There is a wide choice of good places to eat out in Whitby and a comprehensive list can be found on The Virtual Tourist website. Here is a selection of our favourites, but there are also many more recommendations on the "places to go" pages, above.
The Postgate Inn at Egton Bridge has been voted amongst the top ten places to eat in the countryside by the Times newspaper. There are also 3 comfortable rooms and the Inn is an ideal base for walkers.
The Magpie Cafe Whitby's most famous restaurant has received national acclaim, but be sure to book if you want to avoid a long queue! Their comprehensive menu is available on the website.
The Kam Thai Restaurant, now relocated to Station Square, is rated amongst the top places to eat in Whitby and scores 4.5 out of 5 on Trip Advisor. The food is superb and the restaurant is beautifully decorated, although you can order a meal for home delivery too. Well worth a visit.
The Mallyan Spout Hotel Eat out in Heartbeat country and enjoy a walk to the waterfall after an excellent meal, you can also stay in a superb range of en suite rooms. The Mallyan Spout Hotel is the centre of the pretty village of Goathland. Click on the link for more information.
Trenchers Seafood Restaurant .Situated in the very centre of the town, Trenchers serves outstanding fish and beautiful desserts. Trenchers has just received the prestigious Fish and Chip Quality Award, held by only a handful of restaurants in the country. Again you need to book to avoid a long wait but it is well worth it.
The Ellerby Country Inn The best sunday lunches in Yorkshire! Ellerby is about 7 miles north of Whitby. After choosing from a wide menu why not drive the short distance to Runswick Bay for an afternoon stroll.
The Fox & Hounds The best kept secret on the Yorkshire coast, The Fox & Hounds was recently nominated as one of the top 40 restaurants outside London. Tucked away in the hamlet of Goldsborough, 8 miles north of Whitby, the Ivy trained chef Jason Davies produces wonderfully cooked food in a stunning location. The restaurant is open for dinner from Wenesday to Saturday and you can make a reservation by calling them on 01947 893372.