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The Watermark Cafe

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Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
+44 1723 506506
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a simple café that does tasty food and good coffee. Have a cake, a meal or a snack in simple surroundings with a view of the beach and the sea. My only gripe is that it is too popular and therefore busy. Some sort of queuing system, rather than loitering by a diner and encouraging them to shift,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in on the rainy sunday afternoon of bank holiday weekend, had tea, coffee and a shortcake slice. Lovely pleasant visit, would definitely recommend and visit again. All food drinks and cakes looked amazing, plenty of choice and good service.

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Thank Luca H
Tadley, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we popped in by off chance, for afternoon tea, lovely cafe and homemade cake, we will return again on our next visit to scarborough

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Thank tracyluv_24
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know I have reviewed Watermark before but we went twice on our recent visit to Scarborough. On the first occasion coffee and cakes-delicious and on the second occasion we had breakfast. Pat had bacon and mushrooms and I had the full English breakfast. Absolutely lovely and we walked it off with a brisk walk to the South beach. Service... More 

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Thank Edward02
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in Scarborough and usually avoid local cafes at busy time as more often than not quality drops in proportion to how busy a venue is. Unfortunately this was once again proved true when my wife and I were persuaded by our grandson to call in for and sample a ciabatta toasted sandwich. The description read 'lightly toasted', the... More 

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Thank John C
Burton on Trent
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214 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been calling in at this place over the years and seen it grow and expand and get more and more popular. The cafe is busy and popular with an outside veranda. It does have a license and they regularly have bands on. The food is great - good quality and well cooked. It's not the cheapest, but you get... More 

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Thank The_Simnetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting on Saturday for lunch and Sunday for brunch . The best Stilton and Broccoli soup I have ever tasted . The staff are so friendly and the atmosphere perfect . Will be our regular point of call whenever we are in Scarborough. Jen and Jim

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Thank JenplusJim
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for a cuppa whilst I'm Scarborough. Staff are friendly and cafe has a nice view. Reasonably priced.

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Thank AndrewB51
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good cafe got lots of variation of cakes to sweets to meals , has lots of drinks to choose and has an outdoor and indoor seating area really nice decorations and also free wifi which is really good (I'm using it now to write this!) Yeah I recommend this cafe to anyone who likes it !

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Bacup, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe was a lovely find with spectacular sea views. My mum and sister enjoyed coffee and cake one afternoon and we all enjoyed a light lunch the following day. There is a large range of homemade soups which were nearly all gluten free, a delight for my sister. We all had something different and my pea and mint soup... 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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 506506

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?