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Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
+44 1475 675000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“ice cream” (595 reviews)
“sundae” (118 reviews)
“fish and chips” (159 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Whole family agrees that this is the best ice cream we have ever tasted. Can’t go to Largs and not visit this place!

Thank ShelliP76
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told NOT to miss having ice cream at Nardini's!! So on Boxing Day, I found myself finding out why!! A delighful place to enter - rather genteel and a hint of the past . Very nice service and the ice crean was just...More

Thank Jena999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came across this place while working away for a couple of weeks last year, first impressions was that it was very warm and welcoming with a good choice of beers, food was exceptional as was the desserts, will definitely be back when I'm back in...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited many many times over the years with friends and family who are local and visit regularly. Good for coffee and cake or fish tea. Sandwiches remain disappointing and not great value for money. Was expecting the treat described in the menu. If you’re not...More

Thank brighton70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Afternoon tea, very busy but once we were seated service was very good and we received our food and drinks very quickly.

Thank Beannie66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Tea on Christmas Eve we had the Fish and Chip Special. It was excellent and Drinks were brill too. We were back on Boxing day again. The staff are excellent very professional and so friendly. wish I could take what they have back...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into Nardini's for a light lunch with a chum. Weve never been to Largs, let alone Nardini's, before but it's quite famous in Scotland with some star connections. The legend is that the ice cream here is tremendous and my good lady was...More

Thank JimmyMcFatboyfat
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

There appears to be a booth conspiracy going on down on the West Coast!! Twice today we (a party of 3) have requested a booth only to be told they were all reserved. However not a single party arrived to sit on any of these...More

Thank LouiseShawface
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Friends and i went to the party night on the 9th December and it was the worst night ever the music was good.The meal which we paid was 30 pounds and it was terrible not worth the money you couldnt even eat the veg as...More

Thank suzie666
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Had a wonderful lunch, and the ice cream sundae was amazing. Even sharing between two we couldn't finish it, after having had one of their soup and sandwich combos. Totally recommend a visit.

Thank fgood1962
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Questions & Answers
12 January 2016|
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Response from BethBright | Reviewed this property |
Don't go. The food is mediocre and overpriced. The service is poor. Scotts at the marina has better food and I've heard that Seamill Hydro is very good.
27 November 2015|
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Response from foxymadam | Reviewed this property |
The Nardinis restaurant (overlooking the marina) was bought out of administration by Buzzworks holdings in 2009.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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