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Maleny Food Co

37 Maple Street | Qld, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5494 2860
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“gelato” (69 reviews)
“ice cream” (170 reviews)
“sorbet” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
37 Maple Street | Qld, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a nice, cosy place to eat/have a coffee this is definitely place where to go. Staff was friendly, food delicious and coffee nice.

Thank Míša T
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Misa T, Thanks for the 5 stars! Regards, MFC

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really love the ice cream and gelato here but over time the small size has gotten VERY small. Disappointing.

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whenever we travel up to this area, this is our eatery of choice. Wonderful sandwiches and light meals. Good coffee and great ice creams to finish the meal.

Thank Kathy R
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Kathy R, Thanks for taking the time to leave us with such a lovely review. It's always so wonderful to hear from our return visitors! See you soon :) Regards, MFC

Reviewed August 31, 2018

We sampled a couple of local cheese from this place and they were all superb! We had the camanbert, triple brie, triple brie with truffle, vintage cheddar and kenilworth blue. The stand out for us was the Kenilworth blue; my husband is usually not a...More

Thank Rainsnakes
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hi Rainsnakes, We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit to our fromagerie so much, and that you were able to take a few favourites home with you! Perhaps we'll see you again soon for a restock ;) Thanks, MFC

Reviewed August 27, 2018

We stopped in at Maleny late in the afternoon hopeing to get a yummy ice cream, we were not disappointed. There were lots of people there enjoying food and its generally a wonderful shop to look through.

Thank Rosa P
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hi Rosa P, Thank you for the lovely review! We hope you can come back and visit again soon - to try the rest of our flavours, of course! ;) Regards, MFC

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We brought cheeses from the fromagerie. They are exquisite, tasty and a delight to eat. We spent 30 minutes (at least) in the cold area choosing $200 of cheeses. They have cheeses from everywhere and are well priced. We also brought jellies (pastes??), biscuits and...More

Thank David C
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Hi David C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. We're so thrilled you share our love for all things cheese and hope you enjoy every last morsel of your goodies! We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Definitely one of the better ice creams I've had. I had the rum and raisin answer mango and macadamia both were impressive

Thank Roger H
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi Roger H, So glad you enjoyed our gelato! Perhaps you will have to visit again to try some of our other flavours :P Regards, MFC

Reviewed August 12, 2018

We went in as a bunch of curious tourists, and came out as very satisfied customers. The coffee was good and staff was warm. And we had one of the best cheese/ham croissant. Strongly recommend it!

Thank cbsint
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi cbsint, Thanks for taking the time to leave us with a lovely 5 star review! We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to seeing you again soon :) Regards, MFC

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for some ice cream and wow! It was the best ice cream we’ve ever had! Try their salted caramel, spectacular!

Thank emmills0907
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Hi emmills0907, Best gelato ever? Thank you so much! We look forward to your next visit. Regards, MFC

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

All I can say is, ‘Mashmallow’. Their marshmallow ice cream is amazing and should be on everyone’s list of things to try. Their Ginger and Macadamia ice cream is also outstanding, but sometimes isn’t regularly for sale. Very busy on weekends and when buses come...More

Thank Barramax
MalenyFoodCo, Owner at Maleny Food Co, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Barramax, Thank you for your kind words! We're so thrilled you enjoyed your visit, and that you got to try a few of our favourite flavours. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, MFC

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Response from MaggieB75 | Reviewed this property |
They advertise 9-5 Mon-Fri and 9-4 Sat & Sun but they might choose to close on other occasions so best ring them to make sure. 07 5494 2860 Enjoy. they are definitely worth a visit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $16
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Maple Street | Qld, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Maleny
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5494 2860
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Description
The Maleny Food Co. story began in 2001 when it was first founded as Colin James Fine Foods, opening on Maple St, Maleny. Starting out as a café and fromagerie, our gelato and sorbet was made daily on site in traditional artisan style. As word spread and the awards began to accumulate, our name became synonymous with ‘truly amazing’ gelato. Since those early days we have continued to expand our operations, using artisan techniques in our purpose-built manufacturing facility in Maleny, Queensland, and our products can now be found in a growing number of restaurants, gelato shops, boutique grocers and cafes. We now welcome a new chapter in our story, and while our name has changed, our values and the quality of our award winning gelato and sorbet remain the same. Our vision is to create an integrated business of food manufacturing, food retailing and food tourism, built on a strong connection to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. We are passionate about showcasing Maleny, the surrounding region, its people, produce and stories. We invite you to visit us at our store in Maple Street, Maleny, to experience our walk-in fromagerie, select from our range of local produce, enjoy a coffee, or the deli-style dining and of course, try our delicious gelato and sorbet.
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