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The Star Inn The Harbour

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Local cuisine, British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
British, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Ate here as a couple during a week in Whitby when we needed a break from the (delicious !) local fish and chips. My pate starter was nice but my husband had mackerel which seemed a little under done. Both starters were fairly small in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Some_Brits
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ordered starters which were nice. Then my partner's main came and the waitress came and said mine would be another 10 mins. Mine didn't arrive until my partner had finished. The waitress' response was she was sorry but it wasn't her fault. I wasn't happy...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time here and can only say I was impressed. The restaurant is in what used to be the old Tourist Information building. It's now been transformed into a light and airy place to eat with large windows giving views over the harbour. Our order...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Cartwright001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband had lunch here today we have never been before but had heard good things... I had calamari served with squid aioli the batter on the calamari was a bit thick for me but that's just personal taste however my sea bass...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ellsabeth1983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife myself and our friend Zoe from London had lunch at the Star yesterday. It was our fist time at the Star and Zoe’s first trip to Whitby! After climbing the 360 steps to the Abbey We built up a suitable appetite. We weren’t...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank paulsY3682YS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for my husbands 60th Birthday, although it was a quiet night we found the place to be very cosy. Our meal was superbly cooked and tasted delicious, dessert also was gorgeous. The staff were very friendly and the restaurant was spotless. Will...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Colinda1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was invited at the last minute to join a group going to the tasting menu, as one of the party was unwell. I am allergic to bivalves eg, oysters, mussels, clams etc (sadly) so phoned the restaurant to ask if they would be able...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Whitby on a spur of the moment romantic weekend break on my motorbike with my girlfriend. Booked the table online but needed to change last minute to accommodate a ghost tour and other stuff. Staff were really helpful and friendly. We started with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank IJohnson27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, thanks to chef for talking my 6 year through the kitchen. Loved the surf and snout. Great food and fantastic staff the waiter we had was awesome (used to work at the Magpie) will be back and highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank coms99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is in the former tourist information building next to the harbour. The conversion has worked very well with an obviously nautical feel. Service was great , food was what I would call good middle range. A very enjoyable evening

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank YorkshireManinblack
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20 July 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can call in for a drink!!
7 September 2017|
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Response from Oscarthecrouch | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a specific area for diners with dogs. We were at the time the only ones with a dog. She fell asleep under the table but great that she could stay with us as she is only 20 weeks old.
21 July 2017|
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