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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 15 September 2020 via mobile

sundae was over £6 and the sundae was one scoop of pistachio and one vanilla from the machine the rest was just flavourless Wafers and whipped cream. Tiny drizzle of sauce at the bottom. Total waste of money for a pot bland sh*te

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

As a local, I used to often like to visit here especially on my dog walks as a little treat. I stopped bothering about a month ago... The staff as lovely and polite as they are don’t always serve what you order. A few times...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

Always lovely icecream from here. Good to see the takeaway menu has been extended now. A bit disappointed we can’t sit in yet. Easy system for takeaway and quick service. Only downside to this icecream shop is the price compared to others but it is...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 18 July 2020 via mobile

We all thoroughly enjoyed our icecreams from Minchella’s! The pistachio ice cream is a must try! There is large pieces of crushed pistachio throughout the icecream! We will definitely be back soon!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 2 July 2020

Called in on a rainy day. 2 medium tubs, monkey's blood and flake! Ice cream is lovely, but come on, 20p short of £9.00. Absolute extortionate price. In fact go as far as taking the bloody mick! They have the monopoly along sea front. Don't...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

Minchella is an ice cream institution so I was over the moon that they produced a pistachio flavour . The parlour on sea road is great and always busy, even during winter. So glad to be able to buy ice cream and monkeys blood to...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 30 January 2020

Having been born in South shields I've been eating this ice cream for a long time and I believe that it's the best you can get outside of Italy ,all the are very friendly as chatty all of these things make you go back time...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 21 December 2019 via mobile

Friendly staff. Great choice of ice cream menu. This place can get really busy we have been more than once and on the last occasion it was quiet. Excellent quality food. Lots of Pay and display parking nearby.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 10 November 2019 via mobile

This is a great place to have lunch or a ice cream. I recommend you have your ice cream here because it’s much better.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 1 October 2019 via mobile

Minchellas never fails to please when in South Shields. The raspberry ripple is to die for. I’ve eaten in and taken home ice cream and have been totally satisfied with both.

Date of visit: September 2019
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yes ive seen dogs there but mostly in the outside seating area.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Minchella & Co
    Does Minchella & Co offer takeaway?
    Yes, Minchella & Co offers takeaway services.
    Does Minchella & Co offer delivery?
    Yes, Minchella & Co offers delivery services.
    How is Minchella & Co rated?
    Minchella & Co is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4