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Review of The Pokey Hat

The Pokey Hat
Ranked #2 of 2 Dessert in Oban
Certificate of Excellence
Description: The Pokey Hat is an Ice cream parlour selling delicious homemade Italian Ice Creams. The ice creams are made fresh daily, in house on the premises, we offer a wide range of flavours which change regularly at reasonable prices and in the summer months we are open from 10am till 10pm 7 days a week. In reply to a lot of tourist questions, yes our shop did belong to Princess Diana's mother Frances Shand Kydd at one time where she ran a successful card and gift shop.
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Description: The Pokey Hat is an Ice cream parlour selling delicious homemade Italian Ice Creams. The ice creams are made fresh daily, in house on the premises, we offer a wide range of flavours which change regularly at reasonable prices and in the summer months we are open from 10am till 10pm 7 days a week. In reply to a lot of tourist questions, yes our shop did belong to Princess Diana's mother Frances Shand Kydd at one time where she ran a successful card and gift shop.
Reviewed August 25, 2012

We got our coffees and bacon rolls every morning while on holiday as was just round the corner from our apartment and so much better than cooking on holiday

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rosanne73, Owner at The Pokey Hat, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2012

I think you may have reviewed the wrong place as we do not sell coffee or bacon rolls we are an Ice cream parlour.

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Reviewed August 24, 2012

I tried the pistachio and that was good if a little over sweet. I went back a few days later and tried the banana with chic pieces which was very good. I think the price is very reasonable. £2 for a single scoop in a cone is good value.

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rosanne73, Owner at The Pokey Hat, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2012

Thanks for your kind review, hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

Not sure why people are reviewing this as a restauraunt as it is an ice cream shop all be it a very good one. Still... Tasty and you get what you pay for.

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rosanne73, Owner at The Pokey Hat, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2012

Thank you for your comments regarding our ice cream, however think to mark us as being "average" on the basis of us not being a restaurant is some what unfair, we do not profess to be a restaurant and most people review us on our product ie. Ice Cream, which you said you enjoyed, so finding the average award a little difficult to work out.

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Reviewed August 19, 2012

This place was one of the only places open for ice cream after dinner as we were walking around at night. While we initially thought the prices were high, we were amazed at the generous portion sizes so we quickly changed our minds. No credit cards accepted. Ice cream made fresh daily, says the sign. It was tasty!!

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rosanne73, Owner at The Pokey Hat, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2012

Thank you for your kind review, I am glad you enjoyed your ice creams, our ice creams are made daily on the premises using superior quality italian ingredients and our pricing has to reflect that, but we do give generous portions and most people would rather pay a little bit more for a better quality product. We do not accept card payments as we are a seasonal business and very few people ask to pay by card, given that we are only open during the summer months it just wouldn't be viable to install the required equipment. Hope to see you back again soon.

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Reviewed August 11, 2012

We had a two scoop cone each and the dog had a teddy cone. We sat on the bench overlooking the harbour on a sunny afternoon - paradise!!

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Thepokeyhat O, Owner at The Pokey Hat, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2012

Thank you so much for your kind review, am glad you enjoyed your ice cream, hope the dog did too. Hope to see you again soon.

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