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“Quaint tearoom with top scones.”

Sherlock's Coffee House
Ranked #4 of 15 Dessert in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
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.
Sheffield
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Quaint tearoom with top scones.”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

The upstairs parlour is comfortable and filled with Sherlock style furnishings. Good pot of string tea and excellent scones make for a reasonably priced cream tea.

Visited November 2012
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“A great place to eat and drink”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Sherlock's is very quaint and the food is excellent and not too expensive, but a little cramped in the upstairs part, but well worth a visit.

Visited November 2012
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“Delicious cakes, charming staff and wonderful decor.”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

I went to Sherlock twice on my weekend in Whitby and both times was extremely pleased that I did. First tIme I had tea and cake and the second I had an extremely generous Brie and bacon sandwich. Both were delicious.
The lady who runs the place was instantly likeable and chatted to us like old friends.
The decor is also a great pull. It is a delightful homage to Sherlock Holmes and the Victorian era with a slightly gothic twist. The place is littered with period hats, ageing tomes and framed paraphernalia, creating an atmosphere not unlike a welcoming yet eccentric gentleman's study.
It will be my first port of call when I return to Whitby. I can't recommend this place highly enough, do go if you have a chance!

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“Utterly charming”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Another visit to Whitby and another visit to Sherlocks (well, 3 visits this time round). Whitby has many lovely tea places but Sherlocks is still the one we pine for if they turn out to be full. The decor is wonderfully faux-victorian, the staff are lovely, and the cake is exactly the kind of treat that I want with a lovely hot cup of tea. This time round I tried the jam sponge which turned out to be a delightfully giant slab of jam and cream and sponge. If you haven't been I would recommend it, but it can quickly fill up at busier times.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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“Old Peculiar”
Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Fantastic atmospheric tea rooms, little nooks and crannies everywhere, even a secluded booth at the back, it has a feel of an old curiosity shop, great food and drink at very affordable prices. A1 and gives you a real feel for Whitby.

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