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Calf Sanctuary Cafe

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62 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NJ, England
+44 7919 310839
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I came here twice with my Grandmother and we both really enjoyed it. A wide range of food, good quality food. It has options that both vegans and non-vegans would enjoy including imitation meats and more normal food like jacket potatoes and toasties. But I recommend the burgers, they have a really good selection. I had the garlic mushroom burger... More 

1 Thank KatieKnight
Cottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Incredible place, delicious food, and for a wonderful cause. This place proves that vegan food can be so scrummy! And the atmosphere and surroundings, pictures and gifts for sale, show great compassion. I would never eat anywhere else on a visit to Scarborough. The best xxx

Thank Willowblondes
Derby, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Fell upon this café by accident on TripAdvisor so, being a family of vegetarians, we sought it out on our recent Scarborough visit. It is only open Weds - Sun 12 - 4.30pm during the summer. We weren`t disappointed - it was great! An oasis of vegan-ness in the sea of donuts, candy floss, fish and chips and other traditional... More 

1 Thank hoonaloon
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

I had looked forward to visiting this restaurant and was planning on purchasing a light healthy lunch. I fully support the idea of promoting the welfare of animals in the food industry and thought that it was a great way of purchasing cruelty free food. However, the service was terribly slow. I waited half an hour for a baked potato... More 

1 Thank Mingandchang
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stumbled upon this little gem when we were in Scarborough with our parents - didn't realize it was Vegan until we were seated We enjoyed wonderful Lattes and cakes here - the girls went out of their way to make my missus a lovely ice-cream with gold on the top...! We intend to go back and take our grand-daughter The... More 

Thank papasteve1961
Kibworth Beauchamp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Back to C-A-L-F Café for the second time. It is like a pilgrimage! Every time we step through the door we know we are in for a fantastic meal, the only problem I have is chosing what to eat. I went for the "omelette" followed by Salted Caramel cake. The omelette was wonderful but the cake was out of this... More 

Thank Jean B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch whilst visiting Scarborough for the weekend. What an amazing cafe! So much thought and love poured into it! The food was gorgeous! We'd really struggled to find somewhere to eat the night before so we made sure we ate LOTS whilst we were there! THANK YOU! We would highly recommend this to anyone! Especially if... More 

Thank RachaelHunt499
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Situated just off of the hustle and bustle from the seafront at Scarborough it was relief indeed to find this beautiful cafe, an oasis away from the madness. The restaurant is non profit and all proceeds go to help run the animal sanctuary, Calf, which the owner has set up in Whitby. The restaurant is lovingly and authentically decorated and... More 

2 Thank johannedeverrick
Glossop, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Went especially to Scarborough to go to this restaurant, as its the only one locally according to HappyCow, and it really is my cup of tea, loved the decor and vibe, loved the vegan messages everywhere, on all the shirts and bags etc that they sell. the food was lovely, i went a bit junky with cheesy burger and a... More 

1 Thank sirgordonzola
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful,quirky interior. Food all cruelty free and delicious. Service was fast and friendly. The cafe also sells clothing and artwork dedicated to the animals they have saved. All proceeds from the cafe fund the sanctuary. Really inviting and interesting place. Plenty to read and look at. Dogs welcome also. Will definitely recommend and go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Eastborough, Scarborough YO11 1NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +44 7919 310839
Calf Sanctuary Cafe At present we are only open Fri Sat and Sunday but our hours will extend over the summer period. We are mainly an animal rescue sanctuary and after 7 years of hard work we are finally moving our sanctuary to whitby and will be open eventually to the public. Our vegan cafe is not for profit, every penny (other than staff wages) goes directly back to the rescues. x

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