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Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
+44 1475 675000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“ice cream” (605 reviews)
“sundae” (115 reviews)
“fish and chips” (175 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived in Largs on a warm & sunny Wednesday and decided to eat in Nardini's cafe. Made our way to the centre of the cafe to wait to be seated - unusual as normally one would wait by the entrance. Once seated we were given...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good variety of ice creams etc. for children. Difficult to get table by window. Pity as good views. Waitress nice,service good. Unfortunately I personally just do not rate the ice cream itself here as just not creamy enough.Children love it here and always ask to...More

Thank Truthfulady1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have a two year old daughter and as any parent knows on hot sunny days giving two year olds ice cream cones they are inclined to wear mist of it and then complain. We went in to buy ice cream but unfortunately Nardinis only...More

2  Thank wendy74hwh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to Largs about once a month and normally eat here . Service is always efficient and food is brought out really quickly despite it normally being very busy especially if the weather is warm . Having the piano playing is a nice touch...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tony Macaroni Restaurant offered a wide range of Italian dishes. We felt it represented good value for money. The service was excellent. We finished off the evening with a Nardini Ice Cream!u

Thank IMAK1000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a week in Fairlie and ate out every day/night. I have been to Nardini's before and been a bit dissapointed but willing to try again. I had the lemon sole and asked for it breaded. It really was poor - tasteless, dry and...More

Thank nleefootballfinance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Day out to Largs decided to go in for lunch I had a large fish and chips while my mother had soup then a fruit scone with jam and cream everything was very nice and I would recommend it to anyone

Thank Darren L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in with a few friends for tea and we had excellent food and such a friendly welcome. Well done to Neil especially as the restaurant was packed on such a nice night.

Thank davidennis2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold wet visit to the seaside went here for a their wonderful fish & chips. We had a vegetarian with us & the kitchen offered a choice of 3 dishes that were not on the menu. It was not crowded as the weather...More

1  Thank lizzie4916
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The decor is beginning to look a little dated, the chairs and planters are scratched. Most of the staff were curtious and friendly

Thank Vivian V
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Questions & Answers
12 January 2016|
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Response from BethBright | Reviewed this property |
Don't go. The food is mediocre and overpriced. The service is poor. Scotts at the marina has better food and I've heard that Seamill Hydro is very good.
26 November 2015|
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Response from foxymadam | Reviewed this property |
The Nardinis restaurant (overlooking the marina) was bought out of administration by Buzzworks holdings in 2009.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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09:00 - 21:00
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09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  North Ayrshire  >  Largs
  • Phone Number: +44 1475 675000
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