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Magpie Cafe

) #16 of 157 Restaurants in Whitby ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, British, Soups
14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
+44 1947 602058
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“magpie” (1,846 reviews)
“fish and chips” (1,678 reviews)
“monkfish” (72 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arrived via coach after a journey from home. Unfortunate that the restaurant is closed, had amazing scallops and chips from the takeaway restaurant. Incredible.

Thank Jamie110486
Reviewed 3 days ago

I always use the takeaway below the stairs but inside is just as good, great value for money and friendly staff

Thank BigDCC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Magpie Cafe is something of a Whitby institution, and it's fish and chips are often considered the best in town. Please note that the cafe is currently closed following a fire in March. However, you can still get your fish and chips from the...More

Thank louisej856
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sad to find the cafe under refurb due to fire damage. Hope they get up and running soon, been recommended by so many people. Chippy takeaway still open so used that instead. Chips fairly good not the best but far better than some. Price was...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately, due to a recent fire this famous cafe is closed for refurbishment. Looking at the damage, could be quite a bit before it re opens. Take away still available

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We always go to Magpie's whenever we're in Whitby as the fish and chips have always been amazing and I have always said they're the best in the country. I have been to the take out before and they have been just as excellent as...More

Thank Boothtroop12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cod and chips, big portions, beautifully cooked, all totally edible, hot, boxed up nicely, they only take cash!

Thank sueofkent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and an amazing welcome every time we visit the magpie , we visit virtually every time we come to stay in Whitby. We would highly recommend the magpie 😊

Thank damo020680
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place for amazing scampi and chips - we've never had better scampi! Good value for money!

Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gone here for years however yesterday got the usual haddock and chips. The fish was tiny. A man in the queue asked if was child's portion. When I said no he left and said he was going elsewhere. I didn't blame him. Never have I...More

Thank tslea
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liz p
7 May 2017|
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Response from StonesFanLincoln | Reviewed this property |
Not sure why this came to me. I gave 5 out of 5. My review was as follows (but I was also shocked by the poor review I read): "We went last Thursday, our first night in Whitby. Thought it might be a bit quieter than Friday... More
21 April 2017|
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Response from dk4038 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
Gill G
19 November 2016|
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Response from Tom A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unfortunately due to new rules with health and safety dogs are not allowed in to the restaurant unless it is a guide dog. There is a small seating area outside which can be accommodating to you and your dog, but other... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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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