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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 7 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful coffee spot - great cappuccino ☕️ with a gorgeous view! Fresh seafood caught daily for their sandwiches, reasonable prices, fresh homemade 🍰 dogs welcome 🐾 indoor and outdoor seating options

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank emmamallett312
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely food good value for money spotless loos and good varied choice on the menu. Lovely choice of seating will definitely return thank you

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CelebrantLeeds
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We always pop in for coffee, bacon sarnies, cake etc to take away. On the last day of our holiday in Whitby, having vacated our cottage, we decided to pop here for breakfast before our drive home. Now that the café has been extended/refurbished there...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karen J
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We visit this place often. Walking dog on the beach and having a coffee and a sausage roll and extra treat with grandchildren when they visit. The customer service is excellent. The food is fresh and lovely. Cakes are just what the doctor ordered. Top...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mariola L
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Stopped for breakfast this morning. Lovely outdoor seating, friendly staff and the most bacon in a butty I’ve ever had. And it was cooked perfectly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We paid £40 for 4 paninis, 2 cans of cold pop and 4 cakes so quite pricey. We queued but weren’t kept long and found a free table inside. Very friendly staff. Paninis were brought out quite quickly however not only were there paninis but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Came here with the family for lunch. The place is very small and over crowded. I had the crab salad which for £9.95 was overpriced and I was sick of spitting bits of shell out. We also had two baked potatos which were both undercooked....More

Date of visit: August 2018
5  Thank The-bees-knees85
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Always a good coffee or lunch stop for us after a walk. You Q to order and sometimes a little cramped then find a table. Excellent snacks, scones lite bites and cakes

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sarah_stow
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This café is larger than it looks (tables round the back too). The views are fantastic and we cannot fault the full English or the bacon baps (chocker full of bacon and lovely bread). The staff were friendly and accommodating when we moved tables 3...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rhiannon H
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Had tea and cake at sandside. I’m gluten-free and I got a choice of delicious cakes. Staff were so friendly. Dogs were welcomed. Fab spot overlooking sea. Not to be missed. Mrs milkshake of yesterday who complained about the staff must have been in a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chris F
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
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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