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The Golden Ball

31 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
+44 1723 353899
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Not the best pub I've been in

Whilst in Scarborough we went to the golden ball pub Scarborough. It's okay a big pub but when we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Claire b
,
Guildford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Children & Doggies NOT WELCOME

We visit Scarborough a few times a year, and visit the golden ball regularly with grandchildren... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
770hoskins
,
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“sam smiths” (23 reviews)
“beer garden” (10 reviews)
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31 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
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+44 1723 353899
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst in Scarborough we went to the golden ball pub Scarborough. It's okay a big pub but when we went on a Friday evening one man serving a pub full of thirsty drinkers not good if you're a wine drinker you have a choice of...More

Thank Claire b
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visit Scarborough a few times a year, and visit the golden ball regularly with grandchildren & doggies, they have a small beer garden at the rear. Now it states no prams/ dogs and I assume children, the area has now been replaced by smokers....More

1  Thank 770hoskins
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Normally one associated bars directly on a harbour with views of the boats as either very expensive, or tatty and full of people who have consumed too much. If thats what you are after then good luck to you, but you won't find it here....More

Thank PJsTips
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went on a family holiday near scarborough,like we have done several times.this year we tried to go into this pub one afternoon for a quick drink...no children allowed!!.they only want your custom on quieter periods and not weekends etc..i can understand keeping certain rooms adult...More

Thank PAUL M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Probably the best prices for beer in town, 🍺 is Sam Smith but good quality. There is an outdoor area for smokers at rear of pub.

Thank Doug T
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Still in shock ! Beautiful pub on seafront by the harbour looking out over the beach..lovely staff. Panicked a bit when they didn't take cards but then got the price of a pint and a half ... £2.78 !!! We nearly fell off our chairs...More

Thank bigeggo
Reviewed 11 August 2017

As it is situated near a bus stop it's a nice stop off if you use any of the sea front bus services . It's a Sam smiths pub so only their products on sale . But there is a nice lounge area with comfy...More

1  Thank Carman531
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Saw this pub walking along the seafront so decided to call in for a pint....was delighted to see they serve mild....even more delighted when we saw it was only £1;34. Lovely friendly pub got talking to a few of the locals made you feel welcome....More

1  Thank Tracey P
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I have been in to the golden ball a quite of few times when i come tom scarborough on me own or with me fiance

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Hi i go to Scarborough quit a bit with my partner and we always go in the golden ball there is a up stairs and down stairs very friendly staff and cheap and children are welcome there is a beer garden great views of the...More

Thank Carol Anne D
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