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Rusty Shears

3 Silver Street, Whitby YO21 3BU, England
+44 1947 605383
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (197 reviews)
“moroccan lamb” (31 reviews)
“guinness cake” (22 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 16:30 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Silver Street, Whitby YO21 3BU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Four of us ate lunch at Rusty Shears and shared two sharing platters that provided excellent value, were well presented, provided amazing food and lots of it. Keep up the great service at this little gem of a location.

Thank JamesBlaik
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent a lovely afternoon having a late lunch here yesterday with friends. What a lovely place....The food was great, especially the crayfish salad and the cheese board...The service was superb and in fact we were in the place half an hour after closing as we...More

Thank cooltraveller25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading reviews we decided to pay a visit for our lunch. We weren't disappointed. A lovely selection of sandwiches,

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch twice as the food, service and environment were excellent. We had vegan and vegetarian fare and even though it is not a dedicated cafe, they did have a very good range of options. The place itself is well located and has a...More

1  Thank chopperson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a terrific little place, we were looking for somewhere to eat lunch and take shelter from the rain and this was the first place we found. Staff were so friendly and helpful food was a really high standard I had a Rubens which was...More

Thank Sjcbooty
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful place. fab food and selection of drinks. we had gins and cake (homemade and delicious). a good selection of other food/meals which all looked totally home made and a nice courtyard outside that had the weather been better im sure we would...More

Thank stokie801
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in to have just a G&T. Great selection of gins. The waiter very knowledgeable about the gins and what tonic best to go with each one. Presented really nicely. Lovely quirky surrounding. The cakes looked amazing on the counter, would love to come back...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A superb place for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. Lovely courtyard seating area and several inside seating areas with a vintage style. Lunches are different to the usual cafe fare and there is a large selection of loose teas. Cakes are delicious. Definitely a hidden...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food in unusual surroundings. 200 gins to sample as well - what’s not to like? Cakes , snacks, light meals.

Thank Bikerchick1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place - the food was excellent, both the main course and the cakes. Service was efficient and the cafe is dog friendly. All the dogs seemed well behaved. Lots of gins on an extensive drinks menu - an added bonus.

1  Thank sarah e
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Questions & Answers
19 September 2018|
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Response from Janitom1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s family friendly so they will help you wherever they can
Chris M
20 April 2018|
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Response from phillsykes | Reviewed this property |
They open for Breakfast at 9.30am
19 September 2017|
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Response from Janet G | Reviewed this property |
Dogs greeted inside with a Doggychino at your table!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Silver Street, Whitby YO21 3BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 605383
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