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Sea Drift

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Seaton Garth, Staithes, North York Moors National Park, England
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great basic food, lovely coffee right down by the sea in Staithes. Well worth the hike 😊 down. Very busy but the two ladies were always cheerful and chatty. The area is great even though it's up and down (mostly down lol ) We are going back there soon

Thank 827SharonH
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105 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good coffee and range of homemade cakes. We enjoyed a late 2 nd breakfast of hot drinks, crumpets and currant tea cakes. Small venue but good place to stock up before tackling the hill out of the village!!!

Thank Alidav84uk
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119 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

small cafe with seating outside for 15 people... seat for 6 people inside.... no customer toliets but the cafe is connected to council toliet buildings... sells ice creams cake hot drinks sandwichs and sweets greet views of the habour.... friendly staff high prices but limited compitition.... cafe worth a pit stop to buy an ice cream (only place that sells)... More 

Thank djboro
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Lovely home made cake in this quaint little cafe only sits about a dozen people at one time but was delicious

Thank Mandy J
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

After a brisk stroll down to the village and along the beach we decided to pop in for breakfast. 2 of us decided on bacon baps and the other 2 sausage baps. The lady working there was warm and friendly and when breakfast was served it was lovely, the baps toasted and the meat juicy and tasty. The cakes looked... More 

Thank mollymooz
Redditch, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A delightful little café, popular with both locals and tourists. Not much room to sit inside only 4 tables available but more seating is available outside. We had two large coffee's, a homemade scone and a generous slice of homemade cobble cake with cream costing around £10 which isn't excessive in my opinion. The staff were efficient and really friendly.... More 

Thank Caroline T
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We decided on a day of crabbing in Staithes and went prepared for a fun day. The kids (7 of them) had had their breakfast but the 3 adults hadn't so first stop, Sea Drift for bacon butties and coffee. Yes, they did gluten free bread!! Yes, they did caffeine free coffee, so with those my wife was delighted and... More 

Thank reddoggolfred
Codnor, Derbyshire
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

A weekday visit to Staithes and a lovely hot, sunny day on the beach. The cafe was very busy so we ordered three takeaway sandwiches and a couple of soft drinks. The sandwiches were freshly prepared and very tasty, but the bill for £17 was very expensive for what it was. Next time we're planning a visit to Staithes I'll... More 

Thank EddieSinatra
Chesham, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Friendly service, very tasty cake. £15 for two teas, one coffee and three slices of (very delicious) cake is expensive in my book. I guess the season is quite short.

Thank T0ny_UK
Guisborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We walked in and said hello to the woman at the till. She completely blanked us and carried on talking to her friend. When we said hello again she said "what do you want?". She was unfriendly, unhelpful and rolled her eyes when I couldn't decide what to order. My mum was paying but if it had been me, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seaton Garth, Staithes, North York Moors National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  North York Moors National Park  >  Staithes

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