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Magpie Cafe

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14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
+44 1947 602058
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Ordered off the winter menu. There was alot of choice and very seasonal. My hubby is not a fish eater but tried some of mine and loved it. Staff very attentive without being in your face. It was not a busy night so spread out the tables so it felt more private.

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Thank lauralovesgolf
Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had the winter special I had mussels followed by haddock and chips. Hubby had seafood pâté (3 types of pâté and fresh bread. The food was excellent, the staff very friendly and the service was good. I would recommend it, we didn't queue but have seen the queues in the past. Worth queuing up for.

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Thank lilacmickey
Bolton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to this fish and chip place several times trying to understand why it is rated as one of the best in Whitby. I have been disappointed every time as I have tasted much better fish and chips elsewhere. It was my daughters first visit to Whitby so she thought she had to try it. We queued at... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely food. Very busy. Always pre book your table. Best chips around. Good menu choices, although my dessert didn't look anything like in the Magpie cook book.

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Thank Michele1963
Greater London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a lunch here which was a very good experience. Very fresh seafood, massive portions, good service. Also amazing views from the window. Its a very popular place, all the tables were taken once we arrived so we had to wait to get a table but it was absolutely worth waiting for.

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Thank Fjyuliya
West Midlands
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160 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited for an early lunch, be advised it gets very busy! The first floor has good harnour views. The changing screens provide lots of info about daily specials and the fish available. Matthew our waiter knew his stuff and my gf fish and chips came with a gf flag, gf vinegar, tartare sauce and I ordereda. Side of GF... More 

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Thank Ferretgirl42
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went along with another couple just expecting to get what you normally get from a Fish & Chip shop, but on a plate. Quite the opposite is true - the food is very good, mostly fish (as you would expect!), but other options if you want to deviate. I had the Steak pie and was really good. The service was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I know I know... There are lots of award winning f&c around whitby but believe me... this cafe will not disappoint you at all. Staffs was nice and the cafe is cozy. No regrets at all~!

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Thank mathew_chin
Leeds
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined at The Magpie to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary, and we are glad we did. We started with one dinner drinks a g&t for me and a Bellini for my darl. We made the bad mistake of placing our food order. The vast majority of places have tried and tested systems for getting food onto the table as... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our second visit to Whitby & The Magpie Cafe and it won't be our last. Greeted & served by friendly staff, the food is fresh and delicious we both had the crab starter this time although the fishcakes are also lovely, followed by cod and chips (regular) for our mains which you can see from the pictures were huge. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 602058

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