Food and drink in Filey

You will be spoilt for choice for places to eat when you visit Filey. Nestled on the picturesque North Yorkshire coast, the town is rightly proud of its many family-owned businesses that offer some of the best locally produced Yorkshire food. Whether you are looking for an intimate restaurant, a country pub or a cosy café, there is something to suit your tastes. 

You’ll find a range of gastropubs and family-friendly restaurants to keep the kids happy, plus traditional coaching inns for a more authentic Yorkshire experience. When you’re in the mood for a hearty meal or a leisurely drink, Filey’s pubs and bars won’t disappoint. Many offer beer gardens so you can tuck in while enjoy sea views, with a range of dog-friendly options, too.  

You might be surprised to learn Filey is home to award-winning ales and whiskies, produced at the renowned Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery in nearby Hunmanby and Wold Top Brewery. Both venues offer behind the scenes tours so you can see for yourself how these delicious tipples are made, and pick up a bottle or two to take home. 

If you’re looking for a sweet treat, you’ll find a range of independent cafés serving up freshly baked goods and light bites alongside afternoon tea and artisan coffee for that all important caffeine fix. Of course, we can’t forget about the Yorkshire Coast’s signature dish – fish and chips! Filey is home to some of the finest chippies in North Yorkshire, serving up tasty fish and chips and seafood to enjoy from the comfort of a dining room or next to the sea, taking in the stunning views from a picnic bench. 

Filey Food Festival takes place four times per year, showcasing local producers and artisans and is a great opportunity to sample a range of goods from over 70 traders showcasing the best of Yorkshire produce. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly spot, a romantic hideaway, or a casual beachfront eatery, Filey has you covered.  

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