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Monks Haven Cafe

148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
+44 1947 604608
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“kippers” (25 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (32 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:30 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very warm welcome was given to us upon arrival from two lovely ladies. We ate delicious food - I had homemade soup and my partner had a pork pie melt. Nothing was too much trouble and you could see that this was entirely genuine....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Racheld426
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on a busy Saturday but got s table without much drama. The staff were really friendly and helpful. We stated we wanted a warm pork pies and mushy peas to share so they cut it in half and put it in separate plates....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pmorris99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this little cafe based on the largely positive reviews but unfortunately we didn't share a positive experience. The food was pretty bland and the cafe was far too warm. There are so many other places to eat in the area that I couldn't return...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Montague2
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for a light late lunch and were really delighted with the attentive and happy staff, great food and dog friendly atmosphere. Nothing was too much trouble, and we can definitely recommend a visit ( we shared sandwiches and salad - a wise decision...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank matthewcP2506YH
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Yet again superb meals and cakes in this little gem The staff are wonderful and friendly and efficient Jess the dog loves it to fish of sausages for her at every visit She loves it like we do Can’t wait until April for next visit

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were walking in Whitby when we decided to stop for a warm drink - we wanted somewhere that would take dogs. We noticed that Monks Haven Cafe took dogs so we went in. The cafe was busy but we soon found...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank P6083XSanthonyd
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Best dog friendly Fish and chips in Whitby. Friendly staff and great food. Would HIGHLY recommend. Humans and dogs looked after equally. Worth a little wait on a very busy Whitby weekend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mel W
Reviewed 27 October 2018

What a lovely cafe, food was excellent, my husband had the crab salad & I had Jacket potato. The staff were very friendly & even gave our dog a sausage,

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mati1da84
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The menu is extensive and lots of great options. I chose salmon quiche and salad, looking forward to a hot quiche. Was disappointed that when I went to cut the quiche, I didn’t get crispy pastry but a quiche that had been heated in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 337karlf
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We always stop here for a breakfast before a long walk on the beach.my partner had the full English breakfast,which certainly left him full.The ingredients are good quality and cooked well and served nice and hot.We have 2 dogs and they also get a free...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tinytinks68
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28 October 2017|
Response from allancJ9102CK | Reviewed this property |
I was customer my self but I and my canine companion agree the sausage were delicious
19 March 2017|
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Response from Pewterjuglady | Reviewed this property |
They do and there is no need to book.. unless you have a large group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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.
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