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Black Peak Gelato

Lake front 123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (94 reviews)
“sorbet” (22 reviews)
“ice cream” (73 reviews)
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Lake front 123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the best way to end a day of skiing! Delicious ice cream by Lake Wanaka. I had the salted caramel, cookies & cream and peanut butter. All amazing. Especially the peanut butter!

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here all the time in summer - perfect for a cool-off. In winter they do specialty hot chocolate - pick your gelato flavour to add (peanut butter is a winner!). My favourite combo would be chocolate and salted caramel but every flavour I've...More

Thank VioletSerene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious, freshly made ice cream from local products. Maple and walnut was a favourite but there were so many to choose from. Really fun friendly staff.

Thank Zephyr_family
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The ice cream was tasty but not wow. It was good enough for me to finish it even though it was a -3 degrees night! Recommend the 'Sea Salt Caramel'

Thank Genevieve O
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A double scoop of mint and ginger! So tasty and a good serving, not like some ice cream places that skimp on the portions.

Thank Cobby2087
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The woman at the counter gave us a hard time for wanting two sample tastings because "it's wasteful to use a lot of plastic spoons." My husband and I found this ridiculous - why not solve the problem by doing tastings with reusable metal spoons...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I chose to go here after seeing how highly rated it was but i was severely disappointed. The gelato was very grainy not sure if it was past its best or it was just poorly made and there was no flavour at all .

Thank Blair P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went to Black Peak while in Wanaka for a holiday with the kids. It was superb. Great selection, including gluten and dairy free options. Really friendly and helpful staff. Would highly recommend.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Was a nice yet expensive treat on a hot Autumns day looking out over Lake Wanaka. Overall: Yeah nah.

Thank Lsas26
Reviewed 2 April 2017

What trip to Wanaka wouldn't be complete without a trip to Black Peak Gelato, So many flavours it was a hard choice

Thank Cynders2014
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Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 18:30
Monday
10:30 - 18:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 18:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 18:30
Thursday
10:30 - 18:30
Friday
10:30 - 18:30
Saturday
10:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake front 123 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
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Description
We make outstanding homemade gelato and sorbets from a 70 year old Italian recipe that uses local produce- made with passion on the premises in vintage gelato machines. Come and see how these old machines work, you may be lucky enough to get a sample straight out machine if you time it right. In store we make over 90 different flavours with 18 to choose from daily. We cater for all dietary requirements with dairy free, gluten free, egg free, nut free flavours every day. If your in Wanaka over Winter we also make wicked hot chocolates. We hope you have a great time in Wanaka from all the Black Peak Gelato staff.
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