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The Old Scalby Mills

££ - £££, British,
Scalby Road, Scarborough, England
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“scampi” (27 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Scalby Road, Scarborough, England
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11 - 20 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a lovely old pub with fantastic views over the North bay and the castle on top of the hill in the background. We only called for drinks and the bar man made us feel very welcome, because of him we would visit again,

Thank Jill r
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This establishment is well sited with good views towards the castle. The menu is basic but reasonably priced. The restaurant felt rather grubby with the table and bar surfaces being disconcertingly sticky. The food we ordered was fine, it being toasties and similar. However the...More

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely traditional pub serving ales and traditional English pub food. Yes it’s quite basic but it was good quality, served quickly and not expensive. The outlook of you can get a table in line with the main window is lovely.

Thank langlord
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We both ordered the large Yorkshire pudding with chips, 3 sausages & gravy. Portion size was good, chips tasty & well cooked. What let it down was the frozen Yorkshire pudding which could have done with being cooked a little more & the processed salty...More

Thank Tuloulla
Reviewed 17 September 2017

lovely pub standing on the edge of the beach with good views first class food is served this is why its usually full in the bar area there is no problem in taking your dog in this establishment i would highly recommend

Thank dnicholson44
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Old Scalby Mills.... Shame on you passing cheap, poor standard food off to unsuspecting visitors / holidaymakers year after year. This pub is in a prime location with no competition and should have nailed their market years ago, however after many visits (mainly to...More

1  Thank Julie K
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Slow service roast beef Baguette with chips and gravy I expected beef to be hot or even warm no it was stone cold?? Meals came out 1 or 2 at a time some people had eaten while others where still waiting 1 meal never came...More

1  Thank Marie H
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We wated ages for our food and probably because it had been sat in the kitchen for 20 minutes. Chips were cold and stale. Batter on fish was slimy and mushy peas were so solid you could have used them as cement. No one to...More

1  Thank LINZ_S6666
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I have just gone to sea life centre nearby but thought I'd stop for some lunch here. I have never written a review until now, but this place is awful. We waited half an hour for our meals to arrive. My other half had a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Great views, walking distance from Sealife. Choices of ales and ciders. Friendly helpful staff. Reasonably priced.

Thank Kirsty C
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scalby Road, Scarborough, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
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