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The Waterfront Cafe

39 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
+44 7800 720832
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“scones” (12 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
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39 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here and it was lovely. Open kitchen so you can see all the food being cooked fresh to order. We were watching the waves crashing against the shore as we indulged in our hearty breakfast. We will definitely return ❤️

Thank April C
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI thank you for your review we hope to see you again in the future josh and Jenna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the regular breakfast which was huge! Lovely cafe right on the seafront and very friendly staff. Great place to start the day.

Thank Susanna C
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thank you so much for your review we are glad you enjoyed your breakfast thanks for taking the time out to write a review it really means a lot to our business as we are still new thanks again. Jenna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped purely to use the toilets but ended up being customers, which wasnt bad thing. Regular Latte and Americano cant be sniffed at. Nice staff and lovely view of the harbour as you sit and sip your drinks on the outdoor seating. Clean and Nice...More

Thank Jack T
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your coffee with us. The public loos are just at the end of the harbour but we are glad your came to us, thanks again. Jenna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here with a friend and I must say what a lovely place . We had a latte and a toasted teacake followed by the most delicious carrot cake . The staff were so lovely and friendly excellent customer service . A comfortable clean...More

Thank Diana S
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI Diana Thank you for taking the time out to write such a lovely review of the Waterfront business, this means a lot to us as were are still new to the area, we hope to see you soon and your fee back will be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As this was probably our fourth visit to this cafe I felt it was time to write a review.A lovely pleasant morning in November is a nice time to have a stroll around Scarborough and we decided to once again stop at the waterfront cafe...More

Thank Madge113
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you so much for your lovely review, your feedback will be past onto our staff and we hope to see you again thank you again Jenna Burrows

Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Nice sunny day for coffee and cake overlooking the harbour. Lime and courgette cake was delicious, all topped off with a great latte.

Thank Peter P
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2017

Hi Peter thank you so much so glad you enjoyed our cake and coffee hope to see you again soon. Jenna burrows

Reviewed October 16, 2017

Called in this cafe for tea and toast mid morning, what a disappointment. When asked for brown or granary bread told very abruptly we don't have any, only white bread. So reluctantly ordered. When it arrived only one slice of the thinnest bread imaginable! Tea...More

3  Thank Pauline G
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Hi Pauline. I do hope you can also find somewhere else to have your tea and toast that has the same location as the Waterfront Cafe, with all the facilities that I offer such as : fast Internet, clean customer toilets, large seating inside &...More

Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Sat outside. Lovely. Brisk friendly service from the young staff. Tasty coffee and tasty fresh cakes. Great

Thank Charles B
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Hi thank you so much your review your kind words mean so much to our business. Thank you Jenna Burrows

Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We had eaten at this cafe, a couple of years ago, so decided to try it again,- it was good then and it's good now. The place is only small inside, but has plenty of seating outside, so you can watch the world go by,...More

1  Thank iandjonhols
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Hi thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you again in the future josh and Jenna

Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Having a good long walk around Scarborough bay, called here as they used Baytown coffee, which is excellent tasting coffee from Whitby, Asked for two Flat whites , yes they did them or so they said !!! What came was two tall milky lattes !...More

1  Thank vivenrick
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Hi Vivenrick. Sorry you felt we didn't know how to make a flat white coffee. We do understand that they have to be made in smaller cups/mugs to make them more of a flat white, of course we know this however every time we have...More

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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 7800 720832
Description
We have brought a bit of city to the seaside, we sell our own brand coffee specially made for us from the heavenly coffee company. We do a selection of Hot drinks/Yorkshire tea Tea pigs/ Hot chocolate with all the works. Homemade cakes classic scones served with homemade jam and clotted cream. We have menus on tables and on the walls/children menu's and the seaside classic's Whitby Scampi and fries. Sandwiches Grilled Sandwiches Snack treat fries/olives Homemade soup everyday Locally sourced Trotters Farm burgers Beef burger Locally sourced chicken fillet burgers Freshly made salads Veg options cold drinks selections including Fentimans
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