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“My favourite seaside coffee and ice cream bar EVER !”
Review of Harbour View Cafe

Harbour View Cafe
Ranked #23 of 357 Restaurants in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“My favourite seaside coffee and ice cream bar EVER !”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

There is just something about this place that I love. From the 50's coat dresses that the waitresses wear, the formica interior and the great milky coffees, if I'm in Scarborough this is a must for me.

the children have now become addicted to the ice cream floats, sundaes and knickerbocker glories......which is what I was after. This place is what childhood memories at the British seaside are all about :)

Visited August 2014
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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Redcar
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139 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Friendly Service, not overly impressed with the food”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

As the rating suggests our experience was average. We took our grandsons for a day out and headed for the Harbour View from reviews on Tripadvisor. The staff were very friendly, the food was OK with the fish being mainly batter, chips that I wouldn't say were not frozen and a very small portion of mushy peas. Not quite sure where another reviewer gets 'very roomy' from and being on the fish quay could hardly be described as a sea view. If this is the best fish and chips in Scarborough try the Brittania Fish Bar in Hartlepool and you would be amazed.

  • Visited July 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good place to start the day.”
Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Great pricing and good food. Drinks are amongst the cheapest in the area. Start your visit to Scarborough here!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice down to earth Cafe”
Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife & myself rated this the tastiest fish & lightest crispy batter we had ever tasted chips were quite good too - Mushy peas so so Great friendly servces & totally down to earth

  • Visited August 2014
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Northallerton,United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best fish & chips in Scarborough!!!”
Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We have been here several times before and the fish & chips are always excellent- we never go anywhere else. This visit was as good as ever. Scarboroughs hidden gem!! Beautiful fresh fish with home style chips. Down to earth, friendly efficient service. Very well priced for the quality - we had the 2 meals for £14. We have tried others in Scarborough but nowhere compares to this.

  • Visited August 2014
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