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2 St. Annes Staith | Whitby, Whitby YO21 3PW, England
+44 1947 820053
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Retford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Tried this restaurant because of the queues elsewhere. Reasonable choice on the menu. Food arrived after a short wait but was still frozen in the middle. Staff were unhelpful when we sent it back. Average quality when we did get to eat it. Would not recommend.

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Thank P0dman
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank dnlu36
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Harry M
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank PiePowder
West Sussex
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 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 

Thank Hilary G
Level Contributor
30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank dizzy1968
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank bernie_yorkshire
Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Sandra M
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

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 

2 Thank Mick C
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Paul W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Annes Staith | Whitby, Whitby YO21 3PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 820053
Phone Number 01947 820053

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