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23 April 2014
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The Magpie Cafe

14 Pier Road, Whitby, Yorkshire YO21 3PU

£24.00 Fish Yorkshire
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  • Wine: £17.00
  • Champagne: £35.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11.30am-9pm

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A Whitby harbourside resident since 1940 or thereabouts, the Magpie is arguably the mother of all chippies. Families dote on the place, and devotees will remember when the owners provided umbrellas if the heavens opened; these days, an extension provides shelter from the storm – although the queues haven’t diminished. The main attraction is a wondrous array of fish procured from the local boats, although the kitchen casts its net well beyond battered classics such as cod and haddock. But that’s just the beginning: also expect a haul of daily specials (poached monkfish in creamy tarragon sauce), kids’ deals, veggie options and a few meaty staples – all served in trencherman Yorkshire helpings. For afters, take a look at the legendary 30-strong list of homemade desserts. To drink, a beer or a pot of tea generally does the trick.

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    Essential Details for The Magpie Cafe

    • Address: 14 Pier Road, Whitby, Yorkshire YO21 3PU
    • Telephone: 01947 602058
    • Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11.30am-9pm
    • Cuisine: Fish
    • Area: Yorkshire
    • Price: £24.00
    • Wine: £17.00
    • Champagne: £35.00

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