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“Excellent - don't miss it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Cactus

The Cactus
Ranked #226 of 352 Restaurants in Scarborough
Cuisines: Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Takeout
Description: Poatcode YO11 1SD
Irvine, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent - don't miss it!”
Reviewed June 1, 2012

Myself, husband and three young children (6, 4 and 1) stumbled upon this restaurant whilst on holiday. So glad we did! Although you might readily assume this is primarily a takeaway with a few tables and chairs through the back, you couldn't be more wrong! The staff were extremely helpful and welcoming, and there was a high chair for our littlest one (which, as we have discovered over the years, is not always the case in so called 'family' restaurants). The menu was extensive, with plenty of choice for the kids too. The food, to cut to the chase, was fabulous. The burgers were the best I have tasted (no joke!) and the portions large. The kids loved their meals (again, no mean feat) and the accompanying sides were delicious too. It was very reasonably priced - in fact, it was our least costly family meal for the whole of our stay in Scarborough. I would recommend this place wholeheartedly, and if we are ever back in the area again, we will definitely return, no question about it.

  • Visited May 2012
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English first
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Spot on”
Reviewed March 23, 2012

We had a weekend stay in Scarborough (which turned into a week). Found this place on the last day and was gutted we did not find it earlier. The burgers are phenomenal, the friendliest of the staff is incredible and our meal with the kids was exceptionable. Excellent! if this was in my area I would be there at least once a month. On occasion I have been tempted to drive up from Manchester for this!

Visited July 2011
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Thank James R
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Lovely Budget Meal”
Reviewed February 6, 2012

The gentleman who served us was a really happy pleasant man, he made us feel very welcome.
The food isn't haute cuisine - but it was nice. We all had beefburgers. The portions were good and well cooked.

Visited February 2012
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent food excellent value - what a gem!”
Reviewed December 7, 2011

The food here is great and reasonable! They by far do the best burgers and pizza's in town and there is a huge variety. I had the fish which was also excellent! The staff are very friendly and always go out their way to help!

Definitely visit this place! We will be back!

  • Visited December 2011
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Family restaurant”
Reviewed May 15, 2011

Great food great prices Would recommend for families :D

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Thank Moomin1979
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