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7A Eglinton Street, Portrush BT56 8DX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7035 7155
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Hornsea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

THE place to stop for coffee, chat, ice cream and panoramic view - terrific. We have visited many times. The Ulster Fry is excellent - egg, bacon, sausage, soda farl, potato bread and toast. An extremely satisfying meal for any part of the day. If you like icecream, then this is the place for you.

Thank ladyalane
Level Contributor
66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Sunday morning stroll around the town and stopped off for a coffee. The lady serving us was lovely, attentive and genuinely happy to serve us. Coffee was great as was the croissants served warm. Definitely a 10/10 for food and especially for the service. Great to see that customer facing staff isn't a thing of the past and this lady... More 

Thank c42pilot
County Down, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

A very small ice cream parlour but brilliant choices and flavours a rather busy ice cream parlour so be prepared to wait but well worth it

Thank lilamarcusdickson
Belfast, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I live in Belfast but the hour and a half trip to Portrush is worth it for a tub of Morellis Nutella ice cream. I was actually so disappointed this week when we went up and it was closed on a Wednesday evening- I assume Autumn/Winter opening hours... Still unbelievably good!

Thank Rachael O
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

They have 2 stores side by side. One for takeaway ice cream and one for eating in. I queued for 15mins inside to be asked was it sit in or takeaway???? Seriously?? When I said it was to sit in they said I was in the wrong line that it was for take out only, funny that as everyone in... More 

Thank christine s
Northern Ireland
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had our annual ice cream before school starts service was good as usual few dirty tables when we went in but a young man cleared the table for us shop was very busy so understand the tables hadn't been cleared, he washed the table down but it was very sticky had to wait a while for our ice cream... More 

Thank Daisynorthernireland
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Excellent choices for your perfect ice-cream sundae, a special treat when in the exploring the area however can be expensive for a family.

Thank kateacheson
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Having decided to take my grand children to Portrush for the day my daughter in law suggested going to Morelli's for something to eat. Well...... when we went in I ended up clearing the tables to allow the children to sit down. After queueing to order payment had to be cash only, no cards - bearing in mind this is... More 

Thank SPKCookstown
Morelli1911, Owner at Morelli's, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about your bad experience at Morelli's Cafe Lido. This trip advisor page is for Morelli's Portrush, the establishment next door. We no not sell food, just ice cream. The two establishments are independent of each other. We understand that you are unhappy, but at the same time we'd like to maintain our positive feedback and score and... More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

really lovely ice-cream, had to ask for extras such as flake, sprinkles etc. service was a bit chaotic with the older lady not really sure what was going on, but the younger girl was prompt and efficient.

Thank Donna M
Roslea, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

What can I say, the ice cream is totally delicious you should definitely drop in if you are nearby and try some of the yummy flavours.

Thank ktoxo13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7A Eglinton Street, Portrush BT56 8DX, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Portrush
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7035 7155

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