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It’s just the best in the world. Everyone must try it. It beasts everything around and you can only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Appledore, United Kingdom
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Best ice cream in the world

You can't beat an Hocking's ice cream ,made in Appledore . My favorite thing is to trying not to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Factory Kingsley Avenue | The Ice Cream Factory, Appledore, England
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All reviews ice cream north devon special treat local family scones nothing compares welcome sight summer months nougat man serving factory shop devon clotted cream instow beach friendly service only downside a real treat second to none
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s just the best in the world. Everyone must try it. It beasts everything around and you can only get it locally from their vans.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank philiplang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't beat an Hocking's ice cream ,made in Appledore . My favorite thing is to trying not to get in a mess eating a Nougat sandwich on a summers day :-) I do live in Appledore and have had Hockings since I was tiny...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank richardgasman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No trip to North Devon is complete without a delicious icecream from A Hockings van. The Classic Icecream vans are to be found all over North Devon and rarely without a queue of folk who are regular buyers. This is Icecream at its olde fashioned...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ronald s
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Always the best ice cream, I can’t eat anything else out of a cone now! Creamy, sweet and delicious with no icy bits. Spot on!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lillipeach
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Hockings are famous for their ice cream. Vans are all round Devon and the factory is based here. The big USP is it's made with clotted cream . The food is very good. We had a shell wafer and a plastic spoon and set in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Yummy ice cream, a real favourite. Staff always friendly - it’s an Appledore must! Try the clotted cream on top, it really works.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 21 October 2018

After trying other icecreams available in this area Hockings icecream beats all for taste. I would like to see more hygiene care taken when handling the cones ( ie use of gloves) but I buy tubs to avoid this issue.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ukreviews2018
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Guvauntingol
Reviewed 13 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carriethepotter
Reviewed 10 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beenie
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Response from MusselsMan | Reviewed this property |
We have a 12v cool box that keeps it frozen for hours.