Food · Travel

A vegan on holiday: Barcelona – Part Two. The best vegan ice cream

IMG_4282

When there is a vegan ice cream shop claiming to be the best in Barcelona within a 2 minute walk from your AirBnB, you know you’ve hit the ‘vegan on holiday’ jackpot.

IMG_4052

When the ice cream shop is in the style of Mexican folk art and boasts 12 different flavors, you’ve officially won at life.

IMG_4142 Vegan ice cream and cones – Left: 100% cacao, Mexican Vanilla and Cannabis flavour. Right: Ferrero Rocher, Mexican Vanilla and Cannabis flavour.

La Heladeria Mexicana is situated in La Barceloneta on Carrer de la Mestranca, 49. in other words opposite Barcelona beach. What did I say about winning at life? Sun, Sea and vegan ice cream!

IMG_4144

For under 10 euros you’ll get yourself two large ice cream cones with three scopes of your desired ice cream which include but aren’t limited to: 100% cacao, tequila, papaya, vanilla and even cannabis, matcha and mint!

If this place was in the UK, it’d be in Shoreditch and the queues would go on for miles, and their Instagram fans would be the hippest.

But as it is, La Heladeria Mexicana is in Barcelona, and I feel like I’ve stumbled across a gem.

IMG_4140

La Helederia Mexicana also sells vegan Mexican food, coffees and smoothies.

IMG_4139

Amazing tasty ice cream, I have an intolerance to cacao and soy however it would appear in Barcelona my eczema takes a holiday too and gives me an all you can eat cacao and soy buffet. So eating 100% cacao ice cream was heavenly!

Cannabis, matcha and mint ice cream isn’t a high, it’s flavoring only. A sweet earthy taste that complimented the cacao and Mexican vanilla.

If you’re visiting Barcelona I cannot recommend La Heladeria Mexicana enough.

img_4141.jpg

La Heladeria Mexicana, Carrer de la Mestrança, 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s