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Fortune's Kippers

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Address: 22 Henrietta Street, Whitby YO22 4DW, England
Phone Number: 01947 601659
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Best in town

Best kippers in town would reccomend the kipper pate as well they can also post them 2 u ive lived in Whitby all my life and would only ever get my kippers from here

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Best kippers in town would reccomend the kipper pate as well they can also post them 2 u ive lived in Whitby all my life and would only ever get my kippers from here

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Huddersfield
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220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This small smokehouse is a gem not only selling kippers but bacon, salmon and pate creating some great smells. Great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

A visit to fortunes smoke house is a must the smell of oak etc smoking the kippers is a smell that sets the taste buds alight i always buy plenty to last me a month the only trouble is once you have tasted these kippers nothing else will do

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

What can say? They take herring, and smoke them in the small smokehouse, and sell them from the small shop attached to it down a Whitby backstreet. It's nothing grand, but if you like good quality kippers (as opposed to those wet orange things you get in supermarkets) then it's well worth a visit. If you are down wind of... More 

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Berkshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Visited here in February, in the middle of a snow storm! Fascinating shop, not anywhere near the size that is indicated on their web-site, and the smell of the kippers is just awesome! One tip for any potential visitors, make sure you take a cheque book or cash as they don't take cards. We didn't know this, and the owner... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great kippers and kipper pate , you won't get this quality kipper pate in London so head for Whitby , I stayed right next to Fortunes in a self catering cottage in Henrietta street,one minute away , breakfast sorted ! If you want to avoid the 199 steps to Whitby Abbey , there is another path that is less steep... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place is just amazing. It is the holy grail for kipper lovers! We tracked it down on an evening walk in Whitby. You can follow the signs from the bottom of the Abbey steps to Henrietta Street, or just follow your nose. We found the tiny little shop amongst houses and sure enough the kippers were being smoked overnight... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Can't remember when I last visited Whitby but we always bought Kippers for tea from Fortunes. I live in Spain now (9 years) and back to visit family. Went to Whitby for the day yesterday and yes....We bought Kippers for tea. Absolutely wonderful. Just as I remember them. In fact that good we had them for breakfast as well. Well... More 

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sheffield
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

If you like kippers - you have to try some freshly smoked herrings, straight out of their smoke-house. If you've never tried kippers - try Fortune's just to know you've had the very best. They are succulent, fresh, and beautiful” That wonderful smell of the Smoked kippers is in the air as you walk up towards the kipper house. If... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We love Whitby and almost everything about the place. The accommodation, the chippies, the harbour etc, etc, etc When we found the kippers just imagine our excitement... But boy oh boy what a miserable reception we got, the kippers were poor, the customer service was bad and we will not be calling again... My suggestion to others is: go to... More 

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