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The Whitaker

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a lovely experience of a bar menu after a short Saturday morning walk in the sun. This community run venture served up vegetarian soup and humous. Very tasty and good value. What a fantastic museum to also wander around too. And a Thursday film...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Neil T
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Visited for a pre Christmas fine dining evening on 22nd December. After a nice ale in the bar we were seated in the delightfully Dickensian drawing room which had been decorated for Christmas with a lovely tree and subdued candle lighting. This room seated 12...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andy M
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings. Excellent service. Modest prices and very interesting food. Everything works! Have a drink or coffee and wonder round the museum and galleries then sit down and spend a pleasurable couple of hours, safe in the knowledge that you won't be disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tulpa
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Perfect meeting place for friends, lovely building excellent food and friendly service all at a great price.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sharonmP9809TK
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Called for lunch as been on numerous occasions. Decided to sit outside as a nice sunny day. Approached a bar and told we couldn’t put drinks on the table if we sit outside and have to pay in advance. Obviously thought we would do a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Z9924XXandrewg
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Have eaten in this little cafe / restaurant on numerous occasions and always found the food and service top notch. The belt with avocado is great, fish and chips are fab and the special sliders days are superb. Some local beer on draught, friendly service...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rhuari
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Really can't believe the reviews posted here - we had good imaginative food at a reasonable price. The huevos rancheros was really good as was the BLT. They had gluten free bread which meant that we could both enjoy what we fancied from the menu.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank randmhope1953
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I popped in to treat myself to a hot chocolate and a slice of Bakewell tart, I was somewhat taken aback to be charged £6.30 but hoped that it would be worth it as a one off. I sat outside, the table had the previous...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Minniemoll
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Having read the pretentious descriptions on the menu I was expecting excellent food. But it was a huge disappointment. The fish and chips were not nice. The fish was okay, although it was two small fillets in batter, rather than one good quality fillet. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank barwest
Reviewed 22 June 2018

My husband and I called for coffee this afternoon having read about Whitaker. We would have ordered cake also but having seen the food on the bar without any covers we decided against it. I would like to see the food covered instead of being...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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