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The Art Cafe

42A Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BB, England
+44 1947 603008
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“coffee cake” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
42A Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little cafe was a delightful find. Good coffee, polite friendly service. Interesting varied paintings ceramics and more. Enjoyed our time spent there.

Thank aud6816
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on Saturday hunting out a decent coffee. We were delighted to find they serve Union coffee which is very good, with a Lotus biscuit on the side. Very friendly and nice little gallery.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Looking to have lunch somewhere nice that accepts dogs, and discovered the art cafe. Excellent sandwiches, quality coffee and water provided for the dog. The staff were very pleasant and helpful and we were made to feel very welcome. I would strongly suggest that you...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 2 September 2018

A really lovely café with the bonus of an art gallery. Some unique work on display from fine art , textiles, ceramics. Nice to see that you can purchase small pieces of art work such as a brooch a scarf or a card if money...More

1  Thank christine r
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Call in here every month or so, to see what new artwork in, and have a good cup of tea or coffee or sometimes a snack. The staff are absolutely lovely, the food always fresh and good, and the setting interesting. It is up stairs...More

Thank JCTod
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Came here for a well earned coffee and cake, The staff were great and the art work beautiful to see, very interesting.

1  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 5 April 2018

An art gallery that also does drinks, cakes and nice lunches. Peaceful and interesting surroundings.

1  Thank Pamela V
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Lovely place to enjoy a coffee whilst browsing a good selection of art. It is light and spacious and much quieter than some of the other cafes in Whitby

1  Thank n111ckb
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Nice place to look round, the art wasn't really to my taste but the staff were good and my tea and scone went down well. Would visit again.

1  Thank GPJMiddlesbrough
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Delightful cafe with nice music, good atmosphere, excellent simple food. My panini was delicious with really good quality bacon unlike some places you go. Very friedly guys who run it. And a super art gallery too. Go check it out.

Thank newps_25
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Restaurant Details

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US$5 - US$13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42A Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 603008
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A refreshing arty space in the heart of Whitby. Our aim is to create an atmosphere that is vibrant yet minimal, exciting yet relaxing; a perfect place to eat, drink and buy art and small gifts in a range of styles and media. We are the original 'free wifi' venue in Whitby, great connection speeds and a 'can do' helpful staff.
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