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The Pokey Hat

13 Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NJ, Scotland
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mango” (4 reviews)
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13 Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a must for anyone in Oban; a little expensive but a nice treat now and again; there is a lovely paved area outside so lovely to sit and watch the world go by and enjoy the great views over the harbour, life doesn’t...More

Thank 298sunshine
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Delicious creamy ice cream with a wide range of flavours and huge portions- perfect evening pudding!

Thank joannaA5689221
Reviewed 28 September 2017

They have such a choice of flavours, its hard to choose which one but I've tried the lemon and also the salted caramel both of which were just gorgeous.

Thank BednBreakfast C
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I fancied an ice cream so popped in here I asked for salted caramel and vanilla and was given 4 scoops in a cone ended up sharing it with my husband as it was massive but was gorgeous.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Wow, the ice cream is made fresh everyday. Stunning flavours and very generous portions. Well worth a visit.

Thank Purplesecret
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Great little artisan ice cream shop - boasting that everything is home made. Good location right by the harbour and near various watering holes, and right next to a big paved area with lots of benches to sit on (if you can find a dry...More

Thank Robandeil
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Fancied an ice cream (as you do)the Turkish Delight was highly recommend & I had to be physically restrained by my husband from going back & eating my body weight in said flavour. Lovely folk, terrific ice cream. Go there!

Thank Lulu47_10
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

A small pink fronted ice cream shop on the front of Oban belies what awaits you inside. There are hand-made ice creams too numerous to mention though I must say the rum&raisin, mango and the blueberry are three of the best of the type I've...More

Thank jim i
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great strawberry ice cream. Good portion and good value for money. Perfect on a warm August day. Would thoroughly recommend this artisan ice cream parlour :)

Thank rachelmcinnes
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Bit cheeky, but we'd popped into the pub on the corner for a drink, and were sat in the beer garden at the front and I saw the ice cream shop and thought a wee tub of ice cream would be awfully nice along with...More

Thank EilidhMac
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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, View, Kids
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  • Address: 13 Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Oban
The Pokey Hat is an Ice cream parlour selling delicious homemade Italian Ice Creams. The ice creams are made fresh daily, in house on the premises, we offer a wide range of flavours which change regularly at reasonable prices and in the summer months we are open from 10am till 10pm 7 days a week. In reply to a lot of tourist questions, yes our shop did belong to Princess Diana's mother Frances Shand Kydd at one time where she ran a successful card and gift shop.
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