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Address: 31 Sandside, Scarborough YO11 1PG, England
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+44 1723 353899
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Lovely relaxed bar

Found this place on a weekend break in Scarborough by chance. What a lovely bar, good prices, friendly customers, roaring fire, great views. Loved it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Z0zz0
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was very disappointed on arrival to Scarborough that the Golden Ball no longer allows dogs inside ..... or children. It's an Adults only pub.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place on a weekend break in Scarborough by chance. What a lovely bar, good prices, friendly customers, roaring fire, great views. Loved it.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little pub on the seafront by the harbour. The front bar (adults only) has a good view over the harbour and bay. Didn't go in the back room(s) so don't know about those. Sam Smiths pub so all their usual suspects at prices to please. Not many places you can get a couple of pints and plenty of change... More 

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Thank Karl H
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few drinks in here. Nice and quiet when we were there and lovely place to relax. Prices are so cheap it's like drinking in the 70's haha. Every time we visit Scarborough we always pop in for a few. Top bloke that Samuel Smith. Will be back again in March

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Thank Chris9d
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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284 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stopped in here for a few drinks. Lovely traditional pub, with a good selection of lagers. It has a real buzz. Children also welcome, I think they do food too.

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Thank LydiaCarlisle
Sheffield
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67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a couple of visits to this traditional pub Roaring fire very welcome when ur wet and cold we soon got nice and cosy .Great selection of beers to choose from at reasonable prices .The view of the harbour wonderful ,great place to people watch too ,the pub has many rooms but the harbour view room most popular , unfortunately... More 

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Thank Angela W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great big fire,excellent beer,nice and friendly place decent harbour view.it most be one of the best in Scarborough,if not the best!!

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Thank james h
England
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Nice atmosphere, friendly welcome, good beer, AND a lovely open fire - what more can you ask for on a cold winters day? We only sat in the bar overlooking the sea, so can't comment on the rest of the establishment.

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Thank scotslass55
Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

What a great find this great pub was. It was a cold day and there was a huge log fire burning. Best pub I have been in for a long time. Warm and cosy. Will return.

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Thank Lis962
Halifax,West Yorkshire
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

What a find this was, roaring log fire and friendly bear staff, well worth a visit whilst in Scarborough!

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