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Where's the Best Ice-Cream in Sydney?

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by Vanessa (subscribe)
WeekendNotes Chief Editor / Chief Writer / PR & Communications.
Published July 20th 2011
"I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream"


Ice cream has the magical power to turn us all into kids, and it doesn't matter how 'grown-up' the flavour is.

Image by Jeremy Keith (Wikimedia Commons)


When it comes to frozen desserts, we are pretty lucky in Sydney, as there are many establishments dedicated to creating some of the very best ice-cream, gelato, sorbet and frozen yoghurt products.

The WeekendNotes Sydney team has recommended the iconic Ben and Jerry's, Cold Rock Ice Creamery, a franchise which allows you to create your own ice-cream masterpiece, Swiss favourite M÷venpick Ice Cream, the trendy Passionflower Dessert Culture and the classy Royal Copenhagen Ice Cream.

Some other top Sydney picks are Gelato Blue, Twisted Frozen Yoghurt and Antica Gelateria.

If you have a favourite ice cream parlor in Sydney, please let us know about it by leaving a comment below. Let us know your favourite flavour as well.

We look forward to your suggestions.

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Gelato Messina, Darlinghurst
By asham0 - reader
Monday, 25th of July @ 01:19 am
The stunnigly appointed Windsor Ice Cream Cafe at 89 George Street, Windsor ( Near the corner of Baker Street ) is THE best
They have just THE best icecream ( 32 flavours ) pancakes, icecream cakes and organic coffee on the planet - absolutely fantastic
By Lesley - reader
Monday, 25th of July @ 02:50 am
Wow cow
By Kasia Zieba - senior reviewer
Monday, 25th of July @ 01:39 am
Messina, for sure!!!!
By thagi - reader
Tuesday, 26th of July @ 11:24 am
Bravo gelato shop rydalemere
By aamen - reader
Wednesday, 3rd of August @ 04:56 am
Kylies Windsor Ice-cream cafe! Great ice-cream, generous serving, reasonable price.
By Anonymous
Monday, 25th of July @ 03:20 am
Pat and Stick's at Everleigh Markets
By lisa.28 - reader
Monday, 25th of July @ 12:05 pm
Holy Basil. The fried ice cream is almost to die for. It is only the one ice cream in the thai restaurant, but I would go there just for the ice cream if I could. It is in Canley Heights and is a small but really busy restaurant. Often you'll have to wait in line for a while, and busy till 10pm.

This isn't the typical ice cream. It is an ice cream enclosed in some thin crispy philo pastry. It is topped up with some honey and crushed walnuts and maybe honeycomb. It is the combination of the crispy pastry and the sweetness from the vanilla ice cream and honey that just sends me to heaven.

If you ever are in the area, I highly recommend the restaurant.
By Hanson Huynh - senior reviewer
Saturday, 6th of August @ 02:11 pm
Twisted at Bondi beach for the best fro yo in Sydney!!! Love love love their caramel and choc twist (twisted sista)
By Anonymous
Tuesday, 6th of September @ 11:29 am
DEFO Twisted Frozen Yoghurt in Bondi!! YUM YUM YUM! And I saw the other day that you can get it in Paddington Fresh Foods too! *drooling*
By Anonymous
Tuesday, 6th of September @ 12:12 pm
Windsor Ice Creamery for sure! MASSIVE scoops (twice the size of a Wendy's scoop, for less $). Super obliging staff as well - they will let you choose two flavours on a single scoop ($3.90 from memory and again they are massive). Most importantly they use Norgen Vaz flavours, of which the Licorice flavour is to die for. The price includes a freshly made waffle cone and there are a significant number of flavours.
By Timoc0 - reader
Wednesday, 12th of June @ 07:35 pm
New reader comment. Waiting for approval.
By Sidne - reader
Wednesday, 16th of March @ 05:30 am

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