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“Gin Cocktails”

White Horse and Griffin
Ranked #40 of 214 Restaurants in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$64 - US$69
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Private Dining, Reservations
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 and Rose Duet gin cocktail both of which were very nice and happily repeated. Next time we are up we shall dine there. I'm sure it will be a relief from all the fish and chips as good as they are. Only licensed until 2200hrs I believe so slight disappointment there.

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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

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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 G&T but £6.50 is slightly OTT for me. Anyway I asked of we could have a table (it was around 6pm) to be told yes but they'd need the table by 8 pm for a reservation. OK I said, that'll depend on how quickly you can get the food out.

I couldn't resist the Crab Scotch Egg, good job too it was delicious, as was the Belly Pork and my wife's steak.

The restaurant is small with a rather unpleasant view of the side street but it's authentic and the food is well worth it. Yes, we probably will return.

The staff were lovely and polite, give it a try.

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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 to ask our opinions as it was to be added to their menu. It was sea trout- but such an array of colours and taste was brilliant!
What struck us was that instead of hiding in the dry for a drink- we had been welcomed and entertained! Thanks

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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 didn't sample any on this occasion.
We had a Plough,an's sharing platter, which was superb. Made up of a lovely selection of good quality products.
The staff were very friendly and cheerful.
We'd love to go,back, possibly for a night, as the accommodation looks very nice.

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Thank SarkLover
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