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Magpie Cafe

14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
+44 1947 602058
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“magpie” (2,154 reviews)
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Open Now
11:30 - 20:00 Hours
CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good clean fish and chips tasty meaty cod in fresh light batter... beautiful chips. No complaints here

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Harasdnalloh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

January Wednesday in Whitby at 6:30pm and hardly anywhere was open when we found the Magpie Cafe. Very friendly and helpful staff showed us upstairs and moved us to a table by the window when space allowed. We both had fish & chips:?one cod, one...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vickyp631
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This excellent cafe produces the best fish and chips I've ever tasted. Staff are all so good and polite. We had the £10.99 cod and chips.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Paul R
Reviewed yesterday

Booked at Magpies for a evening meal as we always do as we go to Whitby several. times a year wife had the Salmon i hah the large Cod did not have a starter as we no the portions are very large indeed the waitress...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank phillsykes
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service very friendly staff the food is freshly cooked and well worth what you pay for it. When we visit Whitby we always eat here

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank elaine04
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First visit. Queued for around 10 to 15 minutes. Place crowded, noisy and hot. I had a small haddock and chips, partner had meal deal at 16.99...starter of mussels and main of cod, chips and peas. mussels were fine served with a lovely fluffy bread...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travelogger2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a short wait outside we were shown to our table. The food was delicious and didn’t disappoint at all. Huge portions the small fish and chips is huge. Friendly and quick. Really excellently

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 959EmilyM959
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had heard of this restaurant from guests where we were staying and we were looking forward to our visit. The food was quite good but the hurry to get us out the door at 20.30 PM was not good, we hadn't even finished our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank James L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We come here every time we visit Whitby and have never had a bad experience. We visited yesterday for my birthday, was lovely as always. The 2 course menu was good value for money and offers a wide range of dishes. My husband had a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Reviews_lucy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had to wait outside.....why, I,m unsure...... The staff ignored us in the cold even though it was 1132hrs... Not a good start......we were shown to a small table on the right, the waitress was fine....the fish and chips were OK but the chips were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SteveK1200lt
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Gina-Vera24
17 October 2018|
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Response from phil0123456 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, but you could email them.......
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mickhibbert
18 September 2018|
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Response from K8624HYdavidc | Reviewed this property |
Yes I can say that my wife and I thought that they were the best chips we had tasted for a very long time. And the grilled halibut was outstanding.
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Response from Yorkshire_Chiller | Reviewed this property |
Yes we’ve been taking the grandchildren there since they were very young. Staff very helpful and they have chairs and for youngsters. The steps can be a bit awkward for pushchairs as people queue on them but someone usually... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 602058
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