The Island Cafe at The Waterways - Cafe-Bar in Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth - Great Yarmouth

Island Café / Boating Lake – Great Yarmouth’s Venetian Waterways

About

The fully accessible and licenced cafe boasts Paddy and Scotts freshly brewed coffees, alongside savoury and sweet treats plus local ice cream. Step back from the hustle and bustle of the seafront and sit and relax in this tranquil environment. Open daily - year round. Check our opening hours and seasonal events by visiting our facebook page @TheIslandAtTheWaterways

Great Yarmouth’s historic Venetian Waterways, boating lake and cafe have stood the test of time for nearly 100 years, as one of the region’s most prestigious free outdoor attractions, just off the town’s Golden Mile. Rejuvenated in 2019 with support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, the stunning site stretches over seven acres and comprises of spectacular ornamental gardens, winding canals and a pristine boating lake, where families can hire boats or pedalos by the hour. If taking to the water is not your thing, there is always a friendly welcome waiting from the lovingly restored sunken island cafe in the centre of the boating lake.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • Cash accepted
  • Locally sourced produce
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Special diets available
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian diet available

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Clear signage
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • One way system
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Queuing system
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Takeaway available

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Grounds for outdoor activities

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Passenger lift

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

On arrival in Great Yarmouth follow signs for the seafront taking a left turn at the mini roundabout onto North Drive. Proceed along approximately 200 yards and The Waterways and Boating Lake including The Island Cafe are located on the right, adjacent to the beach.

The Island Cafe at The Waterways

Type:Cafe-Bar

North Drive, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 4EW

Tel: 01493 738278

Gradings

  • 5 Food Standards Hygiene
5 Food Standards Hygiene

Opening Times

Opening Times (12 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 15:00
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00