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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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131 - 140 of 609 reviews

Reviewed 7 August 2016

Very nice, clean and modern looking cafe. Not the cheapest but for breakfast overlooking the sea was lovely. Only down side I would say is the service is a bit slow so don't go if in a hurry.

Thank HLDB
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

After our last visit we decided to see if the place had sorted out its teething problems. Obviously not. We only wanted two portions of chips which we had to wait 20+ minutes for. When they arrived they were far too overcooked so returned them...More

Thank PAandMB
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We use the watermark cafe throughout the year and although a tad expensive we have always been pleased with the quality. However we felt let down today, £20.30 for frozen Salmon fish cakes a touch of salad and 13 frozen chips, one small quiche a...More

4  Thank 744paul2016
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Not your typical tacky by the beach tea hut. Immaculate inside, good coffee, nice selection of cakes and food on offer. Breakfasts looked good but a bit pricey. Open from 7 am so a chance to enjoy the sound of the sea over coffee before...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Called for tea and cakes mid afternoon with a friend , having had it been recommended. It was very busy as it was August. Got a window table in side Loads of tea and huge pieces of lovely cake.very yummy. Service quick , caffe was...More

Thank Noel R
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lovely decor, with a great view of the sea and a terrace. Had an excellent tuna sandwich then a raspberry cheesecake which was indescribably good! Good prices, would go again.

Thank L C
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We popped in The Watermark Cafe on our evening stroll across the sea front. There was a live jazz band playing which sounded amazing. We sat outside with our puppy, had drinks and some scrumptious cakes and listened to the joyful music. Such a good...More

Thank tinkseybow
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Person in front ordered 3 coffees the one member of staff behind the counter took the order then same person walked off and made 3 coffees, frothing milk,etc, then the person in front also ordered cake and the same member of staff who stood behind...More

1  Thank suze795
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Like the coffee but too long a wait at times. Could really do with more staff serving at busy times.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The Watermark Cafe opens at 7.00am and is great for just a coffee or a full English breakfast. The food appears to be freshly cooked and you get a good selection of the usual items plus toast and tea or coffee. Those with a huge...More

Thank 66Ihughes66
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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