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Swell Cafe Bar

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Chapel Street, Robin Hoods Bay, North York Moors National Park YO22 4SQ, England
+44 1947 880180
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Today
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely fresh homemade food, seating area outside overlooking the sea and spacious inside area too. Popular wedding venue with it old chapel and shop with quality gifts and momentoes of the area. Excellent service .

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Thank tvrk1200rs
Devon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I travelled to Robin Hood Bay and were not disappointed. The breath taking views were stunning and it was a wonderful advantage to be able to find the Swell Cafe Bar tucked into the cliff. The menu had a good selection of food and it was good to see different dietary requirements being catered for. The service... More 

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Thank Emily G
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in holiday and some friends came to visit us from Durham and we took them to Swell, they were very happy and said they would return, we call every holiday we have in Robin Hoods Bay... Perfect for a snack mid afternoon...

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Thank Sam B
Scotland, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stumbled upon the Swell Cafe while wandering around Robin Hoods Bay. We arrived in the half our between breakfast stopping and lunch starting, but the staff still took our order and told us they'd be as quick as they could. We expected to wait 20-30 minutes, but food arrived 10 minutes later. Staff were very friendly and the food was... More 

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Thank Brian1603
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a coffee and cake. Yum. Good coffee. Lovley view sat looking out to sea. Lovley well organised staff as well.

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Thank Mand H
Lanark, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a breakfast roll and a cup of coffee ..food was lovely but the male member off staff should read the book manners for dummies as his are lacking ..

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Thank s26rts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited here the other day and it was top class. We had a lovely cup of tea and the service was brilliant. The views over the bay and beyond where great too. Highly recommended.

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Thank Emma R
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for coffee on the way down to the bay. Nice outside seating area with stunning views. Cakes looked homemade and lovely. Staff friendly and the place is clean. There's a little gift shop to wander round as well.

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Thank terry b
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and inviting, tables clean and tidy. The ability to have sandwiches and paninis gluten free was great. I had a lovely chocolate orange gluten free cake. Will definitely call again next time in this lovely village

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Thank Shirley B
York, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for lunch yesterday hoping to get a reasonably priced lunch and had the nicest ploughman's lunch I've had for years. The service was very prompted and friendly and the price compared to some of the other restaurants in the area was very good. Highly recommended.

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Thank mick_woodruff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $11
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Street, Robin Hoods Bay, North York Moors National Park YO22 4SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  North York Moors National Park  >  Robin Hoods Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 880180
Description
Swell Cafe Bar has a prominent position in the old village of Robin Hood's Bay, with seating terraces overlooking the village and beck to one side and sea to the other. Forget the "high street coffee chains" Swell is a little independent trying to provide the best coffee together with fresh simple food! Open daily from 10am to 4.00pm (seasonal).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?