Places to go out & eat & drink in Whitby
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Local Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs, Bars, etc in Whitby

Places to eat & drink in Whitby.





The unique flavour of this seaside resort is reflected in one of its most popular attractions, the Dracula Experience. The town was partly responsible for Bram Stoker penning his famous vampire story after he heard the tale of how a dog was the only survivor of a shipwreck in the harbour. His imagination turned the real-life dog into a wolf which took refuge in St Mary's Churchyard before embarking on a killing spree as a shape-shifting vampire.

High above the town is a dramatic headland on which stands the ruin of Whitby Abbey. The Vikings destroyed an original abbey founded in 657AD by St Hilda but the Normans rebuilt it. The modern ruin dates from the 13th century. The nearby St Mary's Church is approached by 199 steps, giving a glorious view of Whitby and its environs.

Whitby's most famous inhabitant was the explorer Captain James Cook who served his nautical apprenticeship in this one-time whaling port and sailed for Tahiti in a locally-built ship in 1768. His house is marked by a plaque. Another well-known son of the town was the photographer Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. Many of his evocative pictures are on show locally.

The town's Pannett Park Museum tells the history of Whitby's famous jet mining industry. Jet, or fossilised wood, has been turned into jewellery since prehistory. It was worn by Queen Victoria while she mourned the death of Prince Albert.

We cannot give a full list of all available food outlets but below is a small selection of those available in Whitby or surrounding areas.

Places to eat & drink in Whitby...


Blank TabTHE GRAPESPub/Inn
Scaling Dam, Saltburn-by-Sea, Cleveland, TS13 4TP 
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18th Century Coaching Inn, on main A171 Guisborough-Whitby road, over-looking Leisure Reservoir (fishing, sailing, moor walks) & rolling moorland.

Coast 5 miles. Our 70 cover restaurant serves freshly prepared, locally sourced ingredients where possible. Bar meals are also served daily.

Carvery available Sunday lunchtime.

Four excellent newly furnished bedrooms with full facilities. 10% discount available on stays of more than one night. Self credited 3 Star.
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E-mail: enquiries@thegrapescountryinn.co.uk
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Blank TabTHE POSTGATE INNPub/Inn
Egton Bridge, Whitby, N Yorks, YO21 1UX 
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Ideally located within the picturesque North York Moors National Park, the inn has been tastefully refurbished, having three very comfortable en-suite guest rooms. We offer a warm friendly atmosphere. An extensive selection of award winning dishes are served throughout the day. Our bar offers traditional cask ales, along with a choice of wines to compliment your meal. Featured in Alistair Sawdays guide Special Places to stay, Alistair Sawdays Guide to Pubs & Inns, Stay Dog Friendly Breaks In Britain, the AA Good Pub Guide 2015, the Times newspaper Top 10 Country Inns & Alistair Sawdays Inspected & Selected. Children most welcome. FREE off road parking.
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E-mail: info@postgateinn.com
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blank tabBAGDALE HALL HOTEL & RESTAURANTRestaurant
1 Bagdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1QL 
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Bagdale Hall is a historic Tudor manor house situated in the heart of Whitby, only 5 minutes walk from the harbour.

Although modern, the building dates back to 1516 and has retained many of it's original features, including a charming original fireplaces and stone-mullioned windows. All luxury en-suite rooms are traditionally furnished and charming in style, and most rooms at Bagdale Hall provide guests with a four-poster bed. Each room also features a large screen TV, and tea and coffee makings. A fully licensed bar and elegant restaurant is also available for fine dining. Whitby Abbey is a 10-minute walk from the building, along with the wide range of shops, restaurants and cafes to choose from. Ample parking is available and WI-FI is free throughout.
No Facilities for petsSmoking FacilitiesWiFi FacilitiesTel: 01947 602958
E-mail: bagdale@btconnect.com
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blank tabARUNDEL GUEST HOUSERestaurant
Bagdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1QJ
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A Georgian manor house dating back to 1790, Arundel House is bursting with charm and character. This outstanding period property is centrally located within walking distance to the town centre, its harbour, beach and Abbey.

All bedrooms feature a handmade bed, a Flatscreen TV, DVD player and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room has en-suite bathroom facilities and free toiletries are provided. One bedroom is located on the ground floor level.

A varied breakfast is available every morning. Guests can choose from continental, full English, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. The fully licensed restaurant serves evening meals at an extra cost. Arundel Guest House also offers guests the use of a garden, meeting facilities, luggage and cycle storage, laundry and dry cleaning services. Private parking is available on site.
Establishment Facilities for petsSmoking FacilitiesWiFi FacilitiesTel: 01947 603645
E-mail: arundel_house@hotmail.com
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Gatsby Cafe / Restaurant

2 St. Annes Staith, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PW
Tel: 01947 820053

Licensed cafe / restaurant near the swing bridge, overlooking the harbour. Cafe serves meals and snacks. Restaurant serves lunches and dinners and has beautiful views across the harbour. Run by chef / proprietor since 1988. Cuisine served includes Steak, Seafood, Vegetarian, Mediterranean, American/Mexican, Traditional English
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