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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” (581 reviews)
“sundae” (116 reviews)
“fish and chips” (155 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My Husband and I visited Largs today as we were staying at a caravan park nearby. We went to the park with the kids for a while as it was dry. We walked along the front and ended up at Nardinis, you can't visit Largs...More

Thank mordoc89
Reviewed 4 days ago

We wanted a light lunch & came across Nardinis, obviously a smooth operation, food uninspiring but adequate, worth a visit.

Thank peterandjenny282
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After being there a couple of times with friends and family I have always enjoyed it and always put behind what everyone else said about the bad reviews and the manager himself however this isn't case for this weekend, the manager was rude and horrible...More

Thank JJHammy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a family, we make a trip from the East of Scotland to Nardinis 2 or 3 times a year. Food is always of a good quality no matter what you order. Disappointed a bit on this occasion as my order was either incorrectly written...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 5 days ago

A brilliant menu of ice cream sundaes to tray the grandchildren with. Love all the display of cakes & pastries, but have only tried a few so far!. Friendly service

Thank GardenGirl1220
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here on Saturday 7/10/17. Seated straight away but staff very slow to come get order, food was lovely when it came though and plenty of food and nicely presented...ice cream parlour was amazing very flavour you could possibly think off

Thank Tina N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and the hubby took my mum and dad for a tasty treat and was not disappointed. The ice creams on offer are all fantastic with excellent customer service from all of the staff. I would highly recommend as a treat :)

Thank Marie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrations for our birthdays we came here and were not disappointed. Busy cafe in full swing of lunch. Seated and offered drinks whilst we had a read at the menu. Lovely soups followed by excellent ice-creams of our choice. All washed down by drinks of...More

Thank TartanPimpernel2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s been over 15 years since I’ve had a pokey hat from nardinis in Largs. Having been in the area we drove out of our way to nip in for a taste of the famous ice cream. I ordered a knickerbocker glory and the kids...More

Thank Sand M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely building in an attractive setting but whole experience marred by very bored staff - the guy who showed us to a table made no eye contact, didn't speak, flung the menus on the table and walked off. Coffee was barely warm, ice cream ok...More

Thank royston63
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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.
26 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
  • Value
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, Kids, View, 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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