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Sandside Cafe

East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (116 reviews)
“crab sandwiches” (45 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (17 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gemma T
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mick_hunter
Reviewed 27 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank M4tt_85
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank K8624HYdavidc
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DocDavid
Reviewed 4 September 2018 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank T6335LFemilyw
Reviewed 4 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank dreamdancer96
Reviewed 3 September 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wuzzle100
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dave s
15 November 2018|
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Response from K8624HYdavidc | Reviewed this property |
They are usually open most days.
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
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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
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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