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Rusty Shears


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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US$3 - US$15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Cafe, British
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today

we found this place by accident on a Saturday afternoon and what a delight it was, the food is fab, very friendly staff , the whole place is unique and different. We will be back next time we visit Whitby for sure .

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Julienew8
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely quirky cafe with amazing cakes. Staff were lovely, shame we had already eaten as the menu looked so tasty We will have to come back to sample this !

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank alandandy1959
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love this little gem. Dogs and humans are welcome. Staff are always friendly and helpful. We come here every time we visit Whitby. The food is amazing, breakfast, lunches, snacks and especially the cakes.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Halesbells
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having been here for tea and to eat I can recommend both. The hidden yard is wonderful to sit out in summer and the interior is full of interesting bits and pieces creating a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. The mismatched tea sets are a fun...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mariatrac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to visit after seeing a good review. It’s a gem of a place and definitely worth a short walk from the main strip. Eclectic decor makes it relaxing and interesting. Nice to have an imaginative menu with plenty of veggi options. Great choice of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Heraway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick pit stop on a jaunt with our 2 dogs, found this lovely place by accident Great place that allow dogs to come inside which is great for us as the weather can restrict where we stop at times Had the key lime pie and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Scooby2401
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this 'tea' shop. We had a light lunch of sandwiches and salad. It was very fresh and nicely presented. The selection of over 200 different gins was too good to ignore. I tried the recommended one and thoroughly enjoyed it. You can even...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tricia080
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a cup of tea, but couldn’t resist the cakes, they were so good! The whole setting in the cafe is lovely and so relaxing and the staff are wonderful too!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank zoe_0795
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times. The choice of food is excellent, and really tasty and fresh. Plenty of home cooking, and good specials board. I love their Ruben sandwich.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Graham H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very courteous and when it came to taking our drinks order were very helpful in assisting us to choose which gin we would like; especially for my friends who don't really drink gin. The also helped us to decide on what food...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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19 September 2018|
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Response from Janitom1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s family friendly so they will help you wherever they can
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20 April 2018|
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Response from phillsykes | Reviewed this property |
They open for Breakfast at 9.30am
19 September 2017|
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Response from Janet G | Reviewed this property |
Dogs greeted inside with a Doggychino at your table!
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