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Lifeboat Fishbar

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76 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NJ, England
+44 7533 088246
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We were looking for something to eat and decided to leave the front and explore. I wanted fish and chips but my wife seldom eats fish but agreed she would just have a plate of chips. She decided to try the fish and I was hopeful that I would end up with some of hers. That was not the case... More 

Thank Bryan D
San Diego, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Great fish and chip cafe. All of the staff are most accommodating and helpful, even when it is a difficult group with pushchairs etc. as for the food, great! Lovely fresh fish and non-greasy chips. Restored my faith in fish and chips. Go there.

Thank AndrewP11111111
Heywood, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Appears as a run-of-the-mill chippy from outside but thanks to TripAdvisor we discovered the little café. It was minimally, but practically, decorated and had a nice calm atmosphere, even during a busy sunny Scarborough weekend. We had Cod and Haddock and both were beautiful, the chips could have been a little more done for our tastes. Disappointed that they didn't... More 

Thank jmunro95
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41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Whenever in Scarborough, we eat here - and have never been disappointed! We took friends with us today and they too enjoyed their meals. We had three 'special' meals and one oap meal. The fish particularly was superb, tasty haddock with thin and crispy batter. We thought the 'specials' we're best value. I don't think we have ever been when... More 

Thank Stuart R
Gillingham, Kent
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Just a few yards back from the front, in Eastborough, is a very nice friendly little fish-and-chip takeaway and cafe. We had a "Haddock Special" each, which consisted of a nicely battered and fried piece of haddock, loads of chips, mushy peas, bread and butter and a pot of tea, for £7.80. The staff were friendly, despite having been rushed... More 

Thank HarryK1947
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to this chippy, you can eat in as they have a cafe too, we had takeaway as it was a glorious day and its a short walk to the seafront. We had haddock and chips freshly cooked to order and they were as delicious as we last remembered, we will definitely visit again 😋

Thank Joolz1965
Beverley Uk
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Our second visit, and just as good as the first time, great food and service, fish cooked to order and a variety of specials available. Cant say more really, but well worth a visit if your in town.

Thank lostandfound
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

On our first night in Scarborough we found this place via Trip Advisor. The food was lovely. Despite trying many times during the week, we never found it open again!! There was no opening times displayed anywhere - very disappointing. If we ever find it open again we will certainly eat there!

Thank Caroline B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

We use this fish & chip shop every time we go to Scarborough never been let down yet. Fish is cooked to order so is always hot and fresh. Nice clean place which is quiet hard with the amount of foot traffic going through.

Thank Colin50337
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

On arriving at the fishbar the staff were friendly and helpful even though it was very busy they made us feel special. As we are on a low budget I asked we could share a EAT IN SPECIAL, which consisted of Cod and Chips, Mushy Peas,Bread and Butter and Pot of Tea. The waitress said no problem and brought a... More 

Thank jackiehartley104

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, British, Seafood
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 7533 088246

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