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Cioccolateria Atelier delle Dolcezze

Piazza degli Eroi, 80077, Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
+39 081 333 4587
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Gelato Gem

This is some of the best gelato I've ever tasted. The flavors were unique and the texture of the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
bridget b
via mobile
I like its ice cream

Its ice cream is not too sweet but very good taste. I liked them very much. Choccolates are all... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Sandysu0912
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Beijing, China
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Chocolate shop and Ice-cream parlour "Atelier delle Dolcezze" The chocolate shop is located in the best known square of the town of Ischia, just a few steps from the famous Bar Calise. The 19th century walls now hosting a place where both eyes and palate find inspiration, were in the past a home to the De Angelis family and artists Luigi, Federico and Giovanni De Angelis, attended by outstanding figures such as Pierpaolo Pasolini, Eugenio Montale, Hans Purrmann, Giuliano Vangi, Vittorio Sgarbi and many others. It is for this reason that today the rooms hosting the ice-cream parlour are partly converted into an art gallery, with the stated purpose of reviving the artistic spirit and talent that once made this house a meeting place for cultural circles. All this is now matched with a different kind of art, the high art of confectionery, with the selling of "Maglio 1875" chocolate and the production of an entirely home-made ice-cream, produced only with the freshest milk and cream according to the ancient Maglio recipe. Particularly rich is the choice of chocolate blends: from "Papuasia" with 36% of cocoa, to "Tingo Maria" (65%) to "Caracas" (100%). Definitely worth a try are also the tastes: "Almond Milk", "Giffoni Hazelnut", "Bronte Pistachio" and "Cream of Noble Milk", a specialty made with organic milk (Slow Food presidium) from cows of the Apennine mountains in the Benevento area. Turning back to chocolate, be surprised by the flavour of our hot chocolate, the "nudes", or a specialty of the house, namely fruits of the South covered with 60% dark chocolate. Orange stripes, figs with roasted almonds and lemon peel, sour cherries, cherries with almond paste, dates with a paste made with Bronte pistachio, clementines, crunchy mix with "faldacchiera" cream... all delicious! Starting with this year, along with these delicacies you can now find the fragrances of the historical French candle makers "Cire Trudon 1643", a manufacturer in the past entrusted with the production of candles for the Palace of Versailles. Thanks to the Maglio quality label boasting a history of 140 years, the chocolate shop "Atelier Delle Dolcezze" today becomes a place where (along with other products such as high-quality pottery, tea, coffee, biscuits, candies, candy-coated almonds and liqueurs) it is possible to taste the best confectionery tradition on the island - and much more! Dulcis in fundo, take a good Lavazza Epresso!
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Piazza degli Eroi, 80077, Ischia, Isola d'Ischia, Italy
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is some of the best gelato I've ever tasted. The flavors were unique and the texture of the gelato was to exquisite. My friends and I were only on Ischia for a weekend and we came here every single day, we couldn't help ourselves....More

Thank bridget b
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Its ice cream is not too sweet but very good taste. I liked them very much. Choccolates are all types and wonderful. I miss them here in China where we can not have same quality of choccolate. High recommend.

Thank Sandysu0912
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

In the center of ischia you have this secret place where the ice cream tastes unbelievably good. I had pistaches and lemon fron Ischia!

Thank titiuser
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

So happy to find this place, I love their wonderful selection of chocolates. They look so cute and taste heavenly 😘. Besides their yummy treats I love that the company is very earth friendly. From decor to utensils they have accomplished to use recyclable materials...More

Thank jphillips1
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A beautifully presented shop. Wonderful chocolate. The ice cream is so delicious. Lots of wonderful flavour combinations. It's a lovely place to relax either inside or outside to enjoy your ice cream. A fantastic selection of gifts such as, Chocolates,Prosecco , Wine and many other...More

Thank MrStephenChurch
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, ice cream is absolutely beautiful, chocolates are wonderful and the service was brilliant. Avhic was very polite and spoke English and was informative on all the products we asked about. Brilliant place x

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

In March 2017 there was no ice cream. The chocolade bonbons are good but not excelent. I rate it as good average!

Thank Jakub N
Reviewed 6 October 2016

By far the best gelato I had during my week stay on the island. The man that served me was so friendly and left us to enjoy the ice cream quietly. A lovely little find but definitely something that MUST be tried whilst on Ischia....More

Thank ItsHER92
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great little gelato and chocolate shop in Ischia. Had the coffee and gianduja gelati, both very tasty and among the best I've ever had.

1  Thank Inge J
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Superb and eclectic gelato (try the milk cream with seaweed!!), friendly service. They also carry a complete line of the Italian master chocolatier Maglio and selected wines and spirits. And if that is not enough they invest in frequent and original art shows. Each artist...More

Thank ExpatIalia99
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