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Monks Haven Cafe

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148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
+44 1947 604608
10:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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257 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Coffee and chocolate here, nice drinks, quick pleasant service and sat in the sunshine, food looked good as it went past us

Thank lincolnhatter
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135 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came in here with my family during a day in Whitby ATMOSPHERE Very busy but nice SERVICE Good service however when we asked for a table, the waitress asked us to stand outside the cafe until they called us in :S strange but we did it anyway. FOOD -I had Tuna and sweetcorn sandwich and shared chips. All really tasty... More 

Thank Jessica W
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited around lunch time and had two meals and drinks.The staff were busy but attentive and extremely friendly and curteous. I had the steak pie which was from a local butcher.When it came out with a separate gravy boat.I was told that if I was a proper Yorkshire man and needed more gravy just to shout up.As it was... More 

Thank Daniel D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Whitby over the weekend and went to the monks haven 3times and it was perfect we have 2 Chihuahuas who were made to feel very welcome and loved the sausage they were given fantastic place to eat.

Thank pauline a
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our last day in Whitby had a lovely tea and coffee break here, the staff were super as we're the cakes!

Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you ever want to go anywhere to eat,this is a must,ever thing about this place it's great,the staff are very friendly,will definitely be going back :)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Stamford, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated on the shopping street below the ruined monastery, this cafe caught our eye so we decided to give it a go. We are so glad we did. The food (fish and chips / scampi) was delicious and a generous size (they do small portions as well) and the staff were very friendly. Our dog was no problem and they... More 

Thank sjmmarsh
Crich, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well situated in the town and very busy - which is a good sign. Breakfast was served in good time - about half an hour from walking in to walking out. Prices are excellent and the menu has plenty of choice. It is also a very pleasant and clean place to eat.

Thank Drew186305
Long Clawson, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a plethora of places to eat in Whitby - It's one of the many things that makes the place so appealing to a wide variety of visitors - all of whom have to eat at some point. Having wandered around several times during our multiday visit - we notticed the bright and inviting 'Monks Haven Cafe', No evidence of... More 

Thank ClawsonAlan
Workington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a perishingly cold day we were looking for somewhere which did small fish and chips.Much as we enjoy them gone are the days when we can complete a big plate full. Since our last visit to Whitby the cafe we normally frequent had changed hands and was now in the panini and crushed avocado division which was not what... More 

Thank Gary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148-149 Church Street, Whitby YO22 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 604608
At Monks Haven Café you can sit, relax and watch the world pass by along historic Church Street through our bay windows while enjoying fine, freshly ground coffee or Yorkshire tea. We serve fresh Whitby crab sandwiches, fresh Whitby cod in a beer batter and a wide selection of desserts and treats from scones to lemon and ginger crunch. We are open 7 days a week and until late on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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