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January 4, 2022

Say hello to beautifully festive flavours at Alandas Gelato, Edinburgh

Our new Gelato shop has opened in the heart of Edinburgh city and we have an abundance of fabulous festive flavours so delicious and mouth-watering that you’ll be coming back for more. 

A perfect time to spend with loved ones, uncover the tastiest treats we have to offer this festive season from our Christmas pudding gelato to our Baileys hot chocolate, choose to indulge in none other than Alandas Gelato, Edinburgh.

Introducing Alandas Gelato, Edinburgh on Forrest Road

We’re thrilled to announce the opening of our brand new Gelato shop. Located on Forrest Road, our award-winning Alandas Gelato is made in our onsite micro factory with only the best local ingredients. We use milk from a local farm and pick seasonal fruits to create our flavours. At Alandas Gelato, Edinburgh, our freshly prepared gelato is created following our traditional gelato recipe and crafted by our family to deliver the highest quality.

Gelato in Edinburgh

The tale of Greyfriars Bobby 

Sitting across from the Greyfriars Bobby Statue and surrounded by a fascinating history, our Gelato shop dates back to the 1850s. The tale begins with police officer John Gray, who adopted a furry Terrier friend named Bobby during his time as a watchdog. Forming a strong bond, the pair were seen through the cobbled streets of Edinburgh often stopping by at Alandas Gelato’s former 19th-century building, the ​​Trail’s Temperance Coffee House Cafe, for something to eat.

However, when John died in 1858, Bobby showed his loyalty by refusing to leave his master’s grave in Greyfriars Kirkyard until he passed away himself. A statue now stands just outside our Gelato shop, preserving a piece of Edinburgh's heritage for future generations.

Greyfriars Kirkyard
Source: https://greyfriarskirk.com/visit/kirkyard/

Baileys, mince pies, and all things nice

As our first Christmas in the city centre, we’re celebrating the festive season with an exciting range of Christmas flavours. 

From a classic gingerbread latte and our new Christmas pudding and mince pie gelato flavours, to chocolate orange and indulgent Baileys hot chocolate, immerse yourself in Christmas spirit and flavours with Alandas Gelato, Edinburgh.

We have a great choice of hot chocolates all made with authentic Belgian chocolate straight from our in-store chocolate tap. Try a Biscoff hot chocolate or opt for a refreshing peppermint. For chocolate lovers, why not try our brownie or Nutella flavours instead? To make you feel even more festive, top it up with whipped cream and beautifully toasted marshmallows.

Come and visit our new shop and get a taste of award-winning Gelato this Christmas.

To explore our new Gelato store in Edinburgh or get a taste of our other delicious offerings, take a look at the rest of our new website and discover the highest quality food made with the best Scottish ingredients.

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