Gelato Messina Drive-Thru at Bella Vista Hotel
Pick up half-litre tubs of gelato and cookie pie kits at the north-west Sydney pop-up.
North-west Sydney is often deprived of the wonders from gelato experts, Gelato Messina. Outside of the Church Street store in Parramatta, the area has limited access to the Sydney favourite and its neverending list of unique flavours. Luckily, hills district stalwart the Bella Vista Hotel is brightening everyone's lockdown with a pop-up Gelato Messina store in its car park.
The neighbourhood pub has been running a range of exciting COVID-safe events throughout Sydney's extended lockdown including drive-thru food trucks and a pop-up Canadian Club bar. Now they're bringing all the wonders of Messina to the drive-thru.
Head to the hotel 12–9pm Thursdays–Saturdays or 12–4pm Sundays and you'll find a revolving selection of some of Messina's best-selling flavours as well as its famed bake-at-home cookie pies. Both the fairy bread and OG choc-chip pies are on offer and each come with a one-litre tub of vanilla ice cream. If you opt for just a tub of gelato, the 500-millilitre tub will set you back $15.50.
The pop-up is locked in for at least the next few weeks as lockdown continues. You can keep up to date with everything the Bella Vista Hotel has going on via Instagram.
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