1. Aqua S
Aqua S makes soft serve a work of art. In four locations across Sydney, ice cream lovers can enjoy the staple Sea Salt flavour alongside a rotating roster of guest stars such as Creme Brulee, Chocolate Brownie and English Breakfast Tea. All can be topped off with the signature fairy floss, popcorn and marshmallow (below).
2. Hakiki Turkish Ice Cream
Hakiki Turkish Ice Cream, located on Enmore Road in Newtown, is treating Sydneysiders to “stretchy” gelato, traditionally eaten with a knife and fork. Flavours such as Baklava, Pomegranate and Turkish Delight are joined by quirky concoctions like Melon and Feta Cheese, Grape Molasses and Tahini and Cocoa Sour Cherry.
3. Ciccone and Sons
Redfern’s Ciccone and Sons is a small-batch artisanal gelateria mixing traditional methods with a modern twist. Using top-quality ingredients like Pepe Saya buttermilk, coconut oil and jersey milk, Ciccone and Sons is making a name for itself with flavours such as Buttermilk and Passionfruit, Stracciatella and Black Sesame.
4. ANITA – La Mamma del Gelato
ANITA – La Mamma del Gelato, in buzzing Central Park, has something for everyone with a variety of vegan and sugar-free ice cream, as well as frozen yogurt, sorbet and traditional ice cream in a range of mouthwatering flavours such as Belgian Waffle with Dulche de Leche and Cookieman.
5. Bellingen Gelato
Made from scratch with a focus on natural ingredients and strong, distinct flavours, Bellingen Gelato has a menu packed with unique flavours like Ricotta and Lime, Quince and Almond and Stewed Plum with Cinnamon and Cloves.