Sydney’s Sensational Sweet Spots

Craving something sweet? There’s no shortage of sweet spots to tickle your taste buds in Sydney. Check out our top sweet spots across Sydney, with delectable delights for every taste.

TrueLocal - Via del Corso Pasticceria e Caffe: Sweet Treats in Sydney

For global foodies, Via del Corso Patisserie e Caffe is the cafe of choice with a range of traditional Italian offerings. Inspired by the history of Rome, the food and ambience exudes authenticity. Enjoy coffee, dessert and gelato as the Italians do and savour every morsel of the taste-tingling temptations on offer. Read more

Oh, my, where do I begin? Nothing is more refreshing than a gelato or an ice cream here on a hot day. So light and tasty, the flavours are heavenly. – alannah_s

TrueLocal - Lorraine?s Patisserie: Sweet Treats in Sydney

We’d like to say that Lorraine’s intimate patisserie is a secret, known only to the chosen few. But the cat is out of the bag, and now the sweet delights created by Lorraine Godsmark and her small, talented team are loved by many. Make sure to get in early and have first pick from a glorious selection of treats! Read more

My husband brought home a rhubarb pie from Lorraine’s Patisserie for us to try. It was one of the most impeccably made dessert tart/pie I’ve had. – Joanne Lee Phin

TrueLocal - Gelato Messina: Sweet Treats in Sydney

Gelato Messina


Chances are you’ve already heard about the wildly popular Gelato Messina. With over 40 unique ice-cream and gelato flavours to choose from and inventive specials on offer, you will not be disappointed! You can also snack with a clear conscience, as Gelato Messina uses all natural ingredients. So get thee to the ice creamery!Read more

Love Messina’s weekly flavours – such great combinations to delight the senses, both in taste and textures. – Chowtime

TrueLocal - Black Star Pastry: Sweet Treats in Sydney

Black Star Pastry


Since Black Star Pastry’s beginnings in 2008, Christopher The and the team have worked hard to delight their stream of loyal customers with distinctive and unusual flavours. Additions to their desserts like fresh figs and flowers make for a unique culinary experience. Read more

Black Star is my old faithful. I go there most days to enjoy a great coffee and sometimes a pastry sitting in a cosy spot with the morning paper. – ChrisGillies

TrueLocal - Cow and the Moon: Sweet Treats in Sydney

Cow and the Moon


Whether it’s frozen yoghurt, quality gelato or fair trade coffee that rocks your boat, Cow and the Moon has it all and more. When you need a break, step out for a tasty treat and re-charge your batteries in the Inner West’s top gelato spot, recently recognised as having the best gelato in the world! Read more

This is as good as gelato gets. Recently visited for dessert… Staff were great. Very helpful and patient with 3 children agonising over flavour choices. Keep up the great work Cow & Moon. – pipstars

TrueLocal - Bourke Street Bakery: Sweet Treats in Sydney

Bourke Street Bakery

Surry Hills

Situated in trendy Surry Hills, Bourke St Bakery focusses on one thing and one thing only – and that’s fresh, delicious food. Every item on the limited menu is prepared to perfection, so whether you’re after a creamy creme brulee, flaky almond croissant or even a savoury treat, you’ll find only the best at Bourke St Bakery. Read more

I had to see what all the fuss was with Bourke Street Bakery with a number of friends recommending both the Surry Hills and Neutral Bay stores. I am hooked. – Tiaraaaaa

TrueLocal - La Renaissance Patisserie Franchise: Sweet Treats in Sydney

Parisian Patisserie Boulangerie

The Rocks

Take a stroll down the quaint streets of The Rocks and stop off at La Renaissance Patisserie for melt-in-your-mouth French pastries. From exquisite gateaux to melting macaroons, owner Pierre Charkos and wife Sally offer a sweet selection with a little something for everyone. Warning: don’t eat breakfast because you’ll want room to sample everything! Read more

First place that comes to mind when I want desserts or some macaroons when at work. Their Opera Cake is amazing as are the macaroons. It’s my go-to place when buying something small as a surprise treat for my husband. – Bare Essentials

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