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Magpie Cafe

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14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
+44 1947 602058
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely recommend this place to anyone who goes to Whitby. Lovely fish and chips and a good sized portion too.

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Thank Rebecca B
manchester
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a meal in the restaurant upstairs, it was lovely but so so expensive for fish and chips. If I went again I'd definitely go but have the take away which is better value for money.

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Thank corinnebeswick
York, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No short cuts taken here, locally caught fish, gorgeous chips and all prepared freshly. A marvellous cup of proper tea too, and the teapot didn't leak, that doesn't happen often!!

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Thank SophiHogg
Crewe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've seen the queues outside in the summer to get in here and word of mouth reviews are an amazing place but I wouldn't rave about it . I should really have gone to their chip shop next door as the cafe seems to have frozen chips and to be honest the fish didn't have as much taste as our... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled to Whitby today and our normal favourite restaurant was closed for refurb. We chanced the magpie and what a surprise. Superb haddock mushies and chips preceded by creamed mussels. All washed down with proper tea (leaf tea, strainer, the works). We'll be back.

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Thank Andrew N
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have visited Whitby on many an occasion and always when I have passed the Magpie Cafe the queues have always been ridiculous and on my recent visit to Whitby with guests from Shropshire there were no queues so thought this is an opportunity not to be missed and I advised my guests this is constantly in the press as... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here mainly as it does gluten free fish and chips, but we were blown away by how good the food is. We both ordered cod and chips (mine gf) with mushy peas and the portions were huge and the food was all fantastic. The gluten free batter was crispy and the fish was delicious. We were seated upstairs... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only had Chips & battered sausage & both distinctly average. As title suggests, Chips very poor for such a well renowned establishment & glad i smothered them in a sea of gravy & microwaved battered sausage was gladly accepted by my Border Terrier. Most Chips were binned as Seagulls had a day off due to inclement weather. Living on reputation... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited the Magpie a few times whilst in Whitby and never had a problem with the place. The staff are friendly and the food is delicious. It isn't the cheapest fish and chip restaurant in the area, probably one of the most expensive in fact, but for the quality of the food it can't really be faulted. There... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You don't get queues like that if you don't do the best fish and chips around. Because it was so cold we only had to wait around 10 minutes to get in. It is easily the tastiest fish and chip shop I've ever been too. The decor is a little old fashioned but it really doesn't matter does it. Hopefully... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
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?