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La Mucca Nera

107 Saint James's Street, Brighton BN2 1TH, England
+44 1273 933033
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“gelateria” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 22:30 Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
107 Saint James's Street, Brighton BN2 1TH, England
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend La Mucca Nera. The staff are very kind and friendly. They have various flavours of icecream and it is delicious. The place is quite small. They have coffee, icecream, cookies, cake, some alcoholic drinks (beer, wine), and Italian style wraps etc. Location:...More

Thank 다운 윤
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family. Lovely fresh ice cream. Lots of flavours and very tasty. I had the coffee. The others had lovely shakes.

Thank Davinder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’re so lucky to have this on our doorstep. I am now totally addicted! The flavours are so delicious and I am making it my aim to work through as many as I can! I particularly love all the nut flavoured ones. It feels like...More

Thank TravellerBrighton222
Lamuccanera, Owner at La Mucca Nera, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! We're so glad you love our gelato! We make around 50 different flavours which we rotate daily. It depends on what our gelato chefs are in the mood for! We look forward to seeing you again soon. La Mucca Nera

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Used to be my favourite till today. Melted ice cream, smaller portion than usual and a member of the staff serving it that clearly has no clue of what’s she’s doing... quite disappointed.More

Thank Virginia A
Lamuccanera, Owner at La Mucca Nera, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi Virginia, We're really sorry about the experience that you had, especially as we use to be your favourite. We have taken on a new member of staff and she was being trained at the time so no, she isn't yet up to speed like...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Just arrived hot and sweaty after travel chaos.so please to be in Brighton finally and was recommended this place for wine and ice cream, both urgently required. Lovely selection of gorgeous ice creams and drinks. Lovely service and reasonable prices Loved it x

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I was so excited to find a Ginseng coffe in this lovely Italian bar!! (My favourite in Italy and so hard to find in the uk!) amazing pastries and cakes as well!!

Thank Maria B
Lamuccanera, Owner at La Mucca Nera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hi Maria, We're so glad you enjoyed! Ginseng is delicious and like you say, we're yet to find another place to sell it. Do come back soon.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I'm Italian and very demanding about the quality of the ice cream. This is absolutely fabulous! We had pistachios ice with the real taste of nuts and malaga (rum and racines) that is difficult to find in most of Italian ice-cream shops. The cone was...More

Thank Michelle Z
Lamuccanera, Owner at La Mucca Nera, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi Michelle, Thanks for your review. Please do come back and try the pasticceria, it's all freshly made in store like our gelati. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

As someone who frequently travels to sicily I love this cafe! It just feels so Italian, from the way the staff greet you, to the buzzing Italian atmosphere inside. What I love about this cafe is the fact it doesn't try to be something it's...More

Thank patrickferguson
Lamuccanera, Owner at La Mucca Nera, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Patrick, Thanks for your review. We're glad you like the place and the 'Italian atmosphere'. We're a slice of Italy in Brighton! Hope to see you again soon. La Mucca Nera

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I don't normally go into Kemptown but I was staying in a hotel nearby and came across this place when looking for tea and cake. Lovely friendly staff and the canoli was so good, I went back the next day to take some home for...More

Thank Alverstoke
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The aperitifs and the ice cream are perfect. Perfect combination for the family. Thank you Fabrizio that you open here.

Thank Jonathan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 22:30
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Saint James's Street, Brighton BN2 1TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 933033
  • E-mail
La Mucca Nera is an Italian gelateria, pasticceria and wine bar. We create artisanal gelato and sorbets, made freshly every day in store. With ever-changing flavours, based on fresh seasonal products there is always a new one to try. We strive to provide you with only the best Italian pastries and cakes. We use traditional recipes with a modern twist and use only fresh, high-quality ingredients.
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