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Taste Restaurant and Cafe Bar

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$$ - $$$
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Scarborough 8-10, The Esplanade | The Crown Spa Hotel, Scarborough YO11 2AG, England
+44 800 072 6137
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We visited this restaurant mid week. When we sat down in the restaurant we noticed a large TV screen next to the table, which was broadcasting football. The restaurant was half full and no one was watching it. We asked the rather sullen waitress if it could be turned off as it was distracting, and she said 'this is the... More 

1 Thank VRooBoo
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We stayed at the crown, so decided to eat at the taste, and we're delighted with the meals. I had the mussels in a Thai broth for starter, which was lovely, although very generously portioned, and I sadly left a lot as felt would risk leaving some of my main. My partner had the ham hock terrine for starter, and... More 

Thank Parisnsuty
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Generous portions, well cooked and tasty food but a limited menu and not very exciting... Very good service

Thank Sharon R
Congleton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Having got a good deal at the Crown Hotel and being very impressed with the room we decided to try the in house restaurant 'Taste'. We were shown to a nice table in the main dining room though we were not generously spaced between other couples which spoiled the atmosphere, and made things quite awkward. The restaurant wasn't fully booked... More 

Thank j0hnny557
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

After checking in at the Crown we were so impressed that we made a reservation in their restaurant thinking what could possibly go wrong! Well as it happens just about everything. The food was badly prepared. The mussels were overcooked and tough. We both ordered the battered hake with chips, we were on the east coat after all! The batter... More 

Thank WozzaB
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74 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Whilst staying at the Crown Spa hotel we utilised the Taste Restaurant for our evening meals. There were a good variety of dishes to choose from and we weren't disappointed with any of the meals. They were good quality and artfully made. A bit pricey, though, yet, because of the quality, were worth it.

Thank cv-one
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123 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Staying in the Crown Spa & after a long day in Scarborough we decided to freshen up and eat 'On Site' What a mistake !!! Slow service, We don't mind this in Greece but this was taking the pi** ! The main meals were served and then the starter came ? The Sirloin steak was tasteless and resembled boot leather.... More 

1 Thank Tom M
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

I came here with my boyfriend and his parents for 2 meals while staying at The Crown Hotel and Spa. The service we had by staff was very good. They were very attentive and even some of the staff who appeared to be new, were apologetic even for the slightest of errors so we didn't mind. All 4 of our... More 

Thank KirkyLou89
Amble, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

The menu is extensive offering lots of local produce cooked to perfection. Specialities include tapas, which is simple but exquisitely tasty 😊

Thank Bill B
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We have just had a few days break at the hotel We were very impressed with the restaurant. There is a good choice of food. My partner had pigeon for the first time. The staff delivered excellent customer service and nothing was too much trouble.

Thank johnswatts48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scarborough 8-10, The Esplanade | The Crown Spa Hotel, Scarborough YO11 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 800 072 6137

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?