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“Great vanilla ice cream”
Review of Jelberts

Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Newlyn
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Takeout
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great vanilla ice cream”
Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

Fabulous vanilla ice cream, people queue down New Road to order it. And of course Penzance and Newlyn's Golden Girl Olympic star Helen Glover's family still run it, come and see the window display celebrating her win!

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English first
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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“Last 2 scoops of 2012”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Indulged in another 2 addictive scoops and clottled cream while sitting in the sun in Newlyn. It is just the best vanilla ice cream anywhere even if you never seem to get service with a smile. It's a shame that it will close from Nov 5th until Easter. It will be a long winter! It's also a shame that you won't find it anywhere else.

  • Visited October 2012
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“The Best Ice cream in Cornwall - fact !”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

We have been visiting Jelberts in Newlyn - ( on the main road between Penzance and Newlyn ) now for over 20 years - don't expect swish premises or multiple flavours - It's vanilla or nothing but with the option of clotted cream or a flake and wafers - What you do get though is simply the best tasting vanilla ice cream in Cornwall if not the UK !! - The ice cream comes in 2 sizes small and large served in polystyrene cups with sturdy plastic spoons - and the large really are large with the cups filled to the brim ! - if your looking for a treat for you or the children - give it a try you won't be disappointed .

Visited October 2012
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“Brilliant Icecream”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Best ice cream in Cornwall. Grew up with it and it hasn't changed. Probably it will disappoint those who love flavours but this is all about the true McCoy..not as sweet as Callestick etc and that I prefer....it's designed to take a dod of Cornish clotted cream on top!

Visited August 2012
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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“Don't ask for a raspberry ripple, chocolate, strawberry, you might get a backhander!”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Jelberts Ice Cream shop is on the right hand side of the road into Newlyn from Penzance just before the bridge. This shop is not operated by a 'Jack of All Trades', but they are certainly the masters of one...that of making superb vanilla ice cream. And I say vanilla because that is the ONLY flavour you will find here. You can have cones or tubs and you will get the choice of a flake or a dollop of Cornish clotted cream on the top, but that's pretty much it. When ice cream is that good, though, you don't need anything else. Can be very busy in the summer, but well worth the wait. The Jelbert dairy business has been going since before WW2 so I guess they should be good at it. Do not visit Newlyn or Penzance without trying one (or several) of these. Excellent and very highly recommended.

Visited July 2012
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