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Review of Swell Cafe Bar

Swell Cafe Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$11
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Soups
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Swell Cafe Bar has a prominent position in the old village of Robin Hood's Bay, with seating terraces overlooking the village and beck to one side and sea to the other. Forget the "high street coffee chains" Swell is a little independent trying to provide the best coffee together with fresh simple food! Open daily from 10am to 4.00pm (seasonal).
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I was working at The Swell doing a disco wedding and found the owners and staff very helpfull and from what I saw and the comments from the customers the food and service was of the best quality and could not be faulted.

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Thank CDJMobileDisco
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

This was a very pleasant find, after walking along the stunning beach of Robin Hoods Bay (be warned its a very step climb up and down from the car park), I stumbled across this cafe. Only expecting to order a coffee I walked in to see a gluten free sign. They are able to offer most the sandwiches gluten free at no extra. So I had the chicken, bacon and mozzarella which came in a gluten free ciabatta it was very tasty and its always a pleasant surprise to find somewhere where you least expect it.

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3  Thank Ianhrp
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

We've visited Swell on a few occasions now and have always had an excellent experience. Most recently we went with my family and had breakfast outside on the terrace which has an amazing view of the bay, no matter what the weather. The breakfast cobs are well worth treating yourself to and are very tasty indeed.

There is a good selection of teas, coffees and soft drinks as well as ice cream and snacks. Service is excellent and very friendly. We've visited in the depths of winter and on hot summer days and enjoyed each visit equally.

The terrace is a lovely place to relax with a cuppa as well as the inside which has plenty of seating and a clean, modern look. As well as the cafe there is also a small shop selling local artists work, souvenirs and the like which is worth a wander around.

If you're in Robin Hoods Bay take the time to visit and enjoy the tasty food, drinks and the wonderful view.

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2  Thank MartynAhoy
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Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

Nice food and a nice environment. Seating outside with a sea view.

We visited on a bank holiday and they were clearly understaffed for a peak day, a long wait to order and pay.

Thank looneylemon
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

stopped for a light lunch sandwiches and coffee lovely balcony overlooking the bay good service and brie and chicken pannini was particularly good worth a visit

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Thank Stephen C
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