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The Waterhouse Bar

$$ - $$$
British, Pub
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2 St. Thomas Street, Scarborough YO11 1DR, England
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar with excellent live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. Open late on a Sunday evening, this is the place to go to in Scarborough. :-)

Thank Chris M
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went in this bar on a night out in Scarborough. We were eating in a restaurant just up the road so this place was our pre and post dinner drinks venue! Only small but we managed to get a seat and watched an excellent male singer who sang while playing his guitar.

Thank Cheryl T
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Small bar. Friendly staff. Great music, house bands guitarist and base players are amazing. Gets very busy. Had a great time.

Thank Sophie B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Check ya change, some members of staff charge ya way over the top !!!!!!! Tourist tax maybe? Two drinks bought together £11:30, bought separately £6:80 ..................scammers..... beware !!!!!!!!!

Thank chunky61
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Our for friends birthday, decent drinks, great staff, he even took videos for us during our silly drinking games ! Helpful friendly atmosphere Highly recommended

Thank stewy w
Scarborough, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This place gets full ...Great atmosphere great friendly people live music is awesome never seems to stop filling up on a night loved advice anyone that's into live music to try this place

Thank desa1972
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Popped in for a quick drink while shopping. The bar was about half full and had a nice atmosphere. The one guy that was on the bar was nice and friendly and the seating area was clean, only critique was there was a smell of damp. Apart from that, it was a nice experience.

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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great little pub. Good for watching sport or late into the night live music ! Nice light & clean, good choice of drinks with good service. Does not serve food, but if you just want a drink here's the place.

Thank Maggie K
Cologne, Germany
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I visited the Waterhouse cos I read this would be a nice location for a pub dinner. As I visited it, there was nothing to see as a bar. I've good there beer but there were no indication for getting a dinner there. Not cuttlery on the table, no menu. I had no signal for my mobile phone nor was... More 

Thank DetlevCGN
Penrith, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

A good place to watch sport as plenty of tv screen around the room. There is also live music on some nights including Sunday's which is a great idea. Pity about the toilets, as the building is old the toilets are very small and old but also smell really damp with rotting wood in the ladies and a door that... More 

Thank Ellen C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Thomas Street, Scarborough YO11 1DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough

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