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The View

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££ - £££, Cafe, British
Life Guard Tower 1QY Winthorpe Avenue, Skegness PE25 1QY, England
+44 1754 764235
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (43 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
“coffee cake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Life Guard Tower 1QY Winthorpe Avenue, Skegness PE25 1QY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was here a couple of years ago and service and food was better last time. It also looked a bit unkept/tired in some areas. Little disappointed this used to be my fave spot for coffee and quick drink after walk in coast.

Thank lewis31
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a very cold day here on the coast and The View is about half full. We ordered two meals at 12.04 and were served at 12.45. Let’s hope the long wait was worth it.... it wasn’t. The eggs Benedictine were poached hard (see photos)...More

Thank thewhiteheadfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a much needed coffee and cake halfway through a 10 mile walk along the coast. Nice coffee and a great selection of cakes - I went for my favourite Coffee and Walnut. For me, the great thing about this place is the...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit really good food well presented the staff very pleasant and a good choice on the menu. The decoration is very clean and tidy although they were fairly busy the tables were cleared quickly and cleaned and straightened really enjoyed our visit

Thank suenal1983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were brilliant and helpful, very kind and welcoming. Food was ok nothing special, girlfriend ordered a burrito, very tasteless, wrap was rock hard on one part but soft on the other, suspect microwaving, and for around nearly 9 pounds i would expect it to...More

1  Thank liamjordanstevenson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place amazing views of the sea while you ate your meal .The food is excellent especially the pie ang the fish will definitely be back next month thanks guys .

Thank jules893
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for coffee and cake, not been back for 12 months since but it hasn’t changed, perfect service, outstanding food and still just a great place to stop off for a break. Friendly, helpful staff and great value for money. Thanks again.

Thank Viking2136
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited The View after a walk on the beach and purchased the 'Cake Special' with tea. We received two half filled cups of luke warm water and a tea bag on each saucer and two pieces of stale cake. Not quite what we had expected!...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last week, my wife and I with our baby. We visited two days running. The first day it was blustery and cold, but sat outside behind the glass partition it was breezy by not unbearable. We never realised this place was there until we...More

Thank dangerousdavecox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here twice during our recent visit to Skegness. Lovely place to sit out and have a drink overlooking the beach. They have got glass walls to make it less windy without spoiling the view. Lots of people drinking coffee too, so during the day...More

1  Thank Jaynechad
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Questions & Answers
10 May 2018|
Response from colin r | Reviewed this property |
they close at 2100 hrs, not sure what time last food order is! give them a call 01754764235
Christine W
21 April 2018|
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Response from colin r | Reviewed this property |
I have not tried it! every table does have very enticing picture of afternoon tea, I seem to remember you need to pre book! 01754 764235, sorry can not remember how much
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Life Guard Tower 1QY Winthorpe Avenue, Skegness PE25 1QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Skegness
  • Phone Number: +44 1754 764235
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