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“Gluten free lunch”
Review of Swell Cafe Bar

Swell Cafe Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $11
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Soups
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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).
Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

It's so good to find places to eat where they know about gluten and build gluten free into the menu. This is an airy cafe with art on the walls and sea views, friendly staff and good salads, ploughmans and soups. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Glutenfreegourmet
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

The Swell Cafe is clean and tidy and provides all you could want in the way of light meals and refreshments.

It was especially nice to be able to sit outside and admire the view over the water whilst eating freshly prepared and tasty food.

When you've finished eating, there is a gift shop attached which sells more up-market items to take back to those not lucky enough to have been visiting the Bay.

Highly recommended

Thank mrst148
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

Scone cream tea - lovely. Called in on a recomendation of friends. Lovely sunny day, sat outside. Coffee and scones lovely. Lovely sea view from the terrace. Recommend that anyone in the area should visit.

Thank JalexYorkshire_UK
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

My wife Emily and I got married at Swell back in the heatwave in July, and it was an amazing day. We took quite a basic package – just the ceremony followed by a drinks reception overlooking the sea – but it was absolutely perfect. Jane was great with us from the moment we made our first enquiry. It was great while we were planning to know that everything was in hand at Swell and we had nothing to worry about on that side of things! She was also able to recommend a good local photographer (Gary Simpson) as well.

The ceremony itself went very smoothly and all our guests commented on what a fantastic venue and location it is. I and many of the guests ate at the café beforehand and thought the food and drink was great too.

I would recommend Swell to anyone who wants a small/medium sized stress free wedding by the sea – and hopefully you’ll be as lucky with the weather as we were!

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Thank JackStaysPlaces
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

A very clean and bright cafe, with nice food, and good coffee. Service was a bit slow, but understandable as everthing is prepared in the act. Beautiful pictures on the wall, and a lovely little shop to buy cards and other souvenirs, clothes, etc.

Thank In_love_with_Spain
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