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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Warm and cosy inside, bright and airy outside. The excellent menu has choices for everyone with many local products and lots of homemade items. We cannot recommend this place highly enough.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location right on the beach - weather just turned so we hopped in for a sarnie and a cuppa. My son had beans on toast - massive portion - and my wife had a Brie baguette which she enjoyed. My cheese and ham toastie...was ok nothing amazing, but the coffee and walnut cake was very good. Very busy though, we got straight in but then a huge queue formed and the door was left open for this queue and the wind blew through the cafe. Not their fault, selfish people in the queue.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here 3 times in a week for a bacon & egg roll & coffees. It enjoys a great location right in the beach and has some outdoor seating which were a real sun trap. Simple menu - traditional breakfast favourites and good looking...range of cakes - all served with a smile and not overpriced. A little gem.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 14 September 2021

really didn;t like the place much. Felt crowded and didn;t find the food or drink particularly appetising.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 8 September 2021

Lovely fresh crab sandwich, well presented on the plate. This cafe has tables inside and on two terraces, one in the sun and one with some shade, so it was good to find one that suited on a sunny day. Lovely service too.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 September 2021

We stopped here for breakfast one morning. It was a gloriously sunny day, it felt like we were in Spain. The views are amazing. The breakfasts and coffee we had were excellent, reasonably priced too.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 23 August 2021 via mobile

Fresh food, should stay open longer Fantastic views, pleasant staff, crab sandwich’s a delight. Do not confuse with the awful Wits End cafe in Sandsend. This is the one to eat at for snacks. Will be back

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 15 August 2021

Lovely setting with sea views, very friendly service and great food & reasonable prices with the bonus of being dog friendly.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 August 2021

Great location and although the place was busy they attended to your every need. Crab was excellent and well presented.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 7 August 2021 via mobile

Stopped off at this lovely cafe after our walk along the beach from Whitby harbour. We sat at the back of the cafe behind glass screens, where there was comfy sofas and rattan furniture. We only had coffees as it was mid morning but one...of the party had a tuna sandwich, served with a side salad and crisps which they really enjoyed. It was a lovely sunny day and sitting there overlooking the sea was really relaxing. Definitely worth a visit 😊More

Date of visit: August 2021
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8 September 2020|
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Response from Badgersbits | Reviewed this property |
Closed atm. Public toilets 100m away but pretty grim!
18 November 2019|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure you can get an afternoon tea there but they do a lovely range of sandwiches and cakes.
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15 November 2018|
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Response from Mariola L | Reviewed this property |
All depends on the weather, winter is usually long weekends only but if it is very sunny like is has been recently, they are open everyday
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandside Cafe

Yes, Sandside Cafe offers takeaway services.

Sandside Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5