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32 Tranquil Vale | Blackheath, London SE3 0AX, England
+44 20 8852 0020
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 19:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Delicious ice creams and the best iced coffee I have ever tried made by manager Deborah. Had it in summer, came back next week but other staff told me iced coffee was not available( laziness I assume as they were not busy).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Best ice cream - with the exception a gelateria in Rome.... Great vanilla, sorbet, chocolate ! We were waiting 45' to enter the small gelateria but we were very satisfied with the variety of the ice creams, the quality, the service and the price.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Without a doubt the best place in Blackheath to grab coffee on those cold wintery mornings, or ice cream to enjoy in the sun on the heath in the height of summer.

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Thank stuart p
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Great for a quick snack, coffee and Gelato! Often drop in with kids at the weekend or in the school holidays

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Amazing selection of ice-cream, huge portions and all flavours are really terrific. They will let you sample as many as you like for free. The coffee is also fantastic.

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Thank sunworshipperDublin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Picture the scene, sunny day in London Blackheath, mooching around the area taking in all the sights and you need something cold to eat maybe an ice-cream and then you stumble upon Black Vanilla with the most amazing ice-cream you can get this side of Italy Seriously highly recommend, obvs more expensive than going into the local sweet shop or... More 

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Thank hermajestyLondon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

Love love love it the best ice cream in town, you just have to see the queue on the foot path when it is sunny! a must go.

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Thank claire069
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Tiny shop so not a lot of room to sit. Ice cream is delicious, had vanilla and chocolate, both very good. One scoop is more than enough!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Love the pibk grapefruit sorbet My boyfriend love the chocolate icecream. Friendly staff A little pricey but it is london

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

This may be a cafe but there is so little space and the seats are basically window boxes that its not worthwhile eating here. If you feel like an ice cream on a sugar cone, this is probably the only place you will find one in Blackheath Village. Flavours however, are not particularly exciting and its certainly no ice cream... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 7
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Drinks
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 18:00
Thursday
12:00 - 18:00
Friday
12:00 - 18:00
Saturday
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Tranquil Vale | Blackheath, London SE3 0AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8852 0020
Description
At Black Vanilla we focus our passion and creativity to create our multi award winning, handcrafted gelato and sorbetto using the finest, fresh ingredients. Our dedicated team of chefs bring obsession and a wealth of experience to every spoonful, something evident from the first taste.

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