What's on
Shop + Visit
Eat + Drink
Sign up to our mailing list

Stay in the loop to receive the latest news and exclusive special deals!

Sign up

Niska Robotic Ice Cream Bar

Opening Hours

Open daily

11 am – 8 pm


Upper Square




Australia’s first retail robotic ice-cream store!

Melburnians are in for a treat and an interactive retail experience like no other. An exciting new addition to Melbourne’s food scene has arrived: the nation’s first-ever robotic retail store, Niska, open at the iconic Fed Square!

Niska, an Australian start-up company pioneering retail robotics, has brought retail robotics to Australia for the first time with its revolutionary ice-cream store. Niska offers a unique experience with Australian-made gourmet and artisan ice-cream served a team of robot attendants!

The robots harness advanced robotic technology to create an innovative customer experience filled with meaningful interactions from the moment a customer steps into the store. Niska showcases world-class service and high-quality ice cream and toppings, with flavours including Salted Caramel, Vanilla, Hazelnut, Rocky Road, Rainbow, Cookies and Cream and much more.

There is no better place to take the kids these school holidays. They can experience world-class robotics and enjoy delectable ice-cream in a safe, exciting, interactive and fun environment. Visitors will also have the chance to take selfies with Pepper, Niska’s social humanoid robot, and their delectable ice cream, and make use of the many photo spaces within the store.

Niska is a must-do experience for anyone living in or visiting Melbourne!