Ice Cream Van Hire Alternative Oxford

Our premium version of Ice Cream Van Hire in Oxford,

Our Luxury Ice Cream Scoop Bars are currently all booked,

Our Traditional Ice Cream Carts are still available.

Crosstown's Version of the Ice Cream Van Hire Experience


Imagine your special event enhanced by the versatile stylish charm of Crosstown’s Ice Cream Scoop Bar, a premium alternative to the classic ice cream van. Primarily a suave dark black, our ice cream bar carries an air of sophistication that effortlessly enhances any event while seamlessly adapting to any setting, be it a glamorous gala, a lively birthday bash, an intimate wedding reception or a corporate event.  Its open-back format promotes an easy, smooth-flowing service, ensuring a seamless, pleasurable experience for your attendees whilst a transparent pane at the front gives your guests a captivating glimpse into the delicious array of our artisanal ice creams stocked inside.


Our Ice Cream Scoop Bars are more than just an alternative to a traditional ice cream van hire— they’re an experience that excites. Fully customisable, it’s sure to be a hit with your guests and offers an assortment of premium flavours, crafted from scratch using traditional methods, ensuring everyone can select their personal favourite. From the dark, rich decadence of our Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt ice cream to the nuanced elegance of our Madagascan Vanilla, the invigorating zest of our Coconut & Passionfruit Ripple, or the delightful Double Chocolate Caramel Brownie ice cream. Each option is created using only the freshest seasonal ingredients, ensuring the highest quality.

The Crosstown Ice Cream Scoop Bar adds a sophisticated luxurious touch to your event. Your event deserves to mirror your unique tastes and Crosstown's Ice Cream Scoop Bar offers you the opportunity to do just that. Complemented by our professional teams’ seamless set up and service. Choosing Crosstown’s Ice Cream Scoop Bar doesn’t just enhance your event, it transforms it.

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Ice Cream Scoop Bar

from £800+ VAT min 2 hrs up to 1000

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Pull out all the stops with a Crosstown Ice Cream Scoop Bar serving up scoops of small-batch ice cream alongside doughnut inspired toppings.

Our Ice Cream Scoop Bars have the capacity to hold up to ten different ice cream flavours, crafted in small batches using traditional methods and the finest seasonal ingredients.

What's included

Scoop bar with ten unique flavours

Vegan and gluten free suitable

Minimum of two staff to scoop, decorate, and serve your creations.

A sleek and professional service with an impactful stage presence.


Available seven days a week in and around {Location_retail(City)}. Please contact us for availability options.

Important Information

Our scoop bars require 13amp (common wall plug) power supply. They are best suited to indoor events but may also be used outside, provided power is available.

The scoop bars need 1 – 2 hours to come to temperature so set up before the event start time is required.

Height of the unit is 2150mm

Add On's

doughnuts Shakes Turn any Crosstown ice cream flavour into a shake! We can add our shake equipment and whip up frothy shakes alongside our scoop bar. View our menu.
doughnuts Coffee & Hot Drinks Bring affogatos to your event with our La Marzocco coffee machine & Caravan Coffee Roasters beans.
doughnuts with serving racks Doughnuts with serving racks</br/>Enjoy Crosstown’s iconic range of doughnuts including classic, premium and vegan! View our menu.


Crafting a remarkable event is an adventure of creativity and indulgence, and at Crosstown, we believe that this adventure should tantalize every sense. That's why we present to you our exclusive, premium take on an ice cream van hire, serving not just ice cream, but an experience. Perfect for corporate events to weddings, christenings, luxurious parties and beyond, our ice cream offerings encompass a diverse range of decadent flavours and textures, each crafted to perfection.

Our ice cream flavours are a symphony of the classics elevated, and the avant-garde. With ingredients sourced for their excellence, and combinations designed to delight, our range is a carefully curated selection that evolves with the seasons. We also pride ourselves on our ability to cater to diverse preferences, with vegan options that do not compromise on creaminess or flavour. To add a touch of opulence, we offer an array of gourmet toppings, from our signature Vanilla Bean Crumble to Homemade Chocolate Soil, which can be elegantly paired with our ice creams.

You can choose your own flavours, but if you're feeling stuck for inspiration we've concocted multiple scenarios and pairings for you to peruse; let them ignite your imagination. These are but the tip of the iceberg of possibilities. If our ice cream hire piques your curiosity and you are keen on discovering how our flavours can add a sumptuous layer to your event, we eagerly await your reaching out to our events team. Our team is thrilled to collaborate with you to orchestrate an event that is as delicious in flavour as it will be in memory.

Corporate Summer Party Ice Cream Hire: Picture a high-end corporate summer party held at an exquisite rooftop garden with panoramic city views. As the sun sets, attendees are treated to an luxury ice cream bar featuring Crosstown's premium offerings. The vibrant Matcha Chocolate ice cream, with generous chunks of Crosstown’s Matcha chocolate bar blended throughout, offers a unique East-meets-West experience. The Mango Sorbet, packed full of perfectly ripe mangoes, adds a tropical touch with its refreshingly sweet flavour. The classic Madagascan Vanilla, aged for 36 hours to extract the delicate vanilla flavour, serves as the perfect palette cleanser. The Homemade Chocolate Soil, a rich, chocolaty topping, and the aromatic Vanilla Bean Crumble, made with premium Tongan vanilla beans, are available for guests to add a touch of personal indulgence. The luxurious variety of flavours and textures, combined with the personalised toppings, leaves a lasting impression, symbolising the the company's commitment to quality and innovation​.

Wedding Reception Ice Cream Hire: Imagine a romantic countryside wedding, the newlyweds surprise their guests with a bespoke ice cream menu. The Black Forest ice cream, a modern take on the classic dessert, features a creamy milk chocolate base rippled with sweet cherry compote and almond chunks, offering a flavour journey from sweet to nutty. The bride's choice, the Pistachio, offers a surprising delight for vegan guests, with its nutty and mild flavour so creamy that they won't believe it's dairy-free. The couple's shared favourite, the Strawberries & Cream, is like British summer in an ice cream, bursting with fresh strawberries and cream. The Vegan Sprinkles, a colourful and fun topping, adds a whimsical touch to the elegant event. These unique and luxurious flavours not only provide a sweet end to the meal but also give guests a taste of the couple's shared journey and love story​.

Christening Celebration Ice Cream Hire: Envisage a touching christening ceremony, loved ones gather to celebrate. To match the occasion, an array of Crosstown ice creams is offered: the creamy Crosstown Cookie Dough, a sweet and satisfying blend of smooth Madagascan vanilla ice cream packed full of rich, dark Crosstown cookie dough and chocolate chips, is a sure hit with the kids. The Pistachio, with its rich and nutty flavour, is a sophisticated choice for the adults. The Madagascan Vanilla, a classic flavour aged for 36 hours to extract the delicate vanilla essence, appeals to all guests. The Homemade Chocolate Soil, a gourmet topping that adds a rich, chocolaty crunch, offers an extra touch of luxury. The ice cream selection not only serves as a delightful treat but also adds a sense of joy and luxury to this special day, making it a celebration to remember​.

Holiday Corporate Event Ice Cream Hire: For a company's end-of-the-year celebration, a selection of seasonal and classic ice creams is served. The Spiced Pumpkin Cake ice cream, made from the best seasonal pumpkins roasted with traditional autumnal spices and folded with pieces of pumpkin cake doughnut, offers a warm, festive flavour. The Mint Stracciatella, a classic house-made mint gelato churned with pieces of 70% Jamaican Pump Street Chocolate, adds a refreshing contrast with its cool mint and rich chocolate flavours. For those who prefer a more decadent treat, the Double Chocolate Caramel Brownie with its indulgent chocolate base layered with silky caramel and packed full of brownie chunks, satisfies the most demanding sweet tooth. The Vanilla Bean Crumble and Homemade Chocolate Soil toppings add a touch of gourmet luxury, allowing guests to customize their dessert. This indulgent ice cream selection not only satisfies the guests' sweet tooth but also showcases the company's appreciation for their hard work throughout the year​.

Luxury Birthday Party Ice Cream Hire: Think of an elegant birthday party in a chic city loft, guests are delighted to discover a Crosstown ice cream bar. The Coconut & Passion Fruit Ripple, with its creamy coconut base and tangy passionfruit ripple, offers a tropical escape with every bite. The Peanut Butter & Blackcurrant ice cream, a unique blend of roasted peanut butter ice cream rippled with homemade blackcurrant jam, provides a balance of nutty richness and fruity sweetness that's sure to impress. The Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt ice cream, a vegan delight featuring rich, dark, and decadent chocolate with a hint of sea salt, offers a sophisticated treat for the discerning palate. The Vanilla Bean Crumble Topping, crafted with premium Tongan vanilla beans, and colourful Vegan Sprinkles add a fun and luxurious touch, making the dessert course a memorable part of the celebration​.

What makes hiring your luxury ice cream scoop bar in Oxford a better choice over a traditional ice cream van hire?

Our luxury ice cream scoop bar not only offers a unique, high-end experience but also includes up to 10 ice cream flavours that can be tailored to your taste. Our personalised, premium approach stands us apart from the usual ice cream van hire in Oxford.

How many people can a hired ice cream scoop bar cater to?

Our ice cream scoop bar has the capacity to serve up to 1,000 people, ensuring that when you hire us all your guests can have a premium ice cream treat.

How much does it cost to hire your ice cream scoop bar in Oxford?

Our Oxford Scoop Bar prices start at £800 + VAT. This includes the delivery, setup, and dismantling of the scoop bar, a selection of ten delicious ice cream flavours, as well as a minimum of two staff members to scoop, decorate, and serve the ice cream.

Is your ice cream suitable for vegan and gluten-free diets?

Absolutely, we have a range of vegan and gluten-free ice cream options to cater to all dietary preferences and needs.

Is there a minimum duration for the hire of the ice cream scoop bar in Oxford?

Yes, the minimum duration for our ice cream scoop bar is two hours.

Crosstown Oxford Premium Ice Cream Van Hire Experience

Try the premium alternative to traditional ice cream van hire with our exceptional ice cream scoop bar experience, right here in Oxford. Our service elevates the ordinary into extraordinary, with up to ten delicious flavours, each one inspired by our award-winning doughnut flavours. Whether you follow a vegan lifestyle, require gluten-free indulgences, or would simply like the best ice cream around, we’ve got you covered. Our service isn’t merely about serving ice cream – it’s about curating an unforgettable experience. Staffed by a minimum of two skilled individuals dedicated to scooping, decorating, and serving your creations, our ice cream scoop bar is set to dazzle. We blend a sleek, professional service with an impactful stage presence, transforming any event. So forget the usual ice cream van hire and let Crosstown Oxford help you discover the future of ice cream indulgence.