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“Wedding bliss at Swell!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Swell Cafe Bar

Swell Cafe Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
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).
Hullbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Wedding bliss at Swell!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

We can't give enough praise to the lovely staff at Swell. We had a daytime wedding there on the 17th July with a wedding ceremony in the wonderful old chapel followed by a fish and chips wedding breakfast. Everyone was so impressed - the best fish and chips we've had by far, and the staff were friendly and professional - the day was just perfect. The setting right next to the beach and the cobbled streets of the village was great for photographs. Anyone thinking of having their wedding there would not be disappointed.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank sarah m
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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“Amazing Wedding Venue!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

We got married here on Thursday 10th July. I only visited the venue the day before (as I was confident it was exactly what we wanted) and was so happy with our choice!

Swell is an amazing place, the staff are great and Jane (wedding coordinator) was absolutely awesome! Any questions were dealt with quickly and we didn't have any problems.

We would defintely reccommend this as a venue (as well as a cafe). I loved the ceremony room - the entrance from the top of the stairs to be surrounded by family was perfect. The food was delicious (fish and chips followed by a Knickerbocker Glory!)

One of my favourite things about Swell is the view! Even though the weather wasn't amazing, being able to sit outside and watch the sea was fantastic!

Me and my husband will defintely be visiting again in the future.

Thanks again everyone!

Kim and Richard

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Kim_Wood_Gardner
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2 reviews
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“A Swell Wedding Indeed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

We got married at Swell on Saturday 7th June, 2014 and were extremely impressed. From the moment I first rang Jane [the wedding coordinator] up until to our big day we received fantastic customer service; nothing was ever too much trouble and all the staff worked so hard to ensure the day ran smoothly. Swell is a beautiful and unique venue and all of our friends and family loved it and are still talking about it weeks later. The food was delicious [we had the fish and chips] and the staff did an amazing job of putting all our decorations up.

Thank you so much Swell for a perfect day.

Kate and Craig

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Kate D
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Excellent all round”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Apart from the excellent service and food they also catered really well for Gluten free requirements.

  • Visited July 2014
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3 Thank telNorwich
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Swell working at The Swell”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

  • Visited May 2014
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