We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Monks Haven Cafe

148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
+44 1947 604608
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
“kippers” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (445)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 445 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just what needed after a long hike along the Cleveland Way- good simple homely food, a nice cup of tea and lovely staff (and good value). Was very friendly and welcoming to me as a solo diner on a sunny evening in Whitby.

Thank dhunt217
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visit Monks Haven when in Whitby and always find it very enjoyable, food is excellent and service second to non. We were in twice on the same day, breakfast was brilliant and afternoon the apple pie was lovely. Think dogs are more welcome than...More

Thank allancJ9102CK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quite a busy, bustling cafe in centre of town over bridge, excellent friendly service. Excellent choice of cakes around £2 per slice, likely homemade, I opted for £3.50 hot choc fudge cake with 3 scoops of ice cream, bargainous and delicious! They also do GF...More

Thank flobbadobba
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our "hotel" had no eating facilities, but we found Monks Hven very close by. We were welcomed & shown to a clean table & given the menus. I opted for the Full English which had everything you could want & all cooked well. My wife...More

Thank Stevie1948
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very small place but vet good local food. Restaurants is packed all the time with the locals and restaurants. Very homely atmosphere.

Thank GezginIstanbul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit Monks Haven when in Whitby and always find it very enjoyable. Usually have scones with jam and cream in the afternoon. Its a nice bright and airy cafe, very clean and the 2 young waiting staff were so polite and efficient. Good...More

Thank linda c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Few seats availabledue to weather but squeezed us in by the window. Service very good and hot drinks delicious. I had a very tasty piece of quiche with salad and the wife had a piece of carrot cake and a teacake with cinnamon butter. Whilst...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited 28th June for late lunch with friends and our two labradors. Staff immediately provided a saucer of warm chopped sausage as a treat for our dogs - they loved it, of course! We had tea and a lovely ploughman's lunch which was great -...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the monks haven for 1st time absolutely lovely place staff very welcoming. Good range on menu something to suit everyone well priced.lovely fruit scones.child friendly.Also dog friendly.

Thank sortbread
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Monks Haven Café for breakfast. Service was spot on with very attentive staff and breakfast was good value, a good size and very well cooked. Top marks and will visit again next time in Whitby.

Thank Heather H
Nearby Restaurants
Sandgate Coffee & Delights
193 reviews
.01 miles away
Hadleys Fish Restaurant
1,054 reviews
.04 miles away
The Four Seasons
530 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby Attractions
St Mary's Church
710 reviews
.12 miles away
199 Steps
429 reviews
.08 miles away
Captain Cook Memorial Museum Whitby
507 reviews
.07 miles away
Swing Bridge
163 reviews
.08 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
19 March 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Pewterjuglady | Reviewed this property |
They do and there is no need to book.. unless you have a large group.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 604608
  • E-mail
At Monks Haven Café you can sit, relax and watch the world pass by along historic Church Street through our bay windows while enjoying fine, freshly ground coffee or Yorkshire tea. We serve fresh Whitby crab sandwiches, fresh Whitby cod in a beer batter and a wide selection of desserts and treats from scones to lemon and ginger crunch. We are open 7 days a week and until late on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing