Select Page

Cherries Ice Cream Parlour West Bay

Cherries Ice Cream Parlour West Bay

Cherries Ice Cream Parlour in West Bay

I’ve been hearing a lot recently about intuitive eating. It’s all about having a healthy relationship with food, in very simple terms it’s eating when you are hungry and stopping when you start to feel full.  Bringing the enjoyment back into food that many people have lost. Taking time and really tasting what you eat and appreciating it without feeling guilty. You listen to your body and decide when you’ve eaten enough, then stop.

With that in mind, a wet and windy August morning seemed like the perfect opportunity to take up an invitation to try out the new Cherries Ice Cream Parlour in West Bay. This was going to be a guilt free lunch and a chance to spend so quality time with my teenage girls. 

Cherries Ice Cream Parlour opened in May this year having been transformed from a previous cafe. Inside it’s lovely and bright with more than a hint of candy floss pink.

With views over West Bay Harbour and conveniently close to the car parks it’s in a great location.

Cherries Ice Cream Parlour West Bay interior

Bagels and All Day Breakfasts

Scanning the menu is was clear it would take a while to decide. If I had one of the delicious sounding bagels would I have room for an ice cream as well? The all day breakfast sounded pretty tempting too. Decisions decisions. 

Well it would be rude not to. My bagel was a BLT and tasted delicious as it came with sort of chutney flavoured sauce. Annabel choose an all day breakfast that she was very happy with. 

As well as bagels and sandwiches there were also specials such as beef chilli with nachos, scampi and fries or a pint of prawns.

Cherries Ice Cream Parlour West Bay bagel
Cherries Ice Cream Parlour West bay Chocolate Sundae

 

Delicious Ice Cream Sundaes

As well as an extensive range of ice cream flavours, Cherries is a lovely place to enjoy coffee and cake or a full meal.

The staff were helpful and happy to make different combinations of the ice cream sundaes although there was a great list to choose from.

We went for a chocolate one and The Desert Island (pineapple and coconut with white chocolate).  They were delicious and yes we ate it all.  (for the record this a was a small one!)  There was also a choice of 3 sorbets which pleased my dairy intolerant daughter. 

 

Explore West Bay

So what are you waiting for?  The cafe is easy to find just by the pretty harbour in West Bay and just a few hundred metres from the beach.  It is a dog friendly cafe, you can even buy dog friendly ice cream!  

It’s also close to the Discovery Centre, a small chapel converted into an interactive information centre where you can learn about the Jurassic Coast and history of West Bay.  I have included the Discovery Centre on my Wet Weather Days Out in West Dorset guide.

On any other day a walk on the beach, round the harbour and out on the harbour wall to admire the amazing Jurassic Coast scenery would be highly recommended.  I did go and have a quick look on the beach but was nearly blown away and the teens made straight for the car!

Cherries Ice Cream Parlour brownies

West Bay is buggy and wheelchair friendly.

There is also an excellent adventure play park at the entrance to West Bay by the large long stay car park.  The header photo is my own but was taken on a better day.

Thank you for Cherries for hosting us. 

You can find Cherries at 1 Pier Terrace, West Bay, nr Bridport in Dorset. Opening times are 9am – 5pm 7 days a week, but double check opening hours over the winter months. More info on their Facebook page here.   

AD DISCLAIMER: We were invited for a complimentary lunch at Cherries in return for a review. This review is an honest and true reflection of our visit.

Cherries Pinterest save for later

Pin for later

Cherries Ice Cream Parlour Desert Island Sundae

About The Author

mm

Whether you are on holiday, recently moved to the region or like me live here and realise that there are great places a just few miles away that seem to have passed you by, then I hope you enjoy reading this.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

About Clare

Clare Flipflops or WelliesHi! I am Clare and I live in glorious East Devon with my family. I love finding new places to explore in the West Country as well as further afield. I hope you enjoy reading and taking inspiration from my blog.

For News & Top Tips

Go Ape Haldon Forest

Canoeing with Tamar Trails

OS Maps

august, 2019

27jul(jul 27)10:00 am03aug(aug 3)10:00 pmLyme Regis Lifeboat WeekA Week of Family Fun

28jul(jul 28)11:00 am04aug(aug 4)4:00 pmEast Devon Heath WeekFamily Activities

01aug8:00 am6:00 pmHoniton ShowFarming, Food, Crafts and more

02aug(aug 2)12:00 pm09(aug 9)10:00 pmSidmouth Folk Festival 2018Music, dance and song

03aug(aug 3)10:00 am10(aug 10)8:00 pmLyme Regis Carnival and RegattaFun Events All Week

04aug11:00 am4:00 amMunchkins Miniature Shetland Rescue CentreOpen Day and Fun Dog Show

09aug(aug 9)10:00 am17(aug 17)5:00 pmOtter Vale Art ExhibitionOttery St Mary

14aug2:00 pm5:00 pmSouthleigh Country FayreTraditional Country Fair

17aug(aug 17)10:00 am26(aug 26)6:00 pmArt Exhibition in Budleigh SaltertonLocal artists

17aug12:00 pm5:00 pmDalwood FairTraditional Village Fete

22aug8:30 am6:00 pmThe Melplash ShowA one day agricultural show

23aug(aug 23)5:00 pm25(aug 25)3:00 pmSidmouth Regatta and AirshowAir and Sea Displays

24aug(aug 24)9:00 am25(aug 25)5:00 amHoniton Hill RallySteam and Tractors Galore

24aug2:00 pm7:30 pmBeer BitesFood Festival By the Sea

26aug2:00 pm4:30 pmHawkchurch Village FeteTraditional Village Fair

29aug01sepBournemouth Air FestivalFree Family Event

30aug01sepLyme Folk WeekendMusic in Lyme Regis

31aug5:30 pm9:00 pmCanonteign Falls Open Air Theatre

Recent Tweets

Trips 100

Trips100 - Travel Blogs
Trips100

BritMums

BritMums

BlogLovin

Follow Me on BlogLovin

Follow

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
X