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Prospect House 1 The Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1NB, England
01843 865051
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been visiting here for years (30?!). Thought it time to write a review as always have a great visit...whether just an icecream or coffee or cake......list goes on. Lovely Italian gelateria...staff friendly and Maurice (owner) keeping an eye ...quite often behind the counter too. Coffee always hot.....unlike some other Italian cafes nearby..... Sit outside on a sunny Broadstairs day and... More 

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved the style and furniture of this retro Italian-looking cafe. It is situated in the heart of Broadstairs' promenade overlooking the channel, and is fronted with a range of delicious-looking Italian ice-cream. However, we found the food to be very disappointing and with sad looking mass produced savoury products in the display cabinets. The cannoli were bland and horribly... More 

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Thank Freilich
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a visit early on sunday got a seat outside very nice BROADSTAIRS SPECIAL ice cream > really nice coffee and very generous apple danish < the place was spotless we will go again soon BEST 1 IN TOWN

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Thank bernard p
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you get an excellent ice cream for - frankly - a higher price than usual (2BP per ball), but the balls are a bit larger than usual as well and taste brilliantly. You have to stay away at peak times (folk week) due to too much queueing. But worth the time!!!

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Thank Peter G
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was only by luck that I discovered this parlour - I was just strolling to have a look at the art and card shop on a hot day, then the Italian Ice-cream sign caught my eyes -I have never known that this place existed! We tried tiramisu and biscuit and they were both lovely. The choice of flavours are... More 

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Thank LaLaGoRound
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted afternoon coffee and cake for 5 people. It was about 4.45 and the choice of cake was terrible. It took ages to decide on which of the left-overs we wanted. Then we saw coffee gateaux and chocolate choux buns on the counter at the back but we were told we could not have any of those as they... More 

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Thank sally c
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101 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped along in Folk Week, as our usual choice was packed out with a huge queue outside. Chiappini's was very quiet and we got an ice cream for our daughter and asked to pay inside along with a coffee and a tea. No, this was not allowed. We had to pay twice, once at the window for an ice... More 

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Thank DMorgs71
Kent, UK
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254 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best ice cream in Broadstairs that should not be missed. Also make a mean cup of coffee and excellent milk shakes. If you are there at coffee time try one of their cakes as well. I had one of the best pieces of apple a nd blackberry tart I have had and that includes my wife!

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Thank welshtraveller42
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the ice cream was lovely I thought £2.50 each for a glass of orange squash was really expensive and the service was not as good as before came to over £18 for 2 kids sundaes and an adult which I didn't mind as the ice cream was good it was just the drinks were a lot and I didn't... More 

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Thank Angelprincessstar
Home Counties UK
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197 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How nice to find an ice cream parlour which provides plenty of outdoor seating as well - and what views! Looking out over Viking Bay who could ask for more?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prospect House 1 The Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
  • Phone Number: 01843 865051
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