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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Fish & Chip Shop
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“Has some excellent fish dishes - best fish pie in town - and great views from the Abbey side of the river. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Serves the BEST cocktails and sometimes does a 2 for 1 Sunday to Thursday . Food is delicious and offers a street food vibe , along with fish and chips ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“You can either take advantage of the locally baked bread and homemade tea cakes to take back to the cottage or enjoy the beautiful Edwardian tea room. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“This is a fantastic fish and seafood restaurant with a wide menu including oysters, lobster, a huge range of fresh catches and traditional fish and chips. Highly recommended but book if you can - it gets very busy!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great for breakfast and light lunches also has more than 100 different gins! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Next to River Esk. Famous Signature Menu- e.g. Steak on the Stone. Order food as portions. Starter =1 portion, 4 or 5 portions for sharing.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“This is a great family friendly restaurant, serving up traditional fish and chips to a great standard with a host of retro-style starters and puddings. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Our favourite fish and chip shop in Whitby! They have an extensive menu and we highly recommend the fish platter, amazing value and you won't be complaining that you're hungry! They also have a restaurant near to the West Pier and the beach.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent food if you can manage to book a table, always very busy although it is a small place. Usually no 1 or 2 on Tripadvisor. Just round the corner to The Wheelhouse.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Fish & Chip Shop
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“Traditional fish and chips plus smart seafood dishes served in an old-school waterfront cafe.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Awesome views of pier and sea- ask for seaview window seats. Run by a fisherman's wife who guarantees fresh fish- locally caught lobster and shellfish, famous Whitby scampi, cod, haddock, salmon etc. Even 21 day sirloin steaks! Daytime or evening meals- go before 7.30 p.m.-closes earlier in winter.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Quirky cafe with home made pies if you'd like a change from fish and chips.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is our favourite place to eat in Whitby . Serves incredible fresh seafood and has a wonderful ambience about the place. A pianist plays usually every Friday and Saturday. Book though to not be disappointed. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This a great new restaurant by the harbour and train station. It offers a wide range of modern cuisine, good atmosphere and drinks list. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Best fish and chips in town. Chris is 3rd generation and we love that he is ethically minded. Clean, good quality and they buy sustainably. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Italian, small, tucked away, pizza oven in the dining area, also great pasta & salads. Basic fare executed fabulously. Come hungry!”
  • 4 locals recommend