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The Gelato Jeepney is making its final stop at Brisbane Night Noodle Markets!

July 10, 2019

Our Filipino desserts are finally making their way to the Brisbane Night Noodle Markets

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Events

Messina's Greatest Hits - 27 & 28th July

July 9, 2019

Our top 40 specials flavours are taking over our cabinets for one weekend only - Messina's Greatest Hits, all in one hit

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Events

Greek Desserts at James Street Food and Wine Trail

July 9, 2019

We've made two mouth-watering Greek desserts for the James Street Festival, right by the Messina Fortitude Valley store.

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Limited Edition

July Shake Specials

July 6, 2019

Try our winter-warming hot chocolate and choc-malt shake in store this July.

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Events

Winterlight Festival – Parramatta

July 4, 2019

We're dishing up make your own sundaes exclusively for Winterlight Festival

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Events

Bastille Festival — Sydney

July 2, 2019

We're serving a custom made gelato crème brûlée and pineapple vol-au-vent at The Island – Kanak Beach Village

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Events

Carriageworks Winter Night Markets

July 2, 2019

Curated by Biota's James Viles, we've made a rum baba gelato cake with local produce from our farms, to celebrate all things WILD.

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: July

July 1, 2019

This July we're giving one lucky Messina App user the chance to have a gelato cart or stand pop up at their house/office/wedding (you get the drift)

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Limited Edition

Truffle Season Is Coming To Stores – July 1st

June 17, 2019

This July you'll be able to add a sprinkle of luxury to your scoops, shakes and cakes with our fresh Australian truffles.

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Gelato Science

Messina Jersey Milk – Now Available In Glass And Plastic Bottles

June 14, 2019

You can now buy our full cream jersey milk in glass or plastic bottles at select stores. Both are 100% recyclable, but have a slight difference in price.

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Events

We said ABSO-BLOODY-LUTELY to the Red Cross Donate-a-thon

June 12, 2019

We've created a bloody delicious flavour for the Red Cross Blood Service 24-hour donate-a-thon

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Collaborations

Vivid Blacklight Dessert Lab X Dopa By Devon Cafe

June 7, 2019

This week our immersive Blacklight Dessert Lab will see us collaborating with Dopa By Devon Cafe who've co-created two Japanese inspired dessert drinks.

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Limited Edition

June Shake Specials

June 7, 2019

Prepare your tastebuds for our Messina June Shake Special as we bring you a cup full of deliciousness straight from the Mediterranean

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Limited Edition

Sevilla Orange Zabaglione Gelato For World Gin Day

June 6, 2019

We've made a deliciously zesty Italian custard gelato, with a little help from Flor de Sevilla Gin—all in time for world gin day.

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: June

June 3, 2019

This June we're giving one lucky Messina App user the chance to make their very own Messina special.

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Collaborations

Vivid Blacklight Dessert Lab X Edition Coffee Roasters

May 31, 2019

This week our immersive Blacklight Dessert Lab will see us collaborating with Edition Coffee Roasters who've created two new coffee laden desserts.

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Limited Edition

Messina Creative Department: Seasonal Truffle Degustation

May 20, 2019

Come July, we’re curating a seasonal truffle degustation with Australia's best perigord variety; in our Sydney and Melbourne Creative Department restaurants.

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Collaborations

Blacklight Dessert Lab Is Coming To VIVID

May 16, 2019

Ever wondered what our Dr Evil's Magic Mushroom looks like when it glows in the dark? Head down to Darling Square during VIVID to visit our immersive Blacklight Dessert Lab.

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Limited Edition

May Shake Specials

May 13, 2019

As winter looms, so to does our new warm drink special. Our BOMBE-CHOC-ALASKA take on a hot chocolate is now in stores.

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Events

Let's Get Fudged Up!

May 10, 2019

We're heating things up this winter and offering hot caramel and fudges for our Sydney gelato cart hire packages.

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Limited Edition

Messina x ArchieMite Gelato Sandwich

May 8, 2019

We made a gelato sandwich in celebration of the new Archiemite buttered toast spirit. Click through to read all about it.

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Limited Edition

Baby Onesies Have Landed At Messina

May 7, 2019

Start them young with our adorable Messina branded baby onesies. Very limited stock is now available in all stores.

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: May

May 1, 2019

For the month of May, every Monday we'll be giving App users random gifts to unwrap.

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Gelato S'mores At Fish Lane Festival – Brisbane

April 30, 2019

Brisbane locals... we've made you a special treat for Fish Lane Festival. Only available on the 11th May, so make sure to pay us a visit.

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Collaborations

Messina Creative Department x Archie Rose Distilling Co. Collaboration

April 24, 2019

Join us for an 8 course degustation with paired cocktails, co-created by the mixology masters at Archie Rose Distilling Co.

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Limited Edition

Cinco De Mayo – Taco and Tequila Festival

April 23, 2019

Come and join the fiesta at Australia's first Cinco De Mayo Mexican festival.

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Additions

Dulce De Leche Jars are Back in Stores

April 18, 2019

It's finally back for your eating pleasure - our famous dulce de leche can now be bought by the jar in all stores

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Limited Edition

Mother's Day Bon Bons

April 15, 2019

Be a good kid and spoil your mum this Mother's day with our assortment of gelato bon bons.

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Limited Edition

April Shake Specials

April 11, 2019

Drop into any of our stores to try the Hot Cross Buns Easter special or keep it classic with the saucy Chocolate Indulgence.

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Limited Edition

Honey – The Messina Creative Department Dish You Need to Try

April 9, 2019

The Messina Creative Department has a new pièce de résistance. Sending off the previous 7 courses with a sweet ending, this is our proudest creation to date.

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Limited Edition

Game of Cones is Back

April 9, 2019

Winter is coming once again, and to get you ready for the last ever Game of Thrones, so is our annual Game of Cones flavour series

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Gelato Science

[April Fool's] Introducing Micro Batch Salted Caramel & White Chocolate

April 1, 2019

Salted Caramel & White Choc lovers – we’ve got news. We’re pleased to announce the launch of ‘Micro Batch Messina’ – our finest achievement to date.

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: April

March 29, 2019

This April we're giving App users the chance to win one of five Easter Egg packs.

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Wellington - we're coming to Night Noodle Markets for the very first time!

March 29, 2019

Night Noodle Markets are coming to Wellington in April and we're bring our fully Filipino menu

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Limited Edition

The Holy Trinity Easter Eggs

March 27, 2019

Our Easter Eggs are now sold out. There will be a very small amount available on Easter Saturday at Rosebery HQ.

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Events

Ho Lee Fook Hong Kong Pop Up

March 25, 2019

Our desserts are coming to Hong Kong's Ho Lee Fook for one night only - get them before they're gone...

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Events

Pop Up At Brisbane Ice Cream Festival

March 22, 2019

Come and grab our custom choc brulee sundae, exclusively available at Brisbane Ice Cream Festival.

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Collaborations

Messina 'Choc Tits' At The Museum Of Contemporary Art Australia

March 21, 2019

In partnership with commissioned artist Willoh S. Weiland and the MCA, we've developed a gelato choc tit to accompany you into a 10-minute cinema experience.

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Events

Messina Fortitude Valley Is Now Open

March 20, 2019

Our second Brisbane store has opened in the famous James Street precinct.

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Limited Edition

Gelato To The Rescue - Support OzHarvest Today

March 19, 2019

It's that time of the year again, time to donate to the good people at OzHarvest. And in support, we've made a delicious flavour.

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: Any Cake

March 19, 2019

We're just about to release our third instalment of cakes for the Messina App Unwrapped March edition.

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Keep Sydney Open - support in stores this week

March 18, 2019

We're supporting the Keep Sydney Open party this week in stores - bring back our vibrant and inclusive nightlife

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Limited Edition

Dulce De Leche & Choc Hazelnut Spread Is Back In Stores

March 14, 2019

Our delicious house made spreads are back in all stores. Drop in to have a taste or buy yourself a jar or two whilst stock lasts.

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Events

Hong Kong Here We Come

March 13, 2019

We're heading to Hong Kong for Taste and bringing some of our most famous desserts and custom creations with us

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: The Slab

March 12, 2019

We're releasing the second series of cakes for the Messina App Unwrapped March edition.

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Messina App Unwrapped: March

March 7, 2019

This month, we're giving App users the chance to redeem a cake using their App points with the Messina App Unwrapped.

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Limited Edition

March Shake Specials

March 7, 2019

A peach medley and key lime pie milkshake are on the cards for March. Drop into our stores to try now.

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Events

Messina Pop Up At Download Festival

March 6, 2019

Our gelato caravan will be setup at Download Festival in Sydney and Melbourne, selling custom made flavours.

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Limited Edition

The Classic 8 Course Degustation Is Back In Sydney

February 25, 2019

Book limited tickets for lunch or dinner, available from March through to May.

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Gelato Science

Our first Messina Hazelnut paste

February 22, 2019

We finally have enough of our own hazelnuts to make our own hazelnut paste for a small batch of gelato - here's what we've made so far...

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Events

The Messina App Unwrapped

February 20, 2019

We're upping our gifting game, giving loyal App Users a monthly gift to unwrap. Think limited edition Messina merch, to random discounts, or EVEN a free Messina gelato cart

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats x Beccofino

February 18, 2019

Brisbane's most traditional Italian pizza and pasta is coming to the next Messina Eats!

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Gelato Science

Messina Milk - you can now buy 1L bottles!

February 17, 2019

You can now buy our full cream, jersey milk from our farm in Country Victoria by the bottle in selected Messina stores.

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Events

Filopieno is Coming to Canberra Night Noodle Markets

February 17, 2019

Our Gelato Jeepney has been to Syndey and Melbourne, and it's now time for Night Noodle Markets in Canberra and a brand new dessert

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Perth we're coming to Night Noodle Markets in April!

February 17, 2019

Our Gelato Jeepney has been to Syndey, Melbourne and Canberra so far and now it's on the road to Perth

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Events

Bring the Messina Gelato Stand to Canberra!

February 11, 2019

Sign up and let us know you want to be able to hire the Messina gelato stand in Canberra!

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Collaborations

The National Gallery of Victoria Members Party

February 8, 2019

We made Messina magnums for the Escher X Nendo members party.

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Limited Edition

February Shake Specials

February 7, 2019

Two very tropical shakes will be in all stores for the month of Feb! Grab 'em while you can!

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Collaborations

Melbourne Creative Department x Starward Whisky

January 31, 2019

We're partnering with Starward Whisky at the Melbourne Creative Department, taking our degustation to new heights with curated whisky cocktails by the chief Starward mixologist.

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Collaborations

Sydney Creative Department x Brix Distillers

January 31, 2019

The Creative Department is partnering up with Brix Distillers to host a one off degustation with paired rum cocktails.

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Limited Edition

Feeling Thorny?

January 24, 2019

If you're feeling thorny just thinking about Valentine's Day, then you better grab one of these for your loved one

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Limited Edition

Urban Picnic - Starward Distillery Melbourne

January 24, 2019

We've made a special dessert for the Starward Australia Day Urban Picnic. Come along for a Meatsmith hamper, cocktail and of course a sundae on Sunday only.

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Events

We're coming back to Christchurch for Night Noodle Markets

January 23, 2019

Night Noodle Markets are coming back to New Zealand this February - and this time we have a full menu!

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Collaborations

Guest Presents: The Grand Budapest Hotel at the Golden Age Cinema

January 22, 2019

We're joining forces with the Golden Age Cinema for a guest screening on Valetine's Day complete with our version of the famous Mendl's cake,

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Messina Eats

Mango Pancakes - The Story Behind The Dessert

January 18, 2019

Ever wondered how we came up with our take on the yum cha classic? Find out how our chefs developed the Chinese / Australian pillowy delight.

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Limited Edition

Messina Print Socks

January 14, 2019

After walking out the door last year, Messina print socks are finally back in stock in all stores.

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Collaborations

Drumstick X Messina

January 11, 2019

The newest collaboration kid on the block, and maybe one of our best has finally arrived.

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Collaborations

Drumstick X Messina - inside the collaboration

January 11, 2019

Messina Head Chef Donato Toce reveals how many Drumsticks he had to eat before they agreed on the perfect flavour.

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Limited Edition

January Shake Specials

January 11, 2019

This month we've created a caramel popcorn shake and another vegan shake.

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Limited Edition

Sydney International Tennis Competition

January 6, 2019

We're popping up at the Sydney International Tennis Competition

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Wonderbao For Chinese New Year

January 2, 2019

2019 is the year of the pig, which means some very delicious dishes are on the way. Join us for a special Chinese New Year Messina Eats, featuring Wonderbao.

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Events

2018 in Gelato

December 25, 2018

It's been a good year of happenings at Messina - here are some of the highs from 2018.

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Limited Edition

Produce Week At The Creative Department

December 21, 2018

To celebrate our farmers, growers and suppliers, we're hosting a special month of sittings with a menu to match.

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Limited Edition

Last Minute Messina Cakes for Christmas

December 20, 2018

Don't panic, if you haven't ordered your cake for Christmas our stores will still have some stock available to buy

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Events

Good Stuff Inside - Deliveroo are giving away Messina to YOU

December 16, 2018

Order online from Monday 17th December via Deliveroo to recieve a 500ml of some pretty nifty flavours

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Events

Messina Delivery by Speedboat this weekend

December 12, 2018

What better way to get your Messina delivered than by a Deliveroo speedboat? Well you can this weekend...

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Collaborations

Cocktail Porter x Messina Creative Department

December 10, 2018

Join us for our first alcoholic cocktail pairing, by mixologists Tim Philips and Cameron Northway from Cocktail Porter.

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Limited Edition

New Cakes Have Arrived

December 6, 2018

After months of testing, our new range of cakes is finally ready for your eating enjoyment

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Events

New York Pizzeria Roberta’s Is Coming To Sydney

December 4, 2018

For one night only, Roberta's are coming to Firedoor - we're ready for the Big Apple’s best pizza. And dessert.

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Limited Edition

December Shake Specials

December 3, 2018

This month we've done a take on the classic creaming soda spider and a choc peanut fudge thickshake.

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Limited Edition

Café Kitsuné Is Open

November 29, 2018

The legends at Incu, Maison Kitsuné and Artificier Cafe have joined forces and opened a Café Kitsuné pop up.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Hoy Pinoy

November 29, 2018

Hoy Pinoy are coming back to Messina Eats for round four of Filipino BBQ.

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Events

We're Popping Up At Big Design Market

November 26, 2018

Drop in, say hi and grab one of our custom gelato sundaes in Sydney and Melbourne.

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Events

New Messina Cakes - they're almost here!

November 26, 2018

Our brand new range of cakes is ALMOST ready - they'll be coming into stores in the next few days

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Limited Edition

19th November - This Week's New Dish At The Creative Department

November 19, 2018

Every week, Head Chef Remi Talbot comes up with a new creation to add to the menu at the Creative Department. Joining the 8 course menu is a grilled scampi and EVOO sorbet dish.

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Gelato Science

Messina Strawberry Farm - Picking when Perfectly Ripe

November 16, 2018

Our strawberries are picked at peak ripeness which allows our gelato & sorbet to taste the best that it possibly can

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Limited Edition

Messina Print Socks are Back Soon

November 15, 2018

After the first lot walked out the door in record timing, we thought we'd better get another order of Messina print socks in before Christmas

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Limited Edition

The Christmas Coma 2018

November 14, 2018

Our gelato christmas cake is back for 2018, filled with a new set of delicious trifle flavours and textures.

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Limited Edition

New gelato cakes are coming...

November 11, 2018

We've been plotting and planning and are soon launching a brand new range of gelato cakes

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Events

Spilt Milk Canberra 2018

November 8, 2018

If you've got tickets to Spilt Milk, you're in for a double dulce treat.

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Limited Edition

November Shake Specials

November 8, 2018

This month we've made a cinnamon scroll and pavlova milkshake special.

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Collaborations

Creative Department x Seedlip Drinks Collaboration

November 7, 2018

For three evenings in November, Seedlip are taking over our paired drinks menu with the world's first non-alcoholic distilled spririt.

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Events

Messina on Wheels!

November 7, 2018

This summer we're giving you the chance to have the Messina ice cream van roll up at your favourite locations

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Limited Edition

The Creative Department is Coming to Melbourne This Week

November 7, 2018

Book a seat at our Creative Department pop up in Windsor, Melbourne, before it returns to its base in Sydney.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets are coming to Melbourne

November 5, 2018

Night Noodle Markets is back in Melbourne with our fully Filo menu!

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Events

Messina App Vouchers

November 1, 2018

Messina App Vouchers are now available to redeem in all stores - here's how to redeem one

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Limited Edition

The 2018 Christmas Coma is coming...

October 31, 2018

Yes we know it's still October, but this is your first warning - the Christmas Coma is back in limited quantities very soon

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Events

Liven Secret Snacks means free Messina for you!

October 22, 2018

For the next 4 weeks, we're got four custom Liven flavours in stores and Liven are giving you free scoops

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Limited Edition

22 October - This Week's New Dish at The Creative Department

October 22, 2018

Every week, Head Chef Remi Talbot comes up with a new creation to add to the menu at the Creative Department.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Breakfast (all day)

October 16, 2018

Our talented chefs are running their own breakfast service, all day, Saturday 3rd November at Rosebery HQ.

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