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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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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What can I say I've been visiting this place since I was a little girl the fish and chips are by far the best I've ever had they are absolutely delicious. I only have a small portion but it's by no means small. Theres a Wide variety of choice on the menu but I've only ever had the fish and... More 

Thank gibbof
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Heard this was supposed to be something special but was bang average with staff that were busy chatting amongst themselves and appeared annoyed to be having to serve me

Thank Dave W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited yesterday during storm Doris so very quiet . Chowder not on menu but we had two bowls made for us as starters . Packed with fish and absolutely superb. You will not need a main after this I assure you. Fantastic

Thank vincent b
Northampton, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We didn't go inside the cafe as it's not dog friendly. However the take away fish and chips are superb.

Thank MarionAve66
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Top fish and chips worth the money and the queue plenty of eateries in Whitby but magpie is not to be missed

Thank Colin B
Bradford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've visited Whitby quite a few times. I've never before visited The Magpie due to the long waiting time. I've always been to Trenchers and enjoyed. Due to the good publicity The Magpie has received a family member wished to visit. We waited 30 mins outside the restaurant on the steps. Surely a ticket system or pager system would be... More 

Thank keeley_1992
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited with my husband.Ordered standard cod and chips which was not cheap (£ 12) however the fish was skinned and boned and was white and fleshy. It was lovely and both of us thoroughly enjoyed the food. We were fortunate not to have to que for a table but 30 minutes later the que was out of the door.The guy... More 

Thank Elaine D
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Whitby, so after hearing lots of good reports about the fish&chips from the Magpie Cafe we thought we would give it a try. We got there nice and early for a takeaway lunch. It was still nice and quite so called in and made our order of cod&chips and haddock and chips for my... More 

Thank Wendy K
Irvine, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking past the restaurant, we saw people queuing, and read the reviews. Definitely worth trying based on those and we weren't disappointed. The 'regular' size haddock was huge, and definitely worth the money. Absolutely stuffed, and staff were very attentive and friendly. Don't be put off by the queue, they get through it pretty quickly and its definitely worth the... More 

Thank SeanMcJDW
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I went last Saturday for lunch. The Magpie was amazing as always, quality fish and chips, really friendly staff, wine a bit on the expensive side for what it was but all in all excellent.

Thank Mark A

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, 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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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  >  Scarborough District  >  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?