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Black Horse Inn


Set in quaint Church Street near Whitby's historic Market Place, The Black Horse Inn is one of the oldest public serving bars in Europe and is Cask Marque accredited and CAMRA recognised.

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01947 602906
91 Church Street
North Yorkshire
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Located on Whitby’s historic and quaint Church Street (situated very close to the famous 199 Steps and Whitby Abbey) The Black Horse, a traditional Inn dating back to the 16thCentury, features what is understood to be one of the oldest public serving bars in Europe and has been declared a building of Special Architectural and Historical Interest.

The Black Horse holds Cask Marque accreditation and CAMRA recognition due the fabulous selection and quality of its real ales, serving up to 5 real ales, comprising 3 regulars including Whitby’s Black Dog Rhatas, Taylor’s Landlord and Adnams Bitter, along with 2 rapidly changing guest ales.

A great selection of Tapas is available with marinated olives, Yorkshire cheeseboard and a great seafood selection including anchovies with olives, Seafood Cocktail and crab, kipper or smoked salmon pate served with ciabatta roll or melba toast. All seafood used is supplied by The Magpie’s Whitby Catch (local fish store on Pier Road).


  • Traditional Inn located on Whitby's quaint Church Street
  • Near to attractions: Whitby Abbey & 199 steps and loads of shops & galleries
  • One of the oldest public serving bars in Europe


  • Cask Marque accreditation
  • CAMRA recognition
  • Excellent quality of Real Ales
  • Tapas
  • Seafood Cocktail and many other dishes

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