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If you need to order travel cards, wristbands, stickers etc in time for Christmas or New Year you need to order before the dates below:

For Eastern Europe & Central/South America - Midnight 6th December (last postage 7th December)
For Australia, New Zealand, Greece & Turkey - Midnight 9th December 2018 (last postage 10th December)
For USA/Canada, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Finland and Sweden - Midnight 13th December (last postage 14th December)
For rest of Europe - Midnight 16th December (last postage 17th December)
For UK - Midnight 19th December (last postage 20th December)

Last postage before Christmas will be on the 21st December but we can not guarantee these will reach destinations before Christmas. All orders placed after 2pm 21st December and over Christmas will be sent on the 28th December, this will be the only postage we do between Christmas and New Year. Normal postage will resume from 2nd January.
Magpies Cafe

Magpies Cafe - Whitby, North Yorkshire

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1 Pier Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PU,
01947 602058
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I've been this chip shop a few times in the past before going Gluten Free, to be honest I've never been in the sit in cafe, always used the takeaway option, and this time was no different. The takeaway doesn't open until half eleven and after some information I'd read online I expected having to order and wait 2 hours before I could get my fish and chips, but either the information I'd come across was wrong or was outdated, I literally walked in asked if I could have Gluten Free fish and chips and their immediate reply was "yes, it will be about 10 minutes, cod or haddock". That was excellent news to my ears, after a 2 hour drive I was starving and didn't really want to wait 2 hours!

So, I ordered my battered cod and chips, the lady disappeared upstairs to the cafe where I was told there was a separate fryer set up especially for gluten free, and waited 10 minutes. As promised 10 minutes later I got my fish and chips, I was offered white wine vinegar as an alternative to their normal vinegar (which I refused as I don't like vinegar anyway),picked up the box and burnt my fingers they were so fresh and hot, upon tasting the batter tasted no different than normal, everything was fresh cooked, hot and delicious!

Before I entered the takeaway I noticed on the cafe board that it said "Gluten free batter available, gluten free vinegar. Mushy peas are gluten free as standard. Other Gluten free items are available on our menu", however I didn't get chance to inspect the full menu, although I would assume other items may be fish cakes and probably desserts (I have read a few reviews on TripAdvisor stating they did a variety of Gluten Free puddings).

I definitely recommend trying here if you are around the area, you really can't beat fresh fish and chips by the sea.

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Best Fish and chips I have ever eaten, the fish pie is fantastic.

Michael Whittaker - 14th May 2016

According to my wife, who visited Whitby in late March 2017, this eatery is still making the GF dining experience a good one. She was very impressed with all aspects of their service and the fish 'n' chips meal. Keep up the good work!

Nigel - 24th March 2017

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