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Black Peak Gelato

Lake front 123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“gelato” (104 reviews)
“sorbet” (25 reviews)
“ice cream” (74 reviews)
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Lake front 123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a gelato place, I would like to try for a few of flavours before settling on a final option. Unfortunately, this place only allows for 2 tries, to add to this, on the second testing, the server rolled her eyes with a "that's your...More

Thank Ara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We managed to taste the hokey pokey, gooie gooie gum drops and rum & raisin and finally chose the gum drops flavor. The only regret we had was not ordering more scoops!

Thank KHJH
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We had gelato yesterday, actually I love Italian gelato the most so sorry for being little critical. I find it little more sweet and less creamy.

Thank manjula72
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We enjoyed the lemon sorbet and the salted caramel icecream was also very good! They had a good range to choose from.

Thank Bernee2013
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great product with some award winning flavours. The price seemed very reasonable. The location is easily accessible with a major car park across the road.

Thank Crackers H
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I really can't understand the other reviews on here, I was so disappointed with the ice cream from here. I've been here twice now and although the flavour choice is good the ice cream tastes worse than supermarket own brand for 5x the price and...More

Thank Hollydaysalways
Reviewed 21 October 2017

It was a hot day at the lake shore. Somewhat back between two larger buildings the sign read to have a malt. I never had a malt made out of gelato ice cream. It was thick and very creamy - a wonderful taste with a...More

Thank WhyAmIStillworking
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Staff were friendly and the gelato was awesome. There are plenty of flavours to choose from which can make it a huge decision. I tried the chocolate and sea salted caramel - yum!

Thank 963Marika
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This gelato was AMAZING!! The chocolate was extremely rich, I also got the cookies and cream which was pretty good too. My husband got the hazelnut flavor and the panacotta and he was impressed as well. They also had more options for shakes and such...More

Thank clreichert24
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Not the usual icy gelato you get elsewhere. Theirs is thick and creamy. Tried the salt chocolate and ginger - both unique in their own ways.

Thank daabatman
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Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake front 123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
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We make outstanding homemade gelato and sorbets from a 70 year old Italian recipe that uses local produce- made with passion on the premises in vintage gelato machines. Come and see how these old machines work, you may be lucky enough to get a sample straight out machine if you time it right. In store we make over 90 different flavours with 18 to choose from daily. We cater for all dietary requirements with dairy free, gluten free, egg free, nut free flavours every day. If your in Wanaka over Winter we also make wicked hot chocolates. We hope you have a great time in Wanaka from all the Black Peak Gelato staff.
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