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Best kippers ever, the experience is good too.

I can’t imagine there are many places like this! Tucked away in the back streets of Whitby near the... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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Well worth seeking out

A friend at work used to live in Whitby and said you must try the kippers. A short walk from the... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Hoylake, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For many years I have wanted to pop back in here, as a child I fondly remember my late grandfather buying kippers from here back in the 80s and so yesterday we popped back in. They had just taken a delivery and so busy but...More

1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

I can’t imagine there are many places like this! Tucked away in the back streets of Whitby near the foot of the 199 steps to the Abbey. The smokehouse doesn’t look like it has changed for years, just like the counter. We bought a pair...More

Thank woody_clare
Reviewed 12 May 2018

These are good sized kippers, unlike the horrid sardine sized things in supermarkets. Well smoked and tasty. You can smell Fortunes a long way off and if they are currently smoking & the wind is in the right direction you can smell them across the...More

2  Thank 1777NT
Reviewed 4 April 2018

A friend at work used to live in Whitby and said you must try the kippers. A short walk from the bottom if the 199 steps is well worth we'll. if you are lucky enough to look into the smoke house it's fascinating. The kippers...More

Thank BigShrub
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The kippers are famous in whitby,but seem to be a bit of a secret to everyone else. The building is really special (and you feel like you are back in time).I bought two pairs and they were truely delicious. I cannot wait to go back...More

Thank tonyfluff
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This place is worth seeking out just to see the building the kippers are smoked and sold from. It is tucked away on a narrow street with fisherman's cottages. Mostly now made into holiday accommodation. It really is a step back in time.

1  Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Been to whitby a few times before I even knew about this place. The last time it was closed but this time I manged to buy. I bought a pair of kippers, some kipper pate and some bacon, which is sold in cafes around whitby....More

Thank scott j
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Whitby is such an interesting place. If you’re travelling from the South it’s perhaps not the easiest place to find. But if you do make the effort make sure you take a moment to buy some kippers or smoked salmon from Fortunes. We always make...More

Thank Onlyplacesilike
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The staff were personable and helpful. Having never had kippers and staying just next door, we knew we needed to have this experience. The smoked kipper pate was great on crackers.

Thank KimOK1313
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We have bought from the smokehouse many times over the years and always managed to let the attitude of the miserable sods that run it go over our heads . But when you buy stuff that is sub standard you tend not to repeat the...More

4  Thank terrys821
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