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Magpie Cafe

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14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
+44 1947 602058
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Magpie for the first time today. The scampi was delicious and the portions huge! We didn't really like the strange basket it was served in as it made it very difficult to eat and didn't add anything to the experience - plates would definitely have been better. The cafe was very busy, however the service was very slick... More 

Thank Tracey D
Todmorden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cheerful greeting on arrival, got seated immediately (table for two) service was prompt and friendly. The menu is extensive and has useful knowledge of fish if you are unsure, we would highly recommend the seafood specials instead of the traditonal fish and chips if your sitting in because you can get the take out fish and chips throughout the day.... More 

Thank Toptash87
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Called in for lunch whilst stopping in Whitby, lovely food and very big portions! Would recommend if your wanting good fish & chips!

Thank Leonie G
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really great fish and chips - everything cooked perfectly. AA Gill was right- it is the best fish & chips!

Thank Joannapage
West Yorkshire England
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215 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place seems to have obtained a cult rating and there is seemingly always a queue for admission. This time on passing by it did not seem too long, so we joined it. it took us almost half an hour to obtain entry. Not unnaturally I had fish and chips! I like haddock but, although the restaurant fillet the stuff... More 

Thank hibees43
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've visted Whitby many, many times both man and boy and have only ever managed to beat the queue twice. Last week was the second time. We all went for the cod and chips with Mushy peas and it was outstanding. Easily the best in Whitby, if not the country! I was so hungry I even had a starter -... More 

Thank adam h
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226 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service, we went in with our two year old to a very warm welcome , very accommodating to children, not the cheapest but for a good reason, great fresh fish and chips in a lovely location ! Highly recommend!!

Thank therams_1884
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say I've been visiting this place since I was a little girl the fish and chips are by far the best I've ever had they are absolutely delicious. I only have a small portion but it's by no means small. Theres a Wide variety of choice on the menu but I've only ever had the fish and... More 

Thank gibbof
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Heard this was supposed to be something special but was bang average with staff that were busy chatting amongst themselves and appeared annoyed to be having to serve me

Thank Dave W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited yesterday during storm Doris so very quiet . Chowder not on menu but we had two bowls made for us as starters . Packed with fish and absolutely superb. You will not need a main after this I assure you. Fantastic

Thank vincent b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 602058

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?