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The Watermark Cafe

Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
+44 1723 506506
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (113 reviews)
“ciabatta” (7 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
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11 - 20 of 610 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovered the Watermark for a late lunch prior to evening concert. The cod was huge as were the portions for the rest of our meals, nicely cooked, and presented with a smile.The saucy postcard decor brought back memories of another era.

Thank gaffers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coffee not good again. C mugs sent back cold or half full. Some staff need training. Toast was poor very pale and barely toasted.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to sit by the sea in nice weather, lovely inside too, we had drink and a meal, food was excellent, cakes looked lovely, dog friendly too, would definitely return, very busy but once food ordered service was prompt

Thank KJG32
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend the Watermark. The setting is perfect, the deco is well thought out, modern and welcoming and the staff are very friendly

Thank Taryn D
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Visited here as always when in Scarborough, this place in our opinion is excellent and me and my wife are never disappointed. Local produce, organic produce, Good gluten free food ranging from sandwiches, mains and cakes, The coffee and herbal teas are really good quality...More

2  Thank shane b
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here on Fathers Day for brunch. As we live locally we have visited here several times, which is why we felt so let down by the cafe. We arrived at 11am to a table outside which needed to be cleared along with several...More

5  Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Have visited this eatery several times the food and service always excellent .healthy food lots of choice .Eating looking out to sea is just wonderful .love the decor especially the postcards.family friendly never noisy even though it's always busy .Thankyou.

Thank wendyr0wntree
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Good food and coffees. Nice location. Music nights. Nice clientale and good vibe about the place. A bit expensive for what you get but i like it and use it regularly. Good customer service. Always busy

Thank jehty
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is without doubt the best cafe we have been to in Scarborough. It is in such a lovely location with views of the sea and beach, and it is very attractive on the inside, with a decking area outside for when the weather is...More

Thank Lilia939
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Coffee​ and cake with a full on sea view especially on a stormy day. Wide range of food from homemade soups to full breakfast and lots of snacks in between.

Thank elaine k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 506506
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