These Scarborough pubs are some that have sadly closed in the past few years

A spate of pub closures hit Scarborough at the end of 2018 ... and here we feature some that have closed in the recent past.

By Steve Bambridge
Monday, 28th January 2019, 11:13 am
Updated Monday, 28th January 2019, 11:18 am
The Dolphin, Eastborough
The Dolphin, Eastborough

The town still has a vibrant array of hostelries, and many closed-down pubs now have new drinking spots in their place, so are not featured here. You'll probably remember many more ... which were your favourites? Let's hope the ones mentioned HERE that closed at the end of 2018 can have a bright future.

Our main image shows fishermen's favourite The Dolphin. This picture shows The Talbot in Queen Street.
The birthplace of famous Hollywood actor Charles Laughton, the large hotel and pub stands opposite the railway station.

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There's a Scarborough Flyer now in St Nicholas Street; but this one, previously the Railway Tavern, stood on Seamer Road, at its junction with Valley Road.
Now the site of a vegan and veggie cafe. Sadly the joke shop next door has also gone.
The inimitable Charles Hall redeveloped the Aberdeen, and did similar at the Ivanhoe. He was also well known as landlord at the Mermaid.
The pub in Castle Road was once renowned for its live entertainment.
The former George Hotel on Eastborough became the New George in 1997, run initially by Rocky and Debbie Rowe. Its Rocky's Bar had a collection of boxing memorabilia.
The history of the "Shakey", in St Helen's Square, can be traced back to the 1600s, although in 1981 it was nearly lost to fire.
The Mermaid pub closed long before the demise of the neighbouring Futurist theatre. It was a top live music venue.
Once run by ex-Great Britain rugby league star Steve Pitchford, it was demolished in 2010 to make way for homes and shops.
The conversion of this pub to a branch of Proudfoots meant that Eastfield now has no pubs.
Once at the heart of the community, it's now the site of the Maple Court nursing home.