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Sandside Cafe

East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (110 reviews)
“crab sandwiches” (42 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (15 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
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1 - 10 of 696 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely cafe, right on the beach front with fantastic views. Good selection of cafe food and original fish dishes. Order from counter.

Thank yogachef
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walked from Whitby especially to visit this newly refurbished café and was surprised to see how lovely it was - a twee little log cabin with a delicious view of the sea! Sit in or out or halfway between under the glass-roofed deck but if...More

Thank ChrisPduck2
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here yesterday after taking our dog for a run on the beach - what a great find! Everywhere nice and modern, clean & cosy. We had The Bakewell Tart - wow simply yummy. The tea also had a separate pot of hot water -...More

1  Thank Alison H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great breakfast at Sandside which is right on the beach....fantastic hot fresh food. Will definitely return...

Thank Gemma T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After walking on the beach from Whitby on a sunny but breezy day, calling in at this place was a welcome stop. The toastie and sausage sandwich were tasty and the tea and coffee good. Pleasant service and fantastic views make it nice way to...More

Thank mick_hunter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into this cafe after our walk from Whitby. It was a nice stop off which helped us take a nice breather. We had a slice of lemon cake which was tasty and being home made was all the better. We manage to have...More

Thank M4tt_85
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 11 September 2018 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 7 September 2018

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 4 September 2018

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
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, 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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