10 Of The Best Fish And Chip Shops In Whitby You Need To Try

10 Of The Best Fish And Chip Shops In Whitby You Need To Try
Because what could be better than a good ol' chippy in Whitby?

The Yorkshire seaside is a nostalgia-inducing highlight when visiting God’s own country, and nothing beats a good old chippy with sea views. Whether it’s traditional battered fish or proper Yorkshire gravy you like, these are the best fish and chips in Whitby according to TripAdvisor users.

If you’re looking for fish & chips in Whitby, then make sure you check out our list to ensure you try the best that the seaside town has to offer.

1. Trenchers

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Right on the Harbour Front by Whitby Lighthouse, Trenchers has some fantastic views to take in while scranning a chippy tea. The restaurant offers laid-back decor with buttoned leather seating, as well as a takeaway option for those looking to roam around.

Guests boast their food was “cooked to perfection”, as well as saying the food is “so so tasty” and comes in “large portions”. New Quay Rd, Whitby YO21 1DH

2. Magpie Cafe

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The Magpie Cafe sits right on the Harbour Front opposite the 199 steps, the seafood restaurant comes highly commended by TripAdvisor users.

With generous portions and the typical menu you’d expect, The Magpie Cafe has some glowing reviews. Users have left reviews such as “best fish and chips I’ve ever had” and “the fact that people queue up outside tells you how good it is”.

3. Hadley’s Fish & Chips

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On a beautiful street where you can see the Harbour in the short distance, Hadley’s Fish & Chips is a classic seafood restaurant, with a whopping number of glowing reviews.

Fans have said the restaurant serves up “fish and chips the traditional way” and show enthusiasm for its varied menu, which includes scampi, steak pie, and even lasagnas.

Others have left reviews on how welcoming the restaurant was, as well as left sparkling comments such as “this is the place to eat when you are in Whitby” and “a first-class fish and chip shop”. 11 Bridge St, Whitby YO22 4BG

4. Quayside

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The Quayside is set inside a beautiful 19th-century building and has the option for eat-in or takeaway. The venue serves up beautifully crisp fish and chips and is highly praised for its high-quality food.

One TripAdvisor user wrote: “Hands down the best fish n chips in Whitby, and that’s coming from a very fussy eater.”

Another user wrote: “the staff were very pleasant and have a first-class service with good chat whilst in the shop.” 7 Pier Road, Whitby YO21 3PU England

5. Papa’s Fish & Chips

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This family-run business is a popular fish & chip brand across Yorkshire and the Whitby venue is no different. Papas Fish & Chips in Whitby is praised for its portion sizes and delicious batter. They also serve gluten-free fish & chips, which is praised highly by customers.

They were false given positive reviews about the customer’s service skills, so one to try for sure on your next visit. 78 Baxtergate, Whitby YO21 1BW England

Read More: 11 Of The Best Whitby Restaurants You Need To Visit

6. Royal Fisheries

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Royal Fisheries is a traditional and long-running fish ‘n’ chips shop, plus a licensed, old-school cafe with green benches. It’s set back into Whitby town and has a ton of devoted chippy lovers in its fan base. Fans have called their flakey white fish “outstanding” and praised the establishment for its great value for money.

Just a short walk from the Harbour, the chippy is a great option to explore a bit of the town before heading to the beach. Fans can’t get enough of their cod and batter, leaving reviews such as “the taste of the fish makes it stand out” and “locals seem to use this restaurant which is always a good sign”. 48 Baxtergate, Whitby YO21 1BL

7. The Fisherman’s Wife

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On the seafront with views stretching back out to sea and the cliffs (and right next to the Amusement park!), The Fisherman’s Wife is a highly-rated seafront restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating to choose from.

The restaurant serves up some exceptionally presented dishes, with traditional fish and chips and a whole lot more on their menu. Guests can enjoy some pretty fancy starters, as well as traditional British seafood mains.

Reviewers have said that the “food is to die for with brilliant views of the harbour” and that a “visit here is a must!”. I’m sold!  Khyber Pass, Whitby YO21 3PZ

8. Mister Chips

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Another establishment close by to the Harbour, Mr Chips is a casual seafood restaurant serving up all the traditional good stuff you’d hope for when ordering a chippy.

Offering both dine-in or takeaway, guests have said the restaurant is “absolutely fabulous” and even said they ate there “three times in five days” – a testament to how much some reviewers love this place. Glowing reviews include things such as the “fish was massive” and that the place is a “good old fashioned chip shop and more”. 68-69 Church St, Whitby YO22 4AS

9. Silver Street Fisheries

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Just a couple of streets back from the harbour, Silver Street Fisheries has been voted the best fish and chips in Whitby by TripAdvisor users, and it’s very quaint.

Placed down a narrow, traditional street, the fish and chip shop has outdoor seating for guests to enjoy during the summer, as well as a takeaway option for those who want to roam the harbour while they enjoy their grub.

Reviewers have praised it for its value for money, and even dubbed it “the best in Whitby by a mile”. Others have said the “chips were divine”, and “can you marry a chip shop?”. High praise indeed. Silver Street Fisheries, 22 Silver St, Whitby YO21 3BX

10. Robertson’s Chips Away

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A short walk from the Harbour, Robertson’s Chips Away serves traditional chippy tea with both dine-in and takeaway options available. And hey, they even offer vegan options! It’s no wonder they’re one of the best places for fish and chips in Whitby.

TripAdvisor reviewers have gushed over their “excellent value” for money and “brilliant” haddock, leaving reviews such as “consistently good chips and lovely fish and mushy peas” as well as “been here a few times and never disappointed”.  6-7 Bridge St, Whitby YO22 4BG

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