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Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop

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97 | Cartway, Bridgnorth WV16 4BW, England
+44 1746 768001
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Such pleasant owners looking to give customers a lovely experience.Lovely pots of tea.Pleasant calm surroundings.Choice of food. A newspaper provided. Ice Cream parlour to temp adults and children.Massive choice especially in summer.

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Thank RJ49BridgnorthUK
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly the staff are very concerned about the customers relaxing atmosphere a pleasure to go there

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We visited Giovanni's today, after coming up the Cliff railway with our two babies (6 months and 20 months). We sat down, and had a very pleasant ice-cream. All was going fine until the lady who was serving the ice-cream comes outside and stands about 8 feet from us and lights up a cigarette. It was disgusting, there we are... More 

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1 Thank Greggbb
Namery, Co-Owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Dear Greggbb, Many thanks for your review and we are so sorry that you experienced this incident. Quite simply, this should not have happened and your perfectly reasonable complaint has been addressed and this situation will most certainly not arise again. We are glad that the ice-cream was to your liking and we hope that we might enjoy your custom... More 

South Petherton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Whether you need a snack, a coffee or a delicious ice cream on sweltering hot day there will be something on offer to meet your needs. Located near the top of Cartway, Giovanni's offers a friendly welcome and a wide range of excellent hot or cold snacks and delicious filter coffee. I have been there repeatedly in the past month... More 

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Thank DaveV69
Wolverhampton
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

At the end of a tiring shopping trip we received a warm welcome and reviving cup of tea. They offer an excellent range of ice-creams, and Sam, Lucy and Team are always ready with a smile.

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Thank Anthony Joyce P
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

What a lovely little coffee shop/ice cream parlour. The coffee was fresh and delicious with the added bonus of a peanut cookie(unexpectedly) Great choice of ice cream flavour including lemon meringue. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Carole M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Third time visit for me today the reason I've returned was after hearing they do soda floats so wanted to try cream soda with cherry ice cream is looked forward to it for ages and I wasn't let down .giovannis is a fantastic little coffee shop/ice cream parlour which is situated on the main walking route between high town and... More 

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Thank Patrick T
Namery, Co-owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Patrick T, Third visit, WOW, you clearly like what you are getting from our small establishment and we hope there are many more visits, you are, as is every customer, always welcome. Thank you for letting people know where we are. I remember ice cream soda's from forty years ago and now I have the chance to try my own.... More 

Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Quite simply a fantastic place to enjoy one of their superb hot chocolates and amazing ice creams . The staff are extremely warm and welcoming, especially Nigel. Don't waste time going elsewhere go here. We will return 😀👍

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

What can I say? A lovely response to your experience of Giovanni's. I am proud that you were treated in the way you would expect, if people take the trouble to visit us, then we recognise people need to be treated with the welcome they deserve. The hot chocolate is a continental blend and it has to be made with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Must say i have come to love this place the ice creams they have are amazing and the milk shakes out of of this world..... the best in town..... they have many other things on there meun to have and enjoy ...the staff make you feel very welcome and will keep going there

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Thank louise t
Namery, Co-owner at Giovanni's Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Hi louise t, Thank you for your lovely comments and yes, we take pride in our ice cream and the milk shakes are so dependant on how they are prepared. There are many other small snacks on our simple menu, again prepared to your liking, using fresh, local produce. I am glad you were made to feel welcome and we... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Been here twice, once for hot drink but ice cream was on mind today. liked this place at first visit as customer service was excellent. Today as its hot day wanted to have an ice cream that turned out to be a great idea as they have good variety .Service was good as always even though it was busy .ice... More 

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

Thank you TGGatsby, I am so glad you found your visit was as you would want and equally happy to find the service was as you would expect. We could make life easier and stock a smaller variety of ice cream, but our aim is to give the customer what they want. It can get busy and we sell ice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $6
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 | Cartway, Bridgnorth WV16 4BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Bridgnorth
  • Phone Number: +44 1746 768001
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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