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Monks Haven Cafe

148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
+44 1947 604608
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (43 reviews)
“kippers” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had 2 young children with us. They were really helpful with the pushchair and with the children. Highly recommend

Thank Veronica D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in this a cake and teacake . Even sausage for Luna which she enjoyed very much . Nice atmosphere friendly staff. Delicious food . What more do u need . Reasonable prices too

Thank Glynis R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Monks Haven cafe this afternoon because it promoted itself as dog friendly. Not only was it dog friendly (Our happy dog, Aggie was given a free sausage!) but the service, atmosphere and food was excellent and fantastic value for money. We had...More

Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked this cafe up because of Trip Advisor reviews. Coffee was really good and service friendly and helpful. However the scone was akin to a cheap supermarket buy and the giant tea cakes anything but giant. Sausage sandwich was good. Full English looked much better...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fairly typical English tea house. Had breakfast here a few times mainly for the Fortunes smoked kippers which were fantastic, beautifully but subtly smoked, really fine bones that you couldn't even notice were there. The rest was about par and what you'd expect from such...More

Thank Karlos359
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whitby is renowned for the quality of its fish & chips, but we found those cooked by this café to be the very best we had ever tasted.

Thank marianakoziol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely cream tea here sat outside in the sunshine - even our dog got a sausage treat from the owners. Will visit again.

Thank Crossstones1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in today following a great visit to the Abbey. Seated quickly, we chose a bowl of chips to share, a pot of tea and a scone apiece. All arrived speedily with a smile, tasted great and gave us a welcome rest on a busy...More

Thank Moonstone67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into the Monks Haven Café for a scone and a coffee.. I was greeted at the door by a waitress who asked me if I could wait until a table became free. The café is a reasonable size inside but was so busy, as...More

Thank Rick64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to this cafe a couple of times in the last couple of years and have not been disappointed. There's a good range of stuff to choose from and (although not to my personal taste) it's worth noting that their bacon comes from the...More

Thank SriGungaDinJi
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19 March 2017|
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Response from Pewterjuglady | Reviewed this property |
They do and there is no need to book.. unless you have a large group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 604608
  • E-mail
At Monks Haven Café you can sit, relax and watch the world pass by along historic Church Street through our bay windows while enjoying fine, freshly ground coffee or Yorkshire tea. We serve fresh Whitby crab sandwiches, fresh Whitby cod in a beer batter and a wide selection of desserts and treats from scones to lemon and ginger crunch. We are open 7 days a week and until late on Friday and Saturday evenings.
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