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The Watermark Cafe

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Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
1723506506
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Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 189
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  • 69
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 13
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Always worth a visit

Brilliant staff, always a busy place (which speaks for itself) and great service. Food and drinks good value for money and everything looks as though it's been served with great care; little added touches e.g. patterns on the latte, biscuits in the saucer, etc.etc. Also cater for special diets... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
mjpanks
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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English first
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Brilliant staff, always a busy place (which speaks for itself) and great service. Food and drinks good value for money and everything looks as though it's been served with great care; little added touches e.g. patterns on the latte, biscuits in the saucer, etc.etc. Also cater for special diets. Staff run off their feet but always smiling and friendly. Always... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I love this cafe, particularly the coffee, but today I paid £6.50 for a latte and sausage sandwich. Coffee good as usual but the sandwich was a couple of tired bangers on yesterday's breadbun, it was very poor. It is also looking tired and queuing in what is the worst ordering system in Scarborough means it will take me a... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I came here with the kids and a friend. I can't fault the food or the waiting staff, but when we were say outside (near the open windoe to the kitchen) with our 5 & 6 year olds, we were disgusted when a male, with dark hair (who had seen the kids were there) shouted out how his f word... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

In spite of a rather uninspiring outward appearance, this is a very popular cafe due mainly to its fabulous location on Marine Drive. It is just across the road from the North Bay beach and there are great views of the sea if you are lucky enough to get a 'front line' table (there are just three of these, as... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous hot chocolate, lovely coffee, great cakes, very reasonably priced, can even bring the dog in no matter the size, we will be back !

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Called in for a bacon roll n toasted teacake joined the queue and stood for around 15 mins When finally got to the counter we were told there was around 20 mins delay for food ( the place wasnt busy quite a few empty tables) we had finished the coffees before the food arrived so went back to the counter... More 

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Scarborough
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Called here this morning with my partner for a bacon sandwich and a tea/coffee but were sadly disappointed with the standard of food yet again. Burnt yet soggy toasted bread and bacon that looked as though it had been cooked much earlier and left somewhere warm! We used to prefer this cafe to the others on the north bay due... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Very accommodating cafe. Lovely helpful staff (especially curly, long hair! He was lovely!). There were no tables inside (and not warm enough to sit outside!) so the staff brought us a table in! Really nice of them! They are extending the back as well, would love to see the completed product! We had the breakfast, which is huge and so... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

We had coffee and cake on a cold Good Friday. The café was packed, virtually standing room only. We are impressed that the café has music on Sunday's and so hope to return for a meal and to sample jazz and blues. Clearly, the Watermark Cafe is a very popular venue. Really worth checking out. Team CG

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Colne, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We were meeting friends who lived in Scarborough and had chosen this place and once in you struggle to get a seat because it is so busy ( good sign) we got a table and made our order from a good variety of choice off the menu - food was of a good standard and plentiful - service was excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: 1723506506

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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