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The Star Inn The Harbour

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
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MICHELIN Guide's Point of View

Andrew Pern has fulfilled a dream by opening this modern brasserie by the harbour in his home town. The extensive menu offers classic British brasserie...
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The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
Comfortable restaurant
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
British, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

Fantastic lunch. Thanks very much, the service was as good as the food.Beef brisket melted int your mouth and cauliflower cheese was the best I have ever tasted.

Date of visit: October 2021
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The unassuming exterior of this restaurant across the road from the train station belies what lies within. We had a superb meal, I cannot fault it in any way. I’m fortunate to have eaten in a few great restaurants and this is up there with...them. Each course was a well considered explosion of flavours and the Surf and Snout signature main was exceptional. It also has a good and reasonably priced wine list and friendly and attentive service - as a said, nothing to fault. If I’m ever back in Whitby I shall come again.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with a great atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and accommodating for our 2 year old. The food was delicious, if not a little bit pricy for what it is. There is also a 10% discretionary tip added to the bill, so watch...out if you don't want that to be added. The fish was lovely and fresh and chips were so tasty too, the kids portion was a really good size as well. The decor details are lovely and unusual too.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Another brilliant meal accompanied by good wines. Staff who were, knowledgable, efficient, and friendly made good recommendations. Food was delicious.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally disappointed. Wants to be fine dinning but it isn't. Staff good but! Had sea trout starer and it was tastes. Haddock and chips no better. Had better walking on the sea front at Cleethorpes. Pretentious. Totally forgettable. Don't bother.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing experience from start to finish. We were very lucky to have a window table overlooking the harbour. Our food was delicious and the service was spot on. We will definitely be back again!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service from our waiter Steven - nice food and ambience Central location Excellent Fish 'Pye'.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic evening at this restaurant. Booking is required though as it was very busy. Really excellent service. Very attentive on pouring the champagne and nice timing of the courses. The vegetarian food was delicious, I had tempura broccoli followed by the burger 🍔. Absolutely...sensational. My wife had the fish and chips which were excellent. The place has a lovely ambiance and we will be coming back to Whitby just for this restaurant alone. Great work guys 👍More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for Sunday roast to celebrate a birthday. Service was super friendly and quick and the food was delicious! The beef brisket was so yummy,

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu here was so appealing we were struggling to choose what to eat - so we booked to come again in 2 days time - and that was before we’d eaten! The service was excellent - from the moment we arrived until we left,...nothing was too much trouble and all the staff we dealt with were very professional, warm and helpful. I ordered an extra glass of wine to go with my next course, just minutes before the food arrived and it was there in moments The key, of course, was the food - we had the Bar Bait (similar to tapas), then a starter and main - we avoided sides with the main as there were so many good dishes to choose we wanted to try as many as possible. Every dish was a delight I would recommend 100% and we are looking forward to visiting again in 2 days timeMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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It’s down by the harbour
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Star Inn The Harbour

Yes, The Star Inn The Harbour is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Star Inn The Harbour is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4