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Lifeboat Fishbar

76 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NJ, England
+44 7970 091083
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“haddock” (25 reviews)
“mushy peas” (17 reviews)
“fish n chips” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast Food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
76 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in the cafe. Our daughter had a children’s sausage and chips which was a generous portion. My husband and I had the haddock specials. Again very generous portions. All the food was delicious. Freshly cooked and not greasy. The staff were very helpful.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MrsStanners2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just want to say thankyou to Carmen and her team for allowing us to have the whole restaurant, we come every new years day but this time there was 20 of us. The food was amazing as always such quick service and the girls were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fish and chips cooked to perfection,very good service and friendly staff.Definitely recommend

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Margery E
Reviewed November 7, 2018

2nd visit to the Lifeboat Fishbar and still as good second time around! Portions are a good size, value for money is good but most importantly they taste absolutely fantastic!!! Our kids also loved it. Will certainly be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chris g
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited today for the cafe, however it was full. On the way out a lovely member of staff offered to take my number and let us know when a table was available! When we got seated the service was excellent, and the food was just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 78kennyi
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Living in Bristol I am used to high quality food! We made a venture up north to see family and had a day out in Scarborough. You cannot visit the seaside without a trip to a local chippy, so looked on TripAdvisor for advice. Lifeboat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gringo1984
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Took my grandson to Scarborough for day out called in Lifeboat Fish bar and I have to say they were the nicest, tastiest fish and chips I have ever had, the batter is delicious. The staff are very friendly and attentive. Will definitely go back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trip16528892554
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Such an extremely friendly place with a cute, clean cafe and delicious food. I can totally recommend the homemade fish cakes, wow! We all had something different and all loved it. The portions were perfect especially getting a good sized pot of peas, yummy, loved...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 580abigailh
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

⭐️nice lady lovely staff they were very friendly ⭐️lovely food and drinks however it would be better if they did smaller potions ⭐️nicest people ever ⭐️when they did not have a table for 8 they reserved one

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rater2009
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Courteous, friendly, accommodating lady. Thank you. We are staying locally in a cottage and came into the town today for a ride on a donkey, bucket and spade on the sand and a fish and chips lunch with our two Grandsons and their Mum. You...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank D7519TRpaulb
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Eddie B
November 25, 2018|
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Response from CarmenP3788 | Property representative |
We do steamed fish with no batter. It is difficult to guarantee that chips aren’t contaminated with gluten but if you inform us when placing your order we shall endeavour to ensure that the portion you receive is free from... More
November 1, 2018|
Response from CarmenP3788 | Property representative |
Sorry no thank you for your enquiry.
November 1, 2018|
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Response from CarmenP3788 | Property representative |
No I’m sorry we don’t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 7970 091083
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Small traditional family run fish and chip cafe and takeaway just off the seafront near the lifeboat station. We aim to provide good quality food with a welcoming and friendly service.
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