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Sandside Cafe

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East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great views, great food, good service! We were staying up the road at the Raithwaite Hotel and only wished that Sandsend Cafe served food in the evenings as it had a far nicer relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Elaine H
York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in after walk on beach, lovely sunny February afternoon. Two ice creams and two coffees about £8, OK but coffee the very worst I've had. Weak and cold, had I not been with the two grandchildren I would have taken the coffee back. So I should have complained.

Thank Hopefull-guide
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on a freezing day after walk on beach for the superb crab sandwiches. Had to sit outside as we were walking our dog , so ate really quickly! Staff friendly and food / tea great Will be back when it's warmer ! :)

Thank Anneloubrown
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a freezing cold day with a biting North Sea wind in our faces, heading towards the Sandside is like walking towards a safe refuge. We received a warm welcome and and although the cafe was very busy we managed to fine seats in the back room area with great views over the bay. We ordered two hot chocolates and... More 

Thank andyandkaths
Bedale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our Labrador for a walk in the snow along the beach- absolutely wild today! Wanted a hot drink and something to eat so opted for sandside Staff welcoming. Very busy but got a table and a bovril which was very suitable for the weather. 2 cheese and ham toasties were hot and with good fillings Very popular and not... More 

Thank Pauline G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a walk in the beach with winter sun, sea sparkling and waves crashing what could be better than sitting outside with a cup of good Yorkshire tea and a piece of cake. As well as that the hot food others were eating looked good too and definately one to try. A great place and you feel so healthy with... More 

Thank yorkshirelass5004
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Sandsend most years for a day trip or short stay and have done for over 10 years. We have always received a warm welcome and good food at this cafe. Staff pleasant and helpful. Great location

Thank Gayner B
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112 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

lovelly view of the sea and beach.... but this is reflected by the high prices.... but locations cost... great for light snacks and bites... had nice bacon sandwich..., Very clean and has a toliet (usefull after long walk) Would return and bonus they sell nice ice creams...

Thank djboro
Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a busy little café...even on a Winter's day... Hardly surprising given the friendly service and excellent food. Whether you want a cake with your coffee or a delicious meal, this is the place. The crab sandwiches are delicious. Cannot fault this little treasure.

Thank 56Anna
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good as ever. Huge piece of Bakewell Tart. No lemon drizzle cake left unfortunately. Great choice of food in a great location.

Thank JuliaAW59

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby  >  Sandsend
  • Phone Number: 01947-89-39-16

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