The Best Desserts in Melbourne to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

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Melbourne, known for its coffee culture and trendy brunch spots, also boasts a thriving dessert scene. Whether you're in the mood for a classic dessert or something more unique, the best desserts in Melbourne category is a big and tasty one!

Melbourne has no shortage of dessert places, but some stand out above the rest. Here are the creme-de-la-creme of dessert destinations in Melbourne - enjoy!

The Best Desserts in Melbourne to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

1. Bibelot

The best desserts in Melbourne

A dessert boutique that offers a range of desserts, pastries, and cakes, Bibelot is the place to go the next time you're craving something sweet in South Melbourne.

Their specialty is their individual cakes, which come in a variety of flavours like passionfruit and hazelnut. They also offer macarons, chocolates, and ice cream.

Location: 285-287 Coventry St, South Melbourne

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2. LuxBite

The best desserts in Melbourne

Located in South Yarra, LuxBite are known for their colourful and artistic desserts in Melbourne.

From macarons to cakes, LuxBite have it all on their dessert menu. Their famous cake, the Lolly Bag Cake is a must-try. It's a layered cake filled with childhood favourite lollies like gummy bears and sour worms, and the presentation is just as impressive as the taste!

Location: 38 Toorak Rd, South Yarra 

3. Om Nom

Om Nom Melbourne
Om Nom

If the name doesn't convince you that these guys know how to make delicious desserts in Melbourne, then their menu certainly should!

Located in the Adelphi Hotel in the CBD, Om Nom are known for their unique dessert creations. Their Adelphi Seasonal Dessert is a standout and consists of a mango passionfruit mousse sphere, lime sable, mandarin gel, and freeze-dried pineapple with coconut nitro at the table!

Om Nom also offer a dessert degustation, which is a must-try for any dessert lover.

Location: 187 Flinders Ln, Melbourne

4. All Are Welcome

All Are Welcome Melbourne
All Are Welcome

Located in Northcote, All Are Welcome is a bakery that offers a range of pastries and desserts.

Their cinnamon brioche buns are a must-try, and we can't get enough of their Salted Caramel, Cinnamon and Orange Monkey Bread, which is croissant dough pieces tossed in Ceylon cinnamon sugar and glazed with a salted caramel chocolate glaze and orange zest - heaven!

Location: 190 High St, Northcote

5. Millstone Patisserie

The best desserts in Melbourne
Millstone Patisserie

Offering a "slice of Paris in the heart of Malvern", Millstone Patisserie is a French-inspired bakery that offers a range of incredible pastries and desserts.

From cakes to tarts, sweet canapes and individual desserts, Millstone Patisserie have just about everything on their menu, plus, they also offer catering, gender reveal cakes and plenty more.

Location: 10A Claremont Ave, Malvern

6. Tori's

Tori's Melbourne
Tori's cakes

Somewhat of a hidden treasure (literally!), Tori's is tucked away on Niagara Lane in the CBD but that doesn't stop this little bakery from churning out some of the best desserts in Melbourne.

Whole cakes, slices, tarts, cheesecakes, cupcakes, pies, biscuits, and more are available at this cosy spot that also serves up incredible coffees. 

Location: 28 Niagara Ln, Melbourne

7. T. Cavallaro & Sons

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T. Cavallaro & Sons' incredible cannolis.

Holy cannoli, just wait until you try the dessert creations at T. Cavallaro & Sons!

As you would've guessed by now, T. Cavallaro & Sons serve up some of the best cannolis in Melbourne alongside their other incredible handcrafted Sicilian sweets. T. Cavallaro & Sons is a family owned and run bakery that started all the way back in Italy in the 1930s before making its way to Australia. Their dessert recipes have been handed down from generation to generation and still manage to fly out the door every weekend when Melburnians come knocking for their incredible cannolis, cakes, biscuits, tarts, sfogliatellas, bombolone doughnuts and more.

Location: 98 Hopkins St, Footscray

8. Girls & Boys

Girls & Boys ice cream
Vegan gelatos from Girls & Boys.

For those who have dietary restrictions, there are plenty of vegan and gluten-free desserts in Melbourne to satisfy those cravings, and one of our favourites is Girls & Boys.

Located in Fitzroy, Girls & Boys is a vegan ice creamery and gelato shop that offers gelatos, sorbet, chocolate sundaes, ice-cream cookie sandwiches, thick shakes, smoothie bowls, nourish bowls and more.

Location: 382 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

9. LeTAO

LeTAO double fromage cheesecake
LeTAO famous double fromage cheesecakes.

With a fancy name and even fancier desserts, LeTAO are bringing Japanese flair to the Melbourne dessert scene.

LeTAO originated in Hokkaido in 1998 and only opened up their flagship shopfront to the Melbourne public in 2022, and it was then that our sweet tooths fell in love with their legendary double fromage cheesecakes. This decadent creation is a rich blend of Hokkaido cream, Italian mascarpone, and Australian cream cheese with a crumbly no-bake topping - it's no wonder it's been sold a whopping 25 million times throughout the world!

Location: 238 Swanston Street

10. Mister Nice Guy's Bakeshop

Mister Nice Guy's Bakeshop
Mister Nice Guy's Bakeshop

Mister Nice Guy's Bakeshop is Melbourne's first 100 per cent plant-based bakery and has been serving up incredible desserts in Melbourne since 2010. 

Mister Nice Guy's Bakeshop, located in Ascot Vale, has one of the most impressive ranges of gluten-free cakes we've ever seen, with flavour combos to suit all tastes. Peanut Butter Pretzel cake, anyone?

Location: 151 Union Rd, Ascot Vale

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