A new dessert parlour has opened today on Abingdon High Street.

Love Desserts already has cafes in Bicester, Banbury and Hayes in Middlesex, and started serving customers at the new shop at about 11am.

"It's been busy so far - we must have had about 80 or 90 customers in the first couple of hours," said manager Shahrooz Saleem.

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"This is our latest shop and we are offering discounts until Sunday."

(Image: Andy Ffrench) The new business is serving serving gelatos, cakes, waffles, milkshakes and donuts.

The Love Desserts website says: "At our dessert shop, we believe that desserts are not just a treat, but a source of pure joy.

"Our desserts are made with the finest ingredients and the utmost care, ensuring that every bite is a moment of bliss.

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"From our fluffy donuts and decadent cheesecakes to our creamy milkshakes and refreshing smoothies, every item on our menu is designed to delight your senses and lift your spirits.

(Image: Andy Ffrench) "Whether you’re in the mood for a classic scoop of ice cream or an adventurous gelato flavour, we’ve got something for everyone.

"Our warm and welcoming atmosphere is the perfect place to relax and indulge in the simple pleasures of life. So come on in and discover the taste of pure joy with our desserts." 

There is also a new ice cream parlour due to open just around the corner in Bath Street.

The Ice Cream Cafe will serve ice cream, waffles, pancakes and milkshakes.

Santino's Grill, a new burger bar, is to open alongside it, and one of the owners of both businesses said earlier this month they would both be open soon.

In February, Abbey Fresh Food, selling fruit and vegetables, bread and meat opened in the large retail unit in the High Street previously occupied by Abingdon Sports.

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