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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” (1,899 reviews)
“fish” (1,757 reviews)
“mushy peas” (512 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe was closed so we had takeaway cod chips and mushy peas and im so glad we did as it was so good. The fiah was lightly battered and the chips were really nice. My boyfiend was craving them the day after as it...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

£6.95 may sound expensive for fish and chips but this is the best cod i’ve ever tasted. Friendly staff , clean premisis and well worth a visit.

Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Only the take away currently open after a fire damaged cafe Enjoyed the fish and chips as ever , fish batter was a bit oily , ie it dripped from fish when you ate it But still really enjoyed it

Thank AliJohn65
Reviewed November 5, 2017

After a walk in Whitby, we called at the Magpie. there was a bit of a queue, but well worth the wait. Lovely white flaky fish, and chunky golden chips, red hot, and cooked to perfection. We had a fish each, but shared a portion...More

Thank Dottie G
Reviewed October 31, 2017

This café is over many levels and stairs which is unusual but works as tables seem to be in their own little corner/personal space. Ordered the fish and chips. Portions are generous especially for little ones but delicious - feel guilty not being able to...More

3  Thank Karen F
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The main cafe seems to be going under refurbishment at the moment. But the take away was Excellent. The cod was lovely, my fish and chips feed me and my daughter it’s that big. Highly recommend Watch out for the seagulls

Thank Claire A
Reviewed October 28, 2017

I've been before and it was nice so I return again and was vey disappointed and very expensive which I don't mind if it's nice so I'll try quayside just down the road

2  Thank Tim J
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

The main Magpie restaurant is under renovation currently following a fire but the take away element remains open. There are lots of fish and chip establishments and I have always used the Quayside in the past, but this is even better. Cooked to perfection and...More

Thank GAB056
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Planned to have a night out for Fish &Chips whilst on holiday this week and was very pleased with our meal at around £12 for two .I had the Cod and chips and my wife had 2 large fish cakes and curry sauce all freshly...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

We purposely visited the take away part as we normally get fish and chips here before having a walk on the beach There was a small queue so not much of a wait, we asked for fish bites however were told that they had run...More

2  Thank Simon C
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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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 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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