Oct 9th 2015 7:30am
Gelato is the Italian name for Ice Cream and they certainly know how to make the very best, gelato is hand made using whole food ingredients including fresh fruit and full cream cow’s milk, whipped into a creamy, smooth and cooling sweet treat. For a steamy Brisbane day, after a nice meal out, taking the kiddies out for a Sunday treat or taking yourself on a Friday night stroll for Gelato, here are our top 5 picks.
ShliX Gelato - 364 Brunswick Street Fortitude Valley
They are passionate about quality gelato and guarantee you there is no preservatives, no artificial ingredients and use a base of 3.5% fat cow’s milk making is a low fat gelato. This hole-in-the-wall gelato bar have your classic flavours vanilla bean, chocolate and hazelnut you will also find some special flavours on rotation such as cheesecake or chai. What’s best is they’re open late to satisfy those late night gelato cravings!
La Macelleria - 29 Florence Street Teneriffe
Owned and operated by two Italian gentlemen who are experts on gelato, this special pair also do workshops regularly so you can understand the ins and outs of making authentic gelato, plus you get gelato to take home! It’s free from nasties, handmade daily on-site and they are always experimenting with new flavour creations for you to try with delight.
Re Del Gelato - 3/706 Brunswick Street New Farm
Great quality, unique flavours and gluten free gelato in a cosy little gelataria!
Sugo Mi Gelataria - 3/190 Oxford Street Bulimba
Is a gold winning Gelateria and also a top pizzeria, what a combination!
Gelataria Cremona - 5/151 Baroona Road Paddington
A favourite among the Rosalie locals for a sweet treat, the flavours are exquisite. Try the green tea, black sesame or Dutch chocolate to start.