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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this cafe many times over the years (including many Bank Holidays) and have never experienced substandard food/drink, so I was disappointed when my husband, my 11yr old daughter and I stopped off for an afternoon cake and a brew on Bank Holiday...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just been to the clock cafe today. Now for a while it was closed but it’s nice that it has really opened . Very good atmosphere and service . And always somewhere to sit which is hard to find these days! Good views over Scarborough...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 4 May 2021

another visit to the clock cafe; we have visited many times; staff always very polite: breakfast cobs lovely: views amazing; can't wait to come again

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 24 April 2021

We usually park on the road above the cafe and start or Scarborough visit here. This time we'd parked and started at the Castle so it was a good walk, taking in the pier, the beach and the Italian Gardens to arrive at our go-to...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 18 April 2021

Always call here when in Scarborough, especially when we're coming from the Italian gardens, you always get a nice big mug of tea and I usually have a piece of homemade cake ( this time a slab of ginger parkin) which was delicious, staff are...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 14 April 2021

The service is an abomination, and the food and drinks are even worse. In fact the only thing going for it is the view.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

Nice little place but sure would be better without Covid problems.Food pleasant and staff very friendly and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2020

Lovely day so sat outside to take advantage of the views. Only came for light refreshments my husband had chips they were fabulous and it was a large portion for what we paid, great cake, drinks were good value as well. There was a good...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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GregM367, Guest Relations Manager at The Clock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2020

Thank you so so much for taking the time to share a review. It really is genuinely appreciated. We hope to see you again next time you visit Scarbados, be sure to check the flag is flying if it’s during the quiet season. Stay safe,...More

Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Stopped off here for a drink. Wish we hadn’t. Staff were rude on the way in, no welcome or anything and we were only approached to remind us to wear our masks at all times, even when sitting at the table or they could be...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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GregM367, Guest Relations Manager at The Clock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Thank you so so much for taking the time to leave a review. It really is genuinely appreciated and warmly received. May I begin by assuring you that we do not share your initial sentiment. We at The Clock Cafe were delighted that you sheltered...More

Reviewed 8 October 2020

Good views across the bay from almost all of the tables. Good selection of fare from breakfast to afternoon tea. Excellent place for a hot drink with cake.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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GregM367, Guest Relations Manager at The Clock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2020

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. It really is genuinely appreciated. We are blessed with a lovely vantage point of the bay and we're quietly proud of our cakes. Look forward to seeing you again. Stay safe. Stay well,...More

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Kenneth L
4 April 2017|
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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
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Debbie H
9 February 2017|
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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
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Clock Cafe

Yes, The Clock Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Clock Cafe offers delivery services.

The Clock Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5