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Magpie Cafe

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14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
+44 1947 602058
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Whitby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food good as always. However, was very let down by small attention to detail. The starter wasn't served with the correct bread like stated on menu, there was no apology for this they just waited to see / hoped you wouldn't notice. When I did notice and made a comment ( after finally managing to get hold of a waitress... More 

Thank windeane
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Whitby on Saturday for one of our twice yearly visits and, for once, found no queue outside the Magpie at 12:45 so in we went! Offered a choice of table and were quickly seated and presented with our menus. Orders placed and with a pint of diet coke to quench the thirst we were soaking up the ambience. A... More 

Thank Alan E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fish and chips delicious. What`s not to like. One point I would like to make - the management/owner really do care whether you enjoyed your meal. When we paid the bill we were asked if the meal was fine/O.K. I replied `No`. I was just about to add it was excellent not O.K. The lady who was taking the payment... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I enjoyed a two course meal at The Magpie, Whitby. In the summer they queue Dow the street but a sunny day in November did not have the masses although most tables were filled. The menu is huge including all types of local fish including "woof" which is actually catfish! We chose the two course offer and... More 

Thank Nikki C
Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went for a treat because all the other times we have been to Whitby its been queing out the door The staff fantastic, the food excellent and the service excellent !

Thank mmandjb
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food even at the takeaway. No queuing today but still busy. Best fish n chips what else can i say ?

Thank Jayne M
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went in on the recommendation of a friend. East to get a table for two which was a bonus. Seafood restaurant? NO oysters, No mussels, I didn't see seafood.

Thank Mr B
Culcheth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had fish and chips whilst walking along the pier to lighthouse Lovely fish Lovely fresh chips too Go here every time we visit Whitby best in town.

Thank SuziandMick
Castleford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another great meal at the Magpie. The staff always make visitors welcome, excellent service and fantastic food

Thank Haydn W
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are used to queuing at the Magpie cafe but on a quiet, cold November Friday night we walked straight in. It was gloomy outside but warm and cheerful inside. The service was swift and efficient and the food cooked perfectly.

Thank Elizabeth058

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 602058

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