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Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
+44 1475 675000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“ice cream” (569 reviews)
“sundae” (115 reviews)
“fish and chips” (159 reviews)
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Esplanade Cafe 2 Greenock Road, Largs KA30 8NF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely day in Largs remembering earlier years with my mum and had a great lunch in Nardini's. This Art Deco wonder has been maintained beautifully and serves great traditional food in an attentive manner. Well used by both tourists and locals alike and...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I hadn't been to Nardini's in years until I recently moved nearby and decided to revisit a childhood favourite. It was midday on a quiet Tuesday - hardly rush-hour in the catering business, and I was rather lethargically met with an older waitress who looked...More

1  Thank czechyou
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every time we stay with friends in Greenock we always have a day out in Largs and have a meal in Nardini's. WE normally have the Lemon Sole so we phoned in the morning to check if it was on the menu we were then...More

Thank Ieuan44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a group of friends and colleagues, 12 of us and sat at 2 tables, before catching the train to Glasgow. After ordering sandwiches and chips at one table and meals at the other, the meals came quickly and were nice. After waiting over...More

1  Thank Anastasia L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today for lunch. We were shown to our table by who I assume was the head waiter, not a word out of him as he put the menus on the table and walked away. We ordered food and 2 teas, the drinks were brought...More

1  Thank Gordon A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish tea great value. Views across the Firth of Glyde super and staff friendly and efficient. Bland side salad with toasties Coffee fine. Iconic venue so worth a visit. And of course there is the range of ice cream!

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here many times over the years and have not been let down. If you go to Largs, give them a visit and have one of their delicious Ice Cream Sundaes.....you won't regret it!

Thank Catherinef1955
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for ice cream to take away and they have a wonderful selection to choose from. However the staff are not always helpful, I had a member of staff who was not helpful. We asked if they could do 1 scoop in a tub...More

Thank stevenage_saint
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very busy restaurant but was able to get a table, staff polite and helpful. Off road parking at the rear of the building but when busy can be tight to get in/out of. The meal was of a good size and well presented and...More

Thank williamwalker890
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on Tuesday with my partner and new born son. On entering we stood at the sign which said to wait to be seated , after looking around for a ramp to get the pram up and no one told us we lifted the...More

1  Thank Roan94
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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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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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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