image for Cafe item typeCrystal Lounge at Whitby Pavilion Complex

    Café, next open Wed 28 Nov 2012 - Sat 31 Dec 2022, free entry

    Crystal Lounge

    Crystal Lounge

    Whitby Pavilion Complex

    Whitby Pavilion Complex

    The Northern Lights Suite

    The Northern Lights Suite


    The glass atrium at the Pavilion, which houses the permanent café area, has stunning panoramic sea views from Sandsend Nab through due North to Whitby's east and west piers. Under new management in 2007 the catering team at Whitby Pavilion now provides top quality home-baking, hot daily specials and traditional light lunches. Comfortable and relaxing, equipped with full air conditioning the Crystal Lounge is the perfect place to unwind over lunch or a glass of wine in this fabulous seaside location. The café is open seven days a week during the summer season from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Coach parties are welcome with advanced notice and a range of special Coach Party menus are available on request.

    Sundays in high summer lunchtime jazz concerts are presented free of charge in the café, which also hosts an annual exhibition of art produced by students from Whitby Community College.

    For further details see

    Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

    Opening details

    Season Dates Opening Hours
    Wed 28 Nov 2012 - Sat 31 Dec 2022 Mon - Sun 10:00 to 16:00
    The café is open seven days a week during the summer season from 09.30 hours to 16.30 hours.
    Please note: May be closed at short notice due to private hire functions.


    Free entry

    Various menu charges apply. Please contact business


    See location of Whitby Pavilion Complex on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: NZ 894114  Lat: 54.49007 Long: -0.62138

    By Road:
    From A1(M)/M1 jct 45 take A64 east (York ring road south). Follow A169 from Malton through Pickering over the moors to A171 jct. Turn right to Whitby and follow West Cliff signs. Other routes, A171 from Middlesbrough or from Scarborough.
    Access road to theatre descends from Cook Memorial at eastern end of West Cliff. Car parking (Pay and Display) on access road or West Cliff, or seafront (free).

    Public Transport Details
    Bus - Access road to theatre from Cook Memorial may be reached via circular routes of town Tour Buses from many points of Whitby and by circular route of the steam bus from many points on the West side of Whitby.


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
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