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27 Sandside | YO11 1PE, Scarborough YO11 1PE, England
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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my family had a bit of a get together in Scarborough. Decided to get fish and chips for lunch, but which chippy. There were quite a lot of people outside so we decided to try them from Bamfords. Big Mistake. I ordered Fish, Chips and Peas. Great.. I couldn't put any salt or vinegar on my chips because... More 

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2 Thank Jonni H
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted a typical lunch on Scarborough front. Fish and chips is really popular and queues are long on a sunny day. If you want to avoid this go to Bamfords on the fron where a takeaway operates but walk round the side and go in their cafe. Lovely and clean, well looked after and sat comfortably with a drink as... More 

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Thank Paul W
Banstead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and the family were visiting Scarborough for the day.As it was my first time in Scarborough I didn't know what to expect but was incredibly surprised at the location of the restaurant and the scenery it faces. We went for a standard size portion and was impressed at the quality and generosity of the meal. This is highly reccomended... More 

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Thank Pierce A
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i always visit this chip shop in scarborough and every time its perfect. the fish is fresh, batter crispy, hot and very tasty, every thing that you could ask for, the staff are brilliant and are only too happy to help. this is the only chip shop for me

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Thank satansmother
Ashington, United Kingdom
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260 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Ooh went to this place from happy times here--sadly not anything as good as it used to be--could have been a bad day--but it was for us--and with so so much competition around--they need to improve--sorry but i can only voice my opinion on what we had--it was poor

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Thank bill c
Paignton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Haddock and chips, with bread and butter and a pot of tea. Beautifully cooked. Very large portion Lovely clean restaurant and very friendly staff.

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Thank Irene K
Toronto
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had the fish and chips (LOL). the fish was really good with a generous portion of "fat" chips with bread and butter and included tea. The staff were really nice. Not a fancy place but cozy.

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Thank colinm44
Stoke, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Bamford's is the place for fantastic fish and chips whilst in Scarborough, we called in on Saturday evening we were Lily's last customers in the restaurant but from the warm and friendly welcome we could have easily been the first. Lily really made our meal she is a happy,funny, friendly yorkshire lass who goes the extra mile for you. The... More 

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1 Thank kazkaz
Halifax, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Picked here as everywhere busy but remember it from my childhood trips to Scarborough. Not a fancy place but the service and food was really good. The portions were huge and the fish was lovely, not cheap though but it is the seaside

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Thank Lynn F
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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419 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Nothing fancy about this place, but it's fish n chips overlooking the harbour so I guess that's as good as it gets. To be fair, the chips curry etc was average but the fish was first class.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Sandside | YO11 1PE, Scarborough YO11 1PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Scarborough

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