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Monks Haven Cafe

148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
+44 1947 604608
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
“kippers” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
10:00 - 21:30All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want a snack or a meal from Breakfast to Lunch etc, you can't go wrong at this place, nice staff, lovely home cooked food and reasonable prices.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee break. Very busy and popular cafe in the old town side of Whitby. Service was friendly and efficient. Had scones with cream and jam. Portions were generous, jam was very fresh and lots of cream. Prices were very reasonable. Looking...More

Thank wanderer23
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just what needed after a long hike along the Cleveland Way- good simple homely food, a nice cup of tea and lovely staff (and good value). Was very friendly and welcoming to me as a solo diner on a sunny evening in Whitby.

Thank dhunt217
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visit Monks Haven when in Whitby and always find it very enjoyable, food is excellent and service second to non. We were in twice on the same day, breakfast was brilliant and afternoon the apple pie was lovely. Think dogs are more welcome than...More

Thank allancJ9102CK
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quite a busy, bustling cafe in centre of town over bridge, excellent friendly service. Excellent choice of cakes around £2 per slice, likely homemade, I opted for £3.50 hot choc fudge cake with 3 scoops of ice cream, bargainous and delicious! They also do GF...More

Thank flobbadobba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our "hotel" had no eating facilities, but we found Monks Hven very close by. We were welcomed & shown to a clean table & given the menus. I opted for the Full English which had everything you could want & all cooked well. My wife...More

Thank Stevie1948
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very small place but vet good local food. Restaurants is packed all the time with the locals and restaurants. Very homely atmosphere.

Thank GezginIstanbul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit Monks Haven when in Whitby and always find it very enjoyable. Usually have scones with jam and cream in the afternoon. Its a nice bright and airy cafe, very clean and the 2 young waiting staff were so polite and efficient. Good...More

Thank linda c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Few seats availabledue to weather but squeezed us in by the window. Service very good and hot drinks delicious. I had a very tasty piece of quiche with salad and the wife had a piece of carrot cake and a teacake with cinnamon butter. Whilst...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited 28th June for late lunch with friends and our two labradors. Staff immediately provided a saucer of warm chopped sausage as a treat for our dogs - they loved it, of course! We had tea and a lovely ploughman's lunch which was great -...More

Thank Nick P
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Response from Pewterjuglady | Reviewed this property |
They do and there is no need to book.. unless you have a large group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 604608
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At Monks Haven Café you can sit, relax and watch the world pass by along historic Church Street through our bay windows while enjoying fine, freshly ground coffee or Yorkshire tea. We serve fresh Whitby crab sandwiches, fresh Whitby cod in a beer batter and a wide selection of desserts and treats from scones to lemon and ginger crunch. We are open 7 days a week and until late on Friday and Saturday evenings.
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