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Jelberts

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New Road, Newlyn, Penzance, England
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just try it and you will realise why there is a queue/line outside even on the coldest of days......

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Thank Cornishpagan
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Model T of ice cream parlours...The best around if you like vanilla. Salty and creamy...No wonder the queues stretch down the road in the summer.

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Thank Kentish1973
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The only place to go for an ice cream in newlyn. The cues tell the story, fantastic owners, fantastic ice cream followed by a walk along the promenade. What more do you want.

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Thank Daniel V
Penzance, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Just really tasty creamy ice-cream, friendly staff, go on give yourselves a treat. Then walk on to the promenade at Penzance, just lovely.

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Thank Sharon W
Penzance, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The secret recipe for Jelbert's ice cream should be enough to tempt you. During the season there is often a queue outside as the ice cream is to die for. Straight forward, no fancy flavours, just plain creamy and delightful. You can choose from tubs, wafers or different types of crispy cones. You could go mad and buy a huge... More 

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Thank Sue M
Truro, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Best Ice cream in the world I reckon! I wish they did tubs of it to sell, summer isn't right without a Jelbert's trip

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Thank gcarterxo
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Just stop in Newlyn and get some Jelberts - we have been doing this for 30 years and we always miss them not being open in the winter! You will never taste icecream like it!

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Thank gill e
Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

There used to be amazing ice cream at Lynn's Cushendall co Antrim years and years ago.jelberts reminds me of this ! Best ice creamUk

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Thank Jane T
Penzance, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Actually there is very little to say about this extremely modest, endearingly shabby little shop right in the heart of the ancient fishing port of Newlyn. Except that upon entering, it is hugely reminiscent of the 60's and serves just one flavour of home made ice cream - Vanilla! This is no ordinary vanilla and no ordinary ice cream! Some... More 

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Thank Bull20
Penzance, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Jelbert's Ice cream parlour is not on the tourist route, but is easy to find - by asking any local. Their ice cream has been a long kept secret, that no self-respecting local would miss - short of a catastrophe. I t is very close to the Newlyn bridge bus stop - about half a mile, and easy walk, from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Restaurant features
Takeout
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Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Road, Newlyn, Penzance, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance  >  Newlyn

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