The 14 best pubs in Scarborough to take your dad for a pint this Father's Day

Father's Day is fast approaching and how better to treat the dad, or father figure, in your life than by taking them for a nice, crisp pint.

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 12:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 12:32 pm
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We've compiled a list based on Google Reviews of all the pubs in Scarborough that have been rated 4.5/5 and above. Will you be taking your dad out on Father's Day?

Specialising in craft beers and ciders, this micro pub on Northway has been extremely popular since it opened last year. A review on Google reads: "One of the best bars in Scarborough. A relaxed friendly atmosphere. Excellent bar staff with great knowledge about the beers they sell. Excellent choice of craft beers and spirits. A wonderful place."
Wilsons, on West Sandgate in the Old Town is much loved by tourists and bottom enders alike. A Google review reads: "Lovely, friendly pub. Make you welcome. Pint of John Smith's beer is the best I've had in a while. Well kept beer."

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A firm favourite with its locals on North side, the Newlands on Newlands Park Drive has recently added a tent and a big screen outside to watch sport. A Google review reads: "Scarborough's best locals pub. Great hostess Jo and wonderful staff always make everyone welcome."
The Stumble Inn on Falsgrave is a micro pub known for its selection of real ale and ciders. A Google reviewer wrote: "We've been coming here when in town to visit friends for years now, it's always been a nice place and now with a vastly larger selection of taps, there's a real wealth of beers and ciders to try. The atmosphere is always pleasant and welcoming, the barman talkative and knowledgeable."
Another village pub on the list that is well known for food, The Copper Horse in Seamer is also a great spot to wet your whistle. A reviewer on Google said: "Good outside area, only stopped for a drink outside, inside looks very nicely done."
The Farrier in Cayton is well known for its food but is also a lovely setting to have a drink as well. A Google reviewer wrote: "Fantastic and well refurbished. Good vibe. We only went for drinks but will be returning for dinner shortly... menu looks very good."
The Three Jolly Sailors in Burniston is a lovely village pub with plenty of room inside and out. A Google reviewer said: "Always the same high standard, quick efficient staff and dog friendly, lovely beer garden too. What's not to like."
Another village pub on the list - The Blacksmiths Arms in Cloughton has hosted royalty. A Google reviewer wrote: "Very friendly staff and good service."
The North Riding on North Marine Road is well known for its brewery and also has a good and frequently changing selection of beers to choose from. A Google review reads: "Best pub in Scarborough by far. Great craft and cask selection."
The Prince of Wales on Castle Road is a traditional pub. A Google review reads: "Nice small pub with well kept beer and a good atmosphere. Also it is dog friendly."
Another pub in the old town on this list, the Leeds Arms on St Mary's Street was taken on by new landlords a few years ago who gave it a spruce up. A Google reviewer said: "Really nice old pub, very clean, nicely decorated and friendly. I liked it this lunch time so went back tonight."
The Plough in Scalby is much visited by villagers wanting food or drink. A Google review reads: "Wonderful place great staff nice food and good selection of draught beers and lagers would definitely recommend a visit."
The Merchant, on Eastborough, is small but lively Irish pub with a cosy atmosphere. A Google review reads: "Great bar with a great atmosphere! Very friendly and a fantastic pint of Guinness!"
A more recent addition to the town's pub scene, The Firk Inn on Falsgrave is small but cosy. A Google reviewer wrote: "Great ale, nice atmosphere, super friendly service."