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The Art Cafe

42a Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BB, England
01947 603008
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Ranked #45 of 168 restaurants in Whitby
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: A refreshing new space in the heart of Whitby. Our aim is to create an atmosphere that is vibrant yet minimal, exciting yet relaxing; a perfect place to eat, drink and buy art and small gifts in a range of styles and media.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: A refreshing new space in the heart of Whitby. Our aim is to create an atmosphere that is vibrant yet minimal, exciting yet relaxing; a perfect place to eat, drink and buy art and small gifts in a range of styles and media.
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English first
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

So calm and relaxing above the bustle of the street. The Art Cafe is somewhere I return to time and time again. Lovely owners, fabulous artwork and really tasty food. The peanut butter and apple sandwich sounds curious but tastes magnificent. Free wifi and a laid back atmosphere The Art Cafe is a must if you want to get away... More

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London
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We visited twice during our week long stay and would have liked to visit a third time. The soups are very good and together with the bread are very filling. The cakes are delicious, particularly the fruit cake which we rated as the best we'd had in a long time. We were very pleased that we found this cafe and... More

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Well actually an annual regular treat ! We always visit the art cafe when we come to Whitby. The coffee is good and the kids love the milkshakes. Overall I also think it is very good value, £1.80 for an Americano is competitive . The surroundings are also good, plenty of magazines, cosy sofas , Wifi and art work to... More

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Brough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
548 helpful votes 548 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We found this place purely by accident on a quick visit to Whitby. We wanted a coffee and a quiet break from the surging mob that Whitby draws unto itself. You might miss it because it is upstairs but worth the search. A real oasis of calm with a modern touch - losts of good quality art (paintings, sculpture and... More

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Finally we have found a place in Whitby that serves excellent coffee! We have tried just about everywhere and this is the best. Others are watery, bitter or tasteless. The owners are really lovely and welcoming and the surroundings (an art and craft gallery) are relaxing and inspirational.

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north yorkshire
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Called in for a coffee & found the place very relaxing with beautiful art on display & magazines to read. Lovely cakes & comfy leather settees . Very impressed & was so different & special to the ordinary cafes around. Will return

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Staithes, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Went in to have a cup of tea and will be coming back to the cafe in the next few days. Very friendly with some good pieces of art around the place.A good atmosphere and a great place to relax for half an hour

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saltburn by the sea
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Stopped off just before closing but happy to serve, had home made cakes and coffee. They started to close but told us to stay where we were not a problem. Homeade cakes were gorgeous Coffe and carrot cake very fattening but lovely.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Called in for a light lunch so had one of the homemade soups. Delicious soup, well flavoured. Nice surrounding situated inside the gallery. Pleasant staff.

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Leeds
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Lovely and light cafe with lovely coffee and great cake. Loved all the art and piles of magazines. Staff were super friendly as well

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