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Whitby has numerous excellent restaurants, most of which are within a few minutes walk of White Linen Whitby. Many of them specialise in locally caught fish and seafood.
The following selection comprises of personal recommendations and recommendations from previous guests. We would always advise you to check Tripadvisor for the latest feedback before making your choice.
We would also strongly recommend that you to contact the restaurant to make a reservation, particularly in the busy summer period or at times of special events.
Award winning seafood restaurant in the heart of Whitby. BBC’s Award: ‘Britain’s Best Fish & Chips’. At the end of Baxtergate, adjacent to the swing bridge. Tripadvisor link here.
Mediterranean bistro style restaurant. Located over the swing bridge on the right. Tripadvisor link here.
An award winning seafood restaurant. Adjacent to the beach with outstanding views across the North Sea. Tripadvisor link here.
Award winning fish & chip restaurant within a 5 minute walk – awarded ‘Best UK Fish & Chip Restaurant 2019. Serving fresh, local produce throughout the day. Range of vegetarian dishes. Located opposite the Co-op and The Endeavour Experience. Tripadvisor link here.
The Marine Restaurant
Popular, stylish restaurant offering a primarily seafood menu with meat and game dishes available in season, group bookings. Toward the pier on the left hand side. Tripadvisor link here.
Moutrey’s Italian Restaurant
Italian restaurant with freshly prepared authentic cuisine & contemporary decor. Pizza is made fresh in huge wood fired oven in the centre of restaurant. Situated over the swing bridge take a sharp right and it is on your left hand side. Tripadvisor link here.
Albert’s Eatery (at the Museum of Whitby Jet): Fine dining inside the world’s leading Whitby Jet museum. Seafood specialties plus many other dishes. On Church Street, just after the Market Place. Tripadvisor link here.
Places for Breakfast
There is an abundance of cafés and diners in Whitby, which cater to a variety of palates and budgets. This selection comprises of personal recommendations and recommendations from previous guests.
We advise you to check Tripadvisor for the latest feedback before making your choice.
Botham’s Café on Skinner Street: walk up Brunswick Street and turn left, go on a little further and turn right into Skinner Street and walk towards the promenade. On the first floor above the bakery shop fabulous Olde Worlde dining experience. Not open on Sundays in low season.
Whitby Deli, Flowergate: walk up Brunswick Street and turn left. Whitby Deli is a few metres along on the left. Claim to serve ‘the best coffee outside of London’.
The Marine: toward the pier on the left hand side, just before the food kiosks.
The following 3 places do not offer a Full English Breakfast, but do serve breakfast-type items eg: poached eggs, bacon roll, croissants, pastries etc:
Botham’s: the one on Baxtergate.
The Willow Branch: on Golden Lion Bank.
Sherlock’s Coffee House: on Flowergate.
OVER THE RIVER (5 -8 minute walk):
Four Seasons: over the swing-bridge on the right.
Jane’s Café (Jane’s Kitchen) over swing-bridge, first left onto Sandgate, on the right.
The Old Silver Grid: over swing-bridge, first left onto Sandgate, continue to the Market Place.
Monks Haven Café: over swing bridge, second left onto Church Street, on the left before Market Place.
The Blitz: over swing bridge, second left onto Church Street, on the right.
Sanders Yard Bistro: over swing bridge, second left onto Church Street, on the right.
White Horse & Griffin: over swing bridge, second left onto Church Street, on the right.
Albert’s Eatery (at the Museum of Whitby Jet): over swing-bridge, second left onto Church Street, along the street on the right, just after the Market Place.