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Reviewed 16 April 2024

If you’re ever in St Davids , this lovely, family run icecream parlour is a must ! Fantastic, creamy, ice cream made on the premises with local milk. Vegan, gluten free are also available. Staff on hand to advise of allergy contents, and they even...have cute dog ice cream. Nice seats outside to people watch. Hot/cold beverages and small selection of snacks and cakes available too . Love my little visits to this place xMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 22 October 2023

I tried the salted caramel and it was wonderful! Served by a welcoming and lovely lady who said she makes it fresh every day.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 29 August 2023

the BEST icecream shop. Always has the best flavours, and staff are super friendly! also sell dog icecream :)

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2023

We were disappointed with this ice cream parlour and tried it several times to make sure it wasn't us! The ice cream looks great but it lacks flavour and is too sweet. There's also quite a high water content compared to other ice creams we've...tried, so it melts very quickly and makes a mess. I was surprised that we didn't like it more as it is made on the premises and there's a good selection of flavours. The service could be friendlier. We had a six year old in our group who wanted to taste a flavour before committing - they don't do that.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 July 2023

Absolutely stunning choice of flavours, all delicious. They offer 1 litre and 1/2 litre take-outs which are great value. We had two different flavours every day for two weeks.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 4 June 2023 via mobile

I am really not a ice cream fan ,my husband is but we were away in st David’s and it was a lovely day and warm so I decided to have one and was I glad !Milky bar icecream it was delicious well worth the...visitMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 16 May 2023

Amazing selection of home made ice creams. Fabulous number of flavours, many of which are unusual ones. We had banoffee and Ferror Rocher flavours.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 26 April 2023

The ice-cream is amazing 😍. Well worth a visit if you're planning a trip to St. David's. The staff were lovely too.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2022

Theres lots of choice and the ice cream is fantastic (I recommend the fig and mascarpone), the staff are super friendly. Our youngest is celiac but there are lots of gluten free options and the girls serving couldn’t have been any more helpful.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 24 October 2022

Fantastic ice-cream - highly recommend for taste, value and portion size. Nice staff and seating area.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 10 October 2022

Highly recommend the ice cream here! I had the 'healthy options' - Blueberry and Panacotta and Fig and Marscapone with a side order of Pembrokeshire Promise!! All absolutely delicious! We also had a coffee and a mocha, both very good too. The staff were friendly...and helpful both in person and online - I had messaged them before our visit to check opening times and got a very swift response. Make sure you visit!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 7 October 2022 via mobile

Generous portions, friendly staff..we went for rum and raisin and fig and mascarpone ice creams but we were so spoilt for choice. Happily we will return. The Bench is a must for us when in St Davids.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 4 October 2022

The best ice cream in Pembrokeshire! The wide variety of quirky flavours change every few days and they're all delicious. Perfect portion sizes and a good variety of cone types too. The salted caramel is the best I've ever had

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 25 September 2022

Living near St Davids I find it very difficult to walk past The Bench without having an ice cream - one of the best ice cream parlours in the area. Ice cream made with milk from local farm. Absolutely delicious, generous scoop and a great...choice of flavours.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 11 September 2022

Everyday of our holiday we visited until we tasted almost all flavours! Just delicious. Jammy dodger and mascarpone fig a must try.

Date of visit: August 2022
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The Bench Icecream Parlour is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5