Going out specifically for dessert unfortunately really isn't a 'thing' here in the UK. Which is surprising seeing as we're a nation of chocolate lovers with exceptionally sweet teeth. Generally, we tend to squeeze in the odd 'too-polite-to-resist-despite-already-being-stuffed-on-a-starter-and-main course' cheesecake, or stock up on sugary treats at the supermarket and devour them from the comfort of our own homes.
Across the pond however, it's completely normal to head out for ice-cream, spend the afternoon at a milkshake bar or make a family trip to a cupcake cafe. When we're hankering for Max Brenner's Chocolate shop or a pick-me-up from Cold Stone Creamery, we head to the only place we know will hit the spot.
The Parlour at Fortnum and Mason.
With a menu of lip-lickingly-good sundaes, cocktail floats (a combination of COCKTAILS with ICE CREAM... woah hold them horses, this is all too overwhelming!) 'Ice Cream Flights' - and of course, traditional afternoon tea, we'd happily pass up a main meal and head straight here!
I scream, you scream, we all scream for... ICE CREAM!!
Prosecco and bellini sorbet & 'White Russian'. COME TO PAPA!