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Issie's Handmade Chocolate

The Mediterranean House, Castletownbere, Ireland
+353 86 339 6316
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Ice cream shop

Issie's shop right across from the main car park and next to Supervalu, has a lovely choice of ice... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Diarmuid M
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County Cork, Ireland
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CLMillard

Excellent ice cream and service..very personable service and pleasant ice cream shop... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
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The Mediterranean House, Castletownbere, Ireland
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+353 86 339 6316
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Issie's shop right across from the main car park and next to Supervalu, has a lovely choice of ice creams for one to try. Also available are selections of handmade chocolates that are of very good quality. We enjoyed our stop here and highly recommend.

Thank Diarmuid M
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent ice cream and service..very personable service and pleasant ice cream shop atmosphere...right across from the pier.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Not our fave as we like the way darker stuff. Very nice gifty kind of latest mixes of nuts, flavours and salteds. Pleasant choices for the take home for friends.

Thank rhamba k
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to the area for years and Issies is always a treat from the ice creams to the amazing chocolate. We always take home chocolate buttons to make hot chocolates when we come home, to remind us of Issies.

Thank 408Jane
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Something for everyone here with great coffee, delicious ice-cream, milk shakes and handmade chocolates. Small tearoom with tables inside and out. Reasonable prices too.

Thank cfurey
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Lovely little place with some outdoor picnic benches. Well worth stopping in! Suitable for all age groups. No highchairs though . Door is small so can be funny to get buggy in. Not an attraction really.. more a place to go for ice cream or...More

Thank Oona O
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ideal place for a cup of hot chocolate after you do your weekly shop in Supervalue. And you can buy some delicious chocolates to take home.

Thank Brendaflew
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

You can buy all you old favourite sweets here by the LB. They sell lovely ice creams and coffees, cakes & pizzas. The decor is quaint and 50s style like an american milkshake bar. The owner is charming and friendly. The hot chocolate shots are...More

Thank Frederika L
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This a small but fun place. The decor is a bit '50's tea shop' with. They use a mix of different china which gives a really homely feel to the place. Issie makes here own chocolates which are available to buy in the cafe. They...More

Thank perle369
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here after lunch up the street. Always nice to see these small places offering their own produce. Very friendly, cheerful owner. Lovely ice-cream, chocolate and coffee. Worth a stop for sure.

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