1565 – Kensington

3 Gower Street, Kensington, Victoria

1565 is a tiny shop, which is quite easily missed on the high street opposite Kensington Station. There isn’t a massive range of flavours, but definitely an adequate range. All the gelato are made on premise. The staff are very friendly and happy to let customers try a few flavours before deciding what to order.

I got the pistachio and watermelon & mint (double scoop $6, single scoop $4.5). Pistachio was decent, with bits of pistachio through it. Watermelon & mint was surprisingly good -granita like, very refreshing for a hot day, and not too milky. I had the hazelnut the last time I visited, it was quite good, perhaps a little sweet for my liking.

I would rank Gelato Messina higher on the quality and creativity stakes. But this is not bad for a local gelato store.

Food: 7.5/10
Value for money: 7/10
Ambience: 7/10
Service: 7.5/10
Overall Score: 29/40

1565 Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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