Get the scoop on Perth's best ice cream shops.
Il Gelato || 115 Oxford St. Leederville. Ph: (08) 94444 8844.
Il Gelato produce award winning ice-cream. The Ferrero Gelato won Gold at the Perth Royal Show, just knocking off their other entries Peach & Mango, Wildberry Yoghurt and Pistachio and Tiramisu. All ingredients come from local sources and they can be found in eight locations around Perth. It’s a one stop shop for ice cream, (50 percent less fat than standard) sorbets (99% fat free) and occasion cakes.
Gelare International || Shop 1. 3 Kearns Cres. Applecross (but many more about town). Ph: (08) 9316 4898. gelare.com.
Taking it back to basics. Quality ice-cream in a fresh, crispy waffle cone. The flavours see a marriage between traditional hits like cookies n’ cream or banana walnut and something a little different like their Persian Rosewater or their Asian Ginger Fig. There are 16 of these gems in Western Australia. Try their extensive range of low fat froyos including apple pie crunch!
Simmo’s Ice-Creamery || 161 Commonage Rd. Dunsborough (among others). Ph: (08) 9755 3745. simmos.com.au.
Simmo is known to make some of the best ice-cream in the South West. This father and son company began in the early 90s by Gordon and Garth Simpson, and while it may be rural, it is worth the journey. Accompanied by a Fun Park and housing over 100 flavours. What more do you need on a hot summers day? Try the Gold-medal winner Strawberry Cointreau Cheesecake, or the White Choc Malteaser.
Amore Gelato || 87 James Rd. Northbridge. Ph: (08) 9228 2400. amoregelato.com.au.
Hazelnut, Choc Chip, Chocolate Coconut. Cookies n’ Cream… The list goes on. Amore are on top of their game and continuously whipping out some of Perth’s most authentic traditional-style gelatos. Soft, tasty, and guaranteed to bring a smile, Amore make their ice-cream with love.
Collodel Ice-Cream & Sorbet || 30 Haynes St. Kalamunda. Ph: (08) 6293 1462.
When it’s warm… (and let’s face it, it’s Perth so it’s probably warm) take a drive and pop in to this simple and effective Ice-Cream parlour. They have it all from their delicious creamy Ferrero Rocher all the way through to something a little more refreshing like their lemon sorbet. Collodel Ice-Cream & Sorbet is a treat.