There’s nothing like enjoying gelato on a hot sunny day, furiously licking the ice cream before it starts melting down your arm! Perth and the south west have had a gelato explosion in recent times, with loads of spots offering the most authentic gelato this side of Italy. Whether ice cream or gelato is the favourite in your household, they’ll be a sweet spot on our list to satisfy the whole family’s cravings!
Best Ice Cream – North of Perth
Gusto Gelato, Leederville and Elizabeth Quay
Owner/operator of Gusto Gelato Sean Lee learnt his craft at the Carpigiani Gelato University in Bologna, Italy. The authentic small batch gelato is handcrafted onsite, where you can view into the kitchen through a window. There are many different tasty flavour combinations to choose from. It could well be the best gelato in Perth! Read the Buggybuddys review.
Find Gusto Gelato at Elizabeth Quay and also at 741 Newcastle Street, Leederville.
On a stinking hot day in the Swan Valley, a family trip to Stella Gelato is a must! Stella’s scrumptious homemade flavours are a favourite valley and there’s play equipment and chooks for the kids to meet. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Find Stella Gelato at 24 Coast Road, West Swan.
Whisk Creamery, Subiaco & Northbridge
Whisk Creamery’s Subiaco Store was so popular they opened a second store in Northbridge. Their massive popularity is mainly due to their clever mix of using a traditional gelato recipe along with imaginative flavours and decadent desserts. Read the Buggybuddys Review
Dumbo Gelato, Scarborough
Home to some amazing flavours, Dumbo likes to get a little imaginative, including some distinctly Aussie flavours like “Milo Milkshake” and “Cheese & Vegemite” (?!). The whole family will scream for ice cream at the gelato spot on Scarborough’s foreshore. Perfect for a scoop or three after a play at the whale park or swim at the beach! Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Find Dumbo Gelato at 148 The Esplanade, Scarborough.
Chicho Gelato, Northbridge
Chicho, means “Cheeky Kid” in Italian and Chicho Gelato is a little bit quirky too. There are some really interesting flavour combinations at Chicho, making choosing just one or two flavours a very difficult job! There’s also a chocolate tap, for drizzling melted chocolate all over your gelato, which your own chichos will love! Read the Buggybuddys Review
Find Chicho Gelato at 180 William Street, Northbridge.
Bamb Bino’s Coffee & Icecreamery, Bassendean
Bamb Bino’s Coffee & Icecreamery is a yummy little spot with many flavours of gelato, iced coffee and lots more. AND they have drive through! Read the Buggybuddys Review
Find Bamb Bino’s Coffee & Icecreamery at Old Perth Road, Bassendean.
Bellisimo Gelato, Hillarys
Bellisimo Gelato overlooks Hillarys Boat Harbour and is right next to the gaming arcade. They offer quality Italian style gelato and also have a large range of sorbets, for a dairy-free option. There’s plenty of shade and seating too on the boardwalk. Read the Buggybuddys Review
Find Bellisimo Gelato at Shop 32, 58 Southside Drive, Hillarys Boat Harbour.
Oggies Ice Cream Cafe (closes Jan 26th 2022)
A Swan Valley favourite for many years, Oggies is home to a huge range of ice cream flavours. It’s a top spot to sit outside in the garden, where there’s a playground for the kids to run off their sugar rush after they’ve enjoyed their sweet treats!
Find Oggies at 10581 West Swan Road, Henley Brook.
Cold Rock Ice Creamery, Hillarys
If you have a sweet tooth, then Cold Rock is the ice cream spot for you. As well as delicious ice cream, you have the option to mash lollies, chocolate, fudge and more into your ice cream. They boast to have over flavour 3000 combinations, so there’s always something new to try!
Find Cold Rock Ice Creamery at Shop 49, 28 Southside Drive, Hillarys Boat Harbour.
Junction Icecreamery, Woodbridge
Find the Junction Icecreamery at 380 Great Eastern Highway, Woodbridge.
Best Gelato in Perth – South
Kuld Creamery, Fremantle
Kuld Creamery is a boutique ice cream spot that’s a sweet tooth’s paradise! While you choose a scrumptiously simple flavour, you’ll greeted by the amazing aroma of fresh banana bread or cookies baking. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Find Kuld Creamery at 11 Essex Street, Fremantle.
Take 5 Ice Cream Parlour, Baldivis
Hot day? Take 5 and go get some ice cream from Take 5 Ice Cream Parlour in Baldivis Square, it’s truly delicious! We went along to check it out and now understand why the locals queue up outside this ice cream shop, it’s just the best ice cream. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Find Take 5 Ice Cream Parlour at Baldivis Square, 20/61 Makybe Drive, Baldivis.
Eye Scream Cafe, Rockingham
Simmo’s Ice Cream, Dunsborough
No family trip to the Margaret River region is complete without stopping at Simmo’s for a scoop or two. As well as a copious amount of delicious ice cream options, there’s also a huge shady play area, mini golf and watch out for Edward, the ice cream eating emu! Read the Buggybuddys Review
Find Simmo’s Ice Cream at 161 Commonage Road, Dunsborough.
Millers Ice Creamery, Cowaramup
Set on a dairy farm in the Margaret River region, the Millers farm café is home to a wide range of fresh ice cream, made from creamy whole milk which is hormone-free, un-homogenised from their heard of Friesian cows. There’s also an adventure playground at Millers and a bushwalking trail, adding to the fun of being on a farm. Read the Buggybuddys Review
Find Millers Ice Creamery at 314 Wirring Rd, Cowaramup.
If you’re looking for a brilliant spot for a bite to eat with kids in Albany, head to sweet spot Handasyde’s Strawberries. The year-round venue is a wonderful family run business where there’s a delicious café, a huge playground and house made gelato! Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Find Handasydes Strawberry Faarm at 382 Chester Pass Road, Albany.
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