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Sandside Cafe

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East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (110 reviews)
“crab sandwiches” (42 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely little cafe selling a good selection of cakes,snacks ,breakfasts and drinks. The staff are very helpful. I always call in when in the area.

Thank pdjohnno1962
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today my wife and I were at the sandside in Sandsend the setting is beautiful overlooking the great North Yorkshire coast. We both had crab sandwiches and salad, it was very good and the weather good but the view looking over kettleness head beat it...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have used this place for many years, from its days as a humble seaside hut cafe, to its current swish and extended premises. This place used to do a cracking crab sandwich, by which I mean a lovely deep filled tasty sarnie, served with...More

Thank Gab577
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here each morning of our stay in lovely Sandsend, and enjoyed what we think are the best scrambled eggs on the Yorkshire coast - accompanied by a great view of sand and sea.

Thank DocDavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here as family on arrival in Sandsend. Can’t say much as we only had sandwiches. Huge queue gave us high hopes but I was left feeling a bit disappointed.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't tend to leave negative reviews but I was extremely disappointed with this cafe. It was very busy last weekend and it was a lovely hot, late summer's day so we had a ride out. I really fancied a crab sandwich as I'd not...More

1  Thank dreamdancer96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous lunch. Lovely seafood salad, crab sandwiches and desserts. Brilliant setting. We all loved our food.

Thank Wuzzle100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely views from outside decking over the beach and sea helped by wonderful sunshine on our visit. Excellent sandsend smokey and sandsend special which considered of crab, salmon and prawns. One minor fault more care could of been taken dressing crab but warning given on...More

Thank Tobago250
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed and disgusted at the attitude towards me with my twin babies in their pram. Told we weren't allowed on the terrace despite it being quite empty. Getting out with twin babies takes so much time and effort. To be told you're not welcome somewhere...More

1  Thank Jo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here a number of times and it's always been very good. We went again this week and was disappointed. Order 3 lots of sandwiches and 2 toasties. Toasties very expensive for 2 slices bread and some cheese as were the sandwiches. Over £35...More

Thank helen b
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Questions & Answers
30 January 2017|
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Response from theoriginalnosher | Reviewed this property |
Its well worth a little walk, you wont be disappointed, walk down and have breakfast and then have tea and cake on the at back.
helen c
21 October 2016|
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Response from 4P9J | Reviewed this property |
Only seen dogs in outside seating area. With people siting at tables and queuing to order food inside there is not a lot of room for a dog inside
3 September 2016|
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Response from theoriginalnosher | Reviewed this property |
I had the most AMAZING gluten free chocolate cake so yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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