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Magpie Cafe

14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
(01947) 602058
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Ranked #15 of 170 Restaurants in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Diss, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We visited on a Sunday evening at 7 pm, surprised and pleased to find no queue. My wide and I had not eaten since breakfast so we were both pretty hungry. We ordered starters and mains which we soon realised was a mistake! The portions were huge, well cooked, tasty and excellent value for money. We have visited Whitby many... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Having spent a lot of time in Whitby over the years, I had never visited the Magpie until last Friday. The que up the steps were not bad and we were seated nearly straight away. The interior is charming and welcoming and the view is one of the best in Whitby. The service was excellent with the staff being friendly... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Usually I come to Whitby during school holidays and there are always long lines outside of Magpie's. But this time I came during a regular week and there was just a short wait. We had a terrific lunch and really enjoyed the meal and atmosphere. The staff are very professional and handle the busy buzz with aplomb. The food was... More

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Cheshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

After being on the steam bus we decided to call in The Magpie Cafe for a brew. The fish menu was comprehensive, but we decided to have a cream tea, as we'd had a big breakfast! Real tea (not tea bags), served in china cups, two delicious scones, cream and jam, all costing £4.95, great value. Service was with a... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Go before you are hungry because there will be a queue! There's a queue because it's great food, I had fish, mash and peas, which was great, I had to cram it all in the portion was so big. My partner doesn't eat fish really but liked mine when they had a taste. Place is good, very homely. And very... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We come here about 3 times a year and the food is so consistent that I can always be assured of a great meal. I had the large cod and chips and the cod was meaty and the flakes of fish were to die for it is the best fish and chips I have ever tasted, my wife had a... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

visited on a Tuesday evening about 8.30pm.we did not have to wait for a table. The staff were pleasant and helpful. we both had fish in a thermidor sauce , with chips and salad. the meal was well presented, hot and plenty to eat. no complaints to voice, but no room for dessert!

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

It always staggers us that the Magpie Café isn't number 1 on Tripadvisor. We have been staying in a lovely cottage in Whitby and have eaten there 3 nights running. It really is an experience and unbeatable in terms of the delicious fish and the value for money compared to other places in Whitby. We can highly recommend the following... More

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Austin, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We were reading a couple of different traveling books and restaurants they recommend. We chose Magpies. While waiting in line or should I say queue as the English say. People from all of England like to Holiday in Whitby England and wouldn't be complete if they didn't eat here. So good start. The place was quaint. The food was scrumptious.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We took friends to the Magpie and they thought it was excellent. The choice and quality of the meals is superb. They tried Halibut which was battered and was in substantial portions. They wanted to go through the whole menu. I always make it a point to visit the Magpie when I am in Whitby. Excellent.

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