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Sandside Cafe

East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (86 reviews)
“crab sandwiches” (39 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (14 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to stop for a cake and a coffee and take in the amazing sea view. Nice choice of cakes, friendly staff, very clean.

Thank Leafykin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recent visit to this amazing area with its stunning beach, spoilt by an unbelievable bill at this cafe. A very small TAKE AWAY cup of tea and coffee and two cakes added up to over £12! I also noticed that warm milk for the coffee...More

Thank The_Daddy64
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a snack, coffeee and cake it was nice if any sarcasm the brownie was alittle dry but you could look out over the beach and the coffee was nice well worth a visit lovely.

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe has got a glass-walled are with excellent views over the beach, protected form the wind. Inside is more seating - some with very good views too. The bacon sandwiche are good quality and well priced.

Thank AdrianHodgson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have passed this cafe many times in the past, we finally called in and we were not disappointed, what a fabulous spot to have coffee and cake and watch the world go by, lovely staff, nice clean premises, plenty of seating inside and out,...More

Thank zoebarker1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location overlooking the beach at Sandsend with plenty of outside seating with shelter from the wind. The crab sandwich was great fresh bread and lots of filling and salad. There's also a selection of chilled bottle beers and homemade cakes. The only negative (for...More

Thank SAW68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here Wednesday 27 Sept with friends for lunch. 2 of us had prawn salad with a pot of tea which was superb quality & large portion. Outside is dog friendly, inside clean & tidy. Very busy but still had quick & friendly service. Right...More

Thank BekiBest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was hoping for better really. 4 stars is very good and honestly it was not. There was nothing wrong with the service or the pot of tea. I had toasted ham, cheese and pineapple sandwich with a side salad. The sandwich was average in...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in for lunch. It was very busy despite being a weekday. My husband had crab sandwiches and I had prawn. Plenty of filling and also a but of salad on the side but unfortunately a bit tasteless though improved with the addition of...More

Thank SallyCarlisle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to eat, wife always has the Sandside smokey and I love the cakes. Must place to visit when in Sandsend.

Thank denty999
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Questions & Answers
30 January 2017|
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Response from theoriginalnosher | Reviewed this property |
Its well worth a little walk, you wont be disappointed, walk down and have breakfast and then have tea and cake on the at back.
helen c
21 October 2016|
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Response from 4P9J | Reviewed this property |
Only seen dogs in outside seating area. With people siting at tables and queuing to order food inside there is not a lot of room for a dog inside
Anna N
3 September 2016|
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Response from theoriginalnosher | Reviewed this property |
I had the most AMAZING gluten free chocolate cake so yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Row, Sandsend, Whitby, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby  >  Sandsend
  • Phone Number: 01947-89-39-16
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