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“Traditional Ice Cream Parlour”
Review of Joes

Joes
Ranked #1 of 15 Dessert in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
wales
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Traditional Ice Cream Parlour”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Anyone who wants a "real" ice cream in Swansea or Mumbles just has to go to 'Joes' to sample what is one of the best ice creams in Wales.
Best savoured in a simple cone or tub, you can of course embellish it with a wide variety of tempting sauces, marshmallows, chocolate, fudge, nuts etc, or treat yourself to a traditional knickerbocker glory or sundae.
Be warned...you will find it difficult to walk away without going back for more !
Be prepared for long queues and waits at busy periods

  • Visited May 2014
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The No1 icecream parlour”
Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

If you visit Swansea you cannot leave without trying a Joes icecream. The parlour in Mumbles has a large seating area where you can have sandwiches, cakes, tea, coffee, etc. as well as the usual icecream cones, tubs sundaes and the North Pole. You can also takeaway and enjoy your icecream looking out over the bay or walking on the seafront. Definitely a must. You won't be disappointed!

  • Visited May 2014
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swansea
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“how all ice cream should taste like”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have been eating Joe's since I broke my elbow in 1955 it was a treat then as it is now
the recipe is a family secret .But the taste is still the same SCRUMTIOUS , this is how all
ice creams should taste like, they also do good coffee's and snacks.

Visited November 2013
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Thank ALAN J
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Childhood memories of 'real ice cream,”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

A trip to Mumbles would not be complete without enjoying a Joes ice cream. Rich,creamy and unique in texture and flavour. The memories of how good ice used to be from independent ice cream makers of years ago. If you love chocolate sundaes they are the real deal! Rich chocolate sauce creamy vanilla ice cream. Fabulous.

  • Visited May 2014
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“ICE CREAM”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

I live in Swansea and for the last 40+ years Joe's ice cream is the best.There are two parlours.One in Swansea near the Guildhall and the other in Mumbles(four miles away).tHis ice cream should be on your bucket list!!!!

  • Visited May 2014
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