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Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop

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97 | Cartway, Bridgnorth WV16 4BW, England
0 174.676.8001
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Giovanni's is a friendly, warm and welcoming ice cream parlour and coffee...
Giovanni's is a friendly, warm and welcoming ice cream parlour and coffee shop (with it's own caves) situated a the top of Cartway in the historic town of Bridgnorth. We offer a range of locally produced ice creams,italian coffee, speciality teas and hot chocolates, schmoo milkshakes, soft drinks and freshly made hot and cold food. Dogs are very welcome, served complimentary doggy treats so they don't feel left out. If you are visiting on your 'bike, then we can offer secure, under-cover storage while you look round town.Free Wi Fi.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and fabulous hospitality

Sam who runs the place makes everyone feel so welcome that she has created a true community hub. You can't eat here without making friends and enjoying the local conversation! I also recommend the Lemon Meringue ice cream and all the other flavours too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Lynne B
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Houlton, Maine
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Houlton, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Sam who runs the place makes everyone feel so welcome that she has created a true community hub. You can't eat here without making friends and enjoying the local conversation! I also recommend the Lemon Meringue ice cream and all the other flavours too!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a visit to this unassuming ice cream parlour and what a surprise. Really friendly staff and the ice cream - wow. Such lovely flavours we had an ice cream sundae, choice of flavours,I had salted caramel and honey and ginger with caramel sauce it was gorgeous. Well worth a visit. We will be back to try some other flavours.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Visited today with my cousin, and we both had ice cream sundaes and coffee. Wonderful choices of the most delicious ice cream. We thoroughly enjoyed them and are planning a return visit next month. The coffee was lovely too. The staff couldn't have been more helpful, even rushing our order through when we realised we were a bit tight for... More 

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Kington, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Visited Bridgnorth and saw on tripadvisor good ratings about this ice cream parlour. It did not disappoint, the staff were really friendly and gave the impression that nothing was too much trouble. I love ice cream, and the ice cream here was delicious. My husband had the vanilla and strawberry. I had the chocolate and then tried his strawberry which... More 

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Namery, Co-owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Hi leesjanice, Many thanks for the review you have posted about Giovanni's. We are so pleased that you felt the service you received was as you would have liked. As I have said so many times when responding to reviews, we simply want customers to be treated the way we would want to be treated ourselves! Lovely comments about our... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Visited Giovanni's on bank holiday Easter weekend, so it was quite busy in the cafe! However there were lots of flavours of ice cream left, and we were served very promptly. The staff were very helpful and friendly, the ice cream was delicious and we will definitely visit again for a lunch time bite to eat.

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Namery, Co-owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Dear Emma W Many thanks for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience of our ice cream parlour and coffee shop. The ice cream is made at a local farm as it has been for decades and they use the farm's own dairy herd. We are currently supplying a variety of new flavours, along side our... More 

Derbyshire
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We visited Giovannis yesterday with Bert our 1 year old Border Terrier. I had found it on Tripadvisor before we came away and read all the lovely reviews. We were not disappointed. What a lovely, friendly place. Bert loved his treats. He met some new friends who are obviously regulars at the cafe. I would recommend Giovannis to anyone, especially... More 

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Namery, Co owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Dear Pat S, Many thanks for your review and I am sorry that we have not responded sooner. As a senior reviewer, you clearly appraise the places that you visit seriously and have opinions on what you appreciate. We are pleased that you found us friendly and you received a pleasurable experience. We love our coffee shop and ice cream... More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Needed a cup of tea, this place gave a very friendly greeting and good service. It's not a large place, but still worth a visit

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Management response:

Dear Alan_uk1953, Many thanks for taking the time to write your thoughts about your recent trip to Giovanni's. I am so pleased the service was to your liking and that you were greeted in the way you would expect to be. We are proud of our little ice cream parlour and coffee shop and hope that we may have the... More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went to Bridgnorth for the day to introduce our 16wk old puppy to the world and we struggled to find anywhere that was dog friendly - then we discovered this place. Not only are they dog friendly but also served with our hot drinks were two home made complimentary dog biscuits which Bert loved. Excellent service, fantastic hot choc, coffee... More 

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Namery, Co-owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Dear wildee, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review and post a picture. We are so glad that Bert enjoyed the snack, so kindly supplied by one of our great customers, Di Grigg. We are very proud to be dog friendly and the pups will always get their complimentary treats (as do their owners of course.) We... More 

Cannock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

My sandwich was brilliant i had it made to my own liking. Served with the best crisps I've tasted. Side salad n homemade honey and mustard dressing. N omg my iced was 2 die 4. We finished off with a scone, cloated cream n jam. Only thing i would like to change is a warm scone. But other than that... More 

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Namery, co owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Dear suziechief Great to see you and serve you, what wonderful words about our little café and ice cream parlour. All our sandwiches, snacks are freshly prepared to your taste and should you require anything then we will always try to accommodate. Great to see that always try to visit us when you are in our little market town. We... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is an ideal venue if you are looking for fantastic friendly service with a smile. Dogs are welcome. I regularly come in with my family and dog Jasper who is treated to a biscuit when we have out coffee. I would highley recommend this cafe to everyone.

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Namery, co owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Dear LissieScho77, Thank you for your kind words and your time to write a review for Giovanni's. Wow! To say we are the best is praise indeed and so thank you very much for your kind words. Yes, dog friendly and proud of it! They will always get their home made doggie treats while their owners enjoy the best cup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 97 | Cartway, Bridgnorth WV16 4BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Bridgnorth
  • Phone Number: 0 174.676.8001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Ice Cream

Description

Giovanni's is a friendly, warm and welcoming ice cream parlour and coffee shop (with it's own caves) situated a the top of Cartway in the historic town of Bridgnorth. We offer a range of locally produced ice creams,italian coffee, speciality teas and hot chocolates, schmoo milkshakes, soft drinks and freshly made hot and cold food. Dogs are very welcome, served complimentary doggy treats so they don't feel left out. If you are visiting on your 'bike, then we can offer secure, under-cover storage while you look round town.Free Wi Fi.

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