The bank holiday weekend is upon us, so we have picked five spots where you can enjoy ice cream in Havering.

From TikTok sensation King Whippy, which has a regular van in Romford town centre, to Flavours ice cream parlour in Hornchurch, we have an array of choice.

Here are five options for ice cream lovers across the borough.

Romford Recorder: King Whippy's van in Romford town centreKing Whippy's van in Romford town centre (Image: King Whippy)

1. King Whippy in Romford

This ice cream van is well-known by Romford town centre shoppers.

Marketed by Romford TikTok stars Joshua Pattrick and friend Ted Barnes, King Whippy has gained notoriety for eye-catching social media content.

The King Whippy van tours Havering and other parts of Essex.

Romford Recorder: Cafe Gelato in UpminsterCafe Gelato in Upminster (Image: Google)

2. Cafe Gelato in Upminster

Sat in Corbets Tey Road, Cafe Gelato offers a range of Italian ice creams and coffee.

It also provides a variety of sweet and savoury options.

One customer praised the coffee and said it was easy to park outside.

Romford Recorder: Flavours ice cream in HornchurchFlavours ice cream in Hornchurch (Image: Flavours)

3. Flavours ice cream in Elm Park

Flavours is on Elm Park Avenue and has indoor and outdoor seating.

The ice cream shop has a selection of crepe, waffles, coffee and cake.

Romford Recorder: Milkies in HornchurchMilkies in Hornchurch (Image: Google)

4. Milkies in Hornchurch 

In Station Lane, Milkies offers milkshakes and waffles as well ice creams.

Reviewers praised the abundance of toppings and said there was plenty to choose from.

One customer added that the customer service was excellent.

Romford Recorder: Ace Creams & Tapas in UpminsterAce Creams & Tapas in Upminster (Image: Google)

5. Ace Creams & Tapas in Upminster 

In Station Road, two reviewers of this gelato eatery were full of praise.

They said: "The service was brilliant and so were the milkshakes - probably the best we've had."