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“Cold and tough meat”

White Horse and Griffin
Ranked #36 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: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations
Reviewed 31 July 2017

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!

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

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, extra items etc. and my husband had to go down to the bar to remind them about the drinks we had ordered............not best pleased to find staff chatting rather than serving, they were not busy either! Food when it arrived was good but the chef must have been the only person working properly that day. Had we been without the smalls we would have walked out.

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Thank Carole S
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

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 there was no cracking or apple sauce. I asked the waitress who said "I'm sorry- you should have asked for it." But surely it's advertised as part of the meal??? it's a pity as some of the other bits were nice, once reheated.

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Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

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 and then had a meal in the restaurant, it was excellent, wonderful presentation and great flavours . Would definitely recommend a visit if in Whitby.

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Thank Sue J
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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
With two attentive staff our questions about the various options on the menu were fielded with good grace. Soup and Whitby crab scotch egg for starters were so good then two sirloin steaks cooked to perfection with chunky chips mushroom and onion rings. Room for a sweet poached pear with ice cream and hot apple tartin with vanilla and Wensleydale ice cream.
Topped up the drinks in between and the best three courses for a while.
Great food great service and warm atmosphere made for a superb night. First class from start to finish highly recommended!!

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Thank Trevor K
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