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Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
+44 1475 675000
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09:00 - 21:00
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Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in today for a hot chocolate and cake. Was with a wheelchair user, good wheelchair access. Staff were friendly, hot chocolate is one of the best I've had! Tasty chocolate and real cream and marshmallows. Cakes we chose were fantastic as well. Started to get very busy as we were leaving and all food that was being brought out... More 

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Thank Claire C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do not care for ice cream, so you can imagine my annoyance when my girlfriend asked if we could wait in the long line at Nardinis to get some. I am so glad she made me through because I am now a turned man. It was the best thing I have ever eaten! It was worth the wait!

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Thank Daryl M
Scotland, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents and grandparents talked about holidays "Doon the watter" to Largs, so we headed there to find out what the place was like. One of the highlights of my parent's visits to Largs was Nardini's cafe. Restored ten years ago to it's 1935 former glory this is an outstanding cafe. The building has an Art Deco feel and inside... More 

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Thank Keith F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dear Mr Manager I persuaded my family to drive 87.1 miles to go to visit the iconic Nardini's in Largs on Easter Sunday. The food was good, the surroundings are lovely. I am a successful business owner/ manager with nigh on 30 years experience . I'll not bore you with the details about our visit but I am going to... More 

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7 Thank CoolBigMama
Alicante, Spain
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, so we did not eat ice cream but in three visits to Lars over a week we used this place 4 times, for lunch, for snacks, for tea and the quality Free Wi-Fi. The teas, coffees and snack were good, the lunch, haddock, was fantastic. Nice atmosphere attentive staff and really super toilets. Only bad is it is so... More 

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1 Thank Diez66
wolverhampton
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For £8.15 we had fish and chips served with coleslaw salad and tarter sauce ! You get a choice of drink, bread and butter plus 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream for dessert! I've never tasted such a tasty piece of fish it was perfect !

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Thank mariathomas1978
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

busy but well run café. Staff very friendly. Lovely afternoon tea we had on a busy Mothers Day afternoon.

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Thank jenny61160
Tranent, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told that if you go to Largs, you have to visit Nardini's. Although we had a 25 minute wait for a table, it was well worth the wait. The flavours of the ice creams are just to die for. Delicious! Staff very pleasant.

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Thank heather r
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was early for dinner and the modern restaurant (behind cafe) was quiet at first, but livened up later and was obviously popular. I cannot recall a restaurant with a solely Italian wine list, but none the worse for that. I enjoyed a very good risotto followed by delicious panna cotta. Service very attentive.

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2 Thank colincC4139QV
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with family for a meal on good Friday really busy which was fine but when my nephews sandwich came with a dead fly in it that was the last straw staff couldn't care less avoid this place iconic landmark has went downhill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  North Ayrshire  >  Largs
  • Phone Number: +44 1475 675000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?