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Magpie Cafe

14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
+44 1947 602058
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“magpie” (1,971 reviews)
“fish” (1,792 reviews)
“mushy peas” (520 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

After hearing lots of good reports about the Magpie we just had to book and eat there. We booked well before we arrived in Whitby and we're looking forward to the experience. We were not disappointed. We were shown to our table on arrival and...More

Thank Clive W
Reviewed yesterday

We tried the top three Tripadvisor fish and chip restaurants in Whitby during our three night stay and this was the best. Lovely ambience, more like a restaurant then a chippy, and the fish and chips were simply superb. The batter was light, crispy, not...More

Thank srwally2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a hike along the coastal path from RHB, fish, chips and mushy peas was just what we needed and they didn’t disappoint - yummy 😋 none for the seagulls that’s for sure x

Thank jayneygirl23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the Magpie. The staff were very friendly and we were seated immediately. We opted to sit upstairs as it was a little less cramped. We had regular cod and chips with mushy peas. All of which were really tasty...More

Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's been a long time coming, I've visited Whitby a few times and not managed to eat at the Magpie Cafe, because the queues were always too long. This time we booked a table...was I disappointed? Not at all, great value for money and I've...More

Thank lindosbay
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in to get out of the snow and had the Lemon cheesecake.. Omg beautiful!! Friendly staff and a charming little restaurant. Spread over 3 floors so plenty of seating available. Plenty of locally sourced food especially fish! Fishing port right out the front so...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

The selection / quality of fish is superb. The refurbishment has improved the overall space - though very steep spiral stairs to get to the toiletsl

Thank lily-alfie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful reception, so friendly, highly recommend, food fantastic. Prawn tails amazing, chips a little disappointing, but overall great.

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, bigger than it looks with plenty of space. Excellent service and extensive menu. Large portions and quite reasonable prices. Freshly cooked cod and chips and We had desserts too which were very tasty. Recommend a visit

Thank J888R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whenever we visit the East Coast (usually every other year) we can not go to Whitby without sitting on the harbour enjoying amazing fish and chips from Magpies. Again this year it was one of our best moments in Whitby. The fish and chips were...More

Thank Wheatley4
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November 6, 2017|
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Response from serviceisking | Reviewed this property |
Apologies to all of you who received my message by mistake. My message was intended for a certain Hayley G (and not you), who said that she thought the Magpie had given her yesterday`s leftovers! It was quite obviously a... More
Toni B
September 20, 2017|
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Response from Clachangirl | Reviewed this property |
The steps were up to the restaurant which was closed due to the fire. Not sure if that's reopened yet. The takeaway section is on pavement level.
August 14, 2017|
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Response from serviceisking | Reviewed this property |
Hopefully December apparently.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 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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