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Best ice cream I have ever tasted

The ice cream is second to none. It really is the best vanilla ice cream I have ever tasted. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Swansea, United Kingdom
The best ice cream from a van I've ever tasted

This is proper ice cream, scooped from a container, not that horrible, oily white stuff that comes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carshalton, United Kingdom
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The Factory Kingsley Avenue | The Ice Cream Factory, Appledore, England
+44 1237 474575
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All reviews ice cream north devon special treat welcome sight clean vans thank goodness man serving factory shop look forward scones a real treat friendly service only downside instow beach oysters vanilla flavor
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Reviewed yesterday

The ice cream is second to none. It really is the best vanilla ice cream I have ever tasted. We even bought a 4 litle tub to take home with us, it was so nice

Thank Guvauntingol
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is proper ice cream, scooped from a container, not that horrible, oily white stuff that comes out of a tap. It's absolutely delicious and even better when topped off with a dollop of clotted cream. A must try if you're in the North Devon...More

Thank carriethepotter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without having a hockings ice cream lovely and creamy, leaves you wanting more! Plenty of ice cream vans around Devon to buy from.

Thank Beenie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For my family... probably the best ice cream anywhere. When we stop at the van on Appledore Quay we feel we have truly arrived in Devon. Yummy.

Thank theballantynes2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local family, we have enjoyed Hockings ice creams many times. The company just sells from ice cream vans, and in the winter from the factory. Its a must for Xmas. I recommended Hockings to a Cornish chef friend, who have had to admit...More

Thank Tawviewers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been all over UK plus visited some 50 odd countries in the world and Hockings ice cream is the best!! What else can I say?

Thank appledoremichelinman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous vanilla icecream in a crisp tasty sugar/waffle cone. Please bring a van up to the Yorkshire Coast!

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A weeks visit to Appledore and Westward Ho! and HAD to have a Hockings ice cream every day. Been looking forward to having one again for the past 3 years.

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ice cream was sublime😀Perfect place and perfect weather to stroll along the promenade with a cold cone ,and watch the world go bye 👍

Thank Traveler826568
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ice cream van parked on the quay served tasty ice cream, certainly much better than the standard mass produced ice cream that some vans serve up. Excellent friendly service too.

Thank Owdmon
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Response from MusselsMan | Reviewed this property |
We have a 12v cool box that keeps it frozen for hours.