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Sea Drift

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Seaton Garth, Staithes, North York Moors National Park, England
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Middlesbrough
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112 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

small cafe with seating outside for 15 people... seat for 6 people inside.... no customer toliets but the cafe is connected to council toliet buildings... sells ice creams cake hot drinks sandwichs and sweets greet views of the habour.... friendly staff high prices but limited compitition.... cafe worth a pit stop to buy an ice cream (only place that sells)... More 

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Thank djboro
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Lovely home made cake in this quaint little cafe only sits about a dozen people at one time but was delicious

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Thank Mandy J
uk
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

After a brisk stroll down to the village and along the beach we decided to pop in for breakfast. 2 of us decided on bacon baps and the other 2 sausage baps. The lady working there was warm and friendly and when breakfast was served it was lovely, the baps toasted and the meat juicy and tasty. The cakes looked... More 

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Thank mollymooz
Redditch, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A delightful little café, popular with both locals and tourists. Not much room to sit inside only 4 tables available but more seating is available outside. We had two large coffee's, a homemade scone and a generous slice of homemade cobble cake with cream costing around £10 which isn't excessive in my opinion. The staff were efficient and really friendly.... More 

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Thank Caroline T
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We decided on a day of crabbing in Staithes and went prepared for a fun day. The kids (7 of them) had had their breakfast but the 3 adults hadn't so first stop, Sea Drift for bacon butties and coffee. Yes, they did gluten free bread!! Yes, they did caffeine free coffee, so with those my wife was delighted and... More 

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Codnor, Derbyshire
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A weekday visit to Staithes and a lovely hot, sunny day on the beach. The cafe was very busy so we ordered three takeaway sandwiches and a couple of soft drinks. The sandwiches were freshly prepared and very tasty, but the bill for £17 was very expensive for what it was. Next time we're planning a visit to Staithes I'll... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Friendly service, very tasty cake. £15 for two teas, one coffee and three slices of (very delicious) cake is expensive in my book. I guess the season is quite short.

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Thank T0ny_UK
Guisborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We walked in and said hello to the woman at the till. She completely blanked us and carried on talking to her friend. When we said hello again she said "what do you want?". She was unfriendly, unhelpful and rolled her eyes when I couldn't decide what to order. My mum was paying but if it had been me, I... More 

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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

visited on saturday,weather was crap but a lovely find,a bit miss mash in appearance but excellent food and service,we had sandwiches which were fresh,tasty and filled to the brim just so nice.......

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Stone, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Really bad weather for our Spring Bank week away,but places like this make it worthwhile. Fantastic local cakes especially the Coble cake - so tempting. Not bad prices - just a shame we were too cold to sit outside

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Thank Ian C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seaton Garth, Staithes, North York Moors National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  North York Moors National Park  >  Staithes

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