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White Horse and Griffin

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87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
+44 1947 825026
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York
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Clean and friendly staff. Only had a drink but menu looked nice and we were offered the chance to come back for breakfast as our accommodation was room only where we were staying

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Thank claire_1070
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

One for gastro pub fans, super menu, fresh local ingredients. Thoroughly enjoyed lunch - Whitby crab salad, and beetroot gnocchi with halloumi . Historic old pub with excellent service. What's not to like! Will definitely return

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Thank Lynne L
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

1st went to the WH&G 7 yrs ago when my son was 6. We had a fantastic welcome then and have been enjoying their hospitality and quality dishes ever since. Last yr we treated ourselves to the Seafood Platter for Sharing (quite pricey but it WAS my birthday ;) ) It was quite the most memorable meal we have ever... More 

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Thank Trixiebellebadmum
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We called in here for a quick pint whilst we waited for a table at the nearby cosa nostra. The Dortmund Union Pilsner was excellent and the atmosphere was like an old school tap room from back in the day ( a sort of narrow space with a fireplace and contemporary decoration) the restaurant was busy while we were there... More 

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Thank Stuart M
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

What an excellent restaurant. Booking is usually essential. The food is exquisite. The staff are friendly and accommodating.

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Thank x25dave
York, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came for a meal for our wedding anniversary and we couldn't fault a thing. It was excellent and very reasonably priced for such wonderful food, and the staff were fantastic and attentive. Loved the cosy atmosphere and would come back in a heartbeat!

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Thank Poppy S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place had come recommended and it didn't disappoint. We were taken upstairs which was a lovely room and the waitresses were very helpful and attentive. My husband tried his first ever oysters here and loved them! We had a lovely bottle of wine and our main meals were cooked to perfection. Would recommend you treat yourselves here!!

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Thank nikkinoods
Accrington, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Having been to the White Horse and Griffin on previous trips to Whitby, it was an easy decision to book on our most recent holiday. We had a table for 8:30pm on Saturday and looked forward to our dining experience. On arrival we were seated in the downstairs restaurant and immediately given a bottle of water and menus. The menu... More 

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Thank Brownhouse257
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We only had 2 breakfasts on our visit to Whitby: one was poor, but the breakfast we had in the White Horse and Griffin was brilliant. The building is fabulous - I wanted to go in it just for that. One of us had the full English which was very good. Two of us went a little crazy and had... More 

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Lancashire
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I like to think that I know what I am talking about, because the Sunday Roast is something that I've tried to crack down for decades... and here it is, this is best ROAST BEEF I have ever had... I'll forgive anything for this meat, even the fact that the Yorkshire Puddings were a touch over done and dried out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$64 - US$69
Cuisine
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 825026
  • This restaurant is at White Horse and Griffin

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?