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The Pokey Hat

13 Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NJ, Scotland
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (147 reviews)
“waffle cone” (4 reviews)
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13 Stafford Street, Oban PA34 5NJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank joannaA5689221
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Purplesecret
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 14 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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View, Child-friendly, 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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