biggest outlet at Lajpat Nagar we straightway move their smallest outlet. This one is just a counter. So their legendary service is put to real test here. Service is fast, since the queues here are really long, especially in the evening. This outlet is located within the premises of JMD Kohinoor Mall. Access to this outlet is both from within and outside the mall.
Naturals Ice Cream Rajouri Garden
At the time of writing of this article, Rajouri Garden outlet of Naturals Ice Cream is rated 4.4 on Zomato. Most restaurants would die to have such ratings. But for no fault of theirs, this outlet is fifth among the five outlets in Delhi as per ratings. This outlet is our favorite. It is located right within the restaurant cluster at Rajouri Garden. A legend among giants. This one has the best of everything. Parking, seating, two counters, fast service. Decor and interiors is simple, bright and airy. The perfect setting to have a scoop. Out favorite place never runs out of stock.
A word about Naturals Ice Cream
Naturals Ice Cream is a country wide Ice Cream Brand. It is owned by the Kamaths which is popular name in the food industry. There are some interesting facts about this Ice Cream brand.
You will never see any advertisements on TV or print media. Not even press releases about new launches or seasonal flavors. They however do have a Facebook Page and a strong social media presence.
They have just one production plant for the whole country. This ensures quality and consistency. But it also means that they need to have a robust distribution network. Not to mention the state of art cold storage and transportation.
There are now more than 100 flavors of Ice Cream. But just 20 of them are available all year long. These are the regular flavors.
At the last count, there are 125 stores spread across various cities in the country.
On their logo are the prominent words written “Ice Cream of Juhu Scheme”. This is to signify the opening of their first store in 1984 at Juhu. Juhu Scheme means JVPD or Juhu Vile Parle Development Scheme.
Milk is sourced from the same source for the past so many years.
Ice Cream is frozen in a spiral freezer. On turn in one hour and the temperature is brought down from -4 degrees to – 18 degrees.
Ice Cream is best made manually. But to keep up with increased production, a machine was invented to replicate the manual process. They have also invented a deseeding machine.
Another reason for their popularity and great taste is the sourcing of raw materials. Lots of checking and efforts go in sourcing them. Also, lots of research and experiments go before a new flavor is designed.
They also hold a Limca Book of Records entry for an ice cream slab weighing 3000 kgs.
Some interesting flavors are malai, tender coconut and custard apple. Did you know that you can get chunks of Alphonse mango with your ice cream during summers. And your ice cream can be whipped into a glass of shake.
Ice Cream scoops are available in cups as single or double scoop. But the best way to enjoy the scoop is with their freshly made waffle cone.
Choco chips flavor has the most calorie count. Closely followed by coffee walnut and malai. This gives an indication to the richness of their ice cream.