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The Watermark Cafe

Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
+44 1723 506506
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (83 reviews)
“ciabatta” (7 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely little homely cafe on the seafront with wonderful views over the bay to the castle. Definitely have the fish goujons on doorstop bread it's a highlight in my book. Tasty and big portions all round

Thank steviejgalfie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful management and staff have created a popular and vibrant local venue which regularly attracts a loyal clientele for hearty food, drinks and the well attended music evenings, which are fully booked weeks ahead. This is a real asset to North Bay and represents...More

Thank Quixote2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great for tea, coffee, and cake - used to have main meals but prices have gone up and quantity gone down - all the same lovely cafe - lovely view - always good range of cakes

Thank carhut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish every town had a beautiful stylish cafe like this! It was much better than the usual high street coffee giants, lovely surroundings, sea view, friendly staff and clean! Best of all they catered for a whole host of dietary needs, a refreshing change!...More

Thank Stickler4perfection
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We attended this eatery today and cannot believe we haven’t found it before (we live near Scarborough). It is amazing. Our only issue tonight was it was dark so we couldn’t see the large roller waves coming into the bay. Anyway, the eatery was fabulous....More

Thank NFE007
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Called in here one cold sunny Sunday morning, the best thing we ever did, plus you are allowed to take your dog in. The coffee is excellent not too strong, plus the selection of cakes is 'wow' my husband always has two slices of the...More

Thank Lean
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great scones and cakes at sensible prices. Very friendly staff. Goodlocation. Interesting and diverse selection of books and magazines . Couldn’t fault it really. We'll be back

Thank _graham_a_hunt
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived for lunch, sat down and browsed the menu. After ordering our food and drinks, the cafe began to fill up. As it can get quite busy, especially on weekends or school holidays, larger groups may find getting a suitable table difficult. Also, although...More

Thank flyB787
Reviewed 7 November 2017

we have visited this café a few times over the years, at different hours of the day...always the same excellent service and food-breakfast, lunch, afternoon brew, and although I've never been on an evening they hold music sessions over the year. staff are friendly with...More

1  Thank Janet S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great location on the seafront with parking directly outside. A very busy spot with a good selection of food and drink, including a variety of dairy free and gluten free options. Seating inside and out.

Thank Telgip
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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