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39 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
441723351323
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Yeadon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited today with a girl guide group they catered for 29 of us and the food was amazing. All staff where really friendly and all the food was ready and waiting for when we got there.

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Thank danni6347
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this establishment with my children today and must say I was massively impressed. The food was cooked to perfection, the cakes were to die for and the staff couldn't have been more polite. The coffee was the best quality I have ever tasted, well worth the money if not twice and from what I could see of the kitchen... More 

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Thank Drew S
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Drew. Thank you for your review we are so happy you came into our cafe with your children so well behaved and polite. You are welcome back anytime see you soon. Jenna and Josh More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in at this Cafe for a coffee during a walk down the Scarborough Seafront. The staff where lovely and the coffee was great, beautiful views too! Looking forward to returning on our next visit and trying some of the food on offer.

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Thank Louishowarth
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

Hi louis Thank you for your review we are grateful for your feedback kind regards Jenna and josh More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to this place twice now, the staff seem nice apart from when someone confronts them with an issue which they seem to not care about. Food is okay a little pricey (even for the seafront) could probably make it better myself. That brings me on to the cake situation. They claim that their cake is homemade by a local... More 

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Thank gaz124
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review Hi Gaz123 Welcome to trip-advisor, sorry your first review isn't a good one. Okay so firstly let me make this clear to yourself & to readers, here at Waterfront we buy in produce that we like & what we think our customers will like. We have created a menu that... More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called here for sandwiches to take out on New Years day, there was only limited choice which was to be expected and not a problem. After ordering I noticed the girl putting an awful lot of butter onto what I thought was my sandwich so asked her to remove some. She abruptly replied it's not yours, fair enough. After a... More 

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2 Thank Eddie181
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Eddie181 Sorry it has taken so long for a reply I have had some trouble logging onto the TripAdvisor account. We are sorry you didn't enjoy your experience with us at Waterfront, it was actually myself you spoke to about the butter ( you are right it wasn't your order, I agree it was a lot of butter it... More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I know a great place when I find one, and here's one for you that doesn't get any better. Located opposite the harbour, tremendous views of the boats coming and going, inside and outside seating area, carefully prepared food from a well stocked menu, this is the place to be. Open all year round too, I think this place gets... More 

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Thank HeathJSamples
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Heath Thank you for your kind words we hope to see you and Lucy again ! Jenna and Josh More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't fault this gem in Scarborough, lovely friendly staff and super yummy food with an amazing view! Visited last year and it has to be said the couple running it now have made some lovely changes, feels more welcoming now. Definitely recommend 😃

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1 Thank LucySamps
joshuaclark859, Manager at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Lucy thank you for your review such lovely words! have shown josh he is very happy to see this! kind regards Jenna and Josh More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come here quite often and have never been disappointed, the food and drinks are lovely you have great views to enjoy with it, The staff are always very friendly and welcoming and go that extra mile to make sure you get what you want!!

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Thank Nathan1278
joshuaclark859, General Manager at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Nathan Thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed your time with us welcome anytime. Jenna burrows More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Scarborough and often spend time the sea front. My new favourite place to visit for a small bite to eat and a drink is the waterfront! The staff are very attentive and are very open to individual requirements. Definitely worth a visit!

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1 Thank David B
joshuaclark859, General Manager at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

Hi David thank you for coming to see us! the review is great! really helps us build on the social media with your kind words! Jenna and Josh More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the cafe lots and it is a lovely place with well mannered and well presented staff! I don't normally drink coffee however I always have a latte as the coffee is fantastic! Thanks Guys :D see you again soon

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1 Thank amylou9026
joshuaclark859, Owner at The Waterfront Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Amy Thanks for your review we are so glad and have passed on this review to our staff. Jenna and Josh More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: 441723351323
Description
We have brought a bit of city to the seaside, we sell our own brand coffee specially made for us from the heavenly coffee company. We do a selection of Hot drinks/Yorkshire tea Tea pigs/ Hot chocolate with all the works. Homemade cakes classic scones served with homemade jam and clotted cream. We have menus on tables and on the walls/children menu's and the seaside classic's Whitby Scampi and fries. Sandwiches Grilled Sandwiches Snack treat fries/olives Homemade soup everyday Locally sourced Trotters Farm burgers Beef burger Locally sourced chicken fillet burgers Freshly made salads Veg options cold drinks selections including Fentimans

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