Indulge Your Sweet Tooth
On the hunt for the best sweet spots in Kiama? We’re happy to report there’s no shortages of destinations where you can get your sugar fix!
Beyond Kiama’s sweeping landscapes, pristine beaches, and myriad of activities, the town is also home to premier sweet spots that promise to make your taste buds pirouette. Craving the delicacy of French-inspired pastries, the authenticity of real Italian gelato, or the indulgence of ginormous chocolate freckles? If you need a helping hand on where to start, we’ve compiled a list of the very best sweet spots in the region.
Location: Manning Street, Kiama
At Parfait Patisserie, French-inspired pastries and cakes are crafted with precision and passion. Handcrafted on-site by talented pastry chefs and bakers, every item is a testament to quality and consistency. From petite gateaux to custom-made cakes, each creation is a unique masterpiece.
Indulge in the daily offerings of fresh pastries and cakes or elevate your celebration with custom-made cakes featuring personalised designs, making your experience truly one of a kind.
Pro Tip: Order custom cakes in advance for special occasions.
Location: Old Schoolhouse, Gerringong
Focused on ethical living, Tilda & Cacao crafts stone-ground nib-to-bar chocolate using raw organic Criollo cacao blended with local and native Australian ingredients. Each chocolate is a testament to their commitment to sustainability without compromising on quality. You can visit Tilda & Cacao, located at Old Schoolhouse shop in Gerringong, every Thursday and Friday. There you can savour a boutique range of chocolates, and don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a cup of their signature T&C hot chocolate in the courtyard.
Location: Terralong Street, Kiama
Experience a fun and diverse experience at Café Kiama & Scoops Ice Creamery. Boasting a vibrant atmosphere, this spot offers 50 flavours of ice cream, real Italian gelato, and a unique side of Vietnamese street foods (interesting combo, but we promise you will thank us later!). Indulge in extra-thick thick shakes, milkshakes, super shakes, hot waffles, pancakes, and a daily selection of cakes and muffins.
Wash it all down with the best coffee in Kiama, brewed with Hyper Hyper beans.
Pro Tip: Try their famous extra-thick shakes for a delightful treat.
Location: Terralong Street, Kiama
Since 1982, The Original Ice Creamery has been a beloved destination for frozen treats. Indulge in a variety of ice cream, gelato, sorbet, sundaes, shakes, and even hot dogs. Venture to the back of the store and discover a fully stocked Lolly shop. Browse the aisles for sweet gifts for friends, gifts for family or gifts for yourself!
The Original Ice Creamery caters for the whole family, even your furry companions! Your 4-legged pooch can enjoy their very own Doglato.
Pro Tip: Enjoy a sweet picnic with your treats at the nearby beach or park.
Location: Terrralong Street, Kiama
No stay in Kiama is complete without visit to Kiama Sweet Company. This store stocks all major brands of chocolates and lollies, offering a wide range of locally manufactured and imported confectionery. From sweet candy to European chocolate and salty Dutch licorice, you’ll enjoy a mouthwatering selection.
If you can’t find what you want, the friendly staff is ready to assist. Simply let them know, and they’ll source it for you, ensuring your sweet cravings are satisfied.
Pro Tip: Explore the wide range of locally manufactured and imported confectionery.
Location: Old Creamery Lane, Berry
Nestled along the coastline, The Treat Factory is a foodie’s haven with a rich heritage spanning six decades. This gourmet food producer is renowned for its handcrafted jams, relishes, sauces, and an extensive array of sweets. As you step inside, the air is filled with the aroma of fudge being meticulously crafted.
Immerse yourself in a world of old-fashioned delights and international sweets. For those eager to delve into the secrets of chocolate mastery, The Treat Factory offers chocolate experiences and workshops. Groups are welcomed for chocolate demonstrations and tastings, with the option to indulge in a Devonshire Tea or the Lunch Box package.
Pro Tip: Book in advance for chocolate experiences and group outings.