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Sherlock's Coffee House

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10 Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BA, England
+44 1947 603399
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a gem, the place is a pleasure to look around, I thought that I was back in time, to Charles Dickens times. Ingenious decorations, I ate downstairs, but went to the upstairs and back rooms to have a look, The young ladies are friendly, cheerful and efficient. My husband I had cakes, good portions, fresh and yummy, coffee... More 

Thank Gabriela G
North Yorkshire
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245 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is just off the main drag on Flowergate, and it's well worth the extra 100 yards or so. Our server, a lady rather than a girl, was full of smiles the whole time which always moves things from just a normal cafe to an enjoyable experience. Looks like the interior used to be an old cottagey type building... More 

Thank RegularTraveller60
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always visit here while in whitby great coffee and cake, interesting tea room lots to look at. Friendly staff although it seemed the staff member was on her own and very busy,

Thank gwynEngland
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119 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in mid-morning for cake. Lovely set up. Very nice Sherlock theming. Old world traditional. I had the cream tea (£4.00) to include a pot of tea ; huge scone ; jam and clotted cream. Daughter had milkshake and oreo cheesecake. Both were delicious. Called back later and tried a snack lunch upstairs in Watson parlour. Again it was busy... More 

Thank cheesenpickle96
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a short que to get in but waited outside side just unfortunate when we got the small table right infrount of the counter near the door and everyone stood right next to us queing and i thought this spolit the experience of a lovely place all i saw was the bags and backs of the waiting customers why wasn't... More 

Thank suepidge
Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely to find decent dog friendly cafes. You can sit down stairs with the dog.although quite dark I think it suits the place, I had coffee and a homemade scone with jam and cream, hubby had milkshake and a cheesecake. Although I don't think all the cakes are homemade it's still a really nice coffee/cake shop.. Staff were really nice... More 

Thank donnamclean565
Leicester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dogs are welcome on bottom floor yay. Great seating and excellent service with hot tea and gorgeous cakes with such a large choice including gluten free. The scones were very moorish and my son loved the ice cream which was a huge portion. Toilet had a dodgy lock but only minor issue as the whole place was great. You must... More 

Thank guesty5
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic cakes from a very large selection. Our coffee and hot chocolate was delicious. The girls were delightful and couldn't do enough to help. The building is amazingly large yet quaint and relaxing. A hidden gem that we will return to again and again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wilsden, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for coffee and cake after being yempted by the lovely display in the window. These were lovely but we felt under pressure as we were at a downstairs table and it was like picadilly circus! People coming in are told to go to their table then come back to the counter to order so there are always customers... More 

Thank Pollybilly57
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting, quirky and cosy. Savouries were nothing to shout about, not bad just nothing different or exceptional. Lovely cake, decent service. Go for tea and cake and it will be a great experience.

Thank Julie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 603399
This is a beautiful tea room in Whitby. The building is amazing, a warren of nooks and crannies that wind back from the street and are candlelit. Friendly service, excellent coffe, tea and huge, delicious cakes and sandwiches. The best cafe in Whitby.

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