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Sandside Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews cakes crab sandwiches bakewell tart toasties ice cream seafood special salad club sandwich prawns bread overlooking the beach outside seating stunning views full english breakfast coffee and cake hot drinks quick service
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Reviewed 14 March 2012

Perfect little beachside cafe. We ate breakfast there and the selection was very good - particularly liked the breakfast muffins!

Date of visit: March 2012
Thank cupoftea22
Reviewed 19 February 2012

A fantastic location,happy staff and big cakes. The cheese on toast is generous.

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank NorskEngland
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Fantastic little cafe, visited on Valentine Day this year, the food was first class and very reasonably priced. Plenty of parking just along the road and free as well. It is literally on the beach with gorgeous views, very accommodating for dogs.

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank Travell44
Reviewed 14 February 2012

Great location and the food was super. Could have stayed there all day watching the world go by.

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank RHukUk
Reviewed 6 January 2012

We visit this lovely little cafe everytime we visit North Yorkshire. Always very welcome after a walk on the beach with the dog. Delicious cakes, pies, soup etc. Staff always very nice. A great place to sit and watch the waves crashing. A real gem,...More

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank mattwright_10
Reviewed 30 December 2011

We just love visiting this cafe in the winter months, sitting at a cosy table with a view across the beach and sea whilst the wind howls all round outside. The home made cakes are just excellent as are the bacon and egg sandwiches.

Date of visit: December 2011
Thank Kip
Reviewed 7 November 2011

This little cafe, situated above the beach at Sandsend is the perfect destination for anyone staying in Whitby who wants a nice walk along the beach below the West Cliff. The food and drink costs much less than town prices and quality and service are...More

Date of visit: November 2011
1  Thank Ken L
Reviewed 4 October 2011

Crab salad - the best dressed crab I've had with lots of fresh salad. Mr R had the prawn salad which was in his words 'fantastic'. With brilliant views from this relaxed cafe it makes it a perfect casual place to take lunch or for...More

Date of visit: September 2011
1  Thank The_Robsons
Reviewed 25 September 2011

We have lived in Whitby for almost ten years now and are regulars at this cafe. After a bracing walk along the beach the sight of "Sandside" is very welcome-we usually time it to arrive at lunch time, just in time to tuck in to...More

Date of visit: September 2011
1  Thank StHilda
Reviewed 25 September 2011

Have often been here after a walk on the beach or stopping for a light lunch.Fresh homemade food. My husband loves the fresh whitby crab sandwiches & I love the hot soup. The cakes are wonderful too.You can also choose from the vast menu for...More

Date of visit: September 2011
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dave s
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Response from Mariola L | Reviewed this property |
All depends on the weather, winter is usually long weekends only but if it is very sunny like is has been recently, they are open everyday
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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