Acland’s Sweet Side
A delectable dessert tasting event!
Sat 25 November from 11am – 2pm
7 Apples Gelato
75 Acland Street
7 Apples Gelato has been part of Acland Street since 2001. The store was founded by Mark Mariotti, who is of Italian heritage and trained in Italy. 7 Apples Gelato is a proud artisan producer of gelato, the gelato is made on site every day. On most days, the gelato is still made by Mark – he loves gelato and he loves Acland Street. 7 Apples uses fresh seasonal produce, which is why their popular mango sorbet is only available in the warmer months. They also make milkshakes from any of the flavours in the cabinet, why not try their popular Dark Chocolate Sorbet which is made from decadent Callebaut Chocolate.
Ben and Jerry’s
82 Acland Street
Ben & Jerry’s St. Kilda is a delightful ice cream parlour that opened its doors in February 2020, bringing joy and deliciousness to the heart of St. Kilda. Their passion lies in crafting the most delectable ice cream cakes and serving a wide array of flavours that cater to everyone, including those with allergies. At Ben & Jerry’s St. Kilda, they take pride in offering options like gluten-free, vegan, and nut-free ice creams, ensuring that everyone can savour the sweet goodness without worry. Their commitment to quality means that you’ll find no artificial flavours or colours in any of their ice creams. Come indulge in their delightful treats and experience the joy of pure, authentic ice cream goodness.
C9 Chocolate & Gelato
90 Acland Street
Embrace the journey with us! We’re a family from Iran, thrilled to have embarked on our Australian adventures less than two years ago. Fate led us to the C9 franchise, where we discovered like-minded Iranian franchisors and, since February 2023, we’ve proudly set up shop as a vibrant C9 branch on Acland Street, where we’re dishing out an exciting array of delights. We handcraft exquisite gelatos and tantalise your taste buds with premium coffee, decadent desserts, tantalising alcoholic creations, delectable donuts, and irresistible shakes. Your palate is in for a treat! Our unwavering commitment is to ensure your absolute satisfaction. When you choose us, you’re not just a customer; you’re a cherished part of our journey. Join us, and let’s create delightful memories together.
Europa Cake Shop
81 Acland Street
Originally established in 1982, and combined with our friendly staff Europa – The European Cake Shop – is an essential local eating experience. Recognised internationally, we specialise in Polish cakes and donuts and also have over 10 varieties of baked cheesecake, sumptuous danishes, in addition to traditional Polish chocolates and teas. We also offer a large range of vegan and gluten free cakes, deliciously hand made.
93 Acland Street
At Lebon Cakes, we are not just a business; we are a warm and welcoming slice of Acland Street’s history, enriched with 50 years of tradition and charm. Three generations of pastry chefs, each carrying the torch of our delicious legacy. 80 years of recipes, all wrapped in the embrace of family love and a profound passion for our craft and community. When you step through our doors, you are not just indulging in cakes and pastries, you are embarking on a delightful journey through time. We blend the nostalgia with contemporary flavours and culture, sprinkled with an extra helping of love in every single bite. Our recipes are like treasured heirlooms, passed down from one generation to the next. Each pastry chef adds their own unique touch while staying true to the original, creating a symphony of flavours. Our menu boasts an astonishing array of over 300 different slices. Whether you have a penchant for the classics or a craving for the avantgarde, we cater to every taste and preference. It’s not just a slice; it’s a journey through time, a taste of history, and a celebration of the present. In a world that’s ever-changing, Lebon Cakes remains a steadfast beacon of tradition. We have adapted and thrived, all while holding tight to our cherished customs.
103 Acland Street
Monarch Cakes has been in Acland Street since 1934. Next year we will celebrate our 90th birthday. Our cakes are traditionally Eastern European and baked to original recipes using the finest local ingredients. Everything is baked here with love and pride in our craft. We are a much loved institution with generations of customers who have frequented our store. We are a family run business with 3-generations working together to ensure the old school traditions are kept alive.
137 Acland Street
In 2018, Piccolina burst onto the scene in St. Kilda, leaving an indelible mark on the gelato landscape. This achievement can be attributed to the unwavering passion and dedication of Piccolina’s founder, Sandra Foti, who has a deep-rooted love for crafting authentic Italian gelato. Known for its delicious gelato and friendly atmosphere, it has become a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. With a wide range of flavours to choose from, Piccolina offers a delightful treat for everyone’s taste buds. Whether you’re craving classic flavours or adventurous combinations, you’re sure to find something to satisfy your sweet tooth at Piccolina in St Kilda.
The Acland Cake Shop
97 Acland Street
The Acland Cake Shop has been a part of Acland Street’s rich history since 1962. It is now owned by Peter and Anna, who took over in 2010, after leaving the corruption of Cambodia, searching for a freedom they could not find in their own country. Bringing 20 years of baking experience with them, they were worthy new owners and have continued the tradition of specialising in vanilla slices, fruit boats and more.