Cool off this summer with a serve of Sydney’s best gelato and ice-cream.
Indulge in something sweet this summer. Here are 8 of our favourite spots to find Sydney’s best ice-cream and gelato.
Looking for the best soft serve in Sydney? Head to Aqua S for a top-notch ice-cream experience. Bringing sea salt soft serve from Okinawa, Japan to the heart of Sydney, this delicious spot has some of the most unique ice-cream mixes around (and crazy toppings like fairy floss and popcorn, too).
For some of Sydney’s best artisan gelato, you can’t go past Bellingen Gelato. Located in Rozelle, this delicious spot has a range of strong and distinct flavours crafted from scratch. Plus, the team also creates a range of gelato-based desserts including gelato cakes, banana splits, waffles, smoothies, and more.
Step back in time at Ciccone & Sons Gelateria. Inspired by gelato bars on the 1950s, this pastel-hued spot crafts small-batch artisan gelato in the heart of Redfern. Pull up a stool and split a sundae at this delicious dessert spot.
Since 1993, Cow and The Moon have been a gelato institution in the inner west. Nestled on Enmore Road, this bustling family-run spot is renowned for some of Sydney’s best gelato. With 26 delicious flavours to choose from (and changing daily), there’s always something new to try at Cow and The Moon.
Bringing a taste of Italy to Sydney is Cremeria De Luca. Located in Five Dock, this delicious gelato and ice-cream spot serves up everything from grab-and-go gelato cones to gelato burgers and even 5L take-home tubs to enjoy during your next Netflix marathon.
Meet Gelato Blue, Sydney’s first 100% plant-based gelateria. This bustling spot attracts queues every weekend, slinging top-notch artisan vegan gelato made from scratch.
Every true Sydneysider has spent an evening queuing at a Messina outpost. From Parramatta to Darlinghurst there are 12 locations across NSW to score a delicious cone of Messina gelato. Expect seriously creative flavours and an ever-changing menu of special creations.
Located in the heart of the inner west is Love Crêpe, one of Sydney’s most loved dessert destinations. The team has just expanded its menu to offer an even bigger selection of signature hand-held crêpes plus house-made desserts, gelato, and waffle balls. Paying homage to traditional Greek creperies, this must-see spot features 20+ house-made gelatos (including delicious flavours such as Salted Pistachio, Lotus Biscoff, and Greek Yogurt with Sour Cherry).
Head to King Street and you’ll find Mapo, a sustainable artisan gelateria. This top-notch spot crafts delicious gelato from raw and fresh ingredients with a curated selection of top-notch flavours that change seasonally.