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Gelato Bar

140 Campbell Pde, Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales 2026, Australia
(02) 9130 4033
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Ranked #128 of 235 Restaurants in Bondi
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Australian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

fantastic cafe for coffee & those 'magnificent' Cakes. Great to stop, just to put up your feet & recharge.

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

What a great shame that Gelato Bar has changed so much. Yummy cakes from the front window are gone. What is inside is looking very tired and not so fresh. Atmosphere has changed and the menu is no longer what it used to be.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

So sad to see the institution change! The service was never much good but it was worth tolerating for the great food. Last week they still had a few remnants but no more - this week even the last remaining cakes and strudel have gone. Staff mentioned a name change was soon to happen. So now for Hungarian cakes you... More 

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139 reviews 139 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Really wanted a great coffee and a sweet treat. Coffee is very good but the treat options and very old fashioned and a bit boring. Nothing looked at me and said hello - so had to settle for a coffee only.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went with our family for lunch and ordered 4 burgers about 10 minutes after arriving. Forty minutes later people that had arrived and ordered after us were receiving meals. We asked the waiter and he said he'd find out and get back to us. After again asking we were told the order hadn't gone into the computer so he'd... More 

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96 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The cakes are looking a bit old fashioned nowadays, but the matzo ball soup is always good. Nice that some places don't change and the Gelato Bar has been a staple at Bondi forever.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The gelato bar has changed since my last visit the veal joint, and the pate mushroom have gone sadly but it is still hanging on to its iconic status

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Bondi, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

As the last few reviewers have noted : Gelato Bar is under new management and there is not a single trace of the Hungarian/Eastern European menu that they used to have. The wonderful cakes are still there, but in a much reduced selection. The restaurant has been renovated to be a lot brighter and airier - which is an improvement.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Having arranged to meet my friends for the famous European cakes at our favourite coffee shop yesterday, we were utterly dismayed to see a very disappointing change to this establishment.The old popular cafe of the past 58 years is well and truly gone. Along with the food and cakes it was famous for all this time. Also gone is the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Gelato Bar has reopened... but there are no longer any cakes in the window! So sad, after so many years... There is a reduced range of cakes inside but there was no cherry and cheese strudel evident. The guy there said that they had sold out for the day... at two in the afternoon...

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Additional Information about Gelato Bar

Address: 140 Campbell Pde, Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales 2026, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9130 4033
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Waverley  >  Bondi
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Australian

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