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Chin Chin Labs

#4 of 399 Dessert in London
#175 of 19,266 Places to Eat in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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49-50 Camden Lock Place, London NW1 8AF, England
+44 7885 604284
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12:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 19:00
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here with a friend and ordered two ice creams. The brownwich with the Avocado Hochata ice cream flavour (£5.45) and the Vanilla Pod ice cream with a truffle crumble topping (£4.45). I was a bit disappointed with the Avocado Hochata flavour as I am such a avocadoholic but this reminds me nothing of avocado and has a slight... More 

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Thank Maisie L
Guildford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went yesterday (april 13th) and it was very busy. Queued for about 10 mins which was ok. It was good to be able to watch the making of the ice cream, all open to watch whilst waiting. Ice cream was pricey but you go for the novelty value. Shame there was nowhere to sit,there are only a couple of... More 

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Thank elli s
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They make frozen ice cream using liquid nitrogen before your eyes, they have various flavours including stout & burnt butter anyone and some unusual toppings. We had to queue up for about 20 minutes. The ice cream was really smooth, but is it worth the price, I'll let you decide. Remember, they only take CASH.

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Thank Sanjivsai
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled in amongst the shops is this new craze The nitro ice cream , it comes as a warmie with a cookie as its base or a sandwich of two cookies with your choice of ice cream or a sundae You can choose toppings too Drinks are also available the hot chocolate is a must You can buy cute bags... More 

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Thank independantice
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chin Chin Labs ticks every hipster box: the liquid nitrogen ice-cream frozen before your eyes, the incredible array of flavour (stout & burnt butter anyone?) and the weird and wonderful toppings, ranging from seaweed crisps to Marmite on toast. On paper it shouldn't work, in practice is food porn at its best - absolutely DIVINE!

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Thank Francesca S
England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here a few times and never been disappointed in the ice cream. It's such an interesting idea and I keep trying to convince my family to visit so we can go! (Def try the burnt white chocolate on top! It's amazing!)

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Thank Elizabeth A
Brussels, Belgium
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard about Chin Chin Labs through the Facebook group 'Insider' as they made a video about the place, introducing the ice creams made with liquid nitrogen. When in London, there was no way I could miss that spot (the Insider video really got me), so I queued 15 minutes for it...until I saw the small sign next to... More 

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Thank Sofialamariposa
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must if your visiting Camden. Ice cream sandwich with burnt salted caramel ice cream and marshmallow foam/fluff was out of this world. I can't wait to go back!!

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Thank elzabob
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The burnt salted caramel ice cream was to die for. It is also located in a quaint little shopping district.

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Thank Wkb99
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Can't wait to go back when I am next in London. For me the hot chocolate was perfect in terms of sweetness and the cookie ice cream sandwiches were really good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
12:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 19:00
Thursday
12:00 - 19:00
Friday
12:00 - 19:00
Saturday
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-50 Camden Lock Place, London NW1 8AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 7885 604284

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?