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Giggi Gelateria

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10 Burlington Arcade, Bournemouth BH1 2HZ, England
+44 1202 319777
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Today
08:00 - 18:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 17:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:30 - 18:30
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

STAFF TRAINING definitely needed here. This is a pity as the ice cream is delicious, if a bit expensive and the cakes look good. I looked down the reviews to see if I was the only person who had this saddening experience and found this review already here. "I've read on Echo and heard from my friends that Giggis has... More 

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1 Thank Alexandra T
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I took my granddaughters here this afternoon and we all enjoyed our visit Lovely ice cream in a good variety of flavours. Reasonably priced and comfortable with helpful staff.Thank you.

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Thank Pat P
England
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I visited Giggis specifically as I had heard that they offered vegan ice cream, which is not something that is easy to find! There were 4-flavours of vegan ice cream available, as well as some sugar free and gluten free options. I opted for a chocolate ice cream and it was heavenly. I would highly recommend a visit to Giggis... More 

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Thank GoonerGirl
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lovely place and friendly staff. Their Pistachio ice cream is delicious!!! Milkshakes are a bit pricey, but super flavoursome and creamy. Hidden away, quiet and plenty of tables and chairs available. Overall a nice place to sit down and enjoy a treat or a coffee.

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Thank Ana P
South Devon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

A must-try for lovely ice cream, hidden away in Bournemouth. Great choice, including sugar-free and vegan. Friendly atmosphere and staff also.

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Thank abbiedowse95
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

yep its true love - my fave ice cream in the UK. Giggi is THE biz. The best tasting ice cream for sure. I believe it is homemade on the premises, genuine Italian like my mamma. I love it and all the other delicious foods, cakes and snacks there too. Luxury affordable lifestyle.

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1 Thank pascalpastaman
london
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1,757 reviews
935 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 805 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I walked quite a way to get here and was hoping they had some of the flavours shown on the internet which they did not - the choice was a bit restrictive. We went for a few flavours, including a sorbet, a vegan and a couple of other flavours. The prices were ok but the ice cream was only good... More 

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Thank sheepygold
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We visited just before lunch time on a Sunday, food was amazing, staff nice and cafe nicely decorated, clean and tidy. Brilliant selection of ice creams. My only complaint would be that the waffle I ordered was advertised as with cherries on but only had three which I thought was a little stingy. Otherwise though really pleased we visited and... More 

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1 Thank Sarah R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We went on a busy bank holiday. They had lots of staff on so no queues. The servings are generous, one scoop is enough for me. The chocolate ice cream is the best ever, the coffee one is great too. A definite treat.

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Thank Horwood08
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I asked to taste an ice cream before I bought it and OH MY GOSSSSHHHHH delicious, I had a scoop of pistachio ice cream which was creamy and tasted wonderful, I sat eating this wonderful ice cream in a little cosy dream moment, I think I wanted to move in, yumety yum! My daughter had the bubblegum and vanilla, she... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 6
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:30
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Burlington Arcade, Bournemouth BH1 2HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 319777

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