4 Traditional Staithes Pubs For You To Try

Here's four traditional thirst quenching Fishermen's pubs in Staithes for your refreshment!

Over the years, the good old pub has evolved. It is no longer just the domain of those looking for an alcoholic drink, but also those looking for a really great meal and even somewhere to stay!

In Staithes, this is no different, and with four pubs to choose from in the village, you are sure to find exactly what you want.

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The Captain Cook Inn B&B Staithes

The Captain Cook Inn

Situated on the Cleveland Way just ten miles from Whitby, the Captain Cook Inn is ideal if you are looking for somewhere to eat, drink and stay at in Staithes. It has nine en-suite rooms, a multitude of guest ales and a varied menu with a specials board.

Bar and Meals

When eating at the Captain Cook Inn you can choose to dine in the bar, elegant dining room or even alfresco if the weather allows. The menu is varied with freshly prepared food and a frequently changing specials board. They also serve Sunday lunches every week from their five-star hygiene rated kitchen. Vegetarian and wheat free options are available.

The bar itself carries upwards of five real guest ales alongside their very own brew, Northern Navigator. This is brewed locally especially for the Captain Cook Inn by the North Yorkshire Brewery. You can be assured the ales are quality with this pub winning the winter pub of the season award 15/16 from CAMRA.


There are nine en-suite rooms available here, six being doubles and three family rooms. Family rooms compromise of a double bed and two singles. All rooms have a large flat screen TV with Freeview, tea and coffee making facilities, bathroom goodies, free wifi, parking and full English breakfast. There are also two rooms which are dog-friendly. Prices are per person per night and include breakfast. You can book your room online at their website.


The Captain Cook Inn offers regular live music, details of coming acts can be found on their Facebook page.

How To Book

Website: Click here for more information

Phone: +44 1947 840 200

Address: 60 Staithes Lane, Staithes, North Yorkshire, TS13 5AD

The Royal George Staithes

The Royal George

The Royal George is the oldest fisherman's pub in Staithes and popular with walkers who are completing the Cleveland Way Walk. It is situated at the bottom of the village and offers food, drink, and accommodation.

Bar and Meals

With a warm welcome for everyone and excellent service, The George can accommodate up to fifty diners at a time. They are famous for their crab sandwich made with locally sourced crabs and their steak pie which keeps customers coming back. They serve food at both lunchtime and evening time and have vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Most of their delicious food costs under £10.

On the bar, there is a wide range of drinks available such as Theakston's, Stella, Carling, Bulmers, red, white and rose wine, Prosecco, tea and coffee.


The Royal George offers two king size en-suite rooms and a double with external bathroom. All rooms have TV’s, tea and coffee making facilities, bedding, towels and free wifi. The rooms are let on a bed-and-breakfast basis. Bookings can be made online here.


There is a quiz every Friday night at 9.30pm with special drink offers available. You can also watch most sporting events on their two TV’s situated in the bar.

Book now:

Website: Click here for more information

Phone: +44 1947 841 432

Address: Saltburn By The Sea, Cleveland, TS13 5BH

The Cod and Lobster Staithes Pub

The Cod and Lobster

The Cod and Lobster is the long-established last defence from the cruelties of the North Sea. It has felt the wrath of the waves multiple times over the years with the last being in 1953. On this occasion, the sea washed away the front of the pub leaving very forlorn fisherman watching the foamy waves take away their beloved bottles of ale!

Open from 10 am every day for coffee and tea The Cod and Lobster is a glorious spot to watch to watch boats bobbing around in the water whilst the rain lashes against the windows and a blazing fire roars inside. Food is also served at this pub lunchtimes between 12 noon and 3 pm and evenings from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm. There is no accommodation available here.

Bar and Meals

The Cod and Lobster serves traditional pub food that has been prepared with local produce. As you would expect from a pub so close to the sea, it has some amazing fish dishes on offer. The bar is well stocked with a wide range of beers, wines, and spirits.

Menu Examples

Starters – scallops with chorizo and pea puree, soup and warm baguette.
Fish – seafood kebabs, fish and chips, a seafood platter with a whole lobster, crab, Cajun salmon, mussels, prawns, calamari, fish goujons and scallops. Served with chips.
Meat – steak and ale pie, chilli, burger, curry, gammon.
Vegetarian – beetroot risotto, mushroom stroganoff, and vegetable dahl.
Kids menu – fish and chips, fish fingers, sausage, steak pie
There are also various salads, jacket potatoes, sandwiches, paninis and desserts available.

Book here: 

Website: Click here for more information

Phone: +44 1947 840 330

Address: 61 High Street, Staithes, Saltburn By The Sea, TS13 5DF

The Fox and Hounds Pub in Staithes

The Fox and Hounds

The Fox and Hounds is a traditional and classic small pub situated just fifteen minutes walk from the centre of Staithes. Just looking at it’s exterior of shuttered sash windows you can see that this pub is full of charm.


Inside you will find a very warm welcome from everyone, staff, to customers alike. There is no accommodation available here but there is wonderful food and inexpensive quality drinks. The Fox and Hounds offers a variety of ales, lagers, ciders, wines, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks. As a guide, a pint of Bombardier ale is roughly £1.80!


Food wise, the landlady prepares and cooks all the meals for The Fox and Hounds. There are no starters available but with the wonderful desserts that are served here, you won’t need one. Main meals include a choice of three roast dinners, two curries, steak pie, fish dishes, venison casserole, lamb cushion, and gammon. There is definitely something for everyone.

Contact them now

Website: Click here for TripAdvisor

Phone: +44 1947 840 534

Address: Dalehouse, Staithes, North York Moors, TS13 5DT

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