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The Watermark Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
+44 1723 506506
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

As regular visitors at the Watermark we are a little disappointed with some of the staff, we have our favourite member of staff who always greets us with a smile and some light hearted banter, it almost takes your mind off the fact that you've been queuing up for so long, however our last few visits have been met with... More 

2 Thank Gary S
Driffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Visited the Watermark last night with my wife and two friends we had a great night good home cooked food great company and really good entertainment. The staff are great and looked after us very well. The Watermark has recently been very tastefully refurbished and looks really fresh and modern well worth a visit

Thank John C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Really looking forward to an all day breakfast. The menu on the table said all-day breakfasts were served until 1pm which is what we drop from Harrogate to enjoy. Queued 10 minutes to order only to be told they changed the times the day before and 'all-day' breakfasts finished at noon. Very disappointing! It's a long drive from home. Was... More 

1 Thank Martin M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Looks amazing!who ever did the decor should be saluted!!hope they've been paid???Because it wasn't for them the cafe would be awful!!

5 Thank Mick H
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We've been loyal customers for years and recommended it many times. Not any more I'm afraid. We've just returned from holiday and couldn't wait to go for breakfast and see the revamp. How disappointing on every level. The interior looks lovely but the layout design hasnt resolved any of the issues that caused customer flow issues such as the queue... More 

5 Thank janthompson
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Visited this morning for breakfast, terrible service, food was cold and sausages were cheap, the egg was rock hard and had been obviously sat waiting to come out for some time. Would never visit again. Stay clear.

1 Thank Paul L
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Waited 50 minutes for a tasteless chip butty, burger and chips and a miniscule jacket potato without butter and hardly any cheese accompanied by an undressed salad - unimpressed is an understatement!! Would not return or recommend!!

3 Thank golcarilly
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Cakes taste like made with cheapest possible ingredients. Always sugar granules in icing on lemon cake, icing should be smooth

1 Thank juliaScarborough
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173 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Fantastic new re-vamp, great views, dog friendly and tasty cakes. I do find some of the savoury cooked dishes a little pricey, but I guess that comes with the location. Service can also be quite slow when busy.

Thank Mark L
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Can't order anything only breakfast as it was 1125 was not allowed to order toasti..so we had cakes &Camomile tea !not cheap at all .....suppose because seaside resort....but big plus Dog friendly as it was very wet and windy ....so nice and warm for us

Thank Kym F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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?