Whether it's to escape the scorching heat or to make a drizzly day feel a bit better, Sydney has plenty of artisan gelato and ice cream spots. Start ticking them off. Just remember, pistachio is the industry benchmark for comparing two different makers.

Gelateria Gondola

Take a trip to Venice.

2 77 Archer Street
Chatswood NSW

Aqua S

Dreamy sea-salt soft serve with all the toppings.

Shop 27 Regent Place 501 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000


Sicilian gelato with world-class accolades.

25 Lackey Street
Summer Hill NSW 2130

RivaReno Gelato

The Italian chain's first store outside of Europe.

Cafe Shop 4 33 Barangaroo Avenue
Barangaroo NSW 2000

Gelato Blue

Twenty vegan flavours to try.

318 King Street
Newtown NSW 2042

Copetta and Bazaar Deli

By The Grumpy Baker.

6 767 Old South Head Road
Vaucluse NSW 2030