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Brace Restaurant & Grill

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Sandsend Road | The Raithwaite Estate, Whitby YO21 3ST, England
01947 661661
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Intimate, relaxed dining in the most sublime of atmospheres, and of course...
Intimate, relaxed dining in the most sublime of atmospheres, and of course exquisite food. That's what guest's enjoy when they take a seat in the Brace Restaurant. Our restaurant takes all the best elements of a traditional steak house and creates a stunning gourmet experience that is not easily beaten.All the meat served in the Brace Restaurant has been reared by Yorkshire farmers, and is cooked the traditional way and grilled on the bone in order to maximise the flavour.With the bounty of the North Sea a stones throw away, guests who visit the Brace Restaurant are not restricted to the finest meats Yorkshire has to offer, but also some of the finest fish and shellfish in the world.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner for two

Good quality food, locally sourced and beautifully presented. Good wine list but pricey. Restaurant mainly full of couples. Service was a bit slow and looked after by many different staff. Wine waiter however was excellent!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2014
Tania M
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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  • Large groups
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Billingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Bar and grill was really lovely. The food was excellent and really fresh. Staff were very helpful and polite, we will definitely come back.

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Clearwater, Florida
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

nothing to dislike, the service was outstanding and the staff a real pleasure to meet. food was outstanding and cooked to perfection, chefs deserve credit for serving quality food.

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Brilliant experience. Fine dining without the huge bills. The chef must be congratulated for the exciting menu and superb presentation. I shall return to this excellent restaurant

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lovely Yorkshire food with a touch of style and an excellent choice of wines. We loved the Petit Chablis. The chef is certainly aiming for fine dining and some of it worked well. The smoked potato mash with the venison was a revelation and the venison was cooked to perfection. My scallops were just 'okay' if a bit cold on... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The meal was very good, not a lot to choose from but from experience less is usually done far better, here this was certainly true. 7 people ate and my 16 year old daughter tried something new for all 3 courses and loved them all, only slight issue, had to pour own wine a couple of times as waiter was... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Staff were attentive and friendly. Evening waiter had good knowledge of menu and wines. Food was cooked perfectly, and I enjoyed the use of local produce. Prices are not every day but good for a treat.

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United States
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143 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I have a separate review for The Raithwaite Estate as a hotel. This is for one of their restaurants, The Brace - I will start by saying that the manager was kind enough not to charge us for dinner in the end but the list of mistakes warrants more than just paying for the bill - they need to revisit... More 

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Abington, Massachusetts
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157 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We just checked into the Raithwaite Estate, and had booked the Brace Restaurant as we had a long travel day and wanted to relax and be spoiled at the hotel's premier restaurant. Our booking was for 7, but we were hungry and were told that they could accommodate us at 6:30. Prior to our arrival, I had sent an email... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Good quality food, locally sourced and beautifully presented. Good wine list but pricey. Restaurant mainly full of couples. Service was a bit slow and looked after by many different staff. Wine waiter however was excellent!

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

i have previously given this restaurant a very good review however I cannot do so after my recent visit. met at the door and almost rudely asked why we were there. taken to table, not asked if wanted drinks except water. then left for ages with said water. waiter came over eventually and told us his name and that he... More 

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Address: Sandsend Road | The Raithwaite Estate, Whitby YO21 3ST, England
Phone Number: 01947 661661
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
Average Prices: USD 47 - 109
Cuisine: English

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sandsend Road | The Raithwaite Estate, Whitby YO21 3ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: 01947 661661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 47 - 109
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Intimate, relaxed dining in the most sublime of atmospheres, and of course exquisite food. That's what guest's enjoy when they take a seat in the Brace Restaurant. Our restaurant takes all the best elements of a traditional steak house and creates a stunning gourmet experience that is not easily beaten.All the meat served in the Brace Restaurant has been reared by Yorkshire farmers, and is cooked the traditional way and grilled on the bone in order to maximise the flavour.With the bounty of the North Sea a stones throw away, guests who visit the Brace Restaurant are not restricted to the finest meats Yorkshire has to offer, but also some of the finest fish and shellfish in the world.

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