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Dooleys Ice Cream - The Ice Cream Tub

89 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 7581
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (45 reviews)
“ice cream” (276 reviews)
“lemon curd” (27 reviews)
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89 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it was a cool afternoon, the choice of ice creams were too tempting to pass up. Clean shop and friendly staff.

Thank Valerie037
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment has recieved hundreds of awards and well deserved. We had icecream twice during our stay in Apollo Bay and wasnt disappointed! Even though the weather was cold, its never too cold for gelati! Yummo !!

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the best ice cream that l have ever had. Excellent service as well! I have never ever seen such a selection of ice cream, each favour is uneek😁

Thank oshearural
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We needed a pick me up after all day on the GOR so this was perfect. Their ice cream is really good and I can see why it’s won awards. Their chocolate is a great, pure flavor.

Thank Lanette N
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

I came with my family of 3 at 10am and decided to wait an hour till 11am for the shop to open. Staff only arrived at 11am to start set up and took their own sweet time to put out ice cream flavours, labels, cones...More

Thank CharmaineCwt
Reviewed August 12, 2018

It's just the best. They won the champion of Australia best ice cream in 2017. The wall is covered by numerous awards for the past years. You won't disappointed. You must stop by and try it on your way to Great Ocean Road

Thank openyoureyes369
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This place is great. And the staff make it even greater. They let you try before you buy with no added sales pressure. Superb product.

Thank _yo_y0_yeo
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This Icecream is some of the best you will find! You only get what you pay for so although the prices are right up there you also get what many say is the creamiest, best icecream money can buy, I know many people drive for...More

Thank peterfH3504MC
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This is a must stop for any foodie in the area. Not cheap mind you but superdelicious savoured traditional chocolate and expresso ferrro rocher! 8 dollars for 2 scoops. I think you can also buy in bulk if you have refrigeration.

Thank Lucinda P
Reviewed July 24, 2018

So many choices. They have heaps of different flavours and it is nice and creamy. Great customer service too

Thank Debbie D
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Average prices
US$15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5237 7581
Description
Australia's Number ONE Ice Cream made here in Apollo Bay! Our Vanilla Premium Ice Cream won the 2015 Australian Grand Dairy Awards Champion Ice Cream!! Dooley's Multi Award Winning Premium Ice Cream is made with premium quality produce. Available at 89 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay. There you can view the Premium Ice Cream being made and purchase the good stuff! Gelato and Dairy Free Sorbet are also available. So next time you're travelling the glorious Great Ocean Road, come in and view our many awards and trophies from the Australian Grand Dairy Awards, Royal Melbourne Show, Dairy Industry Association of Australia, Dairy Industry Association of Victoria and the Sydney Royal Show! Winners of around 270 awards since 2008 and counting!!
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