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“THE best homemade cakes”
Review of The Clock Cafe

The Clock Cafe
Ranked #36 of 363 Restaurants in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“THE best homemade cakes”
Reviewed July 23, 2014

I cannot recommend this café enough. The serve genuine homemade cakes, which are out of this world, it is hard to choose a favourite and like a lot of people state the scones are sublime. Excellent prices for snacks or meals and you can get a big mug of tea - always a bonus. Thankfully they stick to a traditional menu but still have a wide variety to choose from. I have visited many times and will return many more - fantastic food and a wonderful view.

  • Visited June 2014
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Norfolk
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Nostalgia at its best.”
Reviewed July 12, 2014

Every time we come to Scarborough we have to visit The Clock Tower. This week in the rain it was cosy and welcoming sitting at the steamy window looking at the sea, drinking tea and eating scones. We have been there before when you can sit on their terrace, have tea and scones and look at the sea. Someone would spend a lot of money creating a vintage shabby chic place like this, they don't have to as this is the real deal. Brilliant.

  • Visited July 2014
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Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
517 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
“Saturday brunch in the sun”
Reviewed July 8, 2014

Homemade cakes on the terrace looking over the south bay in Scarborough on a beautiful summer day, what more could anyone want. Well worth a visit.

  • Visited July 2014
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York, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Terrace Cafe in Scarborough”
Reviewed July 4, 2014

If you haven’t visited the Clock Café and sat on its terrace while having tea and cakes you are missing a treat. An amazing view is to be had of South Bay and Scarborough Castle. The café itself is a gem, a Grade II listed building along with its beach chalets that makes up the bijou complex, and if you are into vintage retro this is the place to go – it’s the real thing. It opened in 1913 and was built as part of the redevelopment of the south side in the early 1900’s and has served refreshments ever since except for a brief interlude during WWII when it was used for RAF navigation training. The view is spectacular the food is good, if basic, and is a great place to enjoy morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea - the cake and scones are very good.

  • Visited July 2014
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best spot in sunny Scarborough”
Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Great place to be. Wonderful home made cakes also bacon rolls. Brill view of the bay. Period setting. Can't beat it.

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