Top Choice Italian in Scarborough


A snug, old-fashioned Italian trattoria that specialises in fresh local seafood (including lobster, from £32) and classic dishes from the old country such as stufato de ceci (chickpea stew with oxtail) and white-tru…
Top Choice British in Scarborough


A fantastic neighbourhood bistro run by a chef who won his Michelin credentials with Marco Pierre White, this off-the-beaten-track gem sports an art-deco ambience and a menu that blends the best of Yorkshire and Bri…
Top Choice Seafood in Scarborough

Cafe Fish

This is the place to come for top-quality local seafood without the fuss – freshly landed Scarborough lobster and crab, Scottish oysters, mussels and scallops, and North Sea cod, haddock and hake all simply prepared…
Fish & Chips in Scarborough

Golden Grid

The Golden Grid is a sit-down fish restaurant that has been serving the best cod in Scarborough since 1883. Its starched white tablecloths and starched white aprons are staunchly traditional, as is the menu – as wel…
Tearoom in Scarborough


One of the oldest cafes in town (established in 1880), Bonnet's serves delicious handmade chocolates, cakes and light meals in a quiet courtyard.
Cafe in Scarborough

Glass House

Homemade lasagne, steak-and-ale pie and filled baked potatoes pull in the lunchtime crowds at this appealing (and always busy) cafe beside the start of the North Bay Railway. Fried breakfasts, sandwiches, cakes and …
Cafe in Scarborough


A funky coffee shop with chunky pine tables, bentwood chairs and an excellent range of freshly ground coffees. There's a juice and smoothie bar, too, and the lunch menu includes ciabatta sandwiches, salads and jacke…
Fish & Chips in Scarborough

Tunny Club

A decent fish-and-chip shop whose upstairs dining room is a shrine to Scarborough's history of big-game fishing.