The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room, Whitby: Address, Phone Number, The Waiting Room Reviews: 4.5/5

The Waiting Room
4.5
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Whitby's first Micropub with an atmosphere that goes back to a time when people talked to each other for entertainment. We offer an ever changing range of beers, ciders and fine wines in an environment with no TV's or background music. Our customers visit us to enjoy each others company in bright attractive surroundings. We are located at Whitby station and have excellent views of the Abbey and the steam trains. Vvoted Cleveland CAMRA Cider pub of the year 2017, CAMRA Pub of the season for Spring 2017 and Whitby Pub of the year 2019.
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Susie F
Leeds, UK34 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
Excellent selection of real ale and cider. No loud music or blaring televisions just good conversation with like minded people.
Written November 23, 2021
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Jonty
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Oct 2021 • Solo
This bar just gets better. Care is taken to comply with Covid issues. I.e separate tables, no overcrowding. The Real Ales are superb and reasonably priced. If you like Real Ale you will love The Waiting Room.
Written October 11, 2021
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Rachel D
Buckingham, UK42 contributions
Sep 2021
Really enjoyed the choice of beers ( a "bat" of 3 , each 1/3 of a pint), the location ( fun to be sitting out on the station platform) and the peace and quiet. No music: just friendly chat ( and useful advice as to the best places to go for fish & chips!).
Written September 19, 2021
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Mittencloth
London, UK95 contributions
Aug 2021
The Waiting Room always has a fantastic cider selection. For someone who loves Somerset style ciders, that's an unusual and difficult thing to come by outside of the South West. Lovely staff and atmosphere too.
Written August 25, 2021
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NorthernHeights88
334 contributions
Aug 2021 • Friends
We have visited The Waiting Room lots of times during our breaks in Whitby and it is still as good as ever. They have a great choice of beers and ciders to chose from (and give the option of a cider bat to have 3 ⅓ pints of different flavours at no extra cost) the landlord and landlady are extremely friendly and make people feel very welcome. Would highly recommend!
Written August 21, 2021
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Janie266
Bolton, UK128 contributions
Jul 2021
We recently had a short break in Whitby and it was our first and will not be our last holiday in Whitby. My partner loves his real ale and we visited this charming, quirky microbrewery twice.

Needless to say the selection of beers was excellent which made my other half very happy. I tried the Wine and I can also agree, it made me happy as well. The hosts are lovely and welcoming and this is the kind of place where you meet great people, we did get talking to a couple of locals which was nice,

The location is so easy its right next to the train station and with it being sunny and very hot at the time we got to sit outside on the platform where there is a seating area.

Would i recommend it, well if you like friendly, quieter pubs with character with a choice of good quality drinks then give it a go, you wont be disappointed.
Written August 8, 2021
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DaisyCouple
Leicester, UK35 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
Fantastic micropub with fabulous hosts and great selection of beers. Gary and Sharon are great hosts and the range of beer/cider on offer are excellent. The atmosphere is warm and friendly. Will definitely be stopping off there when next in Whitby.
Written August 5, 2021
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Charlotte K
Kendal, UK17 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
Lovely atmosphere, away from the busy harbour. Great value trios of cider and beers. Definitely return. This is not just a train station.
Written July 29, 2021
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Pedersenrider
Cardiff, UK51 contributions
Jul 2021
Real gem of a pub in Whitby, run by very friendly and attentive husband and wife team. Focusses on real ales from small breweries, but the careful choice means there is something for all tastes with plenty of pale ales. A must if you are in Whitby and enjoy good beer!
Written July 25, 2021
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DebraBall
Stoke-on-Trent, UK5 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
What a find! Lovely little bar, great couple own it and excellent beer! What more could you ask for on holiday in Whitby!
Written July 1, 2021
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