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White Horse and Griffin

87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
+44 1947 825026
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (65 reviews)
“seafood meze” (11 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (14 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 was really really disappointed. This restaurant used to be so good years ago and must have changed management. They used to have the most amazing fish pie and fish and chips on the menu. It was nothing like I remembered. The service at the...More

1  Thank cloudgi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probably lovely in summer but freezing in November. The loos are through the restaurant which is OK if you are in the bar but I wouldn't be too happy if I was eating and had people walking by me to go to the...More

Thank Auroras
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must have changed management because it was nothing like as good as I remember. Poor service, and menu/food was average to say the least! Won’t be going back.

2  Thank Alessia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for fish and chips at lunchtime and would definitely recommend. This is a very atmospheric coaching inn giving you a sense of how Whitby used to be in the olden days. Dark panelled and rambling but warm and comfortable. Great fish and chips...More

Thank nottsurfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked this restaurant on spec whilst out and about exploring Whitby, based on the quaint look of the venue and the delicious menu. It was with great trepidation that we returned in the evening after having read through the trip advisor...More

Thank Ronnie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently ate at the White horse and Griffin whilst on a trip to Whitby. The White horse and Griffin is a beautiful little place, the decor is very old fashioned and has a very chilled atmosphere. I sat by the fire on a cold...More

Thank S-T-Barnsley
Reviewed 9 November 2017

we ate with friends and we all ordered the rump steak , we got a different steak and were still charged for the rump steak , which was out of order , we asked for bread for the table and we were told by the...More

1  Thank b8suu
Reviewed 2 November 2017

While the hotel staff was very polite and tried to see to our needs, after returning home and looking again at your website I had to write a review..I feel that their advertisement on the internet grossly misrepresents how it really is there. Someone was...More

3  Thank mer7ry
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Called in here twice over the last week, once as a couple and second time with four friends (not my choice to call in). Both time we were amazed by how miserable and unwelcoming the bar staff in the bar area were. Not a welcome...More

1  Thank lizard165
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A sunny August Bank Holiday Monday isn't the best day for a visit to Whitby looking for a late-ish lunch. This pub/restaurant is on the Abbey side of the river, close to the Bridge. There was a huge queue stretching out from the famous fish...More

Thank Jane T
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Questions & Answers
26 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
My partner is gf, had the nut roast and tomato soup :) was delicious
Polly D
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
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