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White Horse and Griffin

87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
+44 1947 825026
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (57 reviews)
“terrine” (6 reviews)
“skinny fries” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd give this place full marks for service and friendliness of the staff, atmosphere, drinks - the cocktails are awesome, if a little pricey - but the food let it down - afternoon tea wasn't available, platters for 2 were expensive for what they were,...More

Thank Bobbylob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Whitby several times a year and always come to The White Horse and Griffin. As usual, I phoned 2 days before to pre-order the seafood meze- A massive plate of lobster, crab, oysters, mussels, cod,mackerel, clams and several other pieces of fresh fish...More

Thank RWalker79
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old place - very narrow but adds to its charm. Also does rooms and food but didn;t use those.

Thank kcladyChesterfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place as a special treat to my partner and even though I did not book, they were able to find me a table on a Saturday evening. The place is lovely with a great atmousphere. The service is also excellent with a...More

Thank Drew186305
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On one of the main walk ways, but could be missed, we were so glad we didn't. We called in for a drink and were not disappointed. Although it is very high celinged it is also very narrow in the bar, however the set up...More

Thank C1areC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this pub and restaurant while out with all the family and so glad we did, as we did not have a reservation they quickly let us wait at the bar until we could be seated. Usually when we are in Whitby we...More

Thank mrssmcgee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a drink with our 7 year old. We were directed to an upstairs lounge. Had a lovely time playing the board games provided. A fantastic old quirky building. We'd definitely come back.

Thank Janine P
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here on last evening of our three week holiday in our favourite Whitby 😊 Everyone all jammed in like sardines Which made it rather uncomfortable not only in body but mind too !!😟 We ordered well done steaks that were served...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Had a few excellent gin drinks in here on a night over in Whitby. It's the first time I've been in here and I loved it. The variety of gin cocktails is amazing and the ones we tried were delicious! Very small front room but...More

1  Thank libbyl00
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We visited the White Horse and Griffin on our recent trip to Whitby to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had seen the restaurant on previous trips to Whitby but had never visited before, we have been missing a treat all this time! The property is...More

Thank Paul H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you cater for gluten free please
26 January 2017|
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Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
My partner is gf, had the nut roast and tomato soup :) was delicious
Are dogs allowed in your bedrooms ? Martin
10 March 2016|
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Polly D
Hi,would like to know if dogs allowed in ? Thanks
22 February 2015|
Response from Debi D |
Dogs are allowed in the bar area but not the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$64 - US$69
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 825026
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  • This restaurant is at White Horse and Griffin