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Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
+44 1475 675000
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“ice cream” (556 reviews)
“sundae” (112 reviews)
“fish and chips” (157 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fab, fun place with great ice cream sundaes, a real treat in an iconic building. Polite service, buzzing atmosphere.

Thank sophiehowgego
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everyone I know who takes a day-trip to Largs goes to Nardini's, and everyone has at least one horror story to tell of their visit there. Why do we keep going back? It's like the place has become a parody of itself, a slapstick farce...More

Thank tpdv21
Reviewed 2 days ago

We popped in for lunch as it looked a nice place, and the food was fine - albeit a little pricey! We spotted the icecream and cakes and decided that after we had had a walk around the area and the sea front we would...More

Thank mummysquadge
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were told told when in Largs make sure you visit Nardini's so we did, what a disappointment. We went in late morning hoping to get a sandwich before going shopping in Paisley, they were still on the breakfast menu which doesn't include sandwiches other...More

Thank Kev012
Reviewed 4 days ago

While in the area we ate at Nardini's 3 times. Each time for lunch. We were always happy with our meals. Recommend the Fish and chips. This is a busy, restaurant situated at center of town across from the Firth of Clyde. Popular with "Day...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I used to go here often with my parents in the 70s when I was young and it was a great place to eat out. This is the first time I've been back since then so this is an adult perspective of Nardini's. Today, I...More

Thank dropthepilot
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good not dog friendly.did not like that they refused a cone to a child in the restraunt. They could have tried harder

Thank iainsleigh55
Reviewed 6 days ago

a great variety of cakes pastries and ice creams, as well as coffee. great menu for a meal as well and the staff were attentive and friendly despite being really busy.

Thank rita W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8 of us went here for an ice cream, expecting perfection! What a disappointment! All of us felt the ice cream, which used to be so good (so very good!), was now tasteless. In Nardini's! I was gutted! Are they cheapening it to increase profit?...More

Thank JamTarts55
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had lunch here on Sunday 13 August 2017.. The service and food were exceptional. We have paid more at places like Pizza Hut which is ridiculous for a fast food outlet. Nardini's will be our place of choice when we are...More

Thank Yvonne C
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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
  • 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
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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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