Spring has already begun to bring us sweet summer vibes, and what better way to sweeten these long days than with some fresh flavoursome ice cream and gelato.
Even better, some of the best Melbourne gelaterias and ice cream specialists are churning out icy sweet goodness for home delivery. Or why not sweeten someone's day with an ice cream gift delivery Melbourne-wide!
Here’s our list of the top ice cream and gelato delivery options available across Melbourne.
Best Ice Cream Delivery Melbourne
1. Kariton Sorbetes, Melbourne
**Kariton Sorbetes has a new physical store in Footscray! They are pausing deliveries for the moment but will be back delivering more Filipino gelato to Melbourne soon.**
Kariton Sorbetes is a Filipino ice cream cart delivering classic desserts with a creative touch.
You can enjoy a variety of new tastes from the Philippines including creamy purple yam gelato Ube Halaya, a velvety coconut and pandan flavour Buko Pandan or the Keso – get ready to drool – is a cheddar and bourbon vanilla ice cream topped with roasted cashews!
Kariton Sorbetes offers gelato delivery Melbourne wide. It's a $10 delivery fee for all orders under $80 and FREE delivery for orders $80 and above.
0km – 15km radius of Melbourne CBD = $40 minimum
15km – 40km radius of Melbourne CBD = $55 minimum
40km+ radius of Melbourne CBD = $75 minimum
Delivery will be 5 days a week (Monday – Friday) from 4pm to 8pm. For same week delivery, the order will need to be placed at least 24 hours beforehand. If an order is placed after that, it will be delivered the following week. Delivery days are divided by city councils.
Kariton Sorbetes, email@example.com
2. Brunetti Classico, Carlton
Brunetti Classico is an authentic Italian Pasticceria supplying Melbournians with arguably the best coffee, cake, savoury foods and most importantly traditional gelati.
Some of my choice flavours are Bacio, Black Sesame, White Brunetti and Salted Caramel. These and many more of your favourite flavours are available and made fresh daily.
Next day gelato delivery is an option for anyone within 50km of Carlton.
Other store locations:
- Melbourne Airport T4: Level 1, Domestic T4
- Melbourne Airport T2: International T2, Melbourne Airport
3. Popstic Ice Cream, Clayton South
Popstic is a Clayton South ice creamery that’s all about Crème Anglaise based ice cream and fresh fruit sorbets.
If you’re planning a celebration or want to send someone a special gift, order the 12 Popstics Gift Pack, it comes with 12 x delicious hand-made popstics in your choice of flavours as well as a helium balloon and personalised card.
Or make things extra special with the ‘Let's Party' Birthday Gift Pack for a hamper of popstics, an ice cream sandwich and ice cream taco along with a Birthday helium balloon, serviettes and card.
The Popstic’s ice cream delivery Melbourne wide is available 6 days a week, Monday – Saturday between 12-7pm with costs starting from $10 for delivery. Minimum spend required is $59.
Ice creams are boxed and chilled for delivery.
Popstic, Commercial Kitchen: 1/266 Osborne Ave, Clayton South, 0427 955 073, firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Gelateria Primavera, Melbourne CBD
Gelateria Primavera is famous for having introduced the Pozetti style of presenting Gelateria to Melbourne. On offer is a range of classic and original gelati and sorbetti made from local ingredients; St David’s cream (Fitzroy), fresh seasonal fruit and nuts.
The house-made Pistachio di Bronte Gelato is a classic Italian flavour slightly salty, rich and nutty. I’d also go with Salted Caramel and Lemon Gelato, among many others. In saying that, why not try them all?
Available for in-store pick or delivery within 10km of the Spring Street store.
Order ice cream online for delivery between 1pm and 5pm for a flat rate of $15. Spend $150 or more and they’ll waive the fee.
5. Billy Van Creamy, North Fitzroy & Brunswick
If milky treats are your top pick, Billy Van Creamy has a range of freshly churned ice cream made from all natural ingredients and organic milk.
Choose a take-home tub of either 500ml or 1L and they’ll freshly scoop 3 of your favourite flavours to enjoy at home. You’d be crazy if you didn’t add some of the chocolate fudge sauce to your order!
There are a range of vegan ice cream tubs to choose from too.
Free ice cream delivery Melbourne wide is available on Fridays between 12pm – 7pm (place your order by 11am on Friday) for suburbs including: Abbotsford, Brunswick, Brunswick East, Brunswick West, Carlton, Carlton North, Clifton Hill, Coburg, Collingwood, Fairfield, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Northcote, North Melbourne, Preston, Princess Hill, Reservoir, Richmond, Thornbury.
If you’re outside of their delivery zone, send them an email as they can take requests if you’re spending more than $50.
Billy Van Creamy, 146 Sydney Rd, Brunswick OR 212 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy, email@example.com
6. Gelato Papa, Preston
The family behind Gelato Papa have refined their Sicilian traditions to master the perfect gelato selection created from scratch. Order a take home tub from $15!
Have some fun with the kids and get one of the DIY Gelato Packs ($27). MAke your own exquisite choc tops with a 1L tub of gelato (choose your favourite three flavours), 6 waffle cones and 2 chocolate shots for dipping.
But wait, they also have Tartufo for $9.50! Pick up this delicious Italian dessert with your choice of four gelato flavours – blood orange/choc sorbet, coffee/chocolate, choc nutella/white nutella or gaytime.
Gelato delivery is free for orders over $50 from Thursday – Sunday, 5pm – 7pm. Cut off is 4pm for same day delivery.
Pick up in store or delivery is available to select suburbs: Preston, Thornbury, Northcote, Fairfield, Alphington, Reservoir, Coburg, Coburg North, Brunswick, East Brunswick & West Brunswick.
Gelato Papa, 14a Gilbert Rd, Preston, (03) 9480 5776
Other store locations:
- 72a Station St, Fairfield)
7. Oh My Gelato, Kensington
OMG! Oh My Gelato is bringing some of the best small-batch, hand-crafted gelato and sorbets to your door.
There’s such an exciting list of gelato flavours on offer here. The Melbourne Espresso or the Earl Grey Tea are the perfect pick-me-up. Then there’s the D24 Durian, the Uji Matcha or the Choc + Whiskey Gelato, for those looking for something a bit different.
I’d also say you can’t go wrong with any of their three award-winning, melt-in-the-mouth flavours; Roasted Banana with Chocolate Fudge, Madagascar Vanilla Bean and Solomon Islands Chocolate Sorbet.
Delivery is available within 25km of Kensington with a delivery fee ranging from $7-13 depending on your location.
Oh My Gelato, firstname.lastname@example.org
Best ice cream Delivery Melbourne Near You
These gelato and ice cream shops in Melbourne offer delivery via third party platforms such as Doordash, which means you'll need to find one near you as delivery drivers only travel within 5km of the store.
If you do order via a third party food delivery app like Doordash, I recommend signing up to ShopBack and Cashrewards to get cashback on your purchases. You'll get referral credit straight away and then get extra money straight into your account for every tracked transaction!
8. Gelato Messina, Melbourne (various locations)
Gelato Messina is well known for having a variety of exciting gelato flavours made with real ingredients that taste delicious.
There are four stores in Melbourne, each with 40 gelato flavours to choose from and open every day for pick up or delivery.
Dr Evil’s Magic Mushroom will serve and impress many hungry mouths, it’s made with dark chocolate gelato and looks like a giant toadstool. And the Bombe Alaska, made with milk chocolate gelato and raspberry sorbet, is another of the dazzling gelato cakes guaranteed to drop your jaw to the floor.
Minimum order is $10 with delivery available through Deliveroo.
Gelato Messina, 136 Weston Street, Brunswick East, 03 9380 2667, email@example.com
Other store locations:
- 237 Smith Street, Fitzroy
- 164 Swan Street, Richmond
- 171 Chapel Street, Windsor
9. Pidapipo, Melbourne (various locations)
Pidapipo is one of Melbourne’s great artisanal gelaterias.
They make use of the freshest seasonal ingredients for updated menus throughout the year with gelato flavours such as blood orange, banana milk and apple crumble.
Order a tub of your choice and then select an add on at checkout – whipped cream, nutella or amarena cherries, yum!
Place your Pidapipo delivery via Uber Eats with delivery available across select postcodes. Delivery fee applies and varies according to your location.
Pidapipo, 0393474596, firstname.lastname@example.org
Other store locations:
- 299 Lygon Street, Carlton
- 85 Chapel St, Windsor
- 8 Degraves St, Melbourne
10. Piccolina Gelateria, Melbourne (various locations)
If you’re looking for new flavours using fresh seasonal ingredients, then Piccolina Gelateria is for you.
Committed to providing the most natural and authentic gelato means everything is made from scratch and no two batches are the same.
The Piccolina stores also have a range of goodies to enjoy at home such as their house-made Ice Magic selection – flavours include traditional, nutella and peanut butter! You can also pick-up a pack of 10 hand-crafted Choc Pops from one of the Melbourne stores.
Other store locations:
- 296 Smith Street, Collingwood
- 137C Acland Street, St Kilda
- 85 Swan Street, Richmond
- 43 Hardware Lane, Melbourne
- 32 Degraves Street, Melbourne
11. Gelato d’Asporto, Yarraville
Select from 500ml or 1L tubs and choose between one and three flavours of gelato delivered to your door. Will it be the ricotta honey cinnamon or cookies and cream? You might want to stock up your freezer so you never run out!
Gelato d’Asporto, 3/11D Murray St, Yarraville, (03) 9689 6807
12. Scoopy Milk Bar, Melbourne CBD & West Footscray
For a slightly different icy treat, Scoopy Milk Bar is a favourite for their bingsu Korean shaved snow desserts.
The Home Pack Royal Taro Bingsu comes with rainbow jelly, tapioca pearls, blueberry popping pearls and mango mochi all topped with whipped cream and toasted almonds. So colourful and beautifully presented, it’s appealing to the eyes and taste buds!
Scoopy Milk Bar is currently piloting a ‘Scoop It Back' initiative where you can get your bingsu containers picked up and recycled by their team. You will receive a discount voucher for participating as an incentive to help save the environment.
Other store locations:
- 79 Sunshine Road, West Footscray, 3012
13. Footscray Ice Cream Co, Footscray
Footscray Ice Cream Co has some very tempting ice cream and sorbet tubs you can order for delivery Melbourne wide.
You’ll have your work cut out for you trying to decide between the lemon meringue pie ice cream with vanilla cookie crumbs, mini meringues and a lemon curd ripple; the mascarpone ice cream with caramelised fig ripples; or perhaps the sweet mandarin crossed with tart yuzu sorbet. And that’s only the beginning of the list!
Place your order via Uber Eats for delivery Melbourne wide from the Footscray store (delivery fee applies and varies according to your location).
Footscray Ice Cream Co, 28 Hopkins Street, Footscray VIC 3011, 0431 796 698, email@example.com
14. Cuppa Turca, Northcote
The family at the authentic Turkish cafe, Cuppa Turca in Northcote, create dondurma, a traditional Turkish mastic ice cream.
Some unique flavours to try include turkish figs & walnuts, melon & feta, tahini with roasted pistachios, mastic or just the traditional Turkish. Tubs are available in 500ml or 1L take-home packs.
15. Il Melograno, Fitzroy
Il Melograno in Fitzroy is another great option for fresh made and natural gelato home delivery.
Choose one to three flavours from a list of 10 gourmet flavours. The coffee, orange infused ricotta and vegan hazelnut are my top picks. At checkout you can add waffle cones (including gluten free waffle cones) and crushed pistachio or almond toppings.
Place your order via Uber Eats for delivery Melbourne wide. Delivery fee applies and varies according to your location.
Il Melograno, 381 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, firstname.lastname@example.org
16. Augustus Gelatery, Melbourne (various locations)
Augustus Gelatery has all the delicious gelato flavours you could dream of, especially for those who LOVE chocolate.
If caramel mudcake, espresso or mint choc gelato flavours don’t tickle your fancy, how about white chocolate & pomegranate or baileys & brownie?
They’ve even got liquorice flavour, (for those stuck in lockdown with a lunatic!), I’ll happily stick with the traditional rich chocolate gelato please.
Choose from a range of fresh gelato and sorbet available for home delivery in 500ml or 1L tubs. Celebrating someone’s Birthday? They also have cakes!
Augustus Gelatery, 501 Plenty Rd, Preston, 03 9471 2631, email@example.com
17. Zero Gradi, Brunswick East & Mornington
Melbourne’s renowned traditional Italian Gradi Group launched the gelato delivery service, Zero Gradi, to bring us their hand-churned artisan gelato in lockdown.
With 20 gourmet gelato flavours to choose from, you won’t be disappointed with any of them.
They have a range of vegan gelato options as well as other house-made desserts on the menu. Delivery can be ordered via UberEats across Melbourne.
Zero Gradi, 99 Lygon Street, Brunswick East, (03) 9994 5303
Other store locations:
- 25A Main St, Mornington