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White Horse and Griffin

87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
+44 1947 825026
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (58 reviews)
“seafood meze” (11 reviews)
“skinny fries” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
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21 - 30 of 552 reviews

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

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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
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food, high quality and presentation. Limited menu but always something to choose from. Cosy sophisticated restaurant and great service. Highly recommended 👍

Thank MelDeeG
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I'd heard good reports from a friend and have been meaning to try it for a while. The frontage is small but when you walk in it's really small. The bar is short and narrow with some expensive gins on offer. I love a nice...More

Thank NickTooley
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in to warm up after a rainstorm. After a couple of very tasty liquor coffees and a tasty strawberry gin for my wife- we were chatting merrily with staff and the owner. The next we knew he had brought out a new starter...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had walked to Whitby from Runswick Bay, one very warm day, and were very happy to find this lovely old pub, as a very welcome respite from the heat. Great varied menu, good selection of ales and wines. Gin is a speciality, but we...More

Thank SarkLover
Reviewed 14 June 2017

WOW, just wow, food was amazing, service excellent & a wonderful Atmosphere. A quirky lil restaurant/bar, full of character & history. as you enter, you go in to a cosy little bar area, & the restaurant is down a few steps in the rear of...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Wow! What a fabulous historic building oozing history and character and serving extremely good food! We actually stumbled upon this pub after having been turned way from our first choice up the road as it was fully booked. We were so glad the original place...More

Thank Stuggy123
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We made a late same day booking for this gastro pub as we were staying near by and very much enjoyed our experience. The young friendly staff were attentive and polite, the food choice with its special boards gave us lots of options and the...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of visits to The White Horse & Griffin - first of just for drinks, which are served in a small bar Rea at the front of the building. Very quaint and the drinks - especially the gin cocktail I had -...More

Thank Tracey C
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LEH748
26 January 2017|
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Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
My partner is gf, had the nut roast and tomato soup :) was delicious
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Polly D
22 February 2015|
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Response from Debi D |
Dogs are allowed in the bar area but not the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$64 - US$69
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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