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The Fisherman's Wife


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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The Fisherman's Wife serves traditional fish and chips along with an extensive range of seafood and other dishes at its superb seafood restaurant in the beautiful seaside town of Whitby. With high quality, locally sourced ingredients our friendly, helpful staff will serve you fantastic fish and chips in our light and airy restaurant whilst you sit back and enjoy some of the best views in Whitby.
US$4 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited with friends and we were all delighted with both the food (most excellent sea bass) and super friendly service. Definitely will be going back for more.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Leggy446
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hidden location. Really friendly staff and great views over the beach. Unable to book but luckily got a table overlooking the water. Good choice on menu other than just fish and chips. Fish and chips were average however fish cakes and mussels were first...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sophie w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not the cheapest but the food is the best. We all chose different meals - we each enjoyed what we had ordered.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Steve_at_Studio_5a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our third visit and never disappoints! Excellent staff, excellent view and excellent food - especially the mussels!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bus1ptk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Whitby for weekend and my wife and I were very surprised how many restaurants allow dogs inside.If your like us we don't like dogs inflicted on you and the smell of dogs do not go down with a meal well done The Fisherman's Wife....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pollyicon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best fish and chips I have ever tasted. Recommended by my parents, we opted for the fish and chips all were cooked to perfection the batter was thin and the chips were probably the best I have tasted.

Date of visit: February 2019
6  Thank Lorishaun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a perfect place to eat Fish & Chips in Whitby, The Fisherman’s Wife is it. On the Khyber Pass, overlooking the beach, there are few better views as you eat. The food is terrific. Not cheap (although it depends what you compare...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Adeythom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Whitby fairly regularly and either go to Trenchers or the Magpie. We thought we would give this a try although some reviews were mixed. They talked about poor food, cold chips and relying on the view too much. We visited on a Saturday...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Derek C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great meal at this Whitby restaurant. Beautiful mussels as a starter followed by very tasty fish main dish. Good service too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Edwina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't fault this place, great food and service, views are spectacular, if you get a table overlooking the sea.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Colin T
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26 January 2018|
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Response from steveb74 | Property representative |
Hi yes in the low season we do offer takeaways
4 August 2017|
Response from robj643 | Reviewed this property |
im not sure best to ask inside
2 February 2017|
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Response from Sheila M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no dogs are allowe in there.
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