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Cocolat, Scarborough

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Cocolat is a cafe, dessert bar at the heart of the newly refurbished Scarborough Beach esplanade. It is next to the lido, with wonderful views of the Indian Ocean.

I visited this weekend, with some friends. Previously I came here a year ago (and was not overly impressed – it was nice cafe, but didn’t have the wow factor).

This time I chose a pear and pistachio cake, but when it arrived it was quite dense and tasted a bit stale. I took the cake back and the staff replaced it with a chocolate mousse dome that was much nicer.

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My friends chose a lemon tart:

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A mango dome:

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A chocolate lamington and some berry sorbet:

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The desserts were presented well and tasted okay, but still did not deliver on that special something – it seems that squirty cream accompanies everything.  The staff made a few mistakes too, which they did rectify, but I felt that they were busy and not paying attention which probably detracted from this being a special afternoon. I haven’t changed my opinion of Cocolat – it’s okay, but it’s not amazing.

Below is an extract from my previous blog post:

You can choose tea, coffee, fruit drinks and smoothies, then there’s an array of gelato and cakes in the display cabinets.

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I chose a fruit smoothie and a raspberry melting moment.

The melting moment was a lovely combination of shortcake and raspberry buttercream which I thoroughly enjoyed.

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My partner chose the salted caramel cheesecake, which was nicely constructed. A biscuit base with caramel cheesecake filling and layers of sweet caramel.

The view was very nice, and although the sweets were nice, I wouldn’t travel all the way back to Cocolat to have them again – the food didn’t make us go “wow”.

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