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Harbour View Cafe

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West Pier, Scarborough YO11 1PD , England
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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If you want top quality fish and chips, good value, great friendly service, a fantastic view AND the feeling that you've found a true authentic gem amongst a load of also rans then go to the Harbour View. Its right above the working trawler yards and overlooks the harbour on one side and you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Matthew D
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you want top quality fish and chips, good value, great friendly service, a fantastic view AND the feeling that you've found a true authentic gem amongst a load of also rans then go to the Harbour View. Its right above the working trawler yards and overlooks the harbour on one side and you can see the grand hotel on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Found this plaice (haha) via trip advisor. Had the holy trinity of Fish, Chips & Peas; with bread and butter and tea of course. Cooked fresh, totally home made, perfect crispy batter and light fresh fish. Would go again, nice view too. It's 'down to earth' in a good way.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

When visiting Scarborough you shouldn't miss the chance to sample the excellent fish and chips at the Harbour View cafe. Don't be put off by the exterior. The staff are helpful, welcoming and friendly, and all the food is freshly cooked. What more could anyone want than to eat fabulously fresh fish coated in crispy batter with gorgeous homemade chips,... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Warm and friendly welcome, fish and chips freshly cooked and they were delicious, good value for money. Will be back.

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Inverness, Scotland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Don't miss a visit to the Harbour Cafe if visiting Scarborough. Friendly welcome, clean, good service and great freshly prepared food. View of the harbour is amazing from here too. What more could you want!!?

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Darlington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

after a morning of walking, my husband and I were ready for lunch but didn't know where to choose on the harbour front, quick check on trip advisor recommended Harbour Cafe. It's very much set up for local workers but we got a very warm welcome. The views are unique. The food was simple but really fresh and delicious, the... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

After reading reviews on Trip Advisor prior to our visit, we had to give this place a try. Just as the weather turned really sour we were welcomed in and took our seats. Its very basic decor but spotlessly clean. Its counter service but very friendly - fish is 'catch of the day' and happened to be cod on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This a great place to visit with loverly views inside or outside. The food was HEAVEN I had the fish and chips. The staff are very friendly always giving there customers a very warm welcome Prices are very cheap Fish Chips and cup of tea LESS THEN................ £5 BARGAIN MUST VIST

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York, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

After some disappointments in Scarborough, we got round to trying the Harbour View Café for breakfast. This place caters for the local Fishermen and we caught the tail end of the breakfast rush. As fishermen tend to expect good value, well cooked, wholesome food, we were optimistic. We got what we'd hoped for. Excellent, no-nonsense food from friendly staff at... More 

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Ossett, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

went here for breakfast in December. Does not look great from outside but well worth a visit. Staff lovely and friendly, food good and they even provided for our little dog! Will definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West Pier, Scarborough YO11 1PD , England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough

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  • Cuisine: English

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