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Big Licks

#388 of 2,059 Places to Eat in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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1187 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland
13:00 - 21:30
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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I took my niece for ice cream and although the ice cream was good we found it very busy because it was school holidays, so we had to wait quite a while to be served and it was very expensive too.

Thank _brydonmob
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Went for a faluda to their place on Victoria street. After seeing great reviews online. The falooda should have had a bit more rooh afza, it didn't have any dry fruits, and no fruits at all! Otherwise okay if you aren't too fussy. After buying 4 regular faloodas for £4 each. You still get charged 50p for a spare/extra empty... More 

Thank SalamTraveler
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

What's not to like about homemade gelato? Had lunch and this place was right next door. Small place, plenty of flavors to choose from. Dod yourself a favor and get the cookie mixed into your gelato. They bake the cookie right in the back and then mix that into whatever flavor you choose. Worth the wait

Thank welkomebak
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110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Went last weekend and was so nice I went back again the next day to try other flavours. On Saturday evening I had a tub with a scoop of pomegranate sorbet and a scoop of mojito sorbet. Both excellent and refreshing after a curry we had nearby and a bit of a walk Next day was warm so I went... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Love the ice cream here. It's thick, smooth and creamy like ice cream should be with lots of flavour. Can't resist popping in whenever I'm passing by.

Thank emma l
Altrincham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Went with friends. We wanted to try a different place. I ordered Faluda and rest of them order ice cream but it was really really nice. I wasn't expecting to be that good. I was really surprised. And we went back again for Faluda.

Thank Faisal S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
167 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

My girlfriend and i visited Big Licks this weekend to get a milkshake to take away. I ordered vanilla and she had a Snickers. the shakes were fantastic, really creamy and smooth and very very thick. the service was really friendly but my complaint comes with the length of time we waited. there were not other people waiting for orders... More 

2 Thank Chris D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

I always get cookie dough, nutella, a scoop of ice cream & whipped cream. Sickening but unbeatable! Pricey but worth it for a treat now and then.

Thank Shona Y
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

A wide variety of ice creams to choose from, almost too much for such an indecisive person as me! The guy working was really friendly and patient with me and let me try a few flavours as I couldn't decide if I was in a chocolate or fruit mood. My fiance ordered the brownies with a scoop of tablet ice... More 

Thank bigheartsmallworld
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Friendly, clean, no scrimping on the scoops and a variety of tasty ice cream to choose from, will definitely be back again!

Thank ionacameron1990

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1187 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?