Top 6 Sydney ice cream stores to check out this summer

Sydney is HOT this summer! What better way to cool off than a delicious sweet treat. Here are 5 of the best spots for a fresh, cold ice-cream this summer.

1. Gelato Messina

Messina sets the standard for Aussie gelato! It’s unlikely you won’t be able to find a flavour to suit you, with tonnes to pick from and rotating creative weekly specials like ROBERT BROWNIE JR. – Milk chocolate gelato with chocolate brownie and chocolate fudge or YOU MAKE ME UNICORNY – Milk gelato with vanilla pound cake and 100s and 1000s clusters. With locations all across Australia there’s probably one pretty close by to wherever you are – Bondi Beach, Forest Lodge and Newtown to name a few.

2. Anita

Anita is a world-famous gelateria, with stores in New York, London, Barcelona and more. All 150+ options are 100% handmade, with an option for everyone with a seriously wide selection from sorbet, to frozen yoghurts, to dairy free. It’s hard to say no to a scoop here.

3. Cecconie and Sons

Ceccoine and Sons knows how to make you feel like you’re in an old school Italian gelateria. Sit on the old wooden benches, listen to some jazz, and pick a flavour from the handwritten board of evolving, fresh flavours. Stores located in Redfern and Glebe.

4. Mapo

This gelateria with stores in both Newtown and Bondi is focused on making sustainable, natural, delicious gelato. Flavours are made daily from raw, fresh and local materials. They are unique and changing with the seasons, so each trip to Mapo is a new experience!

5. RivaReno

RivaReno aims to serve customers an authentic Italian gelato experience. It is fresh, produced daily and made using traditional recipes. Alongside gelato, they offer sorbets, granita, crepes, waffles, and more.

6. Cow & The Moon

This Enmore gelato bar was crowned the world’s best gelateria in 2014, beating out it’s Italian competition. All their flavours are tried, tested, and made in house, with 26 rotating options to try in store. They open from 8:30am daily, so if you’re not as much of a gelato lover, pop in and grab a hot coffee and pastry instead.