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Cafe Fish

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19 York Place, Scarborough, England
01723 500301
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
If Carling opened a fish shop, this'd be the model.

Wow, this place is on my top 10 favourite restaurants. The owner takes the order and clearly knows his stuff. The dishes on offer are all superb and quite frankly it's hard to chose. I chose fish chowder to start and a medley of fish for main course, beautiful so just go there!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Naldotwo D
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow, this place is on my top 10 favourite restaurants. The owner takes the order and clearly knows his stuff. The dishes on offer are all superb and quite frankly it's hard to chose. I chose fish chowder to start and a medley of fish for main course, beautiful so just go there!!

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Thank Naldotwo D
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bill looks after you tremendously and is a character :) Food is cooked to order so be prepared to wait, great food, worth a visit

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Thank Heather H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff ok, food ok, ambience ok. Why is there nowhere in Scarborough to eat that is better than ok? It really is a desert for healthy, imaginatively cooked food.

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Thank otterhaiku
Derby,
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great value, great service. Chef or owner comes to discuss the menu with you before you order. First night we had Posh Fish and Chips - delicious light batter and succulent fish. Friendly professional service. We went back the next night and I ordered slightly off menu - nothing was too much trouble. We both had another lovely... More 

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Thank margaret339
York, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoyed good quality chowder, a bowl of mussels & half a lobster along with a nice bottle of wine for a reasonable price. friendly owner who was keen to explain that the fish is sourced from the local quayside. good service too.

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1 Thank pip r
Doncaster
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting Scarborough for a few days so decided to go back to Cafe Fish for the second time with our relatives. We enjoyed the food as much as we did before and our relatives will also visit the restaurant again as they also thought that the fish was excellent. William greeted us and was as funny as we... More 

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Thank Artesian S
London, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At a fishing harbour town you'd expect to find plenty of options rather than the 'everyone does it' fish n'chips. But Cafe Fish was a truly golden find. Warmly and gently welcomed by William as he sits down with you to go through every dish - you literally think you could have'em all. There's no rush here - as it... More 

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1 Thank DhelgadoA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good place to eat fish and shell fish..... fresh and good prices. we will return. ( the doctors) good selection of wines and desserts.

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1 Thank robert m
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent sea food. The chef offered to make anything we fancied - not just from the menu. Service very efficient and friendly. Hope to return. Delicious!

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1 Thank Jomes25
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in this restaurant on Monday night and had the best meal we've ever had, fabulous seafood. The owner was very welcoming and the atmosphere great, won't hesitate to book again when we're in Scarborough

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 York Place, Scarborough, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: 01723 500301

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 103
  • Cuisine: Seafood, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?