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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” (2,091 reviews)
“fish” (2,004 reviews)
“mushy peas” (569 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whitby has many fish and chip shops, it is a fishing port and famous one at that. Captain Cook himself sailed from here... But few of them have a queue outside... The Magpie often does and for good reason, it’s a favourite of visitors and...More

Thank xpidge
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service was quick and attentive. Good selection of drinks and menu choice. We had cod and chips which was the best I’ve tasted, the reviews did not disappoint. Also had room for pudding which was very tasty. Overall great visit, would return.

Thank georgewO6053LE
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So The Magpie is, and always will be an iconic institution, and that probably makes it a must visit Staff were super friendly, we had booked so it was easy to get a table on a Saturday evening - but It did feel a little...More

1  Thank screpta
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having visited Whitby a number of times this was our first visit to the Magpie. We had prebooked a table and arrived a few minutes early which was not a problem. We had a lovely table on the first floor with views towards St Mary’s...More

Thank adamlR437XB
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great visit in November, super value winter menu, all starters were just fantastic, calamari melted in your mouth, whitebait was huge and really fresh, prawns sweet and juicy. The haddock, COD, fish pie, monkfish were all cooked to perfection, staff very friendly and attentive. This...More

Thank chrisparf
Reviewed 5 days ago

Called in the Magpie Café surprisingly there was no line of people we were straight in. We had Fish and Chips with a pot of tea. Very good, Staff friendly

Thank b0bdep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After not being able to visit here Magpie last year because of the fire werewsit for so looking forward to this years visit. Not disappointed my husband’s lobster tagliatelle was delicious huge chunks of lobster. I had seafood pot which was enormous prawns salmon clams...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good seafood dinner in this lively and fun restaurant. We went early without a reservation and had no trouble getting in. Reservations are strongly advised if you don't want to be in a long queue.

Thank 4step8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bit pricey but food quality & service excellent My wife & I had small haddock chips & peas more than enough definitely couldn’t eat a larger portion will definitely return if in Whitby again

Thank markharrop46
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had an amazing meal but most importantly the staff were brilliant especially Tracey. Friendly helpful nothing too much trouble down to earth but professional can't wait to visit again thankyou

Thank Vito S
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October 17, 2018|
Response from phil0123456 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, but you could email them.......
September 18, 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Yes I can say that my wife and I thought that they were the best chips we had tasted for a very long time. And the grilled halibut was outstanding.
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Yorkshire_Chiller | Reviewed this property |
Yes we’ve been taking the grandchildren there since they were very young. Staff very helpful and they have chairs and for youngsters. The steps can be a bit awkward for pushchairs as people queue on them but someone usually... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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