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White House Restaurant

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Bar, British, Pub
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Upgang Lane, Whitby, England
+44 1947 600469
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Showing 133: English reviews
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Pricey, Luke warm food, small portions, inferior quality not matching up to the surroundings. Will not go again. The best thing about it was the bought chutney.

Thank Linda B
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Booked the white house for afternoon tea. Was distinctly average, the kind of afternoon tea you would be able to russle up yourself with a free hour on a Sunday. Only 3 types of sandwich were available: cheese, ham, and prawn. nothing any fancier than one ingredient and the scones came pre jammed and pre creamed so you didn't have... More 

Thank JazzyFizzFizz
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to the White House for many years and have always loved it here, however the first time I come for a meal with my little man ( 1 year old) there was no high chair available as the whole pub/reasturant only have 4 high chairs! So disappointed won't be coming again, this venue isn't catered for children... More 

Thank Cerrianne E
Whitby, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Always bring my family here when they visit. Good choice on the menu. Children's portions available. My nephew had spaghetti Bol from the children's menu, he enjoyed it so much he had a second portion, he's nearly 10. Would suggest an adult portion for the older kids as it is a small bowl geared more to under 8s. The rest... More 

Thank 118Christine
Whitby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Booked last minute and didn't know what to expect. Service lovely and food was fantastic, really fresh, hot and tasty. Reasonable priced. Will definitely go again.

Thank Karen T
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, very clean, lovely Staff & made our two Border Terriers extremely welcome. The Haddock was huge & didn't think I was going to manage it, after a couple of rests, I saw it off :) Value for money, we were suitably impressed. Highly recommend a visit if you're looking for great wholesome food & beverages in a friendly... More 

Thank andrew r
North Yorkshire
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Had lunch here very recently; huge, beautifully cooked battered fish and chunky chips. Others in our group had gammon and roast of the day. Portions were generous. The food was hot and tasty, not 'gastro' but none the worse for that. We were able to get a window table with a great view of the golf course and the sea... More 

Thank SophiaNorthYorkshire
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We came here for our work Xmas do. The staff are friendly, the pub it's self is nice and pleasant. The food was nice. A good time was had by all. It wasn't overly priced. 2 courses £16 3 courses £20. I would definitely go bam.

Thank Z900dave
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We came here on a recommendaction from family, reluctantly leaving the fab atmosphere of Whitby town centre where we were staying. We booked in advance that day but upon arrival (a Saturday night at 8pm) we were told there was no room in the restaurant and were seated next to a group of rowdy young women in what I can... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This was a surprise for me and a very welcome one; at my age birthdays are eminently forgettable! The White House is a large pub / hotel on the edge of Whitby on the West Cliff. It sits firmly above the sea and close to the golf course. We ate in the bar, plenty of customers but plenty of room.... More 

Thank Richard M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 19
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upgang Lane, Whitby, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 600469
The White House boasts the Seaview Restaurant, our fresh, spacious and welcoming restaurant that is situated to take full advantage of the glorious views along the Yorkshire Coast towards Sandsend.
With its relaxed and friendly atmosphere, bright decor and wooden flooring, serves a fine selection of both light snacks and more substantial fayre. The restaurant also offers an extensive choice of innovative dishes and regional specialties, with an ingredient-led menu that is strong on fresh clean flavours and presentation, making the White House one of the more popular restaurants in the area.
In the summer months the views that are commanded by the White House are best enjoyed with a glass of wine sat in the garden looking out to sea.
The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner for both residents and guests and reservations are recommended to avoid disappointment.

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