Families welcome at Royal Fisheries

About

Royal Fisheries holds firm on its enviable position as being one of the local’s favourite fish and chip shops. Many locals simply refer to it as ‘Fusco’s’, the name of family who own and manage the restaurant and next-door takeaway and have done for over 50 years.

The restaurant is now a firm favourite with tourists who return frequently to ‘eat where the locals eat’ and for excellent reasons… the fish is cooked traditionally and the crinkle cut chips remain extremely popular with many visitors travelling many miles for their crinkle cut favourite.

The homemade fishcakes are a family recipe and it is believed that Violet Fusco, who originally started the business in Whitby, personally made over 1 million during her many years working at the shop! Despite such heritage, Royal Fisheries is very much a forward-thinking business, launching the first click and collect app in Whitby in 2019 to easily facilitate local orders. 

Facilities

Other

  • Children's menu

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Facilities

Catering

  • Evening meals

Facilities

Other

  • Children's menu
  • Take away service

Accessibility

  • Assistance dogs welcome

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee) - Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Catering

  • Evening meals
  • Specialities - Yorkshire Fish and Chips

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Click and collect
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Online ordering available
  • Open now
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Takeaway available
  • Virtual menus

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road: On approach to Whitby on A171, following signs for the Railway Station, at mini roundabout continue on to Bagdale, which turns into Victoria Square. As Baxtergate only allows pedestrians, nearest parking is at Station Square, behind the Co-operative and Endeavour Wharf. Walking from Langborne Road take the first exit at the mini roundabout cross the road and take the first right onto Wellington Road, at the end turn left. Royal Fisheries is on the right.

Walking from Langbourne Road take the first exit at the mini roundabout cross the road and take the first right onto Wellington Road, at the end turn left. Royal Fisheries is on the right. By Public Transport: Bus service to Whitby from Middlesborough and Scarborough provided by ArrivaBus, please see website for current time table.  

Royal Fisheries

Type:Fish & Chips

Royal Fisheries, 48 Baxtergate, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1BL
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Tel01947 604738

Awards

  • Membership SchemeDiscover Yorkshire Coast – Silver Member Discover Yorkshire Coast – Silver Member 2021

Opening Times

Open New Year
Restaurant (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday11:00 - 19:00
Friday - Saturday11:00 - 19:30
Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Takeaway (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday11:00 - 20:00
Friday - Saturday11:00 - 20:30
Sunday11:00 - 16:00

* Open all year except Christmas day. Please check website for current opening times for both the restaurant and takeaway and to book in advance if possible.

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