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White Horse and Griffin

87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
+44 1947 825026
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (58 reviews)
“seafood meze” (11 reviews)
“skinny fries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner with my daughter on a fleeting visit to Whitby. Oysters & a delicious sea bass with seafood risotto. Atmosphere magic, staff were great. We both loved it

Thank keith759
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has great character having three main areas, the bar, the downstairs restaurant and a sort of family room upstairs. They were busy for our lunchtime visit so we ended up in the family room. Whether the other people in there were staying guest...More

Thank SensiDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were tempted by the offer of a half lobster thermidor and chips. We did not have a booking but we were able to get a table for 2, It was quite early around 6pm Friday night. The room we ate in was lovely. The...More

Thank MJThe_Colonel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting is lovely and cosy but the food was not good. It was served cold and tasted of not much. The wine was great and desserts were reasonable. Way too pricey for the quality you get. Disappointed!

Thank Atom M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with a seven year old and nine year old , relatives from America, last week. Good job there were games available in the upstairs room we were put in, as the meals took over an hour to arrive. Had to ask twice for sauces,...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us ordered the Roast pork dinner, with cracking and apple sauce. Unfortunately the food arrived merely lukewarm; I sent mine back but my family were too shy to do so. As I got towards the end of the reheated meal, I realised that...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a short break to Whitby and enticed into The White Horse and Griffin by the selection of Gins on the board outside. The bar is very small and not wheelchair accessible, however very welcoming. The Staff were all very pleasant, we tried a cocktail...More

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 16 July 2017

With a recommendation from our B and B hosts we set off to the W H and G a table for two in the cosy restaurant began with a feature raspberry and rose gin and tonic and a pint of ice cold draft German lager...More

Thank Trevor K
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Booked a night here for a little celebration for my husband's birthday. Couldn't get park anywhere near in Whitby even at 11 am on a rainy morning. So dropped cases in and had to park up at the abbey and walk down. Decided to have...More

1  Thank Onlinebabe
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We only popped in for a gin cocktail so can't comment on the restaurant. The bar area is small but never the less nice and a welcome change from pub life, which pleased my wife. They do have some beers but we had a Damnshame...More

Thank Karlos359
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Questions & Answers
26 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
My partner is gf, had the nut roast and tomato soup :) was delicious
Polly D
22 February 2015|
Response from Debi D |
Dogs are allowed in the bar area but not the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$64 - US$69
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 825026
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  • This restaurant is at White Horse and Griffin
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