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2 St. Ann's Staith | Whitby, Whitby YO21 3PW, England
(0)1947 820053
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9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Phone Number 01947 820053

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average but overpriced food

We decided to have a late lunch today to escape the rain. Before ordering we needed to clean our hands after spending time in the nearby amusement arcade. Thus the toilet facilities were in good order (one cubicle) and clean. We seated ourselves overlooking the harbour upstairs and ordered tea for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
dnlu36
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We decided to have a late lunch today to escape the rain. Before ordering we needed to clean our hands after spending time in the nearby amusement arcade. Thus the toilet facilities were in good order (one cubicle) and clean. We seated ourselves overlooking the harbour upstairs and ordered tea for two along with two jacket potatoes with ham and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went to this place a while ago, an absolute joke! ordered a steak pie , arrived half frozen. wife had jacket potatoes with cheese, was just an uncut potatoe on a plate with a pile of cheese next to it, no side salad or anything. unfriendly staff stood around talking near the counter, not asking if everything was ok, just... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Lunchtime. When we arrived there was a party of 4 waiting for their meals, but no other customers. The waiter was friendly, took our order and promptly returned with bread & butter and a pot of tea. It then took 20 minutes (we timed it) before the meals arrived. The waiter apologised for the delay but offered no explanation -... More 

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West Sussex
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A late lunchtime on a grey Friday immensely improved by some of the best cod and chips we've ever had, at a very reasonable price. A special well done to the young men serving who give the lie to the stereotype - they were chatty, quick and helpful and lovely. One gripe...those tiny sachets of sauce are a pig to... More 

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Sunderland
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Popped into Gatsby's while on a weekend away for our Anniversary and decided to call in for a bite to eat. We ordered a small cod and chips. The decor was really nice and staff very friendly. TWe ordered the cod and chips which we found there was nothing to complain about. I would definatley go there again when I... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We visit Whitby quite often and we usually go to the Quayside for Fish & Chips but we thought we'd give Gatsbys a go. Staff were great, decor good and clean. Food was rather hit and miss. They are not 'chippy chips'. The fish was absolutely swimming in vegetable oil. Not enjoyable

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We went to Whitby August 24th. Whitby was very busy and everywhere there were queues for every fish and chip restaurant. We went about 15.45 and found Gatsby's. There was just one table emptyso luckily we grabbed it. The fish and chips were absolutely beautiful.Highly reccommend them here and the staff were so nice. The fish is cooked to order... More 

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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

So during our week long stay in Whitby we popped in here, from the outside it looked ok. First of all the service was slow to be honest, they weren't exactly busy but it felt a long time getting served. The better half and our girls had panninis - one was ok (ham and cheese) the tuna one was a... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My wife and I visited mid-morning. Enjoyed an excellent pot of tea and toasted tea cakes. Prompt service. All staff helpful and polite. Would like to visit again to try a more substantial meal.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Me and t'other arf went for fish (haddock) and chips and a brew. Nothing flash or fancy place looked clean and we were served by good staff. Chips were nicely cooked fish was flakey and nice & white. Batter was a bit soft at the bottom but hey it's cooked in oil what do ya expect. Nice pot of tea... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 St. Ann's Staith | Whitby, Whitby YO21 3PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: (0)1947 820053

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, British

Description

Phone Number 01947 820053
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm

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