Artisan Ice Cream – Made by Hand, One Small Batch at a Time

Dessert Outlet of the Year Winners – Oskana Shadrina and Miceál O’Hurley of Fantastic Flavours Ice Cream Parlour with their guests, Her Excellency Olena Shaloput – Embassy of Ukraine and Mr. Roman Sischuck – Embassy of Ukraine

Fantastic Flavours Ice Cream Parlour has earned a high reputation from its customers and professional food critics alike, including:

  • Winner – “Dessert Outlet of the Year” – Food Awards Ireland – 2017
  • “One of Ireland’s Best Ice Cream Parlours” – Irish Independent
  • “One of Ireland’s Four Great Ice Cream Parlous” – Get Out/Find Out
  • “The Creme de la Creme of Ice Cream Parlours” – Irish Sun
  • “One of Ireland’s Best Ice Cream Parlours” – Taste Magazine
  • Consistently Ranked No. 1 (for over 4 years) – TripAdvisor
  • Finalist – Best Artisan Food – The Irish Times
  • Nominee – Best Restaurant; Best Casual Dining; Best Manager – Restaurants Association of Ireland – Irish Restaurant Awards

Artisan Miceál O’Hurley has been honing his craft since 1983, first in the United States and then in 2013 establishing Fantastic Flavours Ice Cream Parlour in Youghal, Co. Cork in the Republic of Ireland.  Along with his wife, Oksana, they have built an international reputation for authentic, American style ice cream and exceptional customer service, winning top honours as “Dessert Outlet of the Year” in the Food Awards Ireland – 2017.

Miceál makes every batch of ice cream freshly, by hand, in small batches on location at Fantastic Flavours in Youghal.  One of the sought after treats is taking part in the Ice Cream Apprentice Class he teaches by appointment where customers can participate in making the ice cream of their choice.

Located in one of Ireland’s premier seafront holiday villages, Fantastic Flavours Ice Cream Parlour makes all of their ice cream using only the finest, pure Irish milk and cream, and local ingredients whenever they can be sourced, and makes all of their ice cream by hand, in the artisan tradition with over 30 years experience, in small batches, on-location.

Find out why Fantastic Flavours has earned its reputation as “One of Ireland’s Best Ice Cream Parlours” and strives daily to live up to expecations and serve only the best, American style ice cream using the finest Irish milk and cream available.

Aside from our reputation for handmade, artisan ice cream, Fantastic Flavours Ice Cream Parlour serves exceptional specialty coffees, teas, pizza, crepes, milkshakes, ice cream sundaes, Coca-Cola floats, handmade baked cheesecakes, desserts, freshly baked cookies and more!

Fantastic Flavours Ice Cream Parlour operates year-round and is Open Daily Noon – 5 p.m.  (Noon – 4 p.m. Off-Season).