Orazio D’Elia has unveiled an exciting shift for Alexandria’s Mia Dolci pastry shop, now under his sole ownership and rebranded as Da Orazio Pasticceria. This rebranding coincides with a six-week pop-up venture at Bondi Beach – a little slice of Italian heaven in the heart of Bondi.

With the departure of his former partner, the Italian pastry haven has joined forces with D’Elia’s renowned Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta in Bondi.

The Da Orazio Pasticceria pop-up, located beside Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta in The Hub at Bondi Beach, will run from May 15 to June 30. 

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“The next chapter of the pasticceria feels like home. This is how it should be, all venues under the one Da Orazio family brand. We love being based in Alexandria, but adding a Bondi outpost feels very exciting,” says Orazio. 

Da Orazio Pasticceria pop-up

The rebranding includes a fresh aesthetic while honouring both classic and contemporary pastry craftsmanship. Heading the kitchen are two skilled pastry chefs: Antonio Giotta, representing traditional techniques from Italy’s south, and Andrea Manna, infusing modern flair from Italy’s north into Italian desserts.

Both locations offer barista-crafted Vittoria coffee served daily starting at 8am, with a delicious selection of sweet and savoury treats until sold out. For those planning ahead, medium and large cakes can be pre-ordered 48 hours in advance, featuring tiramisu, millefoglie, ricotta & pear, rocher, lemon meringue tart, basque cheesecake, and more. You might also want to try the piped cannoli, Paris Brest, fruit tarts and croissants. 

The Bondi pop-up, which offers seating, is a gorgeous way to begin your day with a coffee and your favourite pastry. The mouth-watering ‘lobster tail’ pasty comes highly recommended – also a favourite of the charismatic Orazio.

  • Da Orazio Pasticceria is located at 200 Euston Road, Alexandria, Monday to Friday 8am – 3pm, Saturday 9am – 1pm.
  • The Da Orazio Pasticceria pop-up is located at The Hub, 75/79 Hall St, Bondi Beach, Monday – Sunday 8am – 3pm from May 15 to June 30 only.