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Best Sweet Treats in the Waikato

From locally made small-batch ice cream featuring the freshest, best quality ingredients and bean-to-bar organic chocolate to tarts, doughnuts and raw desserts - the Waikato region has much to delight anyone with a sweet tooth.

Check out some of the best sweet treats in the region:

What the Food, Te Awamutu

What The Food offers gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free and vegan sweet treats, made with top quality ingredients in their natural state.

Location: 4 Arawata Street, Te Awamutu 
More info: www.orderwhatthefood.com 

Volare – across the region

Volare offers quality handcrafted pastries including croissants, cronuts, slices and tasty scones and sourdough bread.

Locations: 5 Gallagher Drive, Hamilton
Made Markets, 401 Grey Street, Hamilton
27 Empire Street, Cambridge
299 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu
More info: www.volarebread.com 

Gumdrops Dessert, Hamilton

Gumdrops Dessert offers the most delicious selection of New Zealand's favourite desserts.

Location: 57 Killarney Road, Frankton, Hamilton 
More info: www.facebook.com/gumdropsdessert 

Raglan Chocolate, Raglan

Raglan Chocolate offers bean-to-bar hand crafted chocolate made from whole organic cacao beans showcasing the unique flavours of different cacao varieties.

Location: Raglan
More info: Order online www.raglanchocolate.co.nz  or find in store

La Rosa Pastries, Hamilton

La Rosa Latin Pastries has a wide variety of sweet and savoury products including empanadas, tarts, bizcochos, gluten free and dairy free options. 

Location: 459 Ulster Street, Hamilton
More info: www.larosalatinpastries.com 

Hoops& Scoops, Hamilton & Te Awamutu

Hoops & Scoops offers delicious, scrumptuous donuts and ice cream in Te Awamutu and Hamilton.

Location: 54 Sloane Street, Te Awamutu & 25 Te Aroha Street, Hamilton
More info: www.hoopsandscoops.co.nz 


Mamasdonuts offers homemade, fresh & delicious donuts.

Location: 67 Duke Street, Hamilton
More info: www.mamasdonuts.co.nz 

Duck Island Ice cream, Hamilton

Duck Island is Hamilton's premier ice-cream shop, well known for their enormous variety of one-of-a-kind flavours.

Location: 300a Grey Street, Hamilton
More info: www.duckislandicecream.co.nz 

The Grumpy Baker

The Grumpy Baker offers a range of classic european breads and baked products with a New Zealand twist

Location: 595 Victoria Street, Hamilton
More info: www.thegrumpybaker.co.nz/contact/ 

La La Land - Chocolate, Coffee, Waffles

La La Land offers luxurious chocolates and gourmet sweet treats.

Location: 2 Wallis Street, Raglan
More info: www.facebook.com/people/La-La-Land-Chocolates 

Atticus American Treats, Hamilton

Atticus American Treats offers soft serve, Dole Whip, soft pretzels and other American treats in the heart of Hamilton.

Location: Made Markets, 401 Grey Street, Hamilton
More info: www.facebook.com/Atticusnz/