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The Watermark Cafe

Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
+44 1723 506506
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (109 reviews)
“ciabatta” (8 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looking forward to your review on trip advisor - on a bitter cold in January the hospitality we received was second to none, a fine selection of ales and hot drinks and fresh nutritious home cooked food left my mouth watering with delight!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stuartb793
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here couple of weeks ago and asked for a vegan breakfast. It was delicious but quite small. Came back today with my daughter and ordered 2 vegan breakfasts. Much larger portions (3 tomato, more mushrooms, beans, toast , delicious sausages) we were delighted!!! If...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ilkleyrachel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a cold January tea time this cafe was full. Did manage to find some seats to eat our homemade soup and cake, both were just delicious. I would suggest you find a seat before you queue

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pjags
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be one of my favourite places to eat breakfast, took my family for breakfast very disappointed. I’m Gluten free, ordered the big breakfast GF it arrived not GF . Good job I noticed before eating the bread. My wife ordered poached eggs on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Z9609QBdavidw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having recently moved to Scarborough I found this place on my nightly 2 mile hike home from work, having popped in the first time for my cappuccino I immediately found a good atmosphere, with excellent service by the lovely staff. Subsequently I find myself popping...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank karen J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to clear a table on the verandah before we could sit down, as all unoccupied tables were stacked high with dirty crockery, dirty glasses and half-eaten food. Queued at the counter, only to be told that we could not have two slices of toast,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank ThreeWiseNinjas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having had a large family Christmas reunion by spending a few nights in Scarborough we came across this cafe on a walk so naturally had a coffee, the cafe was extremely busy which is a good sign to me. We decided to go back on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Genslim47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called here for a coffee and scone with our grownup family. A busy morning 3 days before Christmas but we found a table (despite some grumpy customers) and enjoyed good coffee, teas and hit chocolate. The bacon bap was described as excellent and the fruit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank marywV8503ML
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Very welcome on a cold drizzly day! Steaming mugs and platefuls of breakfast fare (all that bacon!) were just what the doctor ordered. Was busy but buzzing with an eclectic mix of people and dogs. Lovely.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dughall
Reviewed 28 November 2018

I am really surprised to read a strange review regarding cakes, as a long term regular customer I have always found the home made cakes to be of a particular high standard, and consistent no matter which day of the week I visit. Compliments to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lisa T
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29 July 2018|
Response from Jayne G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know... maybe others could answer this ?
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i think its 11
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Yes I think you can, gets very busy music nights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Albert Drive, Scarborough YO12 7TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 506506
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