Food & Drink

Award Winning Fish & Chips

No trip to Whitby is complete without sampling some of the best Fish and Chips in the UK. Sit harbour side whilst enjoying locally caught and award-winning produce. You’ll be spoilt for choice with over 20 fish and chip shops. Try the world-famous Magpie Café serving delicious traditional fish and chips and rich seafood hotpots for ultimate seaside comfort-eating for the past seven decades. Alternatively, try the Quayside restaurant which has won the Fish and Chip Shop of the Year in the past or Fisherman’s Wife which has recently been shortlisted for the 2020 awards.

Cosy Pubs and Seaside Cafes

Expect to discover lots of charming and cosy pubs with some dating back to the 19th century. Take a seat and enjoy a cold beverage in one of these traditional taverns with roaring open fires, low ceilings and some establishments providing incredible sea views. It’s undeniably the perfect setting for a cosy drink after a day of exploring the seaside resort. Whitby also has an abundance of delightful coastal cafes on the promenade serving warm hot chocolates in the winter months and delicious ice creams throughout summer.

Local Delicacies

Not only can you experience some of the best fish and chips in the UK whilst visiting Whitby, you can sample some local delicious delicacies. Visit the local farmers’ market for a great selection of seasonal local cheeses, bread, cakes and meats. For those with a sweet tooth, visit one of the traditional sweetshops located on the cobbled lanes serving old fashioned delights such as sherbets pips, ginger creams and huge variety of creamy toffee’s and fudge.

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