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The Watermark Cafe

Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
+44 1723 506506
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“cakes” (111 reviews)
“ciabatta” (7 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
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Reviewed June 1, 2016

I run past The Watermark Cafe in Scarborough's North Bay several times a week and always think it's in one of the best locations in the town. On a very rare morning off, we went for a hot drink at this location, and took a...More

Thank BronteBabe15
Reviewed June 1, 2016

The cafe has a wonderful selection of cakes and the Italian coffee especially the cappuccino. Lovely to sit outside on a sunny day looking at the sea.

Thank Henry J
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Just had a late breakfast at the watermark could not fault it £7·95 for a full English with a drink .Asked for green tea which I got at no extra cost . It came in a tea pot three large cups .Lovely clean toilets well...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I go to this venue regularly on Sunday evenings. Most regulars are pleased that new "special" dishes have been added to the evening menu. The music is always superb, and it is a friendly welcoming atmosphere. The refurbished cafe is lovely. Breakfast is also good,...More

Thank Jacki21uk
Reviewed May 22, 2016

It was a shame our B&B served such a big breakfast because the cakes and pastries looked tempting. A nice comfortable spot for a very tasty coffee though.

1  Thank Alcazares48
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been inside for a while ( we usually sit outside)but the place looks amazing and we managed a table with a sea view. We came for breakfast and wasn't disappointed. We had bacon baps, full English and thick toast with jam. Very busy and...More

1  Thank SDJJSK
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Lovely little teashop totally unpretentious and the best range of gluten free cake I have ever come across. Please spread the word amongst the poor cake deprived gluten free community.

Thank ajsweeting
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great food and service. Have been twice this week the cafe is lovely with a brilliant view of the sea. Pet friendly which is nice. Very clean with a great loo 😃 Loving the orange scented soap and hand cream. Good choice of gluten free...More

Thank hjordan
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Scarborough over the weekend and stopped by this cafe. We managed to get a table for two looking over the sea - very nice. However the service was much to be desired, no smile, no greeting and no knowledge of their product...More

Thank OxonianBlue
Reviewed May 10, 2016

You ever watched that Mary Portas show and thought ok I know what's wrong with this place - why can't the owner see it? Am I happy looking at dog owners allowing dogs to eat sausages off plates? Do they use the same dishwater for...More

Thank Tedaway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic 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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