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The Watermark Cafe

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Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
+44 1723 506506
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

We started a coastal walk and decided to stop for a coffee. The first cafe we came to on the seafront was boarded up, the second one smelt of greasy chip fat, so imagine our delight when we came to this place! Clean, bright, friendly, buzzing with busy staff and happy customers. Oh, and the scones were just the best... More 

Thank Karen D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Convenient position on the front. Stylish premises and fabulous food. We were in on a Saturday with 7 home made soups available to chose from. I had an Broccli and Stilton. Partner enjoyed Butter Nut Squash. Partner asked for and received a side salad instead of a bread roll. Good coffees and I had a tasty Eccles cake, thinner than... More 

Thank Peter F
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We stay in Scarborough 3-4 times per year,will always go to the Watermark,excellent food,freindly so good the locals eat here. Always made to feel welcome

Thank alanbur2n
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

We came here for a light lunch and both enjoyed fabulous bowls of soup; brilliant choices to be had from around 6 soups of the day. Great ambience and more than just a cheap 'caff'. It made our day and we shall definitely be back

Thank Simon B
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 8, 2017

The Gaggia machine works overtime here,with great results, superb coffee, frothy, delicious, small wrapped biscuit to boot. Fantastic views, at times surfers will delight with hilarious results, seems like one heck of a lot of work for a few seconds of pleasure, but they keep trying, grab a window perch for the best view. The food is disappointing, overpriced. The... More 

Thank Brackenpress
Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We called in here for a coffee one morning in February. It was busy but the staff were quick and the place was really well run. The food looked good but the only downside for us, like many cafes in Scarborough was that dogs are allowed inside. I don't dislike dogs but I don't like them around when I'm eating!

1 Thank Rebecca M
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

We don't usually eat out but my wife wanted a cooked breakfast. I ordered a sausage sandwich with egg. Came on sliced bread, and sausage was only just cooked. It was rather tasteless too. Then I found out it was £4.75! They charged me £1.25 for an egg! I'm sorry but the prices are just too expensive. You don't mind... More 

Thank merlinwizzard100
North Wales, United Kingdom
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588 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

We were victims of Storm Doris during our walk in North Bay and needed to shelter from the rain so dashed in to Watermark. With lovely views over the sea and smart contemporary decoration. It was a pleasure to sit down. We ordered at the counter and the decaf cappuccino did not disappoint! We didn't eat but the food coming... More 

Thank VanessaRoad
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

We were really pleased to find this cafe as it felt out of the way of tourists and more like a community meet up cafe. It was really busy throughout the entire time we were there. We ordered 2 adult meals, 2 coffees, 2 cartons of kids juice and 2 kids meals. It came to just over £30. Food was... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Doncaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food and service as always. Super options for vegetarians and those with other dietary requirements. Dogs welcome. Love this place!

1 Thank hughes1414

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?