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Whitby has numerous excellent restaurants, many 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 recommend 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. Across the swing bridge on the right. ‘One of the top ten coastal fish & chip shops in Britain.’ Daily Telegraph.
Mediterranean bistro style restaurant. Located over the swing bridge on the right.
An award winning seafood restaurant. Adjacent to the beach with outstanding views across the North Sea.
The Star Inn The Harbour
Michelin star holder Andrew Pearn’s latest venture, with views across the harbour and only five minutes walk from White Linen.
White Horse & Griffin Restaurant
Located over the swing bridge, second left turning and about 50 metres on the right.
Small relaxing restaurant with locally sourced & varied menu. Great desserts, vegetarian meals available. Located on Skinner Street a 5-minute walk away.
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.
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.
A Passage to India Restaurant
Indian restaurant with superb fresh food served in contemporary surroundings. Located opposite train station.
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.
Harry’s Lounge Bar & Brasserie
Popular bar and restaurant, offering a range of wines and cocktails. Head towards the pier on the fish quay.
The Magpie Café
Premier seafood cafe overlooking the beautiful Whitby Bay. Situated toward the pier on your left opposite the fish quay.
The Moon & Sixpence Bar & Brasserie
Popular bar & brasserie. Try to get a table at the front of restaurant to get great views of the Abbey.
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.
The Orlop Restaurant: Fine dining below decks at the replica of Captain Cook’s ship. The Endeavour Experience, Endeavour Wharf.
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.