From artisan doughnuts, to monster shakes, to ice cream sandwiches, Sydney’s selection of delectable treats is mouth-watering. At Benny’s Boardroom, we stand for quality products, and so we believe, if you’re ready to indulge, let it be delicious.


Sydney's 7 Best Monster Shakes and Gelato Extravaganzas  

Sydney's Best Monster Shakes and Gelato Extravaganzas - Bennys Boardroom


At the moment, it seems we’re spoilt for choice. There are so many scrumptious eats on offer in Sydney, we’re sure there’ll be something to tantalise the tastebuds of even the fussiest foodie.

To help you out, we’ve split our TREATS article up into two parts. For the first instalment, we’re taking you through the cool world of SYDNEY's MONSTER SHAKES AND GELATO EXTRAVAGANZAS.

Taking advantage of this refreshing trend, we’ve collated our favourite chilled treat outlets to help you cool off this summer.


1. Foodcraft Espresso & Bakery – Erskineville

Photo: @foodcraftespresso

Foodcraft certainly shook up the shake scene when they topped a chocolate milkshake with a Nutella filled doughnut, and sent the Internet into frenzy. Now, the original Tella Ball Shake has two delightful siblings… A strawberry milkshake topped with a jam doughnut, and a salted caramel milkshake topped with a Golden Gaytime inspired gooey doughnut. Genius.

33 Bridge Street
Erskineville, NSW 2043 

Monday: 7am - 3pm
Tuesday - Friday: 7am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8am - 4pm


2. Wild Pear Café – Dural

Photo: @unicornsnrabbits

Here, the scenery is as spectacular as the sight of your pretty shake touching the table. Wild Pear Café’s Rosewater milkshake, topped with pink fairy floss and strawberries is always a crowd pleaser. 

658 Old Northern Road
Dural, NSW 2158

Seven Days: 4am - 4pm

More Info.


3. Daisy’s Milkbar – Petersham

Photo: @daisysmilkbar

Set in Sydney’s Inner West, Daisy’s Milkbar, with its baby blue exterior, is a fun throwback to your classic 60’s diner, paying homage to retro sweets. The shakes and sundaes are modern takes on nostalgic treats. Spiders (available in different soda flavours), the Jaffa, the Toffee Apple, the Cupcake and the Fairy Bread shake all cast you back to your childhood. For a more mature palate, the Passion Pav, and the Pistachio and Persian Fairy Floss shakes are perfect for a balmy summer afternoon.

340 Stanmore Road, Petersham
NSW 2049 Australia

Mon-Fri: 7:30am-3pm
Sat-Sun: 8am-3pm


4. Cloud 9 Chocolate Café – Newtown

Photo: @purrrsana

Cloud 9’s famous Gelato Sliders will literally have you walking out on Cloud 9. Here, you have your choice of gelato, sandwiched in between cookies, brownies or banana bread, with a drizzle of milk or dark chocolate on top. There are also sundaes in Brownie, Smashed Pav or Cookie Crunch varieties. Like we said… Cloud 9.

340 Stanmore Road, Petersham
NSW 2049 Australia

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 11pm
Friday - Saturday: 9am - Midnight
Sunday: 10am - 11pm


5. N2 Extreme Gelato – Chinatown & Newtown

Photo: @n2australia

Who’d have thought sticking sauce filled syringes in ice cream would have become a wild sensation? But hey, it has, and we’re ever thankful for it. N2 is pushing ice cream to the extreme, and with flavours rotating fortnightly; you’ll find anything from Butterscotch Pecan Pie, to Smoreos, to Pash Me Pavlova. And to top off these delicious, experimental flavours, you’ll inject a syringe full of chocolate ganache or warm sauce (either chocolate, salted caramel or matcha.) Plus, you’ll be pleased to know, N2 is now on Uber Eats!

Multiple Locations

Seven Days: 11am - 11pm


6. Vogue Café

Photo: @thevoguecafemq

In Sydney’s north, at the Macquarie Centre, Vogue Café is stacking just about anything sweet on their shakes. They adorn their delicious milkshakes with any of the following: lollies, upside down ice cream cones, Nutella, Oreos, freckles, sprinkles, choc tops, chocolate bars, waffles, pretzels, marshmallows, honeycomb, or fairy floss. It’s almost too much… almost.

109 Waterloo Rd Shop 60
Sydney, Australia

Monday - Saturday: 7:30am - 5pm
Thursday: 7:30am - 9pm
Sunday: 8:30am - 5pm

More Info.


7. Messina

Photo: @gelatomessina

Famous for their ice cream cakes, which, might I add, are so sweet for a summer shindig, Messina’s gelato is likely the most sought out ice cream in Sydney. They have 35 flavours set in stone, including Vanilla (made with fresh jersey milk), a Salted Caramel with white chocolate chips, a Milk Chocolate with chunks of choc peanut butter fudge, and the Bananas Faster with banana & cinnamon gelato and rum caramel. Messina then has 5 specials each week, with past hits including a Lamington flavour and the Montgomery’s Goldmine. For dairy free customers, there is an exciting and utterly delicious range of flavours including a Thai inspired pandan & coconut, a chocolate gelato and a coconut & roasted almond sorbet with chocolate coated almonds. YUM!

Multiple Locations




We hope you enjoyed reading Sydney's 7 Best Monster Shakes and Gelato Extravaganzas!

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February 07, 2017 — Sophie Hardcastle
Tags: Cultura

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