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The Clock Cafe

The Spa, Scarborough YO11 2HD, England
+44 1723 500390
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (64 reviews)
“cake” (27 reviews)
“mug of coffee” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Spa, Scarborough YO11 2HD, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk down the cliff path close to the cliff tram. Get down there early if you want a table in good weather. You will not be disappointed with the views.

Thank Allan P
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We spotted the flag was flying from the promenade on a Saturday in November and decided we needed a hot drink. Lovely to see this historic cafe going strong. Great mug of tea and a homemade scone which was still warm. Even sat outside as...More

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We (me, my wife, and 2 yound children) visited Scarborough for the first time this Easter and it's a gorgeous seaside town. Before we left on the Monday, we took in one last view with lunch at The Clock Cafe. If I lived in this...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Walked along the front and spotted this little gem. I only stopped for a hot beverage but was perfect. Nice size mug of hot chocolate and a beautiful view. Can't wait to call in again :)

Thank vicky241
Reviewed 11 November 2017

My wife and I love the Clock cafe and regularly breakfast there on a Sunday - meandering down through the Venetian gardens from the cliff top on the wheelchair accessible pathway. The food is simple and traditional but invariably freshly cooked and the home baked...More

Thank Pablo393
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Heading down from our hotel to the beach passed this cafe and called in for coffee and a cake. A lttle gem tucked and full of locals on a bright and fresh sunday morning. Lovely views across the bay from inside and out. Ginger parkin...More

Thank stig1955
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and the view is amazing. Open all season and as the winter approaches look for the Union Jack flag which shows they are open. Bad weather stops them opening

Thank MikeTaylor98
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visited here on Sunday 22nd October and Wow what a superb place.Slightly raised into the cliff just behind Scarboro Spa Theatre this Hidden Gem is faultless.Sit outside on the terrace or inside with the patio doors open.Either will give you spectacular views of the...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We ended up here by chance after spending a morning exploring the South Bay.As the weather was unusually warm we chose a table outside on the balcony which has stunning views of the South Bay and back towards the harbour.We had fish and chips which...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the Italian gardens and fed the squirrels and pigeons then continued to walk down to the clock cafe where we all enjoyed a hit drink and biscuits, the food looked great and it's dog friendly too The views are amazing also. Thanks Clock Cafe

Thank Adrian B
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Questions & Answers
Kenneth L
4 April 2017|
Response from jaclink40 | Property representative |
Yes we are open every day now unless it is pouring down......... our phone number is 01723500390 if you want to check before you leave but we plan to be open now until October....... see you soon 😀X
Debbie H
9 February 2017|
Response from jaclink40 | Property representative |
We hope to open next weekend weather permitting. We are later than usual but have been having some work done in the kitchen. We will only be open weekend until the weather gets a bit warmer. Thanks for asking Regards... More
8 February 2017|
Response from jaclink40 | Property representative |
It is quite a walk from the top of the cliff but there is the lift. It is still a good walk from the lift and there are 2 options we have a number of steps but a strong handrail to hold onto or there is a path up to the cafe... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Spa, Scarborough YO11 2HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1723 500390
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