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White Horse and Griffin

Certificate of Excellence
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87 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4AE, England
+44 1947 825026
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent food. Service a little slow though, 45 min wait after we ordered and no updates on when the food would be ready.

Thank TheMcPhees2014
Preston, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only called in for drinks over the first weekend of February but loved the atmosphere. Service was pleasant; wine was decent and the real ale on draught was also a good pint. The aroma's coming from the restaurant were tempting but we had already booked elsewhere!! If the pub service was replicated in the restaurant then I am sure it... More 

Thank DKNY69
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely beef n Yorkshire pud lunch. That said menu is a bit limited and is a tad in the pricey side for what you get. Service very good and staff very friendly.

Thank Simon D
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We sat in the lounge upstairs next to the fire enjoying a gin cocktail and some excellent beer. The food was prepared beautifully and the restaurant is a lovely experience. My only comment is that we left still hungry; the portions for the mains and desserts are really quite small by any standards. Nevertheless, worth a visit.

Thank Sloop_Jon_B
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for family dinner. Our dog was welcomed and the atmosphere chilled. Had the special bouillabaisse- was stunning! Merlot was great - had a super meal will be back :)

Thank Anneloubrown
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for Christmas dinner , Christmas day; it was very busy , as you would expect, but everyone was lovely, our waitress was bubbly and sweet. The food was excellent, and plenty of alternative options to turkey. It was a good atmosphere, even though it was busy. We have been many times now and never disappointed. We are going... More 

Thank carol g
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can only review the pub part of this as they were fully booked for food! Omg this place was amazing, I actually felt like I was in a little pub in Dublin, not Whitby! Please trust us (my hubby and I), when we say try the cocktail 'damn shame' & 'rhubarb & ginger' (I can't quite remember the last... More 

Thank lilliz2014
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually dine here when we come to Whitby because the atmosphere is cosy,warm and romantic.The food is always good however the food I had there last week was excellent.I had a crab starter . The presentation was brilliant with the white crab meat in a crispy roll[not at all like a spring roll] more like the shape of a... More 

1 Thank sheshe393
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a drink. Got seats by the fire which was lovely. Got to meet the most beautiful dog! Unfortunately the drinks weren't great, the Guinness was so bad I thought he was going to throw it away but nope it was presented to us, straight poured from a height over flowing with bubbles...

Thank Chelsey C
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in here for our lunch after seeing that lamb's liver, onions and mash were on the menu. Couldn't resist. We did have to wait quite a while for the food to come to the table but it was worth the wait, lovely pink, tasty liver. Would eat here again.

Thank ElaineBen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 64 - USD 69
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
  • This restaurant is at White Horse and Griffin

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?