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The best fish and chips in Whitby

There’s no bad choice when it comes to getting a chippy tea, but where are the best fish and chips in Whitby?

We’re going to point you in the direction of some of the most popular fish and chip shops in Whitby and let you decide which is best!

The Magpie Café

People visit from all over to get a taste of Magpie fish and chips. Overlooking the harbour, you can choose to dine in their fabulous restaurant but make sure to book, it quickly fills up! Or, you can grab yourself a takeout order of freshly cooked fish and chips.

Hadley’s fish restaurant

You’ll find Hadley’s on Bridge Street on your way back into town after climbing the famous 199 Abbey steps, so their relaxing and newly refurbished dining room is a lovely place to rest after all those stairs! Or, if you don’t fancy sitting inside, you’re very welcome to make use of their takeaway service.

Abbey Wharf

Not only does the Abbey Wharf provide mouth-watering fish and chips to customers, it’s ‘Bertha’ charcoal-fired oven adds something a little special to the menu. Their chips are also twice cooked for extra crispiness.

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Robertson’s fish restaurant and takeaway

You’ll find Robertson’s next to the old Victorian swing bridge right in the centre of town. Their menu has all the usual fish and chip favourites as well as meat-free and gluten-free options. Whether you want takeaway or restaurant service, Robertson’s is a great choice.

The Quayside

Winning fish and chip shop of the year in 2014, the Quayside just keeps getting better and better. They were the first fish and chip shop in Yorkshire to become MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) certified showing their commitment to sustainably sourced ingredients for their delicious meals.

Trenchers of Whitby

Trenchers of Whitby are well known throughout the North of England for their excellent menu of traditionally cooked fish and chips and delicious seafood dishes. They also offer a gluten free fish and chips and all their meals are cooked fresh each day.

Mister Chips

You can find Mister Chips on Church Street and can choose whether you want to eat in their lovely restaurant or take your meal away. The family owned business have got their own secret recipe for batter for both gluten and gluten free meals and put customer care and satisfaction at the top of their agenda.

Royal Fisheries

The Royal Fisheries are based on Baxtergate and are another family run business. The Fusco family took over the Royal Fisheries in 1968 and have been running it ever since, with delicious recipes and a friendly service.

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Fish Box

The Fish Box is an express style fish and chip shop with indoor and outdoor seating on the quayside. It’s also owned by the Fusco family, just as the Royal Fisheries and Quayside are, so you know you’ll always get a quality meal and top service.

The Pier Inn

The Pier Inn doesn’t just do delicious fish and chips, you can also tuck into the hearty pub food on offer here. Perfect for if you can’t decide which of the great fish and chips shops you want to visit.

One more thing…

These are by no means the only fish and chip places you can check out during your time here, and everyone has their own ideas on where the best fish and chips in Whitby come from. Our advice? Keep coming back and trying new places each time!

One thing’s for certain though, all the best fish and chips in Whitby use locally sourced ingredients in their meals. With such a great fishing trade right on our doorstep, it would be a shame to offer foods from anywhere else.

Get in touch and let us know which you think are the best fish and chips in Whitby.

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