South Bank treats for under $10

30 April 2019

When you’re in the mood for a treat that’s not going to blow your budget, South Bank’s got your sweet tooth cravings covered!

Denim Co Desserts

Denim Co. 

Whether it’s a flaky croissant infused with sweet almond frangipane or a lightly toasted serve of fig, apricot and walnut loaf with vanilla ricotta, there are plenty of treats to choose from at Denim Co. that pair perfectly with a good quality coffee or a rich, thick Italian hot chocolate. Something for the whole family! 

The Great Aussie Sweet Company

This South Bank icon has been in business for more than 30 years since the day South Bank Parklands opened. Any retailer who can stand that test of time must be onto a winner! It’s a must-visit sweet spot for all your seasonal, international and old favourite treats. And there are plenty of options under $10! 

Nitrogenie Ice Cream


If you like your ice cream with a side of theatrics, you can’t beat Nitrogenie. Under a cloud of liquid nitrogen, fresh eggs, cream and your ‘real food’ flavour additions are magically whipped into a velvety dream before your very eyes! Located in Stanley Street Plaza, the only problem you’ll have is choosing a flavour—from lemon meringue pie, black forest frosty and vanilla fairy floss, to Turkish delightful and maple syrup roasted macadamia. Yummo! 

Gelato Messina 

This is no ordinary ice-cream shop. Gelato Messina is obsessed with using quality ingredients, including Jersey milk from their own farm churned daily in store, and you can tell—it’s heavenly! An incredible 40 flavours are on offer (bounty, coconut and lychee, and pistachio and praline are just the beginning), including five special tastebud-blowing flavours that change each week. Nut-free, gluten-free, egg-free, alcohol-free, and vegan options are available. A ‘tiny’ scoop starts at $4.50 and ranges up to three scoops for $8.80. 

Main Street Market Doughnuts

Main St Market

Coffee, donuts and shakes—you’ll find this heavenly combination on offer at Main St Market, a charming, American influenced café (but with much better coffee!). And don’t be alarmed if you spot a syringe piercing a donut in the cabinet—just take it as a serious injectable flavour alert. Whether you’re a fan of salted caramel, nutella, red velvet, or rocky road donuts, or you roll more in the vanilla slice cronut direction, you’ll be in heaven at Main St Market! 

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