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Lovely surroundings, shame about the prices

We went for a family meal for my Father in laws 80th Birthday. The Grotto is lovely, a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Debra C
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South Shields, England, United Kingdom
nice day out

nice cafe and pleasant beach walk, very nice little seaside area very good value for a simple... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Laureen H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to stay, such a weird and wonderful building, location is great and the food was outstanding, definitely be going back , in warmer months though.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say apart from FANTASTIC I booked my mam and dad in one of the sea view rooms for a birthday treat ,the room is stunning with a roll top bath in room, stunning views if the rock. We had planned a surprise...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a family meal for my Father in laws 80th Birthday. The Grotto is lovely, a restaurant/bar set inside a cave, but it was a Monday night and the place was empty which made for a dull atmosphere. The menu is a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debra C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had a wonderful lunch, our first visit since the refurb. The view is absolutely sensational, and the food superb (we all had lobster, prawns in prosecco and cream sauce). Can't wait to be back and stay next time - a really friendly welcome too....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank BliniSam
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

What can I say about this little gem of a Hotel/Restaurant, My husband & I decided to stay here at last minute, Direct on the beach, We was shown to are room by the manager Will, wow the room was amazing sea view, rolled top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 26 October 2018

What a place !!! Whenever I get chance , I will pay a visit. I have been on a couple of occasions to celebrate my sons 30th. About 20 lancashire lads, exploring before heading off on a trip to Amsterdam. They were all amazed. I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank GRAHAM T
Reviewed 24 October 2018

What a brilliant place to stay,fantastic room,lovely views ,perfect evening meal ,fininishe with a perfect breakfast the following morning.All the staff very attentive and friendly.Would definitely recommend and can’t wait to stay again ,thank you to everyone at the grotto.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharon p
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We drove down from Northumberland and had a late lunch. If your at The Coast it’s simply got to be Fish and Chips. The foods not cheap but I can honestly say it’s one of the best fish and chips I’ve ever had. Beautiful. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M9946HUclairep
Reviewed 9 October 2018

nice cafe and pleasant beach walk, very nice little seaside area very good value for a simple family day out. There's an icecream van as well as cafe and a lift for wheelchair access.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Laureen H
Reviewed 6 October 2018

My husband booked myself & son into this B & B whilst i was dropping him off at Uni. I was astonished that I had never heard of such an amazing building on a beautiful beach with interesting landforms - it reminded me of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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KrissBriggs
10 December 2018|
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Response from M9946HUclairep | Reviewed this property |
No. I think I paid round about £2.50 and we were there for a good few hours.
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DannyBee F
16 July 2017|
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Response from Alan Q | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I cannot answer that question .However there is stories and a history that goes back centuries so I looked this up I hope it helps Marsden Grotto Marsden Grotto lies in the shadow of the famous Marsden Rock on the... More
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StephH659
1 July 2017|
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Response from The Marsden G | Property representative |
Hello, yes children are welcome with adult accompaniment for a meal. Yes there is access to the restaurant via a lift. Many thanks The Grotto
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