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Yew Tree Cafe

High Street, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0PT, England
+44 1723 367989
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0PT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited today for a coffee and snack. The service was very goo with cheerful and attentive staff. Both the cafe and bathroom were spotlessly clean and fresh. My husband had " Welsh rarebit" on gluten free toast which was very nice. I had a cheese...More

Thank Ravenscar L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken to this lovely place by a friend who has visited over the years but had not been for a while. She got a great welcome from staff and we had a superb afternoon tea with her. We ordered the scones with jam...More

Thank Hazel H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Visited here whilst staying in a holiday cottage locally. We called in for breakfast just past opening time on a Tuesday morning & the place was already packed! This was clearly testament to how great it is. We had a bit of a wait to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I was riding past whilst doing Whitby to Scarborough along the Cinder track and was struck by the impressive looks of this Tea room. So i parked my bike and walked in ,inside was tastefully decorated and even though i was splattered with mud was...More

Thank mikeh1960
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Outside the cesspit that is Scarborough (reference to the abundance of dog poo every 10 metres), lies the Yew Tree Scalby. It's just quintessentially English, clean, uber polite staff and a cracking cup of tea. I had incredible food envy when the waitress brought out...More

Thank Carl D
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Delicious scones and tea served here, together with a range of breakfasts and lunches. Pleasant and attractive tearoom which is always busy and can be booked. Fellow diners were having a ra be of all day breakfasts cooked to their liking, lots local regulars which...More

Thank babs089
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A lovely independent cafe. The decor is really nice. Indoor and outdoor seating is available. Fabulous cakes and delicious coffee. Welcoming and friendly staff.

Thank rachael w
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Went with my wife for afternoon tea. Place was busy, staff quite friendly. Afternoon tea for 2 was not worth £20. Wanted to charge me extra for another scone. Manageress said they always served half a scone per person! I've never seen that before anywhere...Go...More

1  Thank mikewakefield1951
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had a lovely breakfast at The Yew Tree. There was plenty of choice on the menu to suit all tastes and our food arrived freshly cooked, beautifully presented and was delicious. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank TrishLeeds
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We stopped here for a spot of lunch - absolutely delicious - I would highly recommend (esp. the Vanilla Slice!)

Thank Jane W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Scalby, Scarborough YO13 0PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough  >  Scalby
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 367989
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Situated in the village of Scalby, just outside Scarborough The Yew Tree Café offers a friendly and relaxed service with an excellent variety of freshly-prepared food using local and regional produce.

You can choose to either eat in or take away; breakfasts, sandwiches, snacks and our home baked cakes and treats are available. A wide range of hot and cold drinks are served, from Barista made coffees to a range of speciality teas, to delicious hot chocolates and classic milkshakes as well as locally brewed beers and a variety of wines and spirits.
Dogs are welcome with their well behaved owners!
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