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The Lab

188 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9077 5354
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
“sorbet” (2 reviews)
“crepes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
188 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Made on site and super cooled with nitrogen, the Nitro Lab offers interesting flavours including sticky date, salted caramel and chocolate chips. Good for winter too!

Thank LinLoTS
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

I only went for the coffee but couldn't say no to the deal they offered. Coffee and waffle! The coffee was so weak it was like drinking warm milk. The staff were lovely and waffle was yum.

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff make it easy to choose a suitable dessert. It's cool to watch the staff making your choice and the product itself is delicious! Go here for a different ice cream/gelato/sorbet experience.

1  Thank Tina F
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

We were walking back to our car when we came across Nitro Lab. Never seen or heard of this place before. And yes they have vegan options. Great concept and you get a bit of entertainment watching the staff make your creation. Yummy way to...More

Thank rachelrobbertson
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Great ice cream, only eclipsed by 7 apples in terms of gelato outside of Italy. Had a cone on first visit and a crepe on second visit. Both fantastic deserts, rich flavours and a great concept.

Thank Jade I
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Something different all the time and they've now added coffee which is very good. Well worth a visit if you're in Kingsway.

Thank DShalders
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Nitro lab drink is so refreshing and the sorbet I had was the best ever. Paying a little extra was worth the experience

Thank Awatea T
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

stopped here for a sweet treat after dinner and thought it looked quite different and yummy!. They have different flavours of Gelato which can be served in a cup or cone. Fun thing they do is use a syringe which has flavoured syrup like caramel/chocolate/strawberry...More

Thank Racheenz
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

A yummy treat on a cold winters night..hot chocolate and warm waffles or creamy pots of icecream with injectable caramel or chocolate sauces.. A novelty idea and not too expensive ..

Thank Janine45
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

The ice here is freshly made and prepared. It's interesting getting it made as they put nitrogen liquid in it to give it a frozen effect.. The ice cream is really creamy as well.. Also sells crepes, coffee and water with fruit as well.. Loved...More

Thank Becky B
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9077 5354
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