Although Whitby is a small town, it has plenty of excellent restaurants
where you can sample fresh, locally caught seafood and produce.
Or if you’d rather take advantage of our well equipped kitchen and eat
in, there are also some great food shops. Here are some of the best.
In Whitby
The Magpie Cafe
This sea front cafe was crowned as
‘purveyors of the best fish and chips in the
UK’ by Rick Stein. But they also serve up
an extensive seafood menu with delicious
hearty puddings.
14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU
Tel 01947 602058

An excellent family friendly Italian restaurant
with refreshingly modern decor. All meals are
cooked to order on a traditional Italian wood
fired oven.
9 Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA
Tel 01947 602751

Greens of Whitby
A bistro and restaurant that serves up the
best locally sourced produce, with seafood
bought fresh from the quay side and local
farmers supplying meat and game. Greens
was featured in Egon Ronays guide to the
top 200 UK restaurants, 2005.
3 Bridge Street, Whitby YO22 4BG
Tel 01947 600284

Whitby Indian and Tandoori
We love this restaurant with its welcoming
staff and tasty Indian meals. They also offer
a speedy takeaway and delivery service if
you’d rather indulge in the cottage.
Unit 6, Station Square, Whitby YO21 1DX
Tel 01947 820871

The Moon & Sixpence
This new venue has a lively cocktail bar
with great views over the harbour. Its
it'sdining room offers a tempting menu with
an emphasis on seafood.
Marine Parade, Whitby YO21 3PR
Tel 01947 604416

Sanders yard
A charming restaurant, open during the day
for great tea and cake or wholesome lunches.
If weather permits, you can sit outside in their
pretty courtyard.
Sanders Yard, Church Street, YO22 4BH
Tel 01947 825010

Elizabeth Botham & Son
This family run cake shop on Skinner Street
was established in 1865 and is nationally
acclaimed for it’s traditional Yorkshire
cakes and loaves. The Tea Room is a
rare treat.
35/39 Skinner Street, Whitby YO21 3AH
Tel 01947 602823

The Fox and Hounds
This gastropub is well worth the drive from
the cottage to Goldsborough, a hamlet on
the way to Staithes. Run by ex-Ivy Chef;
Jason Davies, the pub serves simple locally
sourced food, with glorious views over the
moors moors and sea.
Goldsborough, Whitby, YO21 3RX
Tel 01947 893372

The Endeavour
If you are willing to travel a little further,
then this is a highly recommended fish
restaurant in the pretty nearby town of
Staithes, where its advisable to book a
table well in advance. Featured in both
Hardens Restaurant Guide and the
Which Good Food guide 2007.
1 High Street, Staithes TS13 5BH
Tel 01947 840825

Eating in
The Whitby Catch
Set up to sell fish specifically caught by
Whitby’s small fleet of 7 boats, this is a
great place for fresh seafood.
1 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PT
Tel 01947 601313

Fortunes Fish Smokery
A traditional smoking house which produces
splendid kippers and other smoked fish.
Henrietta Street, Whitby YO22 4DW
Tel 01947 601659

Elizabeth Botham & Son
Established in 1865, this family run bakery
is nationally acclaimed for it’s traditional
Yorkshire cakes and confectionery.
35/39 Skinner Street, Whitby YO21 3AH
Tel 01947 602823

Shepherds Purse
Sells vegan and vegetarian groceries,
along with fairtrade tea and coffee.
95 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH
Tel 01947 820228

AP Jackson Butchers
A small butchers only a short scenic walk
away from the cottage. They only sell locally
reared meat and post the name of the farm
supplying ‘this weeks beef’ on the wall.
10 High Street, Ruswarp
Tel 01947 820 085

Mister Chips
If you’d rather get a take away, this traditional
chippy is a short walk from the cottage. It was
recently voted the ‘Best Fish and Chip Shop
in Whitby’ by Whitby Gazette’s readers.
68 & 69 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AS
Tel 01947 604683