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Minchella & Co

35 South Promenade | Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
+44 191 456 1905
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (115 reviews)
“sundae” (18 reviews)
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35 South Promenade | Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a tourist hot spot in summer, as it's just a few steps away from the beach, but even in winter time it can get busy. There are no toasted tea cakes, but usually scones available , and the usual range of coffees to...More

Thank weekenderinthesun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard about Minchella's from friends and in a very cold December day between Christmas and New Year we called in for Hot Chocolate. The cafe was clean and tidy and a good variety of food available. Ordered Hot Chocolates and ice creams, the...More

1  Thank Jane C
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing treats here not to be missed. Ice cream, cakes, savouries and fab hot and cold drinks. Right on the sea front and worth a visit.

Thank SurreyValentine
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Have been going to minchella's for many years and the coffee has always been tasty and hot, there has always been a choice of semi and skimmed milk, the problem is they have done away with the semi skimmed and is now using full fat...More

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

First time we've been here. Nice cafe . Coffee was good and very nice ice cream , 2 flavours in a tub . Would like to go back to try other things on the menu as they looked nice going past to other tables. Imagine...More

Thank Pixie056
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great place, fantastic ice cream! Also do hot snacks, hot chocolate, ice cream sundaes and yummy knickerbocker glory! The staff are always very friendly and courteous. Seating outside overlooking the sea so you can relax on a sunny day........a proper old fashioned Ice Cream Parlour!

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Just in here waiting for the Metro. Found this love cafe and had tea cake, tea and beautiful ice cream. It reminded us of the ice cream in Venice! Worth a visit if you are here or stuck after the run!

Thank John C
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Everyone loves this place. Pleasant staff, tasty snacks and lovely surroundings. When you drive past, you'll see lots of big motorcycles and bigger motorcyclists - but when you get closer they're just middle aged men acting out their weekend fantasies! Nice place though.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I used to come here for ice cream as a child 50 years ago and haven't been back to the area for over 45 years. The ice cream tasted just as I remember it - creamy and delicious although £1,75 for a one blob cone...More

Thank Bozzybear
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Called in on bank holiday Monday. Nice ice cream although already quite melted when served. Coffee was horrible. More like cup of warm milk - no coffee taste at all. Would definitely not recommend buying coffee here but ice cream was pretty nice and loads...More

Thank Liz_Newc1980
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11 October 2016|
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Response from colinrowe233 | Reviewed this property |
yes ive seen dogs there but mostly in the outside seating area.
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Average prices
US$ 7
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 South Promenade | Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 456 1905
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