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Best places to eat in whitby

Whilst Whitby is undoubtedly renowned for its fantastic fish and chips, it also offers a fantastic range of eateries for you to explore during your next visit to the area. Read this post to discover some of the best places to eat in Whitby.

1. Ditto Restaurant

Restaurants and Cafes in Whitby - Ditto Restaurant


This small family run restaurant is perfect place to head to if you want to enjoy a relaxing evening with your family, friends or loved ones. If you’re a lover of French and Italian dishes, then you’ll be spoilt for choice at Ditto’s, their selection of dishes are based on the classic European bistros of Italy and France. This is the ultimate place to relax and unwind and you’ll definitely not be in a rush to leave.

Address: 26 Skinner Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3AJ
Contact: 01947 601404;

2. Burgsy’s

Restaurants and Cafes in Whitby - Burgsy


If you’re after a delicious burger, then there’s no better place to head to than Burgsy’s. Not only does this extremely popular eatery have delicious burgers, but they also offer a fantastic range of local beers – the perfect combination after a day exploring this beautiful coastal town. You’ll want to get here early to bag yourself a spot.

Address: 2 Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA, England
Contact: 01947 228170; Website

 3. Rusty Shears

Restaurants and Cafes in Whitby - Rusty Shears


This cafe is tucked away in one of the many windy streets of Whitby and if you stumbled upon it by complete accident, you’d be pleasantly surprised. Rusty Shears has a great range of cakes to go with a cup of tea or coffee. With a cozy courtyard, this quirky eatery is great for a bite to eat on a sunny day. For all of the gin lovers out there, they now stock over 100 different types of gin!

Address: 2 Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA, England
Contact: 01947 605383; Website

4. The Fisherman’s Wife

Restaurants and Cafes in Whitby - The Fisherman’s Wife


With Whitby commonly regarded as the fish and chips capital of the UK, it wouldn’t be right to visit this coastal town without sampling some scrumptious fish and chips! The Fisherman’s Wife is possibly one of the finest places you can order fish and chips and is a must visit on your next visit to Whitby. The Fisherman’s Wife has many restaurants across Yorkshire, all of which were originally supplied by the fishing town of Whitby. There is a selection of seafood dishes available, including lobster, muscles, and oysters.

Address: Khyber Pass, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 3PZ
Contact: 01947 603500;

5. The River Gardens Cafe

Restaurants and Cafes in Whitby - The River Gardens


This cafe is located in one of the most beautiful gardens you will find in Whitby and is the perfect place to head to for a relaxing bite to eat on a summer’s day. They have a delightful selection of homemade meals and are renowned for their crab sandwiches and scones. Once you sit back, sip your beer or enjoy a bite to eat whilst watching the River Esk steadily flow by, you’ll never want to leave.

Address: River Gardens, The Carrs, Briggswath, Whitby YO21 1RR
Contact: 07879 498623;

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