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Sherlock's Coffee House

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10 Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BA, England
+44 1947 603399
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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Little hidden gem so easy to walk past, but worth searching for. During winter season only downstairs is open, so room is at a premium but worth waiting for. Good food friendly staff and a nice range of hot and cold food. Worth a visit just for the character and a surprise for most visitors. Last visit was cash only... More 

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Thank Philip J
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a trip. Quirky interior. Ran out of some cakes and shots for coffee but very friendly staff made up for this!

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Thank Taulor
Snaith, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth a visit. As you enter try going further in. Find a table either downstairs or up. Then go back to the counter at the front and order. Try to have a good look around. I found it had more of a Harry Potter look than Sherlock Holmes, but that's me. We sat right at the back... More 

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Guisborough, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having had a bracing walk in and around Whitby on a cold January morning, we both needed to re-fuel! Having seen good reviews of Sherlocks, and finding ourselves outside we hurled caution to the winds and went in. A quirky decor, small but perfectly formed on the ground floor with more seating upstairs. We decided to have a Yorkshire Cream... More 

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Thank Ken H
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to give this a go just because we were hungry and it was there. The downstairs was full so a very friendly waitress directed us upstairs where we squeezed into a crammed palour that smelt very much of burnt food when we arrived. It's made to look like an old Victorian room with book cases all around the... More 

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Thank Schmall
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Sherlocks Coffee House yesterday - it was our second visit. The place is very cosy with some excellent character and attentive staff. Very nice drinks and a great selection of cakes - would thoroughly recommend a visit.

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Thank Adam P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Sherlocks a few times and love the decor, staff are very pleasant . My husband has waited all year for his favourite ice=cream Black Forest sundae. Love Love Love the place.

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Thank trikergoth
Knottingley, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quaint cafe, and is done out in a very olde worlde style, dedicated to Sherlock Holmes. It is reasonably priced, and the food is pretty good. However, I wouldn't buy any cake without first checking how long it's been in the window. Seemed to us that it just sits there until they've sold it all - we... More 

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Thank Peter G
Hertford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

This is well worth a visit. Moderately-priced, good-quality coffee and cakes/scones in a Sherlock Holmes themed cafe. Brilliant!

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Thank Neil P
Bingley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

We have eaten in Sherlock's many times and always return. It's such a quirky atmospheric coffee shop. I love it. We popped in Saturday morning and had hot chocolates and toasted teacakes. The staff are always lovely and you can't beat the surroundings. This time I didn't have cake but there's a really good selection of home made cakes to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 603399
Description
This is a beautiful tea room in Whitby. The building is amazing, a warren of nooks and crannies that wind back from the street and are candlelit. Friendly service, excellent coffe, tea and huge, delicious cakes and sandwiches. The best cafe in Whitby.

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