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Expanse Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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North Marine Drive, Bridlington, England
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My first time here and in Bridlington and well what can I say ..... what a lovely warm welcome. Service - excellent, food - great and hotel (what I saw ) - was nice. Thank you Fish cakes - bloody lovely Lamb - delicious Syrup and walnut sponge - yummy.

Thank donutandjam
Flamborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had a lovely afternoon tea here washed down with a bottle of prosecco and it was very nice. The waiter was friendly and efficient

Thank hodge114
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stay at the Expanse hotel several times a year. The staff are friendly and welcoming. The rooms are comfortable and the food is excellent. On our most recent visit we found a bottle of our favourite red wine on the table with the compliments of Chelsey, our waitress. This she said was for being loyal customers. It was a... More 

Thank CLT238
St Neots, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Hotel food can often be a touch bland but this is excellent quality and the a la carte menu is reasonably priced. There is an interesting choice of starters and main course - there are not too many choices but there is sufficient variety.

Thank paulm1002016
Mission, Texas
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208 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We were pretty tired of typical pub & cafe food and were craving a salad. The expanse had 2 on their lunch menu. I had the beetroot, walnut & goat cheese with mixed greens and balsamic vinaigrette. It was excellent. The goat cheese was warmed and fit well with this salaf. My husband had the chicken Caesar salad. He said... More 

Thank CathyDArizona
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an evening meal at the expanse restaurant. Thoroughly enjoyed the fillet steak. Service was excellent and steak served exactly as ordered.

Thank HollyJollyWollyDays
York, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Just attended an afternoon and evening wedding reception at The Expanse. Often these events suffer from the vagaries of mass production, timings etc - but not on this occasion. From start to finish there was obvious and excellent attention to detail, including the taste and presentation of the wedding breakfast in all its many parts. The evening buffet showed the... More 

Thank Chris J
Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Menu is wide ranging food is outstanding well presented and the silver service adds to the overall experience the service is brilliant and staff very helpful

Thank alanhpk
Expanse, Owner at Expanse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your 5* review. We pride our selves on the silver service not many places use it these days More 

Driffield, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

On the positive side the staff were nice. The barman who served up the tea was lovely and attentive. The down side was a very average afternoon tea. Dirty cups, quantity thin. Nice scone but a knife to cut them would have been nice. The Expanse is a bit of a dump. Very tired decor from the eighties and feels... More 

Thank tony-likes-tearooms
Expanse, Owner at Expanse Restaurant, responded to this review

I find you 2* review very unfair just because you don't like old people or our surroundings Our afternoon tea costs £9.95 for which you are offered a choice of delicious sandwiches, homemade scones with fresh cream and jam ,an assortment of cakes plus a choice of speciality teas and coffee. There are not many places where you can have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Better than expected, pictures could perhaps be updated as they didn't do our room much justice. Great food and staff.

Thank Rob D
Expanse, Owner at Expanse Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review . We are pleased that we exceeded your expectations . Hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Marine Drive, Bridlington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Bridlington

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