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12 Gore Street | Corner with Gore Lane Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-550 3677
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (1,320 reviews)
“gelato” (288 reviews)
“scones” (138 reviews)
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12 Gore Street | Corner with Gore Lane Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Probably the most expensive icecream I’ve ever eaten, but so worth the experience! Had tried to eat here before but always big queues so pleasantly surprised to find no queue on this occasion. Personal service and free samples of all the flavours so you can...More

Thank 4xWandering_Kiwis
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an interesting experience! The staff were great and the ice cream cute and tasty. Probably expensive in the scheme of things but worth it 😊

Thank Karash24
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a place you need to visit if you want an amazing dessert. You can sample the flavours and have one on one talks with the servers as they explain the menu to you and discuss how the menu works. They come in one...More

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Thank jaimee631427
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Giapo with my girlfriend and had the Afghan Cookies & Coconut Choc Chip in a Paraoa Parai. Ice cream was absolutely incredible, and service fantastic. A must-do in Auckland for ice cream lovers!

Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first, it looks like just another gelato place around the corner. But this ice cream is the treat!! The sweetness is just about right for my taste bud. The place is quite small and will likely have a queue. I think $10 for an...More

Thank Kaye V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, there will likely be a queue when you get there, but join it, because it's completely worth the wait. They'll let you taste the flavours before choosing, and you get to choose how it's served too. I 100% recommend the traditional Maori bread,...More

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely a treat. You can taste before you choose. The toppings are original. The are expensive however worth a visit especially if you are into ice cream.

Thank SueNeems
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tastiest ice cream we ate in Auckland. Hockey Pokey is what they are famous for and comes in the shape of the sky tower (if you’re willing to pay premium price). Location wise, it’s a couple of blocks from the ferry building. If you ride...More

Thank truffles808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want the best ice cream in Auckland then this is a must visit. You can taste everything on offer before you choose and they have some very different flavour combos and some great cones on offer too. This is most certainly not your...More

Thank Paul2706
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with this ice creamery, was very expensive (the 3 ice creams cost us around $50) and the toppings was way too much chocolate overloaded till you are sick before you eat half of it. Presentation was the thing that got us sucked in....More

Thank Sally_Ng
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14 November 2017|
Response from giapo | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you ! We are working on it but quite there yet! Thank you 💕
7 September 2017|
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Response from giapo | Property representative |
Hello and thank you ! No booking is required unless you book the chefs table experience. To find out more please check our website thank you
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Street Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Gore Street | Corner with Gore Lane Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly Giapo Ice Cream & Research Kitchen)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-550 3677
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A New Zealand icecream experience in the heart of Auckland city. Icecream made with Seasonal, local produce and lots of imagination.
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