Best ice cream in Sydney

Check out the top ice cream in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Gelato Messina Bondi
1. Gelato Messina Bondi
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223 local reviews
StorePoint of interestFood
Sandra
No trip to Bondi is complete without at least one visit to Messina. It takes about 15 minutes to walk and then…
Ray & Gene
This ice cream shop is on another level with cues out the door, loud music, getting an ice cream/gelato here i…
Talia
You will never eat a more delicious ice cream in your life. BUT, make sure you get in as early as possible, be…
1. Gelato Messina Bondi
1. Gelato Messina Bondi
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223 local reviews
Sandra
Sandra
No trip to Bondi is complete without at least one visit to Messina. It takes about 15 minutes to walk and then you can take your ice cream d…
Ray & Gene
Ray & Gene
This ice cream shop is on another level with cues out the door, loud music, getting an ice cream/gelato here is like entering an exclusive n…
Talia
Talia
You will never eat a more delicious ice cream in your life. BUT, make sure you get in as early as possible, because the queues in summer are…
2. Gelato Messina Darlinghurst
2. Gelato Messina Darlinghurst
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211 local reviews
CafeStorePoint of interest
Sara
The best ice cream in the city, without a doubt. You will want to come back here and have dreams about their i…
Sarah
A bit of an institution, it’s likely you’ll have to queue for your ice cream. The salted caramel and white ch…
Jan
This is the best ice cream parlour in Sydney. The ice creams are made on site and has a large variety of flavo…
2. Gelato Messina Darlinghurst
2. Gelato Messina Darlinghurst
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211 local reviews
Sara
Sara
The best ice cream in the city, without a doubt. You will want to come back here and have dreams about their ice cream. Its not your usual j…
Sarah
Sarah
A bit of an institution, it’s likely you’ll have to queue for your ice cream. The salted caramel and white chocolate is their most popular …
Jan
Jan
This is the best ice cream parlour in Sydney. The ice creams are made on site and has a large variety of flavours. There is normally a queue…
3. Gelato Messina Surry Hills
3. Gelato Messina Surry Hills
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161 local reviews
StorePoint of interestFood
Emma
- tripadvisor's number 1 restaurant in Sydney - an ice cream shop! - also a Gelato Messina in Bondi Beach (61 …
Katrine
Expect the longest line at any ice cream shop ever - even in winter! Awarded ‘The best ice cream in Australia’…
Barry
The best ice cream you will probably ever have. On a weekend evening, winter or summer, the queue goes around …
3. Gelato Messina Surry Hills
3. Gelato Messina Surry Hills
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161 local reviews
Emma
Emma
- tripadvisor's number 1 restaurant in Sydney - an ice cream shop! - also a Gelato Messina in Bondi Beach (61 Hall Street) - Surry Hills is …
Katrine
Katrine
Expect the longest line at any ice cream shop ever - even in winter! Awarded ‘The best ice cream in Australia’ year after year. Try their da…
Barry
Barry
The best ice cream you will probably ever have. On a weekend evening, winter or summer, the queue goes around the block! Flavours change dai…
4. Cow & The Moon
4. Cow & The Moon
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88 local reviews
181 Enmore Rd, Enmore
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+61 2 9557 4255
CafeStorePoint of interest
Victoria
This gelateria is amazing. Ever since taking out the Gelato World Tour Title in Rimini, Italy for its mandorla…
Aaron
Awarded the best gelato last year (Mandolo Affogato), they have an excellent range of ice cream and sorbet's a…
Jay
Their "affogato" flavoured ice cream won the best gelato in the world award - the italians were not happy! Hav…
4. Cow & The Moon
4. Cow & The Moon
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88 local reviews
181 Enmore Rd, Enmore
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+61 2 9557 4255
Victoria
Victoria
This gelateria is amazing. Ever since taking out the Gelato World Tour Title in Rimini, Italy for its mandorla affogato ice cream, the crowd…
Aaron
Aaron
Awarded the best gelato last year (Mandolo Affogato), they have an excellent range of ice cream and sorbet's as well as great coffee and des…
Jay
Jay
Their "affogato" flavoured ice cream won the best gelato in the world award - the italians were not happy! Have to try it. :)
5. Hakiki
5. Hakiki
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11 local reviews
71 Enmore Rd, Newtown
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+61 2 8040 1676
CafeStorePoint of interest
Bridget
My favourite ice cream in Sydney. They serve Turkish dondurma which is a bit different to the gelato in Sydney…
Fernanda
Amazing ice cream, it's like freezing your dreams and eating them. Best Turkish coffee around, ask for the car…
David
Ice cream and baklava rolled into one - who could ask for more? Also lots of other great flavours.
5. Hakiki
5. Hakiki
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11 local reviews
71 Enmore Rd, Newtown
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+61 2 8040 1676
Bridget
Bridget
My favourite ice cream in Sydney. They serve Turkish dondurma which is a bit different to the gelato in Sydney - my favourite flavours are t…
Fernanda
Fernanda
Amazing ice cream, it's like freezing your dreams and eating them. Best Turkish coffee around, ask for the cardamon coffee
David
David
Ice cream and baklava rolled into one - who could ask for more? Also lots of other great flavours.
6. Gelato Messina Circular Quay
6. Gelato Messina Circular Quay
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7 local reviews
Alfred St, Sydney
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(02) 9252 4480
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Rod
I MAKE MY OWN ICE CREAM/SORBET AND THIS IS THE ONLY PLACE I WILL BUY IT AS IT TASTES HOME MADE WITH A WONDERFU…
Selina
Best ice cream in Sydney, grab one on your way to the ferry wharf at Circular Quay
Jam
Best ice cream you can get in Sydney. Their gelato cakes are also thumps up
6. Gelato Messina Circular Quay
6. Gelato Messina Circular Quay
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7 local reviews
Alfred St, Sydney
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(02) 9252 4480
Rod
Rod
I MAKE MY OWN ICE CREAM/SORBET AND THIS IS THE ONLY PLACE I WILL BUY IT AS IT TASTES HOME MADE WITH A WONDERFUL ARRAY OF NATURAL FLAVOURS . …
Selina
Selina
Best ice cream in Sydney, grab one on your way to the ferry wharf at Circular Quay
Jam
Jam
Best ice cream you can get in Sydney. Their gelato cakes are also thumps up
7. Tramsheds
7. Tramsheds
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65 local reviews
1 Dalgal Way, Forest Lodge
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 2 8398 5695
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Ellen
Serious place for food lovers - sit down restaurants, gourmet ice cream, best coffee in the inner west and Bla…
Chris
Amazing place! Multiple restaurants and cafes under one roof. Also has a Messina Ice Cream Bar for dessert!
Timmy
Supermarket Cafe Restaurant Ice Cream Bar
7. Tramsheds
7. Tramsheds
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65 local reviews
1 Dalgal Way, Forest Lodge
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 2 8398 5695
Ellen
Ellen
Serious place for food lovers - sit down restaurants, gourmet ice cream, best coffee in the inner west and Black Wattle Bay park right next …
Chris
Chris
Amazing place! Multiple restaurants and cafes under one roof. Also has a Messina Ice Cream Bar for dessert!
Timmy
Timmy
Supermarket Cafe Restaurant Ice Cream Bar
8. Gelato Messina Rosebery (HQ)
8. Gelato Messina Rosebery (HQ)
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21 local reviews
StorePoint of interestFood
Rik
The factory where the best ice cream in the world is made - pop in and taste to your hearts content, and order…
Susan
This is the best ice cream in Sydney! No kidding...
Gabriella
Amazing ice cream, bought from HQ
8. Gelato Messina Rosebery (HQ)
8. Gelato Messina Rosebery (HQ)
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21 local reviews
Rik
Rik
The factory where the best ice cream in the world is made - pop in and taste to your hearts content, and order some of the amazing specials…
Susan
Susan
This is the best ice cream in Sydney! No kidding...
Gabriella
Gabriella
Amazing ice cream, bought from HQ
9. Bondi Beach
9. Bondi Beach
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795 local reviews
Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach
LocalityPolitical
Candida
Great ocean walk from Bondi to Coogee (about 2 hrs each way). There's a great pizzeria in Bondi called DaOraz…
Lisa
Do the coastal walk from bondi to coogee and stop off at the Pavillion for an ice cream or a beer!
Raveena
Great cafe's and true Aussie culture down at Bondi Beach! Fantastic food, drinks and ice cream!
9. Bondi Beach
9. Bondi Beach
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795 local reviews
Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach
Candida
Candida
Great ocean walk from Bondi to Coogee (about 2 hrs each way). There's a great pizzeria in Bondi called DaOrazio - even better than Italian …
Lisa
Lisa
Do the coastal walk from bondi to coogee and stop off at the Pavillion for an ice cream or a beer!
Raveena
Raveena
Great cafe's and true Aussie culture down at Bondi Beach! Fantastic food, drinks and ice cream!
10. Gelato Messina Newtown
10. Gelato Messina Newtown
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12 local reviews
StorePoint of interestFood
Jonas
This is the best ice cream place in town. Period.
Fiona
Great ice cream in a cool neighborhood!
10. Gelato Messina Newtown
10. Gelato Messina Newtown
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12 local reviews
Jonas
Jonas
This is the best ice cream place in town. Period.
Fiona
Fiona
Great ice cream in a cool neighborhood!
11. N2 Extreme Gelato
11. N2 Extreme Gelato
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6 local reviews
1 Dixon St, Sydney
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
StoreFoodEstablishment
Tom
Amazing ice cream, made with liquid nitrogen, really cool to see while the people that work there look like sc…
Lisa
Amazing ice cream, made with liquid nitrogen, really cool to see while the people that work there look like sc…
Iara
Try this famous ice cream and experience a different world of flavours.
11. N2 Extreme Gelato
11. N2 Extreme Gelato
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6 local reviews
1 Dixon St, Sydney
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
Tom
Tom
Amazing ice cream, made with liquid nitrogen, really cool to see while the people that work there look like scientists and you can see the p…
Lisa
Lisa
Amazing ice cream, made with liquid nitrogen, really cool to see while the people that work there look like scientists and you can see the p…
Iara
Iara
Try this famous ice cream and experience a different world of flavours.
12. Wellington Cake Shop
12. Wellington Cake Shop
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20 local reviews
157 Bondi Rd, Bondi
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 2 9389 4555
BakeryStorePoint of interest
Karin
The MOST delicious high quality ice cream imaginable. And a range of Polish cakes and bagels... yum yum
Sarah
Bakery, cake and ice cream shop
12. Wellington Cake Shop
12. Wellington Cake Shop
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20 local reviews
157 Bondi Rd, Bondi
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 2 9389 4555
Karin
Karin
The MOST delicious high quality ice cream imaginable. And a range of Polish cakes and bagels... yum yum
Sarah
Sarah
Bakery, cake and ice cream shop