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Wits End Cafe Espresso Bar

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Lythe Bank, Whitby YO21 3TG, England
+44 1947 893658
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible23%
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“cakes” (16 reviews)
“kippers” (2 reviews)
“club sandwich” (3 reviews)
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Lythe Bank, Whitby YO21 3TG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on Sunday after walking from Whitby and had a very unpleasant experience. The lady on the till was rude and very difficult to deal with. The cost of a jacket with cheese and beans was £9 and one of our jackets was...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here for a few years but found this year's visit has gone downhill. The food is way overpriced, £8 for a cheese and pickle sandwich! Owners were unfriendly and rude but the rest of the staff were lovely. Food very poor especially...More

Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting this little establishment for many years now and have slowly watched its decline. In our most recent visit we found the staff on the tills to be very rude and blunt. The food that followed seemed like it had been cooked...More

Thank Louis D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely spot excellent service and magnificent coffee with awesome cakes a must visit it’s quiet clean and warm with helpful staff and a wide variety of food from vino and lunch to coffee and cakes

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A good place to stop for a coffee break or a light lunch . Good coffee and pleasant seating areas inside and outside in the well tended courtyard garden

Thank kimbS4013BL
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nestling next to the a beautiful beach with fantastic walks it's great place to stop after. Nice selection of drinks and food on offer with polite and friendly staff. Seating out front to watch the world go by, inside and a walled courtyard at the...More

Thank martin h
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Stumbled across this cafe as we were driving through. Now it's a must every time we go to sandend. The lattes are amazing so are the scones. The meals are a little pricey but very nice. Will go again next year

Thank Karan B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A group of us had been on the North Yorkshire moors and called at wits end on our way to staithes they have a god selection of teas and coffee sandwiches and cooked meals the owner Keith was a very friendly chap and interested to...More

Thank 32tonyn
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We popped in for a couple of hot drinks to take back to the beach. The staff were friendly enough, and the service was quick. The drinks were just what we needed on a chilly day by the sea.

1  Thank CharlieCupcake21
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Ordered jacket potato mid afternoon. It arrived with limp small amount of salad. Actual potato was brown inside and out.....my guess is it had been cooked hours earlier and warmed up. The potato flesh was very brown and mushy. Not cheap either. I complained on...More

1  Thank Kiosk1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lythe Bank, Whitby YO21 3TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 893658
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