qt bondi x messina 2026

The new boutique designer hotel, QT Bondi has joined forces with cult gelato masters, Gelato Messina in a fun and creative collaboration this summer in Bondi.

In keeping with the QT’s quirky and hip personality, QT challenged the gelato wizards at Messina HQ to try and encapsulate the essence of the iconic suburb of Bondi in a single bespoke flavour.

The result, a refreshing and delicious Bondi postcode inspired Coconut & Quinoa Sorbet, titled ‘2026’ featuring roasted coconut and rice milk sorbet, Messina trail mix, Quinoa choc block and yoghurt gel – the flavour is a delightful textural explosion that screams Bondi.

“We’re not known for our sugar free, healthy flavours at Messina – just like QT and Messina’ partnership, it’s more about amazing flavour combos for us,” said Donato Toce, Co-Owner & Head Chef, Gelato Messina. “We’ve experimented with some of the synonymous Bondi ingredients we could think of like quinoa and chia seed, combined them with a roasted coconut sorbet which give the base a lighter texture and smashed them into a Messina flavour. Can’t claim it’s healthy but it tastes pretty darn good.”

The QT Kombi will be popping up again at key locations on this Sunday 24 January and Australia Day, Tuesday 26 Jan 2016. If you happen to be in the area head down to these locations to try it for yourself!

Sunday 24 January
11AM-1.30PM Bondi Farmers’ Market
2PM-5PM The Bucket List Bondi
QT Bondi Beach Road

Australia Day – Tuesday 26 January
Various locations. QT Bondi, Ramsgate Avenue (Let’s go Surfing), Jacques Avenue (Power Living) and Mark’s Park


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