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Cosanostra

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161 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AS, England
01947 602030
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A lovely restaurant.

My partner and I wanted a special romantic meal. We could not of found anywhere better. The building inside was lovely all on different levels and an amazing staircase. We found it very intamate with no one over looking the table. Typical Italian food on the menu but the food we had was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Victoria S
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

My partner and I wanted a special romantic meal. We could not of found anywhere better. The building inside was lovely all on different levels and an amazing staircase. We found it very intamate with no one over looking the table. Typical Italian food on the menu but the food we had was lovely and we could not fault it.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Having arrived in a very rainy Whitby for an overnight stay, our only thought was really to find a restaurant that meant we wouldn't get too wet on the walk from the car to the door! We ended up at cosanostra due to its proximity to the car park we choose but it was nice to walk into a bright... More 

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Prudhoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We arrived without a reservation on a busy Friday evening and were promptly taken to a table the staff had split from a four person set up to 2 x 2 person set up. Brilliant service. Our drinks order was taken swiftly and we perused the excellent menu for a few minutes before deciding on a prawn dish which should... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Warm welcome, fast efficient service lovely setting and atmosphere and the food - well the best we'd had in Whitby and most definitely the best Italian food I've had in a very long time. Would most definitely recommend - excellent all round

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Found this place whilst looking for another restaurant (which happened to be fully booked). Menu seemed good so we got a table. I had garlic mushrooms to start (see picture) and a pizza for main. My partner had a chicken Kiev pizza. The chicken Kiev pizza had mushroom on the ingredient list, we were going to ask for the pizza... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We dropped in very last minute. The manager/lead waiter could be perceived as being a bit of a hard done to so and so, however, after he lead 2 birthday songs for other guests we realised he was not too bad. In fact as the evening wore on my partner and I began to enjoy his quirky ways. The food... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great attentive staff, lovely building and the Zuppa de Pesche was fantastic! It was recommended to us by our b+b and would go back in a heartbeat! They are child friendly too!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Fairly basic Italian menu, cheap and cheerful, service was fast but watch out for the passive aggressive wait staff!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We ate at Cosanostra during our recent visit to Whitby. We have eaten here previously and the food has always been good. I would recommend that you book a table in advance as the restaurant gets very busy and we saw many people being turned away while we were eating our meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Arrived without a reservation and the staff were very accommodating. Excellent food and great service. would recommend to anyone. we will definitely visit again if in the area.

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Additional Information about Cosanostra

Address: 161 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AS, England
Phone Number: 01947 602030
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 161 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: 01947 602030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?