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61 Chalk Farm Road, London, London NW1 8AN, England
+44 20 7428 9990
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Ranked #8,967 of 17,940 Restaurants in London
Price range: $8 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Enjoying a faithful following since 1947, Marine Ices serves delicious Italian ice cream.
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English first
Richmond, Surrey, UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Having been to Marine Ices regularly as kids, we went back recently (20 years later!). It doesn't seem to have changed a bit, which means it's not the most salubrious of restaurants, but it was clean and tidy, and the staff were friendly. Food (standard Italian) was fantastic - simple pizzas, pasta, ice cream, cooked really nicely. Ice cream street... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The ice cream isn't bad for the UK. It isn't up to Italian standards (but where is?!) I was a bit disappointed by the service if I'm being honest. I had to ask three times for the staff to check whether there is egg in the ice cream flavors I had selected. Unfortunately their standard of English was worse than... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

As per the title, says it all, go there, loads of flavours too many to list. Best ice cream in north london.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This place has unfortunately changed for the worse. It used to be a large 2 part restaurant but is now a tiny ice cream parlour. I had the large cup with pistachio, rum & raisins & salty caramel. The rum & raisins and salty caramel tasted good, but there were ice crystals in there. The pistachio flavour has room for... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Made a special trip when returned to London visiting friends to take my wife to what used to be the best ice cream shop around. Restaurant has got a lot smaller, prices a lot bigger, quaility just OK and service well the only waitress was doing her best. Such a shame.

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London UK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Marine Ices has changed hands. Sometimes this can be a good thing, but in this case it is disastrous. This restaurant has been run-down, scaled down and dumbed down so that is no longer recognizable. What charm it has is now gone, it is reduced to a run-of-the-mill cheap nosh-shop ... even its ice-cream parlour is no longer to be... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is the only place around that does ice cream, so I guess they profit from the lack of possible alternatives. Hence, the prices are very high, staff tend to have friendly and rather unfriendly days alike, the place tends to be messy and covered in rubbish and ice cream out the front, but then the ice cream does taste... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Let's be clear - this is not the same place that enjoyed huge popularity in the 80s and 90s (and I presume the noughties too) as the family who set it up and ran it for many decades sold the business a few years ago. It's still trading under the same name and brand, as an Italian restaurant and ice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

When you have that ice cream craving and just want to have a nice little sit down eating some good ice cream without the hassle of being pressured to order a main etc, this is the place to go. Nice and simple interior with some lovely pictures of possibly Southern italy (that's me guessing it's Minori but could be completely... More 

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England
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Having been coming to Marine since I was a young child I was very sorry to learn it had been sold. They claim they bought the Marine Ices ice cream recipes. The ice cream is pretty good but not quite the same and there are not nearly the variety there used to be. The menu is small. The restaurant is... More 

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Additional Information about Marine Ices

Address: 61 Chalk Farm Road, London, London NW1 8AN, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7428 9990
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Ice Cream

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