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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Caviar Week - Creative Department By Messina

October 12, 2018

During November our caviar centric degustation menu will be touring in Sydney and Melbourne. Very opulent ingredients. Very limited seats. Don't miss out.

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Events

Parramatta Lanes 2018

October 9, 2018

Parramatta Lanes has returned for 2018 with 14 different locations to add to your To Do list.

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October Shake Specials

October 5, 2018

On the menu this month: Tres Leches and Strawberry Cheeseshake

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1 Oct - This Week's New Dish at The Creative Department

October 1, 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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Events

Night Noodle Markets are back for 2018

September 25, 2018

Night Noodle Markets are driving back into town for another year, and this time our menu has gone full Filo.

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24 Sept - This Week's New Dish at The Creative Department

September 24, 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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17 Sept - This Week's New Dish at The Creative Department

September 19, 2018

Every week, we add a new dish to the degustation menu at The Creative Department in Darlinghurst

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September Shake Specials

September 6, 2018

Every month we’re releasing two shake specials across all stores. Check out which flavours we made this month!

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Events

Smooth Festival of Chocolate 2018

August 27, 2018

We're returning to Smooth Festival of Chocolate with three new exclusive desserts dripping in chocolate, and gelato.

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Messina Print Socks

August 27, 2018

Socks for Father’s Day…a cliche? Yeah maybe…but what about Messina Print socks? We’ve made a very limited run just in time for this Sunday.

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Events

Free Dulce De Leche With Your Deliveroo x Messina Purchase

August 21, 2018

Get your phones ready, from today until stocks last we’re giving you a jar of our own dulce de leche with any Messina order via Deliveroo.

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Price Increase 2018

August 20, 2018

It's that time again - a few items are going up in price just a bit...sorry! It's not all bad news though - read on as we've got some exciting developments to announce.

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Events

Cherry Blossom Festival 2018

August 14, 2018

Our big bountiful van will be riding on into the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Auburn Botanic Gardens this weekend and next weekend.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Mr Miyagi

August 10, 2018

Mr Miyagi's big debut in Sydney, popping up at Messina Eats this week.

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Gelato Science

Messina Strawberry Farm - Dural NSW

August 7, 2018

We now grow our own strawberries in Dural, NSW with the help of husband and wife team, Tony & Anna.

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A Fairy Bread Messina Shake Special is Now in Stores

August 1, 2018

Introducing our August Shake Specials. FAIRY BREAD (no explanation needed) and PIECE-A-CAKE. Find out what's in them...

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Gelato Science

Messina Hazelnut Farm - Seymour VIC

August 1, 2018

We're very proud to now be growing our own hazelnuts in Seymour, Victoria. We use them for any of our hazelnut gelato, additions, spreads and toppings.

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Events

Brisbane Night Noodle Markets 2018

July 2, 2018

Brisbane … your time has come! Step right up to Messina’s Japanese Gameshow, exclusively at the Night Noodle Markets.

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Gelato Science

If you need lots of milk, buy lots of cows

July 1, 2018

All our gelato is now made from our own jersey milk, produced by our herd of cows on our dairy farm in Numurkah. 

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Events

Burning Love: Carriageworks Winter Night Market 2018

June 16, 2018

Get ready to say adios to those winter chills, the Winter Night Market is returning to Carriageworks next Friday night and we'll be cooking over fire!

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We now do Shake Specials - and there's a Red Velvet one this month!

June 12, 2018

We’ve been doing Messina shakes in all our stores for yonks. BUT have finally decided to make some suped up specials. Here's the first relesse of our monthly specials.

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Events

Sweet As - Brisbane Dessert Festival 2018

June 1, 2018

The Sweet As – Brisbane Dessert Festival will open for the first time, this Sunday.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Florentine

May 23, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our Florentines.

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Messina Additions - Honeycomb

May 17, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our Honeycomb.

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Events

Messina at HWKR - Plated Desserts

May 15, 2018

It’s our second week at HWKR in Melbourne, and about time you tried our full menu of plated desserts.

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Additions

Messina Additons - Baked Cheescake

May 9, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our Baked Cheesecake.

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Events

Fish Lane - Brisbane 2018

May 2, 2018

We’re popping up at the Fish Lane Festival again next Saturday and we’ll be serving a very special dessert for our punters.

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Collaborations

Messina x Wonderbao Pop Up at HWKR Melbourne

May 2, 2018

Along with our friends at Wonderbao, we’re setting up shop in HWKR for 3 months to bring some of our most mouthwatering creations to Melbourne.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Hoy Pinoy

May 1, 2018

Hoy Pinoy are back at Messina Eats for the third time, check out what they're making

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Mother's Day - Gelato Chocolates 2018

May 1, 2018

A box of nine handmade gelato bon bons, ready for Mum and the fam to devour.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Anzac Biscuits

April 24, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our own Anzac Biscuits for Anzac Day.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Chocolate Brownies

April 20, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our Chocolate Brownies.

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Gelato Science

Can The Real Dulce De Leche Please Stand Up?

April 13, 2018

We can now proudly say we make our own dulce de leche in house at Gelato Messina. Find out about our trip to Argentina and how we learnt to make it.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Our Chocolate Machine

April 6, 2018

Messina’s labour of love has never been so relevant when telling the story of our chocolate making machine. We now make all our own chocolate.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Hot Cross Buns

April 5, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our own hot cross buns at Easter time.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Red Velvet Cake

April 4, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our red velvet cake for our popular Red Velvet special.

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Events

Perth Night Noodle Markets 2018

March 16, 2018

We’re coming for you Perth! And we’re bringing our four best Night Noodle Market desserts directly to your doorstep!

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Yolk's on us - Easter 2018

March 13, 2018

Yolk's on us this Easter. Cream yourself with triple the egg-citement.

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Events

Brisbane Ice Cream Festival 2018

March 5, 2018

It’s that time of the year again. The Brisbane Ice Cream Festival is popping up on the 10th of March! Gelato hot dogs are coming your way...

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Wonderbao

February 10, 2018

WONDERBAO are coming to our Rosebery carpark to make their famous Gua Baos for Messina Eats.

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Events

Laneway Festival 2018 - Sundae Night Fever

February 2, 2018

Pack your disco shoes and flares, because if you’ve got tickets to Laneway, you’re about to be immersed in SUNDAE NIGHT FEVER at our disco cube.

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Collaborations

Three New Tim Tam Flavours

January 27, 2018

With one round of Tim Tam making under our belts, this time we’ve used some of our Messina specials to inspire our three new flavours.

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Events

Sydney Festival 2018 - Disco Biscuits

January 4, 2018

Messina’s famous Disco Biscuits are coming to Sydney Festival. Part biscuit, part gelato, part disco!

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Events

The Creams of Your Dreams

December 27, 2017

If it’s one thing an ice cream company needs, it’s an ice cream van….on Bondi Beach…find out what's on offer from our van this summer.

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Collaborations

Deliveroo Editions...Open for Business

November 29, 2017

Deliveroo Editions is open for business in Melbourne…and it’s giving you even more reason to be a lazy b*stard and not leave the couch.

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The Christmas Coma 2017

November 25, 2017

The 2017 Christmas cake is here, see what we've rustled up this year.

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Events

Disco Biscuits Are Coming to Canberra

November 20, 2017

Popping up at SPLIT MILK and THE COMMONS, we’re hand-making Messina Disco Biscuits for the good people of Canberra.

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Collaborations

An A-Moozing Pop-Up With Deliveroo: Messina Milk

November 2, 2017

We've collaborated with Deliveroo, to bring you the 'Infinity Field' where you'll get the first taste of Messina milk from our dairy farm.

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Father's Day on 'gelato' Film 2017

August 20, 2017

'Being an awsome dad for dummies' VHS out now, in gelato form.

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Collaborations

We're Voting Yasss!

August 19, 2017

We’re voting a massive YASSSS to marriage equality. Find out why in this article.

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Events

Smooth Festival of Chocolate 2017

July 27, 2017

Our gelato chocolate bars are back and on steroids for this years Smooth Festival of Chocolate.

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Events

Splendour in the Grass - Pop Up

July 14, 2017

We’re popping up at Splendour In The Grass this July and we’ve tuned into the line up to get the best kind of flavour inspo.

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Events

Gothic, Giallo, Gore: Italian Horror - GOMA

July 9, 2017

We're making custom gelato chocolate bars for GOMA's horror film festival - find out what's in store.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets Brisbane - 2017

July 6, 2017

Our delicious desserts are coming to the Brisbane Night Noodle Markets very soon...

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Events

Pop Up - Teneriffe Festival Brisbane 2017

June 27, 2017

We're popping up at the Teneriffe Festival in Brisbane, with an exclusive dessert.

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Collaborations

Brisbane Store x Deliveroo Giveaway

June 1, 2017

We're giving away a custom Pina Banana gelato cake for the launch of our Brisbane store.

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Events

Newtown Good Food Fair 2017

May 10, 2017

Find out what gelato creations we made for the 2017 Newtown Good Food Fair

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Collaborations

Twin Peaks - Double R Diner Store Takeover

May 10, 2017

A Twin Peaks themed store takeover is underway in Sydney and Melbourne. Gelato cherry pie and special flavours are on offer.

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Events

Calling All Aussie Expats in LA!

May 5, 2017

We're going state-side for a special event and popping up at LA Food Bowl Night Markets for five short days.

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Events

Fish Lane Festival Brisbane 2017

April 28, 2017

Robert Brownie Jr. On Crack is back! Due to popular demand, we're brining it to Fish Lane Festival in Brisbane for one day only.

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Veruca Salt 2.0 - our Easter Egg is here

March 29, 2017

This year, the golden geese have been busy! Check out our 2017 gelato Easter Egg, which has just been laid.

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Events

Perth and Canberra Night Noodle Markets Pop Up 2017

March 14, 2017

We're popping up in Perth and Canberra for the first time. Come and visit us at Night Noodle Markets.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Pie Country

March 14, 2017

Don't miss Pie Country's debut appearance - our first in-house Messina Eats

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Events

Brisbane Ice Cream Festival Pop Up 2017

March 6, 2017

If you're coming to Brisbane Ice Cream Festival - you're going to want to get your hands on one of our Cremino Choc Tops.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets 2017

February 11, 2017

Enter the Japanese Gameshow! We've made four custom Japanese gelato desserts which will only be available at Night Noodle Markets this year.

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Fatal Attraction - Valentines Day 2017

February 1, 2017

Don’t get into the spirit this Valentines Day with our most graphic gelato cake to date – FATAL ATTRACTION

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Events

Sydney Chinese New Year Festival 2017

January 25, 2017

Come and build your own gelato sandwiches at the Chinese New Year Festival in Sydney.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Mary's

December 11, 2016

Messina's Merry Mary's Christmas party has arrived in Rosebery!

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Events

Spilt Milk and The Commons Food Fest Canberra 2016

December 1, 2016

No soup for you! Our gelato 'soup' kitchen is coming to Canberra - grab a tin at Spilt Milk or The Commons.

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Events

the Myer Giftorium 2016

November 28, 2016

Christmas has come early at Myer - distract the kids whilst you're buying your last minute gifts at the Myer Giftorium in Syndey & Melbourne.

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Events

Melbourne Cup Carnival - The Park

October 24, 2016

Soft serve sundaes are coming to the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Here's what's on the menu...

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Burn City Smokers

October 1, 2016

Burn City Smokers are coming to Sydney with their giant BBQ and a tonne of brisket!

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Events

Smooth Festival of Chocolate 2016

September 1, 2016

We made four custom desserts this year for the Smooth Festival of Chocolate. The only place you'll find them is down at Circular Quay.

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Father's Day 2016 - The Juan Hernandez Big Smoke

September 1, 2016

MESSINA PRESENTS: The Juan Hernandez Big Smoke, so smokin’ their back for another year

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Huxtaburger & Mr Claws

June 7, 2016

Our first ever Messina Eats! Huxtaburger and Mr Claws will be serving up the best burgers and finest lobster rolls, we're taking charge of the choctops

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Events

Truffle Week at The Creative Department by Messina

June 2, 2016

Saluting truffles from around Australia and Europe, our Head Chef will be reinventing the 7 course degustation at The Creative Department.

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Events

Messina's Game of Cones

May 30, 2016

Our Head Chef is so obessed with Game of Thrones, he's created a whole run of Messina specials dedicated to the show.

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Events

Street Feud Melbourne

May 13, 2016

We've made a Filipino dessert for Street Feud - trust us, this flavour will have you at Halo(Halo).

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Events

April Fools! Keep Messina Open

April 1, 2016

We played an April Fools joke on you in support of Keep Sydney Open and the lock out laws - here's what happened...

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Collaborations

Messina Mail

March 17, 2016

We've made a bunch of pretty funny postcards to spread the Messina love around the globe, one postman at a time.

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The Chick Magnet Easter Egg

March 17, 2016

Our gelato Easter egg for 2016 is almost ready to hatch - here's how to get one.

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Collaborations

Charlie and the Chocolate Messina

March 15, 2016

We're doing our very own 'guest presents' at Paramount House's Golden Age Cinema - and it involves a Messina Wonka Bar.

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Events

Superbowl Sundae, on a Friday

March 10, 2016

A party with men who really love dessert - Andy Bowdy Pasty, Big Gay Ice Cream, and us of course.

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Events

Urban Dairy for Good Food & Wine Melbourne

March 7, 2016

We're taking over The Urban Dairy as part of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival bringing you 4 new gelato creations.

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Events

The Messina Milk Bar at Spectrum Festival

February 26, 2016

The MESSINA MILK BAR will be stocking up its shelves for the SPECTRUM NOW festival with four new gelato chocolate bars and delectable thick shakes.

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Events

The Melbourne Mobile

February 18, 2016

We recently rescued a seriously retro 1969 CITROEN ICE CREAM VAN, gave him a little spit and polish, and kitted it out with a banging soft serve machine.

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Collaborations

NGV Summer Sundays + MESSINA

February 5, 2016

We're popping up at the NGV Melbourne for Sunday sessions serving custom gelato flavours throughout Febraury.

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Events

Messina's Deuce Bar: Australian Open Festival

January 15, 2016

The Messina Deuce Bar will be court-side on the iconic Yarra River, serving up one-of-a-kind tennis inspired creations straight down the middle!

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