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Harbour View Cafe

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West Pier, Scarborough YO11 1PD , England
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for breakfast which was quick, fairly priced and delicious. Went down great with a strong mug of tea. (ask if you don't want it too strong) At lunch I picked monkfish from the specials. It was fresh from one of the local boats and was excellent. It comes with chips, salad and mushy peas. The chips are really good!!... More 

Thank Alex B
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiance and I saw the reviews on tripadvisor and knew we had to try it and we were not dissapointed. The lovely lady behind the counter reccommended the monkfish which was absolutely beautiful, really fresh and tasty. DO NOT let the outside put you off!!! Customer service was brilliant. We will definately be back and reccommend to all our... More 

Thank JoGav
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Scarborough many times, but have missed this cafe. Lovely views - fish and chips were freshly cooked as you ordered and tasted fab!! Staff were very friendly. Def worth a visit.

Thank Lynnewhitleybay
York, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Harbour View is at the end of car park, on Scarborough famous West Pier, through iron gates, up some stairs and your there. The stairway to fish and chip heaven. Up until today, my number 1 fish n chips anywhere, was in Mangonui in North Island New Zealand. However, after today, Scarborough’s Harbour View takes the prize. Once a Fishermans... More 

Thank steve b
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best breakfast in Scarborough, absolutely love it here wouldnt go anywhere else for a breakfast after discovering this place! the fish and chips rival any chippy in scarbrough aswell, the fish literally falls apart in your mouth! Dont think you could find fresher fish anywhere else on the coast!!

Thank getyourbangersout69
Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit a cafe instead of risking a seagull attack on the beach!! Ordered fish & Chips with peas, bread & butter & 3 kids fish & Chips. Cooked fresh to order, lovely home style chips & crisp batter. V v reasonably priced. Lovely friendly staff with a lovely view across the harbour

Thank Angela M
Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We took my 5 year old Charlie for his birthday trip to the seaside, and chose this café based on reviews on here. So glad we did- everyone's quite right. It's brilliant! Tucked out of the way up some stairs (so really sorry for those with mobility issues), it's well worth finding! It's a counter service traditional café, neutrally and... More 

1 Thank BeccaBD
Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Been to Scarborough many times but this was our first visit to Harbour View Café, tried the breakfast and omelette and we enjoyed both. Good café food and attentive staff. will go again.

1 Thank FlickerfreeLeeds
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Saw this fish & chip shop on trip advisor and thought we would seek it out. You can see the blue cafe sign from the main road, and it takes a little working out to get to it, the stairs aren't too inviting, and we almost changed our minds, so glad we didn't. The staff were friendly and helpful, it... More 

2 Thank Mark S
Scarborough, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

If you love a slice of evenly cooked black pudding look somewhere else.. it was uncooked completely on one side and nicely cooked on the other. when i pointed this out i was met by a very very nasty pair of ladies telling me that is how it is supposed to be served to which i just said it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Pier, Scarborough YO11 1PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: 01947602013

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