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White Horse and Griffin

87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
+44 1947 825026
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (66 reviews)
“seafood meze” (11 reviews)
“tart tatin” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Had a pint and a gin here sitting by the open (gas but realistic) fire on the first floor. This is a quirky little place in the main town of Whitby. It's very easy to walk past so keep your eyes open. Staff were friendly....More

Thank Steve6244
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Great meal, great service & as always a great dinner experience. Ok it’s a bit more expensive than your normal Whitby experience but this place is worth it. A good solid 9 out of 10. Will defo be back.

Thank BearPud
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Chose this restaurant for our anniversary meal out while spending the weekend in Whitby. Read the last few reviews and is seemed like a good choice for a romantic meal in a nice setting. The building is very old and has a lot of character....More

1  Thank suzanne o
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Booked an evening meal as a treat for our last evening, we were seated by the drafty toilet door even though there was only one other table taken. The fire wasn't lit, even though it was below freezing outside, so we all stayed in our...More

Thank northernbelinda
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant, in a cosy room with a log fire, with a great historic feel to it. You can’t help wondering whether Dickens or Captain Cook have just walked out... It’s at the back, behind the bar. The menu was good -...More

Thank paulandozzie
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Booked in for a family Sunday lunch. The downstairs restaurant was empty but the still seated us by the kitchen door which I thought they must be booked up. As the afternoon went on and it still was empty I was a little irked. The...More

1  Thank Darren G
Reviewed 18 February 2018

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely meal here on Valentine's Day. The restaurant was warm and welcoming and the staff were friendly and attentive throughout. Our starters of chicken liver parfait and leek and potato soup were generous and tasty. My bouillabaisse was one...More

Thank 126Richard
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We called in just for a drink and were made most welcome. We had a little dog with us so assumed we would have to stay near the bar. We were told this was not the case and we should go up to the Lounge...More

Thank warwickst
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Just spent 2 days at this fabulous establishment for valentines. Lovely food and brilliant staff . Will definitely be back

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to sneak a table at short notice. The staff were friendly and attentive,but not pushy. The food was wonderful, nice combinations,well cooked and presented. The menu had something for everyone. The chicken breast and belly pork were perfectly cooked, so please get...More

Thank Lillythedogsdad
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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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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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